Skateboard Maven’s Nod to Powerful Role of Ballet in a Post-Apocalyptic Era

Skateboard Maven’s Nod to Powerful Role of Ballet in a Post-Apocalyptic Era Elena Alexandra | The First Guild | March 18, 2021 Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on twitter Share on pinterest Share on tumblr Share on vk Champion Skateboard Pro Jessy Jean Bart in a photo by Félix Renaud Award-winning photographer Félix […]

Pro Skateboarder Jesse Jean Bart on Ballet changing lives

Pro Skateboarder Jessy Jean Bart Talks About The Power Of Ballet To Change A Kid’s Life “Ballet is probably the most powerful thing that could happen to the school system. I truly believe that.” – Jessy Jean Bart Jessy Jean Bart stretching before his skate We’re excited to be partnering with pro skateboarder Jessy Jean […]

Mariinsky Ballet performs Fokine

  The renowned Mariinsky Theatre performs 4 classics from legendary Choreographer Michel Fokine Les Saisons Russe at the OC Saturday, October 14th, we saw the one and only Mariinsky Ballet Theatre perform four classic ballets from the great Fokine. Michel Fokine (1880–1942) is a world-famous Russian choreographer whose tremendous talent was a game-changer in the […]

Starbucks Ballerina

  Starbucks Ballerina! Autumn greetings from St. Petersburg, Russia! Our dear friend Anna, or ‘Annichka’ as we call her shares some amazing snaps of a ballet dancer sculpted from LEGOs – yes LEGOs! in the storefront window of Starbucks. What an amazing pairing, right! … and perhaps only in Europe! … where the rich culture […]


  The story of Agrippina Vaganova Far from the iconic image of a ‘ballet dancer’ herself, one of the greatest minds of the 20th century single-handedly created the system which serves as the foundation of classical ballet as we know it today. The 10-year old girl from a poor family who would be considered an […]