Go inside the book Pippa By Design: A Story of Ballet and Costumes, where ballet history comes alive within the context of an engaging children’s story, and learn more in our bonus interview with author Claudia Logan.
The Nutcracker: Unwrapped
Ever wondered what goes on behind-the-scenes of The Nutcracker in one of America’s largest ballet companies? From 7000 lbs of hand-torn snow to tangled flying cooks, take a peek, as we talk with Production Director, Tom Boyd and Wardrobe Manager, Laura Lynch.
The Costume “Blackout” Keeps Choreography Center Stage
Students start focusing on costumes and lose sight of their choreography development and goals. But Heather has a unique method for getting students back on track. While she’s at it, she explains the importance of costuming selection and the messages wardrobe can convey to an audience.
Halloween: Costumes, Props and Makeup Inspiration
Halloween time is exciting for children and with a little focus and extra preparation it can open up creative possibilities. It can a starting off point for your students to let their imaginations fly like a magic broomstick soaring around the moon!
Excavating the Archives – Don’t Miss These Posts!
Links, Links, Links! Dance articles and sites you don’t want to miss!
Guest Post: Am I Pretty? Exploring How Costumes Can Make The Dancer
A guest post on costuming from Halyma (designer, costumer, and belly dancer).