Famous Ballet Music

We are sure that ballet fans love the music from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, but there is many other famous ballet music that inspires people.

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Traditional dances from Western Europe

Europe is a region where the power of globalization is predominant. Nowadays, Western Europe is characterized by its different countries’ compromise to maintain their identities and traditions. One of them being, of course, dancing. This means that there is not a common dance for all the countries, which really enriches this amazing region. We will…

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Interesting Facts from The Phantom of the Opera

Somehow, most of the people know about the existence of the great work that of The Phantom of the Opera (or at least its name) since 1910, when the French writer Gaston Leroux created it. This amazing novel published, by Leroux as “The Phantom of the Opera” was an impressive success, so much so, that…

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ALL THERE IS TO KNOW ABOUT OPERA-BALLET

The opera-ballet, also known as “ballet á entrées”, is a court ballet based lyrical genre usually composed of an optional prologue and entreés, a series of acts in which most of the feelings of love are independant for one to one another.

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LA BAYADÈRE: CLASSICAL BALLET WITH FOCUS ON INDIA

La Bayadère is the most exotic ballet of those that premiered at the Bolshoi Theater, in the golden age of the Ballets Russes. Inspired by poems of Hindu tradition, the saris and veils take turns with the tutus. All accompanied by demanding steps to two. 140 years later, the most important dance companies in the…

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TIPS FOR YOUR FIRST-EVER ADULT BALLET CLASS

More and more adults all over the world are joining adult ballet classes, and the reasons are infinite. Whether is health, exercise, brain training, artistic development, trying to lose stage-fear or just having fun and meeting people, they’re becoming unstoppable. If you’re thinking about heading a studio and start ballet lessons but there’s still some…

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AT WHAT AGE SHOULD CHILDREN START LEARNING DANCE

Dance is often thought to be one of the more complex art forms and performance arts. Professional dancers train their entire lives to reach a high level of excellence and improve on their abilities with each class. It is well-known that they are considered superstars in the international community and are highly respected for their…

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THE ART OF FLAMENCO DANCE

Flamenco is perhaps one of the national symbols of Southern Spain. It is much more than just a dance though; it is considered a culture in and of itself. The genre is composed of music, dance, hand clapping, finger snapping and the attitude of the dancer combined with the skill of her musicians. The earliest…

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WHY DANCE IS SO INTRIGUING TO WATCH

Research has found that watching dance seems to evoke an emotional response in people. People often feel relaxed listening to music and it seems that dance can have a similar effect on people, but the type of effect depends on the type of dance that the person is watching. Studies have found that the type…

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