Prima Ballerinas of the Bolshoi Theater: the 20th Century, Chapter II
The last century gave the world of ballet many bright and brilliant artists. We’d like to continue our story about the ballerinas, who are associated with the "golden age of the Bolshoi" and with the present time of the theater
October 18, 2021
It's Never Too Late: Does a Teenager Have a Chance to Become a Ballet Dancer?
An early start is a typical story in ballet. However, a great desire and talent can help you become an artist even at an older age. Here are three pieces of evidence to inspire your optimism
October 15, 2021
Books for Those Who Want to Have a Better Grasp on Ballet
There are so many books about ballet that it can be difficult for a lay public to make sense out of this diversity. Anastasia Isaeva, prima ballerina and expert of the IngoDance portal, tells about the most significant of them
October 14, 2021
4 Autobiographies of Foreign Ballerinas
Inspirational stories of life and stage success were shared by both Russian ballerinas and dancers of foreign origin
October 11, 2021
Top 6 Foreign Ballet Photographers
There are former dancers and those who have turned a hobby into a profession among them. Each of these masters captured elusive ballet pas and made outstanding portraits of artists
October 08, 2021
Sequence of Actions in a Classical Ballet Performance
Anastasia Isaeva, a prima ballerina and IngoDance author, continues to acquaint readers with the basics of the fine art so that your understanding could be more conscious
September 29, 2021
Do you know Tchaikovsky's ballets well?
Three ballets by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky — Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker — are immortal ballet classics. Let's check how well you know these productions. Answer 7 questions of the test and evaluate your result.
September 28, 2021
Gestures: The Key to Understanding Ballet
The new IngoDance author, Anastasia Isaeva, a prima ballerina, founder and ideological inspirer of the First School of Ballet — about gestures that can take you to a new level of perception of ballet art.
September 14, 2021
Prima Ballerinas of the Bolshoi Theater: the 20th Century, Chapter I
If, according to the viewers of that time, the Moscow prima ballerinas of the 19th century were behind those of St. Petersburg in their technique and artistry, then in the 20th century real stars of Russian ballet performed on stage of the Bolshoi Theater