Category Archives: Dance History

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Thanks to my friend, Ruby Aver, ballet director at Berkshire Pulse for this wonderful video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aeBhLakp3c&feature=em-share_video_user

 

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The Changing Face of American Dance

I live in the American heartland and much of the dance instruction is not what those of us on this forum grew up with. However, the major companies of this country are hiring students Continue reading

History of Ballet

Ernst_Oppler_Ballet_DancerThe earliest precursors to ballets were lavish entertainments given in the courts of Renaissance Italy. These elaborate spectacles, which united painting, poetry, music, and dancing, took place in large halls Continue reading