Janet Collins was one of the few classically trained Black dancers of her generation. In 1951 she won the Donaldson Award for best dancer on Broadway for her work in Cole Porter's Out of This World. She also performed in Aida, Carmen, and was the first Black ballerina at the Metropolitan Opera. She could not tour in parts of the Deep South due to her race. In later life she taught dance.
Ballet Conditioning Page~ I have compiled a treasure trove of ballet conditioning exercises over my thirty years of teaching. I will share them with you on this page. Click on photo to get the full post!
How would you like to learn something that keeps you in decent shape for ballet class without going to class? A ballet warm-up and floor barre does just that for you whether you go to class or not. This is Video #1 of a three part series of videos. via @The Accidental Artist