Tag: Ballet Class

Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July! I have been living in Chicago now for almost 11 years and I am still so proud of my city, my home.  A few weeks ago the Paris Opera Ballet came to Chicago to dance at the Harris Theater.  The Paris Opera is where I got my training and where I... Read more »

Few Facts About Joffrey Ballet's Nutcracker

Just a few fun things to know about the Joffrey Ballet’s Nutcracker.  Don’t forget, we open our Chicago run this Friday December 9th at the Auditorium Theater and run through December 27th (tickets here).  Hope to see you there! #1: The Joffrey Ballet Nutcracker premiered in 1987 at the Hancher Auditorium in Iowa #2: The... Read more »

Day 2 In New York

I woke up this morning to a beautiful day in New York. It’s not quite cold outside yet and above me was a great beautiful open sky.  I decided to take a ballet class at Steps this morning…the 10:30am class with Willy Burmann is the way to go.  Even though his class moved very fast... Read more »

Adult Beginner Ballet? Me? YES....Come Dance With Fabrice Calmels

Let me guess….everyone you know is either on a diet, been on a crazy diet, or is one of many people that forces themselves to exercise even if they hate it.  We live in a culture that emphasizes the “fit” and beautiful, but there are so many ways to be healthy inside AND out that... Read more »

Teaching Ballet in Chicago

Aside from my professional career dancing at the Joffrey, I fill much of my free time by teaching ballet classes throughout the city.   And now I’m incredibly excited to announce that I’m starting a brand new beginner class on Wednesday nights in addition to my current classes on Thursdays and Saturdays. I have been... Read more »