How to Prepare for Your Virtual Programming Classes

Alberta Ballet School | 25 Aug 2020

The Alberta Ballet School staff, instructors and IT department have been working hard to bring the very best online programming to our students. Alberta Ballet School’s Virtual Open Division Programs consist of two unique elements allowing …

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 …

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 …

A Beginner’s Guide to Ballet – Basic Positions of the Feet and Arms

Alberta Ballet School | 8 May 2020

“It’s not about the shoes. It’s about what you do in them.” – Michael Jordan During a student ballet training, one of the most essential things they will learn is the five basic ballet positions. Positions …

The Barre Pianist: A special tie between ballet and music

Alberta Ballet School | 30 Apr 2020

“And if the music is good, you dance.” Lorel Leal was a farm girl who has grown up to become a ballet accompanist extraordinaire. She is dedicated to leaving the studio a happier and more pleasant …

Faculty Profile: Paul Chambers

Alberta Ballet School | 22 Apr 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 – …