Performing classical ballet takes years of training, discipline, determination, and dancers who are in top form. Performing contemporary ballet takes all of that, plus a special kind of strength, stamina, and physical conditioning reminiscent of Olympic athletes.

As we count down to the curtain going up this weekend for Stephen Mills presents…MASTERS OF DANCE, we take you inside the studio to see how this demanding choreography keeps dancers on their toes…and doing planks!

WARNING: Dancers sometimes use special terminology when discussing their craft. To help you navigate their language, check out our inaugural edition of Ballet Austin Pop-Up Video!


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