ballet blog

Everything ballet. Written by a current dance student.
Alessandra Ferri, photo Fabrizio Ferri. Sigh, she can do no wrong.

Alessandra Ferri, photo Fabrizio Ferri. Sigh, she can do no wrong.

The idea that ballet is a white art is absurd and shocking, and it’s gone on for too long. Nothing would make me happier than having a company that reflects society, to have dancers onstage that people can relate to.

When you sleep, sleep like a ballerina. Even on the street waiting for a bus, stand like a ballerina.

—Instructor Bronislava Nijinska to a teen-aged Maria Tallchief (via theballetblog)

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Louis Vuitton creates a custom trunk for principal dancer Diana Vishneva via Russian Vogue

Louis Vuitton creates a custom trunk for principal dancer Diana Vishneva via Russian Vogue

“I miss Garnier so much, it’s my home, and it breaks my heart to think I’d never dance on that stage again,” she says with a sigh. “But I want to dance. I want to feel like an artist.” -Mathilde Froustey (shown here performing Giselle with the San Francisco Ballet)

“I miss Garnier so much, it’s my home, and it breaks my heart to think I’d never dance on that stage again,” she says with a sigh. “But I want to dance. I want to feel like an artist.” -Mathilde Froustey (shown here performing Giselle with the San Francisco Ballet)

I was coming from a fun, relaxed environment, and I didn’t understand why everyone was so mean. At 14, you shouldn’t be told that you’re fat and kicked out of class.

Mathilde Froustey on the Paris Opera Ballet

Gasp, will she stay with SFB??? Or will she return to POB???

Fangirling Lauren Lovette of NYCB (here in Freed advertisements)

Rebeca Taboada Rivas and Dario Mealli, in Marika Vanuzzi’s piece
Photo: Sebastien Galtier ©
Dutch National Ballet

Rebeca Taboada Rivas and Dario Mealli, in Marika Vanuzzi’s piece

Photo: Sebastien Galtier ©

Dutch National Ballet

Here’s one for the boys who can jump
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Xander Parish, Mariinsky Ballet
Dawid Trzensimiech, Royal Ballet
photography Andrej Uspenski

Here’s one for the boys who can jump

emeritusblog:

Xander Parish, Mariinsky Ballet

Dawid Trzensimiech, Royal Ballet

photography Andrej Uspenski

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