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The Importance of Alberta Ballet School’s Wardrobe Department

Alberta Ballet School | 12 May 2020

“If you look good, you feel good, and if you feel good, you do good.”– Georges St-Pierre Alberta Ballet School takes great pride in its wardrobe department. Quynh Chestnut, Head of Wardrobe, has put in thousands …

Everything a Dancer Needs to Kick Off Their Dance Season Successfully

Alberta Ballet School | 1 Jun 2020

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” ― Benjamin Franklin We know that students are eager to return to classes in-person. Now, more than ever, being prepared and setting yourself up for success is essential. Whether …

5 Common Mistakes Ballet Dancers Make with Their Hands

Alberta Ballet School | 28 May 2020

“Talent is a pursued interest. Anything that you are willing to practice, you can do.”- Bob Ross When a dancer is first beginning on their ballet journey the hands can sometimes be forgotten. It is common …

3 Common Dance Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Alberta Ballet School | 24 May 2020

“Slight small injuries and they will become none at all.” – Thomas Fuller Ballet dancers put in hours and hours of training to make their movements look effortless and graceful. But in reality, it requires practice, …

Alberta Ballet School: Faculty Profile Graham McKelvie

Alberta Ballet School | 20 May 2020

Alberta Ballet School is pleased to feature our talented faculty. The foundation of our school is built on the incredible level of expertise, experience, and professionalism that are cornerstones of each of our faculty members – …

4 Tips for Finding a Great Ballet Teacher

Alberta Ballet School | 15 May 2020

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin Parents of students at Alberta Ballet School often ask how we can ensure teachers and their children are …