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ballet dancer cups her head in her hands

How ballet technique can be improved with photography

Alaia Rogers | Second year student at The Royal Ballet School uses photography to refine her technique Earlier this year I was photographing a rehearsal for Ballet News where the choreographer was present in the studio. It might sound normal but this isn’t always the case – sometimes the Ballet Mistress or Notator will take the […]

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a sample of Benesh Notation

Ballet Business | Dancing on paper

Ballet Business| Dancing on paper | Choreography Central As part of the Ballet News Choreography Central series of in-depth features going backstage to find out who & what brings ballet to life, today’s subject answers the question : how do you write movement, in this case ballet, and what are the practical applications of being able to do so ? What is Benesh Movement Notation (BMN) ? […]

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