Two Ballet Stories: Ballet De La Nuit versus La Sylphide

Both Ballet de la Nuit and La Sylphide are beautiful productions. Each graceful in their own right. However in comparison they show grace in separate ways. Le Ballet de la Nuit, choreographed in 1653 by Jean-Baptiste Lully was strong and grand. Where La Sylphide was powerful in its extreme delicacy, choreographed by Filippo Taglioni in … Read more

Dance inspiration: Misty Copeland

Every dance season has a fresh start, with that come new opportunities to set new goals, push yourself, but most importantly to be inspired by others. Recently I moved studios, and have been pushed places I never knew I could reach. This year I have been surrounded with new faces and new limits. New challenges … Read more

Serge Diaghilev Biography

Subjects: Art and entertainment, Dance, Ballet. Keywords: Serge Diaghilev, founder of the famous Diaghilev Ballets Russes, famous Russian composer, Diaghilev’s idols, face of dance.   “He fancied a career in music but was a terrible composer. He wanted to be a painter but lacked vision and aptitude. He wanted to change the face of dance but had … Read more