Month: April 2022

Spice up classical ballet by adding a contemporary twist

At the School of Contemporary Ballet Dallas, you’ll find all the trappings of a typical neighborhood dance studio. But something sets it apart, and it’s right there in its name: contemporary ballet. The school looks and feels familiar, with its comfortable waiting area, antsy preschoolers skipping and giggling, and doting parents fussing over their children. Framed …

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Is The Reality TV Dance Craze Responsible For Filling Local Dance Studios?

Three years ago, the producers of So You Think You Can Dance created National Dance Day to encourage physical fitness across the nation. It was also, of course, a clever way to bring viewership to the summer TV show. But while the event is tied into the marketing of reality television, it also highlights how TV, including …

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Ballet Lessons May Make Your Child A Better Student

When your daughter enrolls in ballet, she learns more than pas de bras and first position.  Classical ballet classes help develop mental strength and instill poise, good posture and self-discipline. Lessons taught at the barre transfer to a student’s schoolwork and future career, as well as a child’s perception of herself. “Ballet is an art …

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