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Wednesday Dance👯💖:From war orphan to ballerina, Michaela DePrince shares her incredible story...

Michaela DePrince is the embodiment of what it means to fight for your dream. The beauty wouldn’t let anything stop her from becoming a professional ballerina: not her childhood, race or vitiligo. 791 more words

Norfolk Children's Book Festival 2017

Before the torrential rain descended this week, two of our team popped to Norwich Cathedral to attend the Norfolk Children’s Book Festival, taking place as part of the  881 more words

Friday Reads

Sierra Leonean-American Dancer Michaela DePrince: ‘I Went From Being a War Orphan to a Ballerina’

by Michaela DePrince via positive.news

Sierra Leonean-American ballet dancer Michaela DePrince was orphaned at the age of three. Born Mabinty Bangura to a Muslim family, she was sent to an orphanage where the ‘aunties’ who cared for the children believed that her skin condition, … 813 more words


5 Inspiring Women in Ballet

In Ballet right now there are many women fighting their rightful way into leading positions in the ballet world. It isn’t enough now for these women to retire and become teachers. 414 more words


Inspiration...Blowing in the Wind

Pink tutus and pointe shoes.

Walls of mirrors and hours of practice.

The Nutcracker and Swan Lake.

These are the images that come to mind whenever we think of little girls and their ballerina dreams. 523 more words

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"Homo Ludens", Het Nationale Ballet               Dutch National Ballet

Suzanna Kaic, Floor Eimers, Michaela DePrince, Vito Mazzeo, James Stout, Young Gyu Choi and cast of Het Nationale Ballet, “Homo Ludens” choreography by Juanjo Arques, music by Marc-André Dalbavie (Flute Concerto) from… 129 more words