From the monthly archives:

January 2012

BalletBoyz: The Talent

by DaveTriesBallet January 29, 2012

You’ve probably heard of the BalletBoyz. Two former leading dancers with The Royal Ballet, Michael Nunn and William Trevitt have spent the last ten years, in short, making ballet and dance be cool. To start, that was by their own performances, at the same time they started making documentaries which soon were broadcast on national […]

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Royal Ballet: Draft Works

by DaveTriesBallet January 27, 2012

It’s been a pretty eventful week for the Royal Ballet. First there were the National Dance Awards held on Monday, where the Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis won best classical male performance and Steven McRae won best male dancer. A huge congrats to the pair, and to all the nominees in some very strong fields for […]

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First week of 2012

by DaveTriesBallet January 8, 2012

Well 2012 has certainly started with a bang! I posted earlier this week about my first class back, and my mini-masterclass on pirouettes. Well I didn’t want to let the awesome list of things to work on go to waste, so first thing on Wednesday morning I called into the Uni reception to book the […]

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Working on my Pirouettes

by DaveTriesBallet January 3, 2012

Had my first class of 2012 tonight! I swear you can’t beat that post-ballet feeling: after a really productive day at the University it was the perfect end to the day. We worked our way through pretty much all the RAD Intermediate Barre – my practicing over the break certainly helped as I seemed to […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: Old and New

by DaveTriesBallet January 3, 2012

Around this time last year I wrote a post on my New Year’s Resolutions. Here’s how successful I was in sticking to them: Keep on taking Ballet classes – Yup! Definitely achieved that one! Perform – Hell yeah! Check out my Coppelia post for a recap Maintain body, and improve body image – So-so… I […]

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