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Ballet Business | Time

The Second Detail Photograph : Cheryl Angear time Noun the indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present, and future regarded as a whole. Why does it take so much time to master ballet training ? Most of the expert dancers you see on stage have been through rigorous, repetitive training to […]

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Ballet Business | Mentoring

Ballet Business | Mentoring The Ballet Business series looks inside the ballet world to discover what it takes to get into ballet, how to use social media as a dancer, how to market yourself, how to find the right vocational ballet school and much more. This feature delves into the world of mentoring and what’s […]

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Ballet Business | Periscope

Ballet Business | Periscope & how to use it noun periscope; plural noun: periscopes an apparatus consisting of a tube attached to a set of mirrors or prisms, by which an observer (typically in a submerged submarine or behind a high obstacle) can see things that are otherwise out of sight. Yes, but that’s not the […]

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Ballet Business | Vocational Ballet Schools

Ballet Business | Vocational Ballet Schools How do the top professional ballet companies around the world find their dancers ? Most have associated vocational schools with close links to the company. This gives the director of the company every opportunity to keep an eye on the most promising students at the school and, when the […]

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Ballet Business | Blogging for Creatives

Ballet Business | Blogging for Creatives Today I’d like to introduce you to Jasmine Star. Star is an internationally renown lifestyle wedding photographer based in LA and Orange County and a successful blogger, mixing helpful, business and personal posts and generally keeping it real. In the Ballet Business series I have written about the importance […]

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Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet

Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet The expert, professional ballet dancers you see on stage today have been through rigorous, deliberate and repetitive training to become elite athletes. They keyword here is expert. ‘Expertise’ is defined in a study (1) as “the result of intense practice for a minimum of ten years.” Any sort of practice won’t do, either. The study […]

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Ballet Business | How to write a press release

Ballet Business | How to write a press release Ballet Business is a series of features tailored to specific goals : understanding how to work with the media, how to get into ballet in the first place and  how to raise funds, to name three. All of these features have the single aim of helping you to raise your […]

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Ballet Business | Fundraising

Ballet Business | Fundraising 14 ways to raise funds  “It’s been my absolute dream since I was three. There’s nothing else I want to do.”  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard something like that. Dreams are vital and if you’ve got to the stage where you need to be thinking about fundraising […]

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Ballet Business | You are what you eat

Ballet Business | You are what you eat, especially as ballet dancers One issue remains in the headlines after the news was announced that Royal Ballet Principal Tamara Rojo had been appointed Artistic Director at English National Ballet (April 13th 2012) from September this year : eating disorders (ED) in ballet.  A subject rarely discussed openly, […]

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