Rudolph Nureyev's first debut on American television!(1963)
Nureyev danced the male solos from Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty and from Khachaturian's Gayane in his debut. His connection and charisma with the audience can be seen in this historical video of his first debut on American television.
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.
Ballet History- Which Ballet company is the oldest?
Oldest modern Ballet companies worldwide.
Russian ballet named beautiful Vaganova turns 280 years!
In 2018, the academy of Russian ballet named beautiful vaganova turns 280 years from the day of its founding. On June 19th, there will be a celebration of her jubilee in Moscow - in the big theatre.
Best Fouettés and Turns on pointe!!!
A dancer's spin, especially when he's balanced on one foot, is a pirouette. A pirouette is a ballet term meaning to whirl or spin while balanced on the toes. In the case of a ballerina, she would pirouette while "en pointe," poised on the very toe of her...
Julio Bocca, Tamara Rojo, Don Quijote Pas de Deux,
Julio Bocca, Tamara Rojo, in Don Quijote Pas de Deux,
Ulyana Lopatkina Danila Korsuntsev in Swan Lake.
Ulyana Lopatkina Danila Korsuntsev in Swan Lake. A great dancer of the present-day who has come to embody the concept of “Russian ballet” and arms to die for.
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.
5 Must See Ballets
Memorable stories are all around us. They are in the opera, in a musical, in a song, and in a book. Ballet is unique in its storytelling where the tale is told in the dance, without words, with only music to guide the dancer across the stage. There are hu...