Guest Post by Emily Read Trigger Warning: This post contains stories of body shaming, eating disorders, anorexia and toxicity in ballet culture. I’ve spent my entire life in the ballet world. I don’t think I’ve ever spoken to a single
Ballet Body Thoughts from a Man in Ballet Asher Taylor-Dawson shared some incredibly insightful thoughts on the dancers’ body in The Whole Dancer Facebook Group. I asked him to expand upon his ideas for this post. I hope that his
Healthy at Home with Olivia Mackinnon New York City Ballet Dancer and Ballet Inspired Fitness creator Olivia Mackinnon shares how she is staying healthy at home during quarantine. Balance is key as well as recognizing that staying in performance shape
Healthy at Home with Madeleine Purcell Madeleine Purcell trained at Connecticut Dance School before being accepted to ABT’s JKO School, where she trained for three years. She spent a final year training in the Balanchine style at Ballet Academy East.
Healthy at Home with Carolyn Lippert Carolyn Lippert was born in Boston, Massachusetts and trained at Severance Ballet Conservatory with her mother, Carla Stallings-Lippert, and at the American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School. Lippert joined the ABT Studio Company
Healthy at Home with Betsy Mcbride Betsy Mcbride and I met at the Kaatsbaan Summer Intensive many years ago. She was still a teen but already dancing professionally with Texas Ballet Theatre, I was one of her RA’s. She was
The words of Lindsey Donnell Dance Theatre of Harlem I want to thank you for listening to my story and all the stories of the Black Lives Matter movement. I’ve been feeling exhausted and emotionally drained from the news of the