Olga Pericet: The Thorn that Dreamed of Being a Flower- A New Perspective on an Old Tradition
Creativity...Comedy...Class. These three elements make up the revolutionary Flamenco dancer - Olga Pericet. Originally from Spain, Pericet is a master of both Classical Spanish dance, as well as Flamenco. In 2018, she won the National Dance Prize of Spain...
Best stretches for improving turnout!
A list of stretches that will improve your turnout. Each stretch comes with a description of the goals of each position.
Nina Timofeyeva known and remembered.
Nina Timofeyeva known and remembered. One of the most talented and beloved disciples of the great Galina Ulanova, she knew how to make the hall not only admire the technique of dance, but also to live the life of the main character.
What is your favorite summer intensive class?
Many summer intensives have a variety of different classes daily, that you don't often take regularly year round. Which class do you enjoy most from the list?
How Royal Ballet Dancers Prepare Their Pointe Shoes
Its interesting to see how each individual has a unique way of preparing their pointe shoes to fit their person preferences.
5th years at Vaganova Ballet Academy
Since it's YAGP season here, I want to emphasize the importance of acquiring basic technique skills. While watching dancers perform at YAGP, you can see them do multiple pirouettes, yet they lack the technique to close to a simple fifth position. The beau...
6 Best Ballet Documentaries
There are many inspiring stories of young artists that remain untold or unheard of. It's not until someone decides share their side of the story with the rest of us. Here are the 5 best, and most inspiring ballet movies.
Digital dancing wows
This contestant blew the audience away by dancing to his own animated backdrop
Adrian Blake Mitchell American dancer danceing at the The Mikhailovsky Theatre
Adrian Blake Mitchell is a danseur with the Mikhailovsky Theatre in St Petersburg, Russia. Mitchell has danced various soloist and principal roles in his first year at the theater.
Choreography with Gardening!
Where Choreography meets Gardening. :)
"Learn Ballet Online" Can you?
We do not believe that you can learn Ballet movements online, but you can learn the theory and comprehend how those movements are executed. Muscle memory can be a blessing and a curse - if you take a couple of classes and learn incorrect techniques, it wi...
"Swan lake" - Bolshoi Theatre
"Swan lake". Ballet to the music of P.I. Tchaikovsky. Fragment of the first action. Bolshoi Theatre, 02/23/2020. Odette - Olga Smirnova. Siegfried - Jacopo Tissi.
High Strung Free Dance
When a hip hop violinist busking in the New York subway encounters a classical dancer on scholarship at the Manhattan Conservatory of the Arts, sparks fly. With the help of a hip hop dance
Ballet competition culture: are we putting young dancers at risk?
Competitions have long been a platform where student dancers can enjoy positive experiences and learn from sharing with like-minded, passionate young people. Many top professionals speak of how competitions gave them life-changing opportunities and a plac...
Vaganova Ballet Academy students are rehearsing The Nutcracker for Christmas
VBA students are rehearsing The Nutcracker for Christmas days performances at the Mariinsky Theatre. Tickets are available. Video by Ilya Kuznetsov. October 2015