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Dancers can get nervous on stage.  No matter how many times or years you’ve been performing, you may find yourself with butterflies right before the curtain comes up, or maybe even hours before! Often times, a dancer may get even more nervous than usual if he or she feels unprepared.  This unprepared feeling can stem…

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When most people hear the word “sickle” they likely think of a useful tool for harvesting grain.  While there may be a sickle appearing in a classical ballet or two (La Fille Mal Gardee, for example), when it comes to a dancer’s technique, they should always try to avoid it as it’s considered a mistake….

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Summer is flying by, which means it is already time to think about enrolling your child in after school activities for the upcoming year.  Ballet provides great physical exercise and also instills confidence, teaches discipline and artistry and helps young students develop coordination and imaginative thinking. Many schools begin enrolling for the Fall semester during…

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If your young daughter or son have expressed interest in taking ballet classes, now is the time to start looking for ballet schools!  If you aren’t quite familiar with dance, this may seem like a difficult task.  Here are some tips to help you decide and hopefully narrow down a few options. Cleanliness and Quality…

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Welcome to BalletHub! BalletHub.com is a hub for everything ballet featuring it’s own social network, performance, school and company directory listings, interviews, technique posts and lessons from the pros and more.  Our aim is to become the largest online publication for ballet.  We have many more plans for new features but here is how we’re…

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