"Forget the dancer, the center of the ego. Become the dance. Then the dancer disappears and only the dance remains. Then the dancer is the dance. There is no dancer separate from dance, no dance separate from the dancer.

freaking love

Edward Gorey poster for New York City Ballet My ballet teacher had this above the stairs at the studio. Poster: New York City Ballet, Designed by Edward Gorey. Gift of Unknown Donor to the Cooper Hewitt Museum.

Inspiring picture ballet, black and white, dancer, light. Find the picture to your taste!

Swan Lake

National Ballet of Canada’s dancers backstage for Nutcracker. // Photographed by Bruce Zinger. // It's like a Degas come to life.


to dance. to spread the beauty and joy of the art-in which human expression is most beautiful. to the superb ability of the human body, and the limitless potential to the human mind.

NIKE ARC ANGELS (Pointe shoe training) these are bad ass

ok it is official ballet is a sport! nike is now making its shoes! cost: around 40 dollars NIKE ARC ANGELS (Pointe shoe training) by Guercy Eugene, via Behance


'A Delicate Balance' by Jennifer S. This is Ella, a 12 year old ballerina that was a joy to shoot. Image shot with two studio lights and two reflectors.

Ballet Dancers c. 1940’s

Prints of The corps de ballet dressing room by Royal Opera House BY ROGER WOOD Members of the corps de ballet in their dressing room before Cinderella, Sadler's Wells Ballet, Link to Prints x Surface View


Polina Semionova, born in Moscow in is a classical ballet dancer and Principal with the Berlin State Opera. She is de facto prima ballerina and is one of the youngest dancers to achieve this particular kind of recognition.

December 28, 1936: Metropolitan Opera's Ballet

Philadelphia Dance Academy loves this cover! on the cover of December 1936