Archive for December, 2016

Legend Spotlight: Anna Pavlova

Anna Pavlova, a dancer at the turn of the 19th century, popularized ballet throughout the United States and is credited with creating the modern pointe shoe. Born in St. Petersburg in 1881, Pavlova decided she wanted to be a ballerina after seeing a production of The Sleeping Beauty.  She studied with the Imperial Theatre School in St. Petersburg under […]

 

Tips for Dance Parents – How Do I Clean That?

Does your dancer have rough-looking ballet shoes?  Are her pink tights turning grey at the feet?  Have scuffed tap shoes? After five months of dancing, it may be time to freshen up your dancer’s gear and the holiday break from classes make a perfect time to give your dancer’s gear a deep clean. It’s also […]

 

Winter Wonderland Dance Camps!

Our Winter Wonderland dance camps are back!  Click here to RSVP! Open to 3-9 year olds, these two camps will feature ballet and jazz classes, winter crafts, dance games, and more! There are two Winter Wonderland camps to choose from: Monday, December 19 from 2-4pm (ballet) Tuesday, December 20 from 2-4pm (jazz) Sign up for […]