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ssixteen times a story told

a tale of feign and flight

four acts of looming plot

revealed by day, consumed by night

waves of fog surrender to a… 41 more words

Pointe Shoes & Pirouettes

New Arrivals: Wear Moi Leotards and Bloch StretchPointe Shoes

Getting in new product is always a bit like an early Christmas for all of us at Dancer’s Pointe. And this time it was exceptionally exciting! 142 more words


How to make a ballet bun

I’ve been wanting to do this post for a while. At the ballet school my daughter attends, like many others, there’s a dress code: black leotard, pink tights, ballet slippers and hair in a bun. 669 more words

Royal Opera House

If you remember back to my Goodbye Summer post, I said I was going to do three B’s this autumn. One of them was ballet at the Royal Opera House. 224 more words


The Life Cycle of a Ballet Dancer...

The life of a ballet dancer is frail and delicate, just like a butterfly. A butterfly’s lifespan is usually about a year, and within that year they have come and gone. 1,021 more words


Some of the ugly truths about ballet... and then some.

While some of you readers who stumble upon my blog call me sexist, misogynistic, homophobic, racist and other words … Let us set the record straight about ballet, and the art that we so love and adore… 1,435 more words


Harder than the shoe

So what’s up with my pointe shoes?

After the enthusiastic approval I got from Teacher A.,  I managed to change to a similar pair with a harder shank. 653 more words