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How Lauren Fadeley Tranforms the Beach into a Gym

Miami City Ballet principal soloist Lauren Fadeley uses company class, her home gym and the beach to stay strong. Amped-up class: Since joining Miami City Ballet in 2016, Lauren Fadeley has found new challenges in company class. “It’s more intense and aerobic than I’m used to,” she says. Her approach: It’s not a casual warm-up […]

Lauren Fadeley on Her Move to Miami City Ballet

In April, longtime Pennsylvania Ballet principal Lauren Fadeley made a surprising announcement: She was leaving the company to join Miami City Ballet as a soloist. Pointe spoke with Fadeley during her first rehearsals in the Sunshine State. How did you decide on Miami City Ballet? I grew up in Orlando, so I’d always been really […]

What Can Mental Health Support in Ballet Look Like?

Asked to recall a time when her emotional state affected her ability to do her job, Lauren Fadeley Veyette laughs. “Which one do you want? There were so many!” While the connection between a dancer’s mental health and their performance is obvious, the topic has recently taken on greater urgency. High-profile athletes like Simone Biles […]

Onstage and Online: Here Are Some Exciting Performances Happening in October

Autumn is officially here, and with it comes a slew of fall season openers. Check out some of the exciting world premieres, dancer debuts and streaming events happening in October. Live-Performance Premieres at Joffrey Ballet Joffrey Ballet’s Home: a Celebration runs October 13–24 at Chicago’s Lyric Opera House and features performances of works created during […]

Dancers Making Moves: Announcements You May Have Missed This Month

These dancers are on the move! The end of summer has brought a wave of recent news about changing career paths, including international company changes and an entrepreneurial endeavor. Check out some of the latest announcements on dancer transitions, retirements and leadership appointments. Fall Farewells at New York City Ballet New York City Ballet’s fall […]

Defining and Refining Musicality: How to Tune In and Develop Your Artistic Voice

Ask a hundred people what musicality is, and you’re likely to get a hundred different answers. “Musicality is where an artist’s personality shines brightest,” says Smuin Contemporary Ballet member Ben Needham-Wood. For American Ballet Theatre soloist Skylar Brandt, “it’s what distinguishes one dancer from another. It helps me express myself more vividly and emotionally.” Teachers […]

No Class Because of Coronavirus? Here's Where You Can Train Online

Just because “social distancing” means your classes got canceled, your training doesn’t need to stop. Some studios are livestreaming their classes to students. Some dancers are giving themselves kitchen-counter barre. But there are also several online classes that can keep your technique sharp from home. Check out these seven options: Universal Ballet Competition Universal Ballet […]

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