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Our Students On Outreach

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By Maya Haridas from En Avant Magazine July-August 2023 In Conversation with three of our students who came into the TLFCB family through the outreach collaboration with the Parikrma Foundation. They speak about their love for ballet and how TLFCB’s program has enabled them to dance in the face of adversity. What was your reaction when you got to know ...

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 ...

Summer Intensives – Insight

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By Anagha Madhan as seen in En Avant Magazine March - April 2023 As temperatures rise and cotton clothes come out to play, summer intensives are what immediately come to mind to any dancer. Ballet summer intensives are demanding training courses that give aspiring dancers a rare chance to fully submerge themselves in the ballet world. These courses, which are ...

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 ...
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Summer Program – Irene Manning

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Irene Manning, dancer and dance mom, traveled with her daughter Radha and fellow dancer Jazzie to Melbourne, Australia in order for the girls to take part in the Australian Ballet School’s annual Summer Program. Here is an inside view of the experience from a dance parent who not only has two dancing daughters, but has a strong background in 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 ...
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A Whole New World – Javier Wong

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By Aradhana Kira, En Avant Magazine Sept Oct 2022 Javier is a student at the Royal Ballet School, London. Through August 2022 he attended ballet classes at TLFCB. Find out about his journey in the professional ballet school world. When did you start dancing? It’s been a really long time. I’ve been dancing since I was four years old, so ...

World Ballet Day – November 2, 2022

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World Ballet Day was created in 2014 by several dance companies across the globe. It brings together dancers and dance enthusiasts in a great celebration of ballet. Company classes, rehearsals and interviews are live streamed for anyone to watch for free, with large companies such as the Australian Ballet, The Royal Ballet and the Bolshoi Ballet taking the main stage ...