Jean-Frederic Schall’s Dancing Ladies « Life Takes Lemons


Jean-Frederic Schall’s Dancing Ladies « Life Takes Lemons.

 

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If it is not my right to …


If it is not my right to change ballet technique, then it is not your right to change the steps I give — enough said.

Unknown

 

The most courageous act i…


The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.

Coco Chanel

 

La Petite Loge – Jean Michel Moreau


Possibly the model is Marie-Madeleine Guimard a dancer and noted courtesan of the Paris Opera Ballet

File:La Petite Loge – Jean Michel Moreau.png – Wikimedia Commons.

Days 12-15 « Reality bytes and bites


Days 12-15 « Reality bytes and bites.

 

 

The competitive world of ballet | Stage | The Observer


The competitive world of ballet | Stage | The Observer.

Great article on the make-up and elimination process of the Royal Ballet Academy. Considers homegrown versus international students, ratios of such in company and impact on British dance. Though thought provoking, what many of us imagined. Unknown to us was that other schools, besides the Bolshoi, are nearly fully comprised of students from their own countries, while the Royal Ballet calls ballet “poaching” good policy and ballet a “global marketplace.”

 

Gene Kelly in ‘Cover Girl’ (1944) – Alter Ego Dance Sequence


So fluid and graceful-transitions invisible!

http://youtu.be/jr7-qi7JRtc