It is breathtaking – an amazing performance of grace and grace that appears effortless.
Behind every grand jete, pirouette or Entrechat are a long past and an unstoppable effort to produce stunning performance.
If you want to know more about the amazing dance world, our brand new Director of the Dance School, Laura, has created an impressive list of interesting facts concerning one of the oldest arts…
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Amazing Ballet Facts:
- A ballet class lasts an average of four hours.
- Together, the tights of male dancers are a long way across the stage and back three times.
- A ballerina will wear between 50 and 150 tutus over her entire life.
- One ballet performance may be as long as 500 hours of rehearsal.
- In a group, ballerinas can jump up to 900 feet in performances.
- The dedication of a ballerina to her profession will last longer than her physical capability to perform.
- A ballet studio is made up of four hundred planks of wood.
- A studio’s wooden floor should be kept in good condition by using a 17″‘ floor buffer every month.
- To protect the floor from the wood To avoid damage to the floor, spills should be cleaned up as soon as they occur.
- Floors in dance studios must be cleaned using mop heads made of micro-fibre.
- Studio owners can construct their own floating subfloor at only a fraction of what it would be to hire contractors.
- The floating floor installation requires two people around five days to finish.
- A plastic putty knife may be used to cut off the gum. Don’t use a metal putty knife.
- A male dancer puts on more than 4,000 pairs of tights during the course of his life.
The floor needs to be coated with a fresh coating of paint at least every year.
- The look of a tutu can increase happiness in 60 percent of ballet-going audience members.
- A tiny fraction of ballet students can make it to the top of the line.
- The fabric used to create leotards extends further than you think.
- Ash barres are among the cheapest barres.
- One ballerina reaches a barre hundreds (!) of times.
- The relationship between ballerinas and ballerinas could be a lifetime affair.
- A ballerina could pay hundreds or thousands of dollars for pointe shoes.
- The dance floors are cleaned every day.
- One ballerina can provide power to an entire (small) small facility.
- The dance floors are mopped once daily for 3 days.
- If a male dancer gets caught by an attractive female dancer, he makes use of the force required for lifting some heavier objects.
- A few ballerinas have dreamed of this all their lives.
- On Earth, there are more than 3,300 ballerinas.
- The buns in which the ballerinas style their hair require at least 40 hours of hairdressing for each performance.
- Costumes for ballets were used to be weighed down on the basis of weight – not light nor airy!
- The most popular or well-known dance is The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky!