Articles by tag #Theory
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 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.
August 27, 2021
How well do you know ballet?
On the IngoDance portal, we diligently tell you about the most famous ballerinas and dancers, choreographers, composers and artists. About the most important events and iconic performances. About those who influenced the world of ballet and those whose work was inspired by ballet. And we answer the most popular questions in the "Educational" section.
July 09, 2021
Prima Ballerina, Ballerina, Soloist: Who Is Who in Ballet?
We see pointe shoes - we say "ballerina". There is actually a clear hierarchy in the professional environment of ballet dancers. Appearing on stage as a character is not enough to be called a ballerina. But what is required then?
April 22, 2021
World Ballet Schools
How often we hear that the Russian ballet school is the strongest, the French school is famous for its fine technique, the American school is neoclassical, and the British school means Margot Fontaine. Let's try to figure out what are the particular features of the most important ballet institutions in the world, and, by the way, what the Russians have to do with it.