Misunderstood Concepts of Classical Ballet, Episode 1, shows the five positions of sur-le-coup-de-pied with commentary by Brooksher Ballet Artistic Director Natasha Brooksher and demonstration by Class 5 student, Molly Woodward.
Brooksher Ballet is super proud of our Advanced level students. This summer, all students in Mr. Josh’s advanced level will attend Kirov Academy of Ballet on scholarship!! This is a first in the history of KAB that a full class of students will be transplanted from any other school…not to mention on scholarship! Fantastic everyone…we […]
“One of the most prevalent defining attributes of a great artist is technical accomplishment…nothing extra, nothing except the purity of their command of their chosen language of expression…. these individuals possess a total and utter mastery of physical form and artistic expression. “
There are a great many ingredients needed for the development of a successful dance artist, but among the most important is a teacher and mentor who knows how to bring varying aspects of training together in a systematic method. The search for a teacher…
The great majority of dancers have their first taste of dance through some kind of recreational program, many under the age of 5, perhaps in a ballet-tap-jazz combo class, or small part in a local community production…Unfortunately, many recreational studios are reluctant to encourage talented pupils to pursue their training goals at schools with more focused programs, falsely touting that they themselves can provide the necessary training.
A student may have fears, about trying a new step, about putting on pointe shoes for the first time, about getting injured, about performing for thousands of people, about introducing themselves to a director. All are legitimate causes for worry…
…sometimes life does throw a curve ball that removes the option of attending or participating in class…the reality is that daily ballet class is the foundation of all progress, and is crucial to the continued development and success of our students.
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