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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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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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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 ...

#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!  

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Getting through the lockdown together!

Vyshali ShettyBallet, community, dancers, experience, insights, teacher Leave a Comment

Lockdown blues getting you down? Fear not - we have you covered! With the recent extension of the lockdown, many of us are facing challenges that we never knew existed. Keeping ourselves safe, healthy, and positive while being stuck at home can be quite a task! Here are a few tips to keep you physically and mentally active while we ...
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Lillian Chong’s journey with us as an Intern

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Above picture (Left to Right) - Elina Wisung, Lillian Chong, Yana Lewis, Sushmitha Margad In conversation with Lillian Chong - Where are you from? I was born in Michigan, USA (Northern USA, the state looks like a mitten). My mom, dad, and I moved to northern Virginia (on the east coast, approximately 20-30 minutes from Washington, D.C.) when I was ...
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Meet our National Youth Ballet Stars

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National Youth Ballet (NYB) is a company of young, talented, and passionate performers from The Lewis Foundation of Classical Ballet. The company performs at events around the nation, including our own shows and arts festivals. They rehearse as a company weekly, in addition to their regular ballet classes. The company’s repertoire includes original works from renown classical ballets, choreographies by ...

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 ...