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Must Watch Ballets this Festive Season

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The winter holidays are upon us, and it is the perfect time to sit back and enjoy some well-deserved quiet time. While you put your feet up and have a nice cup of hot chocolate, why not dive into the world of dance? Here are some beautiful pieces that you can watch at home with family and friends - enjoy! ...
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Alice – The Ballet : A Spellbinding Experience This Holiday Season

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Step into a world of imagination as we bring the enchanting tale of Lewis Carroll’s "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" to life through the art of ballet - a captivating dance form that tells stories through graceful movements and expressive choreography. Whether you're a dance enthusiast or new to the world of performing arts, this show promises an unforgettable experience for ...

Create a Sea Witch

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By Akanksha Mukherjee for En Avant Magazine Jan-Feb 2023 Stage makeup is an essential element in the world of ballet, as it plays a crucial role in transforming dancers into their characters. Ballet performances often feature elaborate costumes and intricate sets, but it is the stage makeup that truly brings the characters to life. Stage makeup helps enhance the facial ...
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Ballet’s Most Haunted – Antagonists

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by Aashaya Anand & Arpitha Bhat from En Avant Magazine September October 2022 The villains and antagonists we see in ballet represent our unfiltered emotions — rage, fury, envy and so on. Instead of suppressing these emotions, they embody them. They serve as more than just a means of conflict for the main character, often having more character than the ...
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Ballet on the Big Screen – Beatrix Potter

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By Aradhana Kiran, Maya Haridas and Siddhie Pillai In this blog in the Ballet on the Big Screen series, we’ll be featuring a fun classical ballet for a younger audience: Tales of Beatrix Potter. The musical score was compiled by composer John Lanchbery from tunes by Minkus, Balfe, Offenbach, Sullivan and others, and was choreographed by the famous British choreographer, ...

Ballet on the Big Screen – The Secret Garden

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by Aradhana Kiran, Maya Haridas and Siddhie Pillai Today we are looking at a ballet for our younger dancers - The Secret Garden by London Children's Ballet (LCB). A fun, joyous and beautiful adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic book of the same name. This ballet will be screened in the coming months for all students from Pre-Primary and above. ...
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Makeup Tutorial

Elina WisungBallet, ballet productions, danceshows, elements of nature, fairytale friends, performance2021 Leave a Comment

Here's a quick guide to simple stage makeup, just in time for our online performances. Follow Ms Elina as she takes you through these easy steps to get you ready for the stage. Want any other tutorials? Let us know in the comment below! Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for our latest updates
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The Mashup Musical Medley

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This year our summer program took place online for the first time. The Mashup Musical Medley, which combined jazz, tap, character dance, hip hop and musical theatre turned into a big success. The 80 students who joined the program showed their passion, creativity and dedication to dance throughout the two weeks, culminating in a costumed showcase. Everything is possible, even ...

Ballet Movies To Watch

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Looking for inspiration in the world of movies? There are plenty of great films out there. Here's our list of favourites from the ballet world. For the Kids Billy Elliot (2000) Set in England in 1984, the movie follows 11-year old Billy as he enrols in a ballet class to follow his real passion despite family and social pressure to ...