A Whole New World – Anand Dhanakoti

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By Maya Haridas from En Avant Magazine July August 2023 Follow the inspiring journey of TLFCB ‘s outreach alumni - the now established contemporary dancer Anand Dhanakoti. From first being spotted by Yana Lewis at an outreach workshop in Cubbon Park to creating his own pieces inspired by his childhood on the streets. From doing his first ballet class in ...
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The Dancing Brain Part 2 – The Physical Marvels of Dance

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By Anagha Madhan from En Avant Magazine July/August 2023 Graceful Fitness: How Dance Sculpts and Strengthens the Body The world of dance makes the human body into a canvas of artistry and an instrument of expression, while also being a powerhouse of physicality. Dancing is arguably one of the best methods to sculpt your body, toning your body slowly with each ...

Lesli Wiesner on Cats

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By Maya Haridas, from En Avant Magazine March-April 2023 Lesli Wiesner is a ballet dancer, teacher and musical theatre artist. She was interviewed by Maya Haridas in En Avant Magazine ahead of the Cats Summer Program this year. The abridged version of the interview can be found in the magazine, and below is the full interview with Lesli. Lesli Wiesner ...

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 ...

A Whole New World

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By Maya Haridas from En Avant magazine Jan-Feb 2023 Two weeks at the Australian Ballet School with Jazmine Bhanushali and Radha Nambisan How and why did you decide to attend the Australian Ballet School Summer Program? Radha - Ballet has always been a passion of mine and I’ve been looking to be a professional. In order to do that I ...

Progression of Steps

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By Arpitha Bhat, Neerja Chandan & Maya Haridas, from En Avant Nov-Dec 2022 When you started ballet, did you ever wonder how the little hops and skips you did would turn into the grand, spectacular movements that you watched the “big girls” do? In this article, you’ll get to see how four simple steps progress, grow and transform through the ...
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A Whole New World – Elina Wisung

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By Aradhana Kiran and Maya Haridas, as seen in En Avant Nov-Dec 2022 Elina Wisung has been training with Ms Yana since 2001, and has been teaching with TLFCB since 2006. Read on to find out about her early experiences in dance. How old were you when you did your first ballet class? Why did you start learning ballet? What ...