“Latin Bravura” Review: Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida

“Latin Bravura” Review: Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida

Last Saturday, I came down to Miami to watch my ex-company's 2017-2018 Season opening program: "Latin Bravura". Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida gave me my first professional experience and I want to keep seeing how the company develops. This time, they are presenting ballets that are worth watching, especially "Nuestros Valses", by the renowned Venezuelan choreographer [...]

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My Ballet A to Z List

My Ballet A to Z List

I decided to do a fun post this time, and that is an alphabetical list of my favorite things in ballet. I am including some I admire and some I struggle with (and are goals to achieve or improve).  There is a British book called "London A to Z", which guided my mom and uncle through London when [...]

Pointe shoes: Fitting and padding are personal

Pointe shoes: Fitting and padding are personal

When younger ballet students ask me for advice, they usually ask me about pointe shoes or 'what brand should I wear'. Some parents ask questions too... I always share the best I know and the training process, and although I am not a teacher nor a certified fitter, I always go with the same answer: [...]