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Where Do I Get Ballet Shoes?

To anyone who hasn’t taken ballet classes before, this is a very pertinent and serious question: Where, exactly, does one purchase ballet uniform supplies? 

Most everyone on the Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts teaching and administrative staff can say that they have been in the ballet/dance industry for as long as they can remember. 1,099 more words

Ballet Training

The Nutcracker is here to stay.

I like to think Peter (Pyotr for purists) Ilyich Tchaikovsky was a rock star in his day, but I can’t say for sure. He certainly was an attractive man. 852 more words


BALLET SCHOOL - " Cherish "


Bella Union are thrilled to announce the late summer release of The Dew Lasts An Hour, the brilliant, long-awaited debut album from Berlin… 335 more words


Last class of 2014.

Stayed up way too late last night binging  on Dance School Diaries (spoiler alert… it’s really not that good, the kids they follow range from mildly likeable through horribly annoying to everything that is wrong with ballet schools… but I digress), but still popped my eyes open at a quarter after 8 this morning for no good reason. 299 more words

Adult Ballet

Interview: Ballet School

Written for The Skinny, November 2014

Rosie Blair, the vocalist and general mastermind behind Berlin’s avant-pop trio Ballet School, is relentless. Over the phone, her strong Northern Irish accent only emphasises the fact that she’s quick to swear and even quicker to laugh. 1,438 more words


Going On...

Two simple words heard routinely in the context of the ballet studio during the learning process. Implicit in them is the notion that you have internalized one phrase or movement sufficiently to move ahead to the next. 614 more words