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Summer Intensive Decision Time

Hi everyone. I’ve received a number of requests lately that go something like this:

I/my child got into the SI programs at X, Y, and Z schools. 240 more words


Preconceived Notions: Expanding an Idea

Disclaimer: this is a post about ballet school. It is also the start of a conversation. Even if you know nothing of ballet or ballet school, this might resonate with you if you have ever had the joy and the challenge of parenting a young child. 768 more words

Ballet School

Here, let me do that.

I love having a son. I love having dancing son. There’s lots for us to share and enjoy together. And there seems to be more and more as he learns and enjoys more and more in the ballet world. 278 more words

Ballet Mom

Report Card Time!

BoyMowgli’s been waiting for his mid-year evaluation aka Ballet Report Card to arrive ever since he got his awesome school report card a couple of weeks ago. 179 more words

Ballet Mom

Somebody Please Hand Me My Oil Can

Dancers have such ugly feet.–Anne Bancroft, The Turning Point

Handsome Chef Boyfriend looked at that photo and said, Your feet don’t look that bad in real life. 777 more words


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