Tag Archives: Ballet

The boy in ballet: a young trailblazer

My Enchanté column from June 25, 2015 You won’t find one of the most powerful—and at the same time graceful—14-year-old athletes on the soccer pitch or at the hockey rink. Cameron Baker spends many hours a week training in ballet. … Continue reading

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Ballet: a feted feat of the feet

My column from April 2, 2015 Ballerinas move across the stage like elegant fairies dwelling in a forest of the Otherworld. Many the young child dreams of being on that stage. In December, I attended a matinee performance of New … Continue reading

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Belissima! This ballerina’s on fire

(Photo courtesy of New York City Ballet) My Enchanté column from EMC News, June 5, 2014. Sara Mearns doesn’t so much perform dance; she becomes the dance. New York City Ballet principal dancer Sara Mearns arrives for our meeting looking … Continue reading

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