Archive for December, 2015
WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO
Holiday Classic – The Moscow Ballet's “Great Russian Nutcracker” starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. 13350 FSW …. Classes introduce breathing exercises, warm-up routines and asanas, ending with a guided meditation. $ 15 …
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Opinionator | My 'Nutcracker' Recovery
I loved everything about taking ballet — the rituals, the music, the special clothes, the hairstyles for which you had to buy certain things in the way back of Woolworth's, the concentration required. I loved performing in airy halls where the …
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Weekend Guide: Dec 17-23
Free. 417-725-5355. "The Nutcracker," 7:30 p.m., The Landers Theatre, 311 E. Walnut St. This holiday season Springfield Ballet celebrates the 30th anniversary presentation of the perennial family favorite The Nutcracker. Tickets $ 18-$ 28. 417-862-1343 …
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Starting Ballet Classes – What Dancewear Will You Need?
When you begin taking ballet classes, there are a few things you will need. You will need to invest in some new ballet dancewear to help you perform well, look good and feel comfortable. There is so much dancewear to choose from these days. It can be difficult depending on where you live, to find a dancewear shop which has a wide range available. But look online and the sky’s the limit! Online shopping for dancewear means you will have access to a huge and varied collection of dancewear from all the leading manufactures worldwide.
Ballet shoes are one of the basic dancewear necessities. Ballet shoes come in either leather, satin or canvas. Leather are typically more expensive, but will also last longer. It is usually best to try on both before deciding as different ballet students prefer different types of ballet shoes. Ballet shoes can have split soles or one continuous sole. Try them out to see which you prefer. Sizing is typically different than regular shoes, so it is important to read the sizing information for each brand to find the best ballet shoes for you.