Prepare for a Revolution

Prepare for a Revolution

Just when we thought pointe shoe construction couldn’t get any more personal, enter the age of 3D printing. Imagine using a machine to scan a dancer’s feet, then utilizing those images to create custom pointe shoes, actually printed out in usable form with...
When the Stage Calls

When the Stage Calls

  Chances are that as an adult dancer the curtain to performing on stage has been closed for quite some time now, besides the occasional supernumerary parts. After all, we know how demanding ballet can be and are well aware of the cost of productions (and...
The Dance of the Iconic Swan

The Dance of the Iconic Swan

What is your Swan Song? Odette’s variation is a devotional dance of transformation and its mastery lies in the perpetual story of the dancer’s own Swan Song.  The white swan symbolizes light, or one’s highest self that is pure love. She glides...
18 Confessions of Adult Ballet Dancers

18 Confessions of Adult Ballet Dancers

  We want to improve just as much as school aged students and professionals. More than the exercise, it’s the artistry of ballet that drives us to continue. We’ve seen the bronze sculpture by Degas, “The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer” in...
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