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The Most Popular Ballets of All Time …


In the coming posts we will have commentary on the ballets listed below.  For starters, hHere are the most popular ballets of all time: 1. The Nutcracker  –  Composed in 1891 by Tchaikovsky, this timeless classic is the most performed … Continue reading

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Peter and the Wolf + KidsFest & Garden Fairies this Saturday


Kids’ Fest + Peter and The Wolf – Cleveland School of Dance. Mar 12, 2011 Pre-show activities:  12:45 / Performance:  2:00 Tickets Available through Playhouse Square NOW!!! Pre-show activities will begin at 12:45 and include a balloon artist, Face painting, … Continue reading

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Ballet Inspired Fashion


Ballet and fashion have always made a great couple, both forms of art, both built on drama and beauty, with jaw dropping pieces of clothing at their centre. For over a hundred years they have enjoyed a fruitful relationship, from … Continue reading

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The Longest Ballet…


The longest ballet is Sleeping Beauty. Because it is the longest ballet ever written and one of the most elaborate, Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty is seldom danced entire. It takes over two hours.

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Solea / Flamenco Event at Cleveland School of Dance March 5-6 2011


Ethan Margolis will teach a workshop for dancers and guitarists on Soleá/Soleares at Cleveland School of Dance. The workshop will cover compas (flamenco rhythm), palmas, structure, cante, llamadas, remates, and marcajes within dance. It is the perfect introduction or review … Continue reading

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Ballet … a French word for an Italian Art?


Though the word ballet comes to English from French the art is not of French origin.  Ballet, a formalized performance dance, originated in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th century and was further developed in France, England, and Russia.  … Continue reading

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