10 February

lovely article on DCG & Studio Director, Jeanne Alala

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In August, of 2018, the Guilford Woman Magazine did a follow up story on The Dance Center of Greensboro.  The original story began in July of 2009 when Guilford Woman Magazine ran a feature about the new dance studio opening in Greensboro.  Click here to visit the August, 2018 article while we try to locate […]

10 February

Seeking Dance Talent – The Job Guide 2019

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Dance Magazine, March 2019, has released it’s 2019 job guide with organizations looking for performers, teachers, administrators and more.  Here are a few companies listed that are based somewhat close to home:  Charlottesville Ballet in VA, Cleveland Ballet in OH, Columbia City Ballet in SC, Dayton Contemporary Dance in OH, Sideways Contemporary Dance in GA, […]

8 February

the magic of pointe shoes in the art of classical ballet

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Another wonderful clip from The Royal Opera House diving into the history and progression of women en pointe.  This video begins with the Romantic Era, highlighting Swedish ballerina Maria Taglioni,  and follows the evolution of pointe work through history of the modern ballerina.  This is a great video offering a little piece of classical ballet […]

6 February

This video is interesting to see the evolution of ballet!

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This is a really neat video.  It details some of the evolution of ballet through history.  The video compares several professional ballet dancers in class beginning with the ballet barre warmup and including center work.  Check it out to see the details and to learn some great ballet history.  Thank you to The Royal Opera […]

3 February

How good is your Terre à terre? Check out these great exercises!

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This is a great video narrated by Ursula Hageli, former Ballet Mistress of the Royal Ballet.  This video looks into the daily ballet class of the 19th Century.  These amazing dancers are:  Fumi Kaneko, Tomas Mock, Gemma Pitchley-Gale, Marcelino Sambé, Yasmine Naghdi and Donald Thom.  Bravo! click here to see the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAQs_rlyCKo  

1 February
28 January

The DCG family is so happy with our new studio expansion!

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Everyone at DCG