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    Margot Robbie follows an intense ballet- and barre-inspired workout routine. Lara Walsh for Insider; Amy Sussman/Getty Images I tried following Margot Robbies ballet- and barre-inspired workout for a week, and was floored by how strenuous it was.  According to Robbies trainer, Andie Hecker, the actress rigorously trained two to three hours a day, five days a week to get ready for her role in Suicide Squad. The Aussie star typically uses non-bulking lower-body exercises, like ballet jumps and...
    Art can be a powerful tool for reflection, and as our communities wrangle with the histories of white supremacy and racist law enforcement, cultural institutions are some of the spaces where we would normally go to to find space to think, feel and reflect. But with the pandemic largely shutting down such activities, creatives are finding other ways to address the pain of this moment, to show solidarity with the protesters in the streets demanding change, and to challenge...
    EAST HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) -- While the American Ballet Theater is shut down due to COVID-19, they are instead bringing the magic of music to those who could truly use it.Twice a week, the youngest patients at Mt. Sinai Hospital are taken from their hospital beds, from their pain and suffering, to the beautiful world of ballet.For the last five weeks, ABT has been putting together two specials every week for the pediatric ward.Its not a full-out ballet because those...
    Bay Area arts companies continue to offer intriguing online options. Here are three you should know about. National Theatre Live The streaming series that presents past hits from London’s esteemed National Theatre is back with a new lineup at San Jose’s Hammer Theatre Center running through July 23. On tap is Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” starring “Game of Throne’s” Gwendoline Christie (today through July 2); “Les Blancs,” Lorraine Hansberry’s final play, about a African country preparing to rebel against...
    By Guy Faulconbridge and Sarah Mills LONDON (Reuters) - Britains Christmas ballet season is in jeopardy unless the government steps in to help dance companies ride out the coronavirus crisis, the artistic director of one of the countrys top ballet corps said. The most stringent lockdown in peacetime history has left theatres, opera houses and ballet companies without an audience for months, while top ballerinas, used to up to 8 hours of traiusning per day, have struggled to leap and...
    The United Nations Foundation and United Nations Association will stream “The Little Lantern Ballet©” at 2pm, June 27th, 2020. SAN FRANCISCO, June 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Presidio Dance Theatre’s “The Little Lantern Ballet©” has been selected by the United Nations Association and United Nations Foundation as the culminating event in the 75th anniversary celebration of the signing of the UN Charter, on June 27th, 2020. On June 26th, the United Nations Association SF and United Nations Foundation will host a...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Virginia ballet dancer, Ava Holloway used vandalized Confederate statues as a backdrop for a photoshoot contrasting the beauty of dance.Statues of Confederate leaders were vandalized and destroyed across the country as part of nationwide civil rights protests in the wake of George Floyds death.The reaction to the photos took Holloway by surprise, she said.We definitely werent expecting this at all, she said.The ballet community is about love, said Holloway, 13.The statue behind us definitely is not a...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Virginia ballet dancer, Ava Holloway used vandalized Confederate statues as a backdrop for a photoshoot contrasting the beauty of dance.Statues of Confederate leaders were vandalized and destroyed across the country as part of nationwide civil rights protests in the wake of George Floyds death.The reaction to the photos took Holloway by surprise, she said.We definitely werent expecting this at all, she said.The ballet community is about love, said Holloway, 13.The statue behind us definitely is not a...
    These ballet brands are en pointe. Two popular dancewear companies, Capezio and Block, have announced their intentions to start producing their ballet shoes — also known as pointe shoes — in additional skin tone-inclusive colors. TIKTOKS QUARANTINE DANCE-OFF CHALLENGE HAS USERS BUSTING OUT MOVES The announcements come in response to two Change.org petitions that have been gaining steam amid the Black Lives Matter movement following the death of George Floyd while in police custody on May 25. Earlier this week, Capezio...
    Ballet flats are like the workhorse of a shoe collection. You can stash them in your bag to change into when your heels are killing you or wear them as part of your outfit for days when you just cannot deal with putting on an uncomfortable shoe. And even though every shoe brand out there has a pair that you can put on your feet, Amazon has a collection of options that make it easy to add a new shoe...