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Ballet Mentor

Here’s a sneak peak at a new resource for dancers, students, parents, teachers, balletomanes, and anyone who harbors dreams, expectations, unrequited love, or simply passion for ballet. Ballet Mentor, which will officially launch on October 1st, is the brainchild of...

(14) Virtual Mailbag: We Answer Your Questions

Michael and Rebecca sit down this week to answer listener questions submitted via Tendus Under A Palm Tree.com, by email, and by social media.  They discuss how they prepare for a show, how many shows they perform each year, define Balanchine technique, then answer questions from the BuzzFeed article “Questions we want to ask […]

NYCB – Stravinsky/Balanchine B&W 9/21 & 9/24 mat

It's no secret that more than a few of the balletomanes who love these Stravinsky/Balanchine Black & White programs bear the burden of geometriphagia – the uncontrollable feeding on geometric shapes. By now, readers know that Haglund has had the...

Madame Butterfly with Son of Chamber Symphony Program Announcement

We're pleased to present our second program of the 2016/17 Season, Madame Butterfly, which runs from September 22- October 2. … More Madame Butterfly with Son of Chamber Symphony Program Announcement

UIEX – Scrub Daddy gossip

Today when Haglund got home from work the little Scrub Daddy peeps in the kitchen were smiling more broadly than usual and chatting up a storm during their afternoon tea party. Haglund said, "Wassup, Daddios? What did I miss?" They....

NYCB Fall Gala 9/20There is only now

... just a little too gimmicky and out-of-context for NYCB's marketing department to use to promote new and often not great choreography. They can do better than that. There is only now. There was only then. There will only be...

Introducing The ‘Conversations on Dance’ Mail Bag

To enter a question into the "Conversations on Dance" Mail Bag, post a comment below, email rebecca[at]tendusunderapalmtree.com, or tweet me, @bexking.

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