Best Russian Dance 'Trepak' from The Nutcracker
Best Nutcracker Dance by Alexander Kalinin Russian Dance 'Trepak' Nutcracker
How well do you know Positions of the Body?
This quiz tests your knowledge of basic to advanced ballet terminology and their translations.
"Michelangelo in the Ballet": Armenian Agrippina Vaganova, the Founder of the Theory of Russian Ballet
Agrippina Vaganova is a ballet dancer and teacher, the founder of the theory of Russian classical ballet, who brought up several generations of outstanding Russian ballerinas, including Marina Semenova and Galina Ulanova. Vaganova became famous, despite e...
‘Every second is intense’ – Natalia Osipova
Kenneth MacMillan created the one-act ballet Anastasia for Deutsche Oper Ballet in 1967. He was inspired by the true story of Anna Anderson.
5 Great Male Variations
There are so many male variations that are very musical, and extremely beautiful that are overlooked. Here are 5 especially great ones you should watch.
What is your favorite ballet to watch?
Which is your favorite ballet to watch from the list? Watching a ballet can be very different than performing it. Many times you may enjoy watching a ballet far more than you enjoy performing it.
How Many Of These Ballet Terms Do You Know The Meaning Of?
If your score is on point, your life is on pointe!
Great Dance Gifts Under $10
Easy ways to be generous without being *too* generous. Great gifts for every ballerina that she will love!
Alla Osipenko, Mikhail Baryshnikov. The film ballet "The Tale of the Slave Nikishka" (1969)
Outstanding and very beloved by me St. Petersburg ballerina Alla Evgenievna Osipenko. Her work is close to me. It would not be an exaggeration to say that it is her artistic style that we owe to the renewal of the entire style of Petersburg and, in genera...
Fragments of a rehearsal before touring in Spain and Portugal. Igor Moiseyev Balle
The Igor Moiseyev State Academic Ensemble of Folk Dance is the first professional choreographic group in the world engaged in the artistic interpretation and promotion of the dance folklore of the peoples of the world. The main artistic principles of the...
5 great ballerinas who made Russian ballet #1
These ladies didn’t only make waves on stage - their private lives were scrutinized by the public and for good reason. Affairs with royals, rags to riches upbringings, and political oppression shaped their lives. One thing remained constant though, and th...
Sarah Lamb and Vadim Muntagirov rehearse Manon
A moment of Manon in rehearsal Sarah Lamb and Vadim Muntagirov are preparing to perform Manon,
Find out what style of dancer are you?
See what style you should be learned and the company that is right for you? Try this quiz to find out which style of dance is right for you.
Vaganova Ballet Academy, Maria Bulanova.
Vaganova Ballet Academy student, Maria Bulanova, at Vaganova-Prix. Very clean and beautiful lines! Mariinsky Theatre, October 2016
What is Your Favorite Part of Class?
Everyone seems to have their favorite part of class. Wheather it's barre, adagio, allegros or pirouettes you enjoy doing most in class, usually you enjoy the one you're best at.... or you may enjoy all !