Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Too Many Sugar Plums?

While it is clear that professional ballet demands a certain body type I find it hard to believe that a New York Times critic insinuated that Jenifer Ringer of New York City Ballet is overweight. I have seen ballet's with visibly overweight dancers to the point that they could barely be lifted and I can safely say that Ringer is not FAT!! Please go to this link and see her on the Today show and read the entire story.

NYCB's Jenifer Ringer on the TODAY Show

Monday, December 6, 2010

The Secrets of Russian Ballet - DVD Release

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- Over 3.5 Hours of Corrections, Explanations and Demonstrations.

- The Conrad Method- The Evolution of the Vaganova Method and the method for teaching it in America.

- The New Russian Ballet Documentary" The American Choreographer with a Russian Soul".

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Sunday, December 5, 2010

Masha, a portrait of Maria Kochetkova

We are anxiously awaiting the release of this documentary by Bronwen Parker-Rhodes! Enjoy the trailer!!