Ex-Ballet Dancer Builds Successful Online Business

New York City Ballet ex-ballet dancer, Mary Helen Bowers creates Ballet Beautiful

The strength, discipline and passion that is necessary to become a respected and loved ballerina, also happens to translate well into what is required of a savvy entrepreneur. While it may not be the first thing to pop into your head regarding professional dancers, this ex-ballet dancer builds successful online business from the ground and does it with the fineness that made her a great dancer. Necessity is truly the mother of invention, as you will see from this article in … [Read more...]

Top 10 Ballet Film Favorites

Ballet film top 10 according to Sherril Rhoades

According to Shirrel Rhoades his top 10 ballet film favorites, are as follows. You decide which is your favorite ballet film! In countdown mode: • 10“Nijinsky” (1980) George de la Peña stars as Vaslav Nijinsky, Leslie Browne as Romola, Alan Bates as Diaghilev and young Jeremy Irons portrays choreographer Michel Fokine, directed by Herbert Ross. The real Romola Nijinsky, his wife, had a writing credit in the film. This is a beautiful film where Mr. de la Peña does an … [Read more...]

Natalie Portman’s Black Swan: “Unrealistic”

Black Swan courtesy of wikipedia.org

Natalie Portman's Black Swan - Unrealistic Royal Ballet principal dancer, Sarah Lamb says, regarding Natalie Portman's Black Swan - "Unrealistic".  She also shares her experience with ballet injuries, competition and her thoughts on the future of her career as a ballerina. Lamb is a truly beautiful dancer and you can see with each movement that she makes how much time, work and dedication went into perfecting her craft. As with any artist, she is fully devoted and passionate about what … [Read more...]

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