Styles of Ballet
Ballet Styles: This overview runs through all the different types of ballet.
Russian Ballet Style: See how Russian ballet differs from the classical style.
Ballet Methods: Ballet styles can differ based on geographical variations.
Teaching Styles: Compare differences between various schools of ballet.
Technique and Training: Years of training are required to perfect ballet technique.
Ballet Technique: Rigorous ballet technique helps to create the appearance of grace.
Types of Techniques: Learn about ballet exercises and training techniques.
Russian Techniques: Read a free online instructional book on Russian ballet techniques.
Ballet and Health
Costumes and Apparel
Pointe Shoes (PDF): Pointe shoes help to support dancers on their toes.
Ballet Costume Resources: Find suppliers for all kinds of ballet costume requirements.
Costume Evolution: See how ballet costumes evolved over time and countries.
Performance Costumes: View an image gallery of ballet costumes for famous performances.
Famous Ballet Companies: Find websites for prominent ballet companies in North America and Europe.
Ballet Database: Browse through a comprehensive online resource of ballet companies worldwide.
Royal Ballet: The Royal Ballet in the UK is one of the most famous in the world.
New York City Ballet: The NYC Ballet company is reputed to be among the finest in the U.S.
Ballet Dictionary: Look up technical ballet words and terms online.
Famous Names: Read about the some of the most influential names in ballet.
Ballet Benefits: Children can benefit physically and mentally from learning ballet.
Ballet Basics (PDF): This guidebook introduces a detailed background of ballet for beginners.
Life of a Dancer : Have a look at a day in the life of a professional ballet dancer.
Studio Etiquette: It is always important to observe proper etiquette in a ballet studio.