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Ever wondered what dance theatre is?

Listen to Kevin Finnan, choreographer and artistic director of the UK’s leading dance theatre company, Motionhouse, talk about this exciting dance …

Dance

Ballerina Camila M. Rosado of National Ballet of Puerto Rico (Balleteatro Nacional de Puerto Rico). Photo by Omar Z. Robles 💕 #ballerina #ballet #dance #dancer #pointeshoes #pointe #puertorico

Vaganova Ballet Academy student, Anastasia Bogdashkina, photographed by Evgeny Ganeev ❤️ #ballerina #ballet #dance #dancer #pointe #pointeshoes #vaganova

Gorgeous ballerina Melissa Chapski @ballerinachi @nationaleoperaballet - Photo by @nisian 💕 #ballerina #dance #dancer #pointe #pointeshoes #ballet

Russian ballerina Svetlana Lunkina, principal dancer, The National Ballet of Canada #ballerina #ballet #dance #dancer #pointe - The National Ballet of Canada

Tutu by amazing Russian ballerina & photographer Darian Volkova 💖 #ballerina #ballet #tutu #pointe #pointeshoes #dance #dancer Ballet Photographer Darian Volkova

#legwarmer #pointe #pointeshoes #ballet #ballerina #dance #dancer

Stunning Marie-Agnes Gillot. Photo: Lisa Roze ❤️ #ballerina #ballet #pointe #pointeshoes #dance #dancer #tutu #swanlake #swan

Beautiful Misty Copeland as Gamzatti in La Bayadere 💛 #tutu #ballerina #ballet #pointe #pointeshoes #dance #dancer Misty Copeland - Misty Copeland

Vaganova Ballet Academy graduate, Bolshoi dancer, Alena Kovaleva. Photo by Katerina Kravtsova #ballet #ballerina #dance #dancer #pointeshoes #pointe

Washington Ballet sets a staggering starting bid for Misty Copeland’s pointe shoes

After Misty Copeland took her last leap in “Swan Lake” with the Washington Ballet in April 2015, she untied her pink satin pointe shoes and signed them across the top, as many ballerinas do. Signed pointe shoes often become gift-shop items or special giveaways for ballet fans.<p>But Copeland’s …

Pointe Shoes

Gender Progress in Ballet

Dana Genshaft's, <i>Chromatic Fantasy</i> set to the music of Dave Brubeck's <i>Chaconne from Chromatic Fantasy</i> premiered Friday night at the NYU Skirball Center. Ms. Genshaft was looking - actually squinting - at the sun one day and saw all the colors of the rainbow wavering before her. The ensuing ballet and …

Ballet

Fashion Is Obsessed With Dancewear

From leg warmers to leotards, ballerinas are always in style.<p>When I quit ballet after 16 years, what I came to miss the most was not the muscle aches in the arches of my feet and small of my back, the frustrated corrections from my instructors, nor the constant struggle to improve my turnout and …

Ballet

Olivia Palermo, Blythe Danner, and More at the New York City Ballet’s Annual Benefit Luncheon

The ties between ballet and fashion are in a constant tangle, and the New York City Ballet’s annual luncheon benefit at Lincoln Center on Tuesday put that overlap center stage. Hosted in partnership with Max Mara and Temple St. Clair Fine Jewelry, the occasion brought out the likes of Olivia …

Fashion

Aurora Dance Arts to begin workshop series for dancer health, nutrition

A pirouetting flurry of scuffed silk slippers wrapped around the feet of teenage ballerinas are evidence of the dancers’ dedication and countless …

Denver

New York City Ballet Annual Luncheon

On Tuesday afternoon during New York Fashion Week, ladies packed into Lincoln Center. It wasn’t a mistake — the former official NYFW show venue was …

New York City Ballet

Country boy to city ballet dance star!

They say through travel you can find hidden gems and discovering <b>Anurak Ngamta</b>, principal dancer with the Bangkok City Ballet was wonderful! Upon …

Ballet

Imagine a dance project over 100 years, this is the genius of choreographer Theo Clinkard

Going inside the mind of a choreographer is a fascinating experience!<p>My discussion with British choreographer Theo Clinkard reveals a deeply …

Contemporary Dance

Bolshoi Ballet Academy performing Paquita. Photo by Remy Lamping #ballet #ballerina #dance #dancers #pointe #tutu

Polish National Ballet, Chopiniana. Photo by Remy Lamping #ballet #tutu #ballerina #dance #dancers #pointe

Paris Opera Ballet's Swan Lake Opéra national de Paris #ballet #swanlake #ballerina #tutu #pointeshoe #dance #dancers

#split #second #warmup

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Maria Kochetkova by Kurt Iswarienko 💕

Ballerina Lucia Lacarra #pointe

#blacktutu #beautiful #pointes

Happy Chinese New Year🎉🎉 Ballerina Yuan Yuan Tan