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Good memories...random fact about Becky: I took 7 years of ballet...I'm not saying I was good - just that I showed up ;) The 5 positions

From the book "Martine, petit rat de l'opéra" by Marcel Marlier & Gilbert Delahaye; or, as I knew it, "Anita no ballet". I remember propping this up on a music stand and doing the positions in my bedroom.

Mathilde Froustey, principal dancer at the San Francisco Ballet (click for more photos).

Mathilde Froustey Principal dancer with San Francisco Ballet Danseuse Opera National de Paris Gorgeous tutu TY

Vintage Bohemian's

This (bodice? The top part) minus the ruffles is a great reference for the daughter's top russian ballerina 1900


Elbow stand, X-ray artwork. Computer artwork based on an x-ray of a contortionist performing an elbow stand. This is a parody of the common image of a contortionist performing an elbow stand whilst working on their laptop.


My passion is not photography. I live in a colorful world, but my mind is filled with classical music and black and white photography. Disclaimer: I do not own any of the photos posted unless otherwise stated .

Ballet photography by YoungGeun Kim (source: http://500px.com/photo/26397671)

That moment when your grand jeté is in full extension and you feel like you're flying

Ballerinas at George Balanchine’s School of American Ballet | New York, 1936

Ballerinas on Window Sill in Rehearsal Room at George Balanchine's School of American Ballet Photographic Print by Alfred Eisenstaedt