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Royal Danish Ballet's Shelby Elsbree's Yogurt Parfait Recipe

Some mornings, the only thing I want to eat is an ice cream sundae. (Okay, maybe most mornings.) A healthier option? A yogurt parfait. With some maple syrup and crunchy granola, this recipe from Pointe‘s favorite dancer-chef, Shelby Elsbree, hits the spot no matter how badly my sweet tooth is acting up. Greek Yogurt & […]

Start Your Journey From Student to Pro at The Sarasota Ballet’s Summer Intensive

When current Sarasota Ballet coryphée Willa Frantz auditioned for Sarasota Ballet’s Summer Intensive at age 15, she didn’t plan to stay with the company for the next five years. But something about that first audition class, taught by Sarasota Ballet’s education director Christopher Hird, made Frantz feel remarkably close to her goal of dancing professionally. “I remember him giving […]

Celebrate World Ballet Day’s 10th Anniversary on November 1!

It’s a big year for ballet lovers. On Wednesday, November 1, get ready to celebrate the 10th anniversary of World Ballet Day! For the past decade, the annual event has given viewers an inside look at classes, rehearsals, and performance previews through livestreams from companies across the globe. This year’s celebration, hosted by The Royal […]

Birmingham Royal Ballet Rocks the Stage With Black Sabbath: The Ballet

Headbanging and air guitar? Not the typical movements that come to mind when Birmingham Royal Ballet announces a new full-length work. But the company has been transforming how classical ballet looks and sounds, finding harmony in artistic juxtaposition in Black Sabbath: The Ballet, which premiered at the Birmingham Hippodrome on September 23. Although heavy metal […]

Video: Staging Bournonville’s La Sylphide at Oregon Ballet Theatre

“See, understand, react,” Frank Andersen says to Oregon Ballet Theatre principal Charles-Louis Yoshiyama as they work through a scene of Danish choreographer August Bournonville’s 1836 ballet, La Sylphide. He points to the front of the studio, as if to an audience. “Then they will understand.” The scene in question, in which The Sylph entices James […]

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School’s Pre-Professional Division Trains the Next Generation of Professionals

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School’s Pre-Professional Division equips its students with high-caliber ballet education in a thriving arts community. “In tandem with exceptional dance training, our seminar programming focuses on creating confident, well-rounded young adults welcoming students of all levels, interests and backgrounds,” says PBTS school director Marjorie Grundvig, who has been leading the school since 2005. With instruction […]

Get Excited—World Ballet Day 2022 Is on November 2!

Bunheads, prepare! World Ballet Day is back for its ninth year of broadcasting ballet across the globe. This year’s annual celebration of streamed classes, rehearsals and performance previews worldwide will take place on November 2. Viewers can tune in to livestreamed content from over 60 companies on participants’ YouTube and Facebook channels; the World Ballet […]