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Breaking in new pointe shoes!

I recently managed to get this pair of Mirella Academie pointe shoes from Bloch and was excited to break it in, so I spent about two hours today–in between some one-on-one meetings I held with members of the university accounting club I help lead–in my bedroom and makeshift dance studio practicing hopping from fifth position of the feet into relevé en pointe. 64 weitere Wörter


The Ballet Mentality for Life: Dealing with Critiques

Little known fact, (since no one knows who I am ha HA!), but I’ve been a ballet dancer all my life. I even considered going professional and joining a company full-time. 926 weitere Wörter

From The Editor

today, now.

Without much certainty of the future, this strange year has led to a great deal of looking into the past. Comparing ancient plagues to the current pandemic… 668 weitere Wörter


China's leading ballet troupe stages first original work after lockdown —


— The National Ballet of China on Friday presented its first original ballet since the outbreak of COVID-19. The piece, which was infused with ethnic-Miao folk dance and costume, wowed the audience at the National Center for the Performing Arts on Friday night…

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Paris, Texas, and the Frontier of Heartbreak

by Guy Walker

Some years ago, I roared off in the middle of the night, driving the thousand miles from Los Angeles to Aspen in order to catch the ballet in time. 4.304 weitere Wörter