Project Ballet & Identity Maria Shirinkina, soloist of Mariinsky Ballet and principal dancer in Munich, Germany Project Overview. This project is about identity formation through an education in the principles underlying the art and science of classical ballet. Classical dance as it is taught throughout the world today, is largely based on a system rooted […]

Power of Ballet Education

The Power of Ballet Education A ballet education is an investment in your future… Part 1. Identity Part 2. Legacy I think that I was waiting for something structured and disciplined like that, and that’s why I feel like the arts are so important for children. I think that whether or not they go on […]


Changing Destiny Bolshoi Ballet in Brazil A touching 10-minute segment from Russian Bolshoi Ballet’s tribute to World Ballet Day featuring their Academy in Brazil where you can see ballet shaping lives, elevating a country, and bringing the world together (the segment is from 8:25 to 18:25).