Ballet academy

The Queenstown Ballet Academy will present a special program on the Middle East

Debbie Jamieson Queenstown Ballet Academy dancers prepare for their annual show: (back row) Elise Streat, Maria Skorykh, teacher Anna Gorobets, Samantha Buick and Brooklyn McLeod. Front row: Hannah Mansfield, Ella Mansfield and Sophia Purdon. Some of Queenstown’s best ballerinas will perform popular Middle Eastern ballet next week. The seven students of the Queenstown Ballet Academy […]

Ballet academy

2 Landon Middle School students are hosting a free ballet academy on Friday

Two students from Landon Middle School want to introduce ballet to children who normally don’t have access to the art form. Year 7 pupil Ainsley Schimmel, 12, said the seed to start a beginners ballet class was planted around three years ago when she was dancing at home with friends. She said a friend of […]

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Rotoscope animation maps the delicate movements of a ballet dancer

GIF via Reddit This beautiful short film, titled dance rotoscope and created by a design group based in Tokyo EUPHRATES, illustrates the delicate movements of a ballet dancer. As the ballerina moves, different points on her body are traced by a computer-generated technique called rotoscopingto reveal the geometric beauty of the dance. Rotoscoping is a […]