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  • Extra Fun for Peter & The Wolf

    Extra Fun for Peter & The Wolf

    As a child, my elementary school had a visitor with puppets who acted out the story for us after teaching […]


  • Extra Fun for Cinderella

    Extra Fun for Cinderella

    Cinderella is the spring season’s gateway drug for ballet. Have you heard that expression before: gateway drug? We use it […]


  • Extra Fun for Sleeping Beauty

    Extra Fun for Sleeping Beauty

    The Frenchman Charles Perrault documented many famous Fairy Tales, and plenty of ballets that used his inspiration for their stories. […]


  • Extra Fun for Swan Lake

    Extra Fun for Swan Lake

    Swan Lake is a beloved ballet. Dancers have long been inspired by the the graceful “S” shaped birds that glide […]


  • Extra Fun for Song of the Nightingale

    Extra Fun for Song of the Nightingale

    This modern ballet is a simple story about appreciating what you have. It’s timely for Thanksgiving and it lets us […]


  • Tiny Extra Fun for La Bayadere

    Tiny Extra Fun for La Bayadere

    La Bayadere takes place in Ancient India! One thing you’ll notice when you see India on a map is that […]


  • Extra Fun for Giselle

    Extra Fun for Giselle

    Giselle is a girl with “weak constitution” (meaning she gets sick very easily) who lives in the Rhineland. The Rhineland […]


  • Extra Fun for Don Quixote

    Extra Fun for Don Quixote

    Don Quixote is a very special, very old and very BIG book. As you might guess, big books are full […]


  • Extra Fun for Sylvia

    Extra Fun for Sylvia

    You have heard this music before: whether it accompanied Buggs Bunny, Chico Marx or Knight Rider, Leo Delibe’s ballet score […]


  • Tiny Extra Fun for FIREBIRD

    Tiny Extra Fun for FIREBIRD

    The Firebird Suite was written by Igor Stravinsky for the Ballet Russes and the collaborations between those artists were historically […]


  • Extra Fun for The Pharaohs Daughter

    Extra Fun for The Pharaohs Daughter

    This month, we go to Ancient Egypt with the ballet, The Pharaohs Daughter! It’s a rarely performed, but highly revered, […]


  • Extra Fun for Graduation Ball

    Extra Fun for Graduation Ball

    This month’s ballet is Graduation Ball! Set in Vienna in the mid 1800’s (for heightened nostalgia), it’s the story of […]


  • Extra Fun with The Little Humpbacked Horse

    Extra Fun with The Little Humpbacked Horse

    This magic fable gives us a chance to look at the build of a ballet production, the harvest of a […]


  • Extra Fun with La Fille Mal Gardee

    Extra Fun with La Fille Mal Gardee

    This delightful ballet takes place on a farm years ago, which provides lots to explore with our STEAM extra resource […]


  • Extra fun for Peer Gynt

    Extra fun for Peer Gynt

    Hello, Moms & Dads! Below find easy EXPERIMENTS, tiny LESSONS and STEAM inspired ACTIVITIES for your dancers at home! PEER […]


  • May 6, 2020: Extra Fun for Legend of Love

    May 6, 2020:                                  Extra Fun for Legend of Love

    I’m so happy to see my dancers online! I wanted to provide some at home learning for you, all inspired […]