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Ballet Beautiful | TESTED

August 13, 2012

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Heather McGowan

 Ballet Beautiful | TESTED I recently reviewed Ballet Beautiful, by Mary Helen Bowers but in addition to reading the book I wanted to fully test the routines and see how they would work.  Heather McGowan is a vocational ballet student with the Bolshoi Academy in Russia. On holiday for the summer, I asked Heather to read […]

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Ballet Business | How to be a media-savvy ballet dancer or student

February 20, 2012

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Ballet Business | How to work with the media In an earlier feature, How to get into ballet, I outlined the early stages of a ballet career and some of the pitfalls you might want to watch out for. As part & parcel of your professional ballet career – a visual art form – photographs of you could (and hopefully, will) end up in the media – here on Ballet […]

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Ballet student Heather McGowan heads for the Bolshoi

July 3, 2011


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Ballet student Heather McGowan to dance at the Bolshoi Academy Regular Ballet News readers will know that I’ve been following the fortunes of 16 year old Heather McGowan, a ballet student at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, Hertfordshire.  Heather recently won a place at the Bolshoi Academy – one of only a handful […]

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