The Dab of Donizetti and Celebrations of Spring: Boston Ballet's Wings of Wax

It is hard to think about flying too close to the sun, when here in New England, the sun is still hiding and playing hard-to-get.  Inside the Boston Opera House, spring is in full bloom.  Boston Ballet’s latest show is a trio of ballets that begins with Balanchine’s spirited Donizetti. …

World Ballet Day

World Ballet Day Live started in 2015 and it has been a great way for ballet companies and ballet dancers in training around the world to connect.  Catch some of World Ballet Day Live this year today, October 4th! As someone who found a lot of joy in dancing since I …

Le Petit Prince: National Ballet of Canada

Le Petit Prince is a story that resonates with both children and adults on different levels. It is like a fairy tale where the moral is woven so tightly into the story that when presented as a live performance like this you seem to absorb it through all your senses rather than just ruminate about it with your mind. Even though I have never crashed in a desert, or been betrayed by a snake, somehow the dancing, the music, the set and costumes all make you understand the message. It really reminds me of the complexity that animation allows but in live performance form.