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Dance Photoshoot: How to excel during your session with 3 easy steps

You’ve contacted a photographer and your session is booked. Now what? Whether or not this is your first professional dance photoshoot, these pro tips will get you feeling prepared and help you to get the most out of your time in front of the camera.

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6 Steps to a Professional Dance Portfolio

Nailing a professional dance portfolio can be a challenge. Here are some tips on how to make a dance portfolio and land that spot you deserve in the company you love.

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How to Capture Movement in Photography

Capturing movement in photography can be a challenge, but it's a rewarding pursuit to master. Here are some tips for how to capture movement in photography.

Edwaard Liang of BalletMet

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DANCE INFORMA: THE JOURNEY OF BALLETMET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR EDWAARD LIANG

A male and female ballerina dancing in the dark on a royal blue stage.

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DANCE MAGAZINE: THIS DANCER DEFECTED FROM CUBA AND RELAUNCHED HER CAREER IN THE U.S.

Photo of Lisset Santander and Jarrett Reimers in Christopher Wheeldon’s Fool’s Paradise. I can’t fully imagine the courage it must take to leave the familiarity of your home country. Not only that, but then to re-establish yourself and thrive in your career. The first time I met Lisset was for BalletMet’s new dancer headshot day […]

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US PROJECT: NIKKI

MEET NIKKI When I first met Nikki she was a high school student training at Northern California Dance Conservatory in Roseville, CA.  In a classroom full of faces, she was the one soaking in your every word with a look of determination and positivity. She approached her dance training by working hard with clear intention to improve. […]

A group of ballerinas in a ballet class.

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DANCE MAGAZINE: IS IT TIME TO COMPLETELY RETHINK BALLET CLASS?

A thought-provoking article long overdue for the ballet world, Dance Magazine works to start the discussion over how ballet companies utilize their company class. What are your thoughts? Should ballet class evolve as our movement does? Or leave it as is?

Rachael Jones of BalletMet

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DANCE SPIRIT: THE MISTY EFFECT: RACHAEL JONES, BALLETMET

The Snellville, GA, native has been with BalletMet since 2016, and is known for her powerful presence and dynamic technique. She’s also giving back to other young dancers through her work with Brown Girls Do Ballet. “When I went to summer intensives, I was usually the lone brown ballerina in my group,” says Jones. “And I grew […]

Ballet Dancer Jim Nowakowski in midair, legs and arms spread wide.

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COLUMBUS DISPATCH: NEW DANCERS STEP INTO ROLES FOR BALLETMET’S 17-18 SEASON

BalletMet began its 2017-2018 season with a handful of new dancers bringing some powerful skills to the company. The Dispatch’s own Peter Tonguette conducted interviews and published an article to help announce the good news:“New dancers step into roles for BalletMet’s 2017-18 season“

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EMMY AWARD WINNING DIRECTOR

2017 Emmy Award Winning Director On Saturday August 5th, 2017 it was an honor to accept an Emmy Award for the Director Non-live, Post-produced category with the Ohio Valley Region. This award was in correlation of my work on Vaulted a short form dance film telling a story of love lost. In addition to directing […]

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