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Ballet Arkansas Blog 

From our dancers to you

October 4, 2019

1. Where are you from?

Chelsea, Michigan 

2. Why Ballet Arkansas?

I chose Ballet Arkansas because I believe I will grow and be challenged as a dancer within this company. I am also looking forward to the opportunity of performing and learning from a new group of dancers a...

October 4, 2019

1. Where are you from? 

I am from Dallas Texas

2. Why Ballet Arkansas?

I had heard several good things about the director, Michael, and it was very clear to me that Little Rock’s community was very supportive of the arts.

3. Tell me 1-2 things about yourself that you'd lik...

October 4, 2019

Where are you from?

Herndon, Virginia

Why Ballet Arkansas?

I was attracted to Ballet Arkansas for many reasons.  It is a growing ballet company that is very much in sync with both the ballet world and the community. The Ballets the company performs are both exciting to th...

June 3, 2019

My first season with Ballet Arkansas has officially come to an end. It has been an exciting year for me, filled with many opportunities to dance in some of my favorite roles. I especially enjoyed the roles of Kitri, in Don Q, and Arabian, in Nutcracker. Before joining...

May 11, 2019

Follow Paul as he heads into the Summer months!

April 15, 2019

"See the music, hear the dance." -George Balanchine

In our upcoming performance, Forte, we will be performing with Van Cliburn International Pianist Dr. Drew Mays. We were thrilled to rehearse with him for Swan Lake Act II this past Saturday. Collaborating with other pa...

March 11, 2019

Contemporary or Classical?

Ahh, the age-old debate Contemporary or Classical? For any of you that know me I’m sure you already know that I would without any hesitation choose contemporary. That being said, I believe it is extremely important to have both forms of dance....

February 25, 2019

During a rehearsal last year, our Associate Artistic Director, Catherine Fothergill, explained to me that every role I perform should tell a story. After portraying Mina Murray, a young girl who experiences so many highs and lows throughout “Dracula” the ballet, I figu...

January 9, 2019

As professional ballet dancers, we are always working to push our bodies to the extremes and stay within this profession as long as our bodies will allow. Injury prevention is always on our minds. Keeping our bodies healthy and strong begins with good nutrition. Despit...

December 21, 2018

The legendary ballet, The Nutcracker, comes to life each holiday season through its iconic composition and enchanting characters. While the Nutcracker Prince and Rat King gleam in young audiences eyes, nothing quite compares to the Sugar Plum Fairy. Am I biased? Possib...

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