Tag: Dance Column

Arts & Culture

History of the Nutcracker

This classical ballet was originally written by E.T.A. Hoffman and adapted by Alexandre Dumas Père. The original ballet was choreographed by Marius Petipa and the music was written by Tchaikovsky. The music itself immediately became popular. In fact, it became so popular that a Walt Disney World ice skating production […]

Arts & Culture

Benefits of Ballet

The entire ballet, dance, and fine arts community has exploded in rapid response to Good Morning America host Lara Spencer. During one show, she addressed Prince George’s school curriculum, which included ballet. She burst out in laughter saying, “Prince William says George absolutely loves ballet. I have news for you, […]