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Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet

May 15, 2014

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Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet The expert, professional ballet dancers you see on stage today have been through rigorous, deliberate and repetitive training to become elite athletes. They keyword here is expert. ‘Expertise’ is defined in a study (1) as “the result of intense practice for a minimum of ten years.” Any sort of practice won’t do, either. The study […]

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AUDITION FOR SOUTH AFRICAN MZANSI BALLET’S 2014 GRADUATE PROGRAMME ON 12TH OCTOBER

July 1, 2013

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AUDITION FOR SOUTH AFRICAN MZANSI BALLET’S 2014 GRADUATE PROGRAMME ON 12TH OCTOBER Auditions for the South African Mzansi Ballet’s 2014 Graduate Programme will be held on Saturday, October 12th at 10h00 at the SAMB studios, Joburg Theatre, Hoofd Street, Braamfontein. For any post-matric aspiring dancer, the SAMB Graduate Programme is a dream year, offering a […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Anatomy, Dance Technique and Injury Prevention

August 5, 2011

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Ballet News Reviews |Anatomy, Dance Technique and Injury Prevention by Justin Howse & Moira McCormack This book was first published in 1988 and is now on its 4th edition.  It’s an indispensible, detailed account of your body as it relates to ballet. Written by Justin Howse (Consultant Orthapedic Surgeon with experience in the performing arts, especially […]

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