Guillaume Diop, a name to remember! Guillaume undertook most of his ballet training at the prestigious Paris Opera Ballet School in Nanterre, near Paris. From age 12 to 18, he practiced ballet daily there until he was hired at the Paris Opera Ballet in 2018. Guillaume is a smart, hard working young man with the most contagious laugh we have ever seen.
Benefits of a mentoring program for ballet dancers: increased confidence, clarity about your future, understanding of the demands of the work.
How to improve dance jumps without creating bulking calves? How to improve height and lightness of the dance jumps and not feel exhausted? How do certain dancers look so light and powerful at once?
When it comes to wearing pointe shoes at the barre, my initial instinct is to be against it. That said, I can think of a couple of scenarios where wearing your pointe shoes through the barre could be a good idea. Let’s find out!
Male ballet dancers also want to look and feel good in their clothes. Here, Denys Cherevychko shares his top 5 criteria to design his own male ballet dance-wear collection.