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Patience and Persistence: Ballet West's Emily Neale

This is Pointe‘s Summer 2019 cover story. You can subscribe to the magazine here, or click here to purchase this issue. In Ballet West’s company class at Salt Lake City’s historic Capitol Theatre, demi-soloist Emily Neale stands poised in first position, her hair swirled into a slightly disheveled bun. In any other room, her 5′ […]

Pad Your Pointe Shoes Like These 4 Pros

Finding your pointe shoe match isn’t the only component that affects your dancing. Smaller, but arguably just as mighty, is the padding that goes inside. Here’s what four pros have found works for them. Ballet West Principal Beckanne Sisk: Paper Towels Beckanne Sisk and Chase O’Connell in Ballet West’s Cinderella. Photo by Beau Pearson, Courtesy […]

Onstage This Weekend: The World Premiere of Edwaard Liang's "Giselle," Ballet West's "Cinderella," The Olympics and More

This weekend features two romantic ballets right on time for Valentine’s Day, a mixed repertory program by New York Theatre Ballet including a work by Gemma Bond and plenty of Olympic figure skating featuring our favorite former dancer, Nathan Chen. Ballet West presents Sir Frederic Ashton’s Cinderella, opening on February 9, 2018 and running through […]

Tune In To These Two YAGP Live Video Streams

We’re in the thick of Youth America Grand Prix regional semi-final season, and the famous competition is now being made available to fans everywhere at the click of a mouse. Here are two ways to keep up with YAGP from wherever you are: Regional Semi-Finals Live Broadcast Rooting for a friend competing or just want […]

Our Best Tips: Perfect Your Posture

The way you stand makes a huge impression, whether you’re in an audition or just walking down the street. Awareness of your posture will help you achieve a more engaged and gracious épaulement, project confidence and strengthen your upper back. Read on for our best tips and exercises. Two Exercises for a Strong Upper Back […]

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