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Ballet Class For Girls In Rio Slum Is Free With Good Report Cards

“I try to show them that they can have much more than this, that they don’t have to limit themselves."<p>This 22-year-old teaches ballet to young girls in her low-income neighborhood, because she wants them to learn discipline, but also how to dream big.<p>Tuany Nascimento teaches classical ballet to …

Los Angeles Ballet's 'Romeo and Juliet' a happy alliance between dance families

The Montagues and Capulets may be feuding once again, but in Los Angeles Ballet's forthcoming production of "Romeo and Juliet," Shakespeare's tragic love story is a happier family affair.<p>The company, led by husband-wife team Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary, concludes its 10th-anniversary …

Take A Peek Behind the Scenes at the Ballet

This short film shows the Oregon Ballet Theatre before the curtain rises.<p>I always harbor the hope that behind everything that’s just too pretty to look at, be it a glorious work of art, some natural wonder, or Joe Jonas’s new body, there’s a secret behind-the-scenes shit show that made the beauty …

The Beautiful Ballerinas of Instagram

Your awkward jumping photos on the beach or Ballet Beautiful workout diaries are nothing compared to real-life ballerinas on social media. American Ballet Theatre principle dancers like Misty Copeland, Isabella Boylston, and James Whiteside take their followers behind-the-scenes and into the wings, …

Kate Middleton Poses for British Vogue in First-Ever Fashion Shoot

The Duchess of Cambridge makes her fashion editorial debut in a new shoot with photographer Josh Olins.<p>The British edition of <i>Vogue</i> celebrated its centenary issue with something of a royal coup Saturday, revealing it had landed the <b>Duchess of Cambridge</b>’s first-ever magazine cover shoot. The …

Old-Fashioned Photographer Chuck Grant Is a Rising Star

In a culture that thrives on immediate gratification, the photographer Caroline “Chuck” Grant comes across as refreshingly old-fashioned. “It’s a very natural process to be able to shoot and not have to talk about what happened right after it happened,” says the 25-year-old, who works almost …

These NASA inventions are saving thousands of lives on Earth

When most people think of NASA, they think of astronauts, space shuttles and men on the moon. What’s less well known is that in making space travel possible, the US space agency has created new technology that’s saving lives all over the planet.<p>NASA’s Technology Transfer Program makes the …

Inventions

English National Ballet announces new executive director

<b>English National Ballet (ENB) has announced Patrick Harrison as its new executive director.</b><p>Harrison, who is currently executive director of Cambridge Arts Theatre, will start in his new role on 27 June.<p>He will lead on the delivery of the company's planned move to London City Island in 2018, ENB …

Which cities have the oldest residents?

One of Tokyo’s many grey-haired taxi drivers once challenged me to guess his age. Trying to be polite, I pegged him at 64. “I’m 82”, he grinned.<p>Such an admission wouldn’t usually inspire confidence in a passenger. But in Tokyo, where almost a quarter of the population are over 65, working so late …

Urbanism

Luxury dive resorts: 10 of the world's best | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Super-swanky dive resorts come in all sizes. But mostly in small.<p>From Chile to Australia to St. Lucia, the world's most exclusive scuba hideaways serve fewer than 100 select guests.<p>Some cater to a maximum of just 20 diving VIPs. Others tempt groups to reserve their whole private island.<p>I …

Martha Graham Dance Company and Miami City Ballet Reviews

A storied group celebrates its 90th anniversary; programs with uncommon depth at Lincoln Center.<p>By<p>Robert Greskovic<p>New York<p>Monday marked the 90th anniversary of the now-legendary Martha Graham (1894-1991) first leading her own dancers in a program of her choreography. The Martha Graham Dance …

Dancing

The boy ballerinas of Colombia

The boy ballerinas of Colombia<p>The boy ballerinas of Colombia<p>Colorful birds hop across the path, just ahead of the main reception at El Instituto …

Dancing

Watch This College Gymnast’s Incredible Routine Filled with Hip Hop Dance Moves

UCLA gymnast Sophina DeJesus dazzled the crowd with her nearly-flawless floor routine over the weekend. Sure, her layouts and back handsprings were …

Manufacturing - a ballet choreographed by the flow of making things

Today’s technology trends are helping manufacturers find new ways to improve shop floor efficiency, provide better product quality, and discover the …

Mobile Devices

Prince loved ballet. Here’s why Misty Copeland, the Joffrey Ballet & their fans love him back.

