• How To Achieve Control in Adagio

      Everyone aspires to have that breathtaking, Sylvie Guillem line in développé à la seconde. I’ve always been on the tighter side, so extension did not come easy to me. Although I’m hypermobile, my muscles themselves are...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Snack Time!

    One of the most important aspects of a dancer’s overall workout routine should include what foods he/she put in his/her body. After all, your body is your instrument. Without the proper fuel and nutrition, how can you...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • A Day in My Life: Rachel Richardson

    By: Rachel Richardson, member of ABT’s Corps de Ballet This week, ABT  on tour performing The Nutcracker in Costa Mesa, California. Here’s what a normal day in my life looked like! 8:30 am – Wake up – Recently...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Debbie Allen’s “The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker”

      We’ve officially made it to the holidays, and for most dance families, ’tis the season for The Nutcracker. After all of the time spent in rehearsals, one can get pretty tuckered out by this seasonal favorite, but...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • The Importance of Stretching

    Now that we’re in fall and approaching winter, stretching and keeping warm are more important than ever. As the weather starts to get colder, our bodies and muscles can be more prone to injury. A great way...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • FREEZE FRAME… Stop the Madness

      Everyday we wake shattered by news of seemingly unstoppable human tragedy. The senseless loss of innocent lives in malls, theaters, libraries, college campuses, churches, clubs, and elementary schools is more than any heart can bare.  Our President...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • 2016 YAGP & DDS Model Search Winner: Marina Halama

    We are so excited to share a little bit about our YAGP Model Search Winner of 2016: Marina Halama! We asked her a few questions and here is what she had to say: 1. Tell us about...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • My First Pair of Pointe Shoes

    I remember the first time I wore pointe shoes like it was yesterday. I was ten years old when I asked one of the older girls in my class if I could try on her pointe shoes....

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • How to Prepare for Nationals

    By: Christina Ricucci  The 2016 competition season is slowly coming to a close, but nationals are just right around the corner! During this time, there can be a significant amount of pressure placed upon you, your teammates,...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • All About the World Ballet Competition

    The World Ballet Competition is almost here, and you don’t want to miss out on this incredible event! This event will be taking place in Orlando, FL from June 13-18, 2016, and the entire event will be...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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