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I stood staring at the casting sheet.  I felt others jostling around me for a better look at the board, but I couldn’t bring myself to move.  Where was my name?  I had wanted so badly to be in this piece – I had been dancing all summer, I had felt strong in the audition,…

It’s that wonderful time of the year!  And when we often find ourselves shopping for friends and family.  If one of your friends or family members is a dancer, and you’re not quite sure what to get them, you’re in luck!  We’ve assembled a list of some great gift ideas for dancers this holiday season. …

Turnout describes when a dancer rotates their legs outwards and is a major key aspect to the look and function of a ballet dancer’s technique. One of the first things a beginner might learn is how to stand in first position and how the toes should be facing outwards with the knees should be pointing…

The New York City Ballet Workout is a fitness program by Peter Martins and the New York City Ballet available in book and DVD formats.  The workout, in its first version, contains fifty stretches and exercises that are designed for people of all ages for a stronger, more graceful and sculpted body. Exercises and stretches…