The ballet world has had no better superstar friend than Prince, who gave the art form money, celebrity and irresistibly danceable music–and treated it with respect.<p>Years before she became famous for her commercials and her top-rank status at American Ballet Theatre, ballerina Misty Copeland caught …

A Star Ballerina's Workout Takes Center Stage

The American Ballet Theater star ballerina Melanie Hamrick, 29, swears by the so-called Refine Method, which puts a premium on a constantly changing routine of plyometric and strengthening exercises. “I went every day one summer and when I got back everyone was like, ‘Wow you’re legs look really …

Ballet

3 Things I Learned About Leadership From Dancing Tango Professionally | Inc.com

A lifelong dancer, I've always been fascinated by the parallels that exist between dance and life - and business. Nowhere is this more apparent than with the tango, the most intricate of the partner dances (as Obama discovered last month when he danced it in Argentina).<p>Here are three things I've …

English National Ballet: She Said review – Frida Kahlo and fantastic beasts in mixed evening

English National Ballet have revived a fine tradition in commissioning Grayson Perry to paint a front cloth for their latest programme. The unveiling of an artwork ahead of a ballet was much in vogue in the days of Diaghilev and Picasso. However, Perry’s cartoon of multi-breasted goddesses and …

Fantastic Beasts

En Cuba, se vive bailando. (Cuba, the ballet)

Daniela Cabrera | Fujifilm X-Pro2 90mm F2<p>Over the past two years I’ve devoted my work almost exclusively to photographing ballet dancers within urban …

Cuba

Adriana Lima Just Shared the Sweetest 'Gram of One of Her Ballet-Obsessed Daughters

While we’re sure life as a veteran Victoria’s Secret model is rewarding, a quick scroll across Adriana Lima’s Instagram feed proves there’s something …

Cast your vote for ballet!

"The internet can't be stopped" is the tagline for the 20th annual Webby awards.<p>Neither, it appears, can Miko Fogarty.<p>The feisty ballerina - who is part Japanese, part English, part Swiss - first burst onto the scene as an adorable 12-year-old in 'First Position,' the award-winning documentary …

Ballet On the Streets of Havana, My Spontaneous Photo Experience

Cuba is one of the few places in the world where photography standard bar is set so high that even coming close to those standards feels like an …

Time I

The Royal Ballet's - The Winter's Tale

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What Hot Broadway Show Did This Actress Audition For?

The ambitious young performer chats dream roles, how to stay motivated and the audition of a lifetime.<p><b>Who</b>: Meredith Swanson<b><br>Snapped</b>: Outside the Al …

National Dance Company Wales review – primordial scenarios and beatbox rhythms

National Dance Company Wales’s triple bill gets off to a shaky if intriguing start with Lee Johnston’s They Seek to Find the Happiness They Seem. It’s a kind of anti-romance in which a couple begin with hands clasped together, bodies gently intertwining but eyes determinedly avoiding contact. In …

Dance

Model and former ballet dancer sent 'Abuser of the Year' birthday card to estranged daughter

For years Danielle Hampson struggled to cope with her overbearing mother but when she had children of her own, the situation would only get worse.<p>The final straw came when her mother, a mature fashion model and former ballet dancer, sent her a birthday card addressed to the “Abuser of the Year” in …

Royal Ballet: The Winter's Tale review – Wheeldon's Shakespeare has classic potential

Royal Opera House, London This revival of Christopher Wheeldon’s ballet looks more impressive than on its 2014 debut, with its original cast returning for the opening<p>When Kevin O’Hare became director of the Royal Ballet, he declared his ambition to create the classics of the future with a new …

Royal Opera House

5 Ways to Do the Ballet Trend With Actual Dancewear

Before the rise of the bodysuit, we just called them leotards.<p>When it comes to certain trends, we believe that if you love it so much you should wear pieces straight from the source. Want a bomber jacket? Get an authentic replica from Alpha Industries. The best pajama shirts? Well those are actual …