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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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Alumni Speak : Giorgia Valenti

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In conversation with our empowering alumni, Giorgia Valenti - 1. Where are you from? I was born in Trento, Italy. I moved to Treviso when I was one year old and moved to India when I was ten. My mom’s family is from Milan. It is honestly really hard to pin-point exactly where I am from; but in short I ...

Should Dancers Swim? Should Swimmers Dance?

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“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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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 ...
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The Perks of Being A Volunteer

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Every two years, the excitement picks up as every student and every parent eagerly awaits our shows in September and December. Everyone’s imaginations are running wild about the stage, the choreography, the costumes, the music - there’s so much magic in every element that makes up a show. With this in mind, you can understand that it’s no easy feat ...