Create a Sea Witch

Elina WisungBallet, ballet productions, costumes, danceshows, student scoop Leave a Comment

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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Encanto – Summer Camp 2022

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Our Summer Program 2022, Encanto, was a blast for two weeks in mid-May. Students from Primary to Grade 4 ballet joined us at HQ in Ulsoor for 3 hours every day, Monday to Friday, to create a song and dance-filled show for their parents and friends. The May 20th performance was our first show with a live audience since the ...
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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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Make Your Own Tiara

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

Want to make your own tiara for a show, party or event? Follow Mr. Peter as he gives you a tutorial on how to make two different tiaras - one made of paper and the other made of wire. You won't need a lot of materials, and you can create your own designs and colour combinations to match your costume ...

#beinspired – TLFCB Summer Programs

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Need inspiration? On the fence about joining this year’s Summer Program? Take a look back at our 2018 and 2019 Summer Programs and witness the joy of being part of a special TLFCB mini production. Summer Program 2019 – Pippi Longstocking Summer Program 2018 – Adventures in Neverland Sign up for this year’s Summer Program below!  

Should Dancers Swim? Should Swimmers Dance?

The Lewis Foundation of Classical Balletballerina, Ballet, ballet productions, children, dancers, danceshows, insights, performances, swimming Leave a Comment

“Dancers shouldn’t cross-train.” “To get better at dancing, you should only train by dancing.” “Swimming is useless for dancers.” “Dance and swimming have nothing in common. What’s the point?” These are just some of the misconceptions many people have about dancers participating in other sports, and vice versa. Cross-training is the action of performing or participating in multiple forms of ...
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What To Do With Old Costumes

Keya MatthewBallet, ballet productions, children, dancers, danceshows, performances, style Leave a Comment

When the curtains have closed and the audience have gone home, and the makeup, accessories and props have been packed, what can you do with your dance costume once the show is over? Sometimes it’s more than one costume that we have to worry about as well! Maybe you’ve had several costumes for a show, or maybe you’ve done multiple ...
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What to eat on show day?

The Lewis Foundation of Classical BalletBallet, children, dancers, danceshows, experience, insights 1 Comment

Some of the biggest questions about performance day are “What foods should I pack for my dancer?” and “How can I keep them energised and full?” Proper nutrition is one of the most important factors that influence dancers’ health and success; unfortunately, it is also one of the most overlooked and ignored. This blog will summarise some key foods to ...
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Geetha’s World of Costumes

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Geetha Naidu has been working with TLFCB since 2000. She has helped produce thousands of costumes in numerous shows since then, including Belle and The Beast and The Nutcracker. After 19 years of experience with TLFCB, here's what Geetha has to share on this lengthy and laborious process! Walk me through the process of designing and producing a costume. It ...