Ballet Vocabulary Games

I don’t know about you, but some of my tween students have a big disconnect when it comes to ballet vocabulary. They often say things like, “that turn thingy.” Argh! It’s one of my biggest pet-peeves as a teacher. I can’t believe they’ve taking ballet for so many years and still trip over a simple […]

A Ballet Dancer Must Have

During my third year of ballet my Mom bought me the “Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet.” As a fifth grade know-it-all, I shoved the book on my shelf to collect dust. Luckily I came to my senses and realized I didn’t know everything about ballet. This book has been a great references to me […]