Tag Archives: men in ballet

Men, The Blogroll.

This week’s blog roll: Men! Men who take ballet and blog about it. Ballet Chap here a Ballet Education here Brand New Me In Ballet World here Dancing Over The Hill here Dave Tries Ballet here Leotards and the Buns … Continue reading

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Dude wants to know if he’s welcome in ballet class. Let’s hear it for the boys.

Received the email below from a male reader, with a question about the ladies. Ladies, maybe you can offer some insights. Dudes, maybe you can offer some insights. To The Adult Beginner, I’m wondering if you might offer some perspective … Continue reading

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A First Ballet Class story from a male adult beginner

Adult Beginner here, Got this email the other day from BK, who found the First Class Stories page and got to thinking about his first ballet class, and then got to writing and then wrote some more, and a little … Continue reading

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Things you learn when there’s a man in class

Men don’t do pas piqué turns. At least, in Ballet According To Smirnoff they don’t. Gentle Reader, are you a man? Do you do pas piqué turns? Also, back in Smirnoff’s day men did not raise their legs above ninety … Continue reading

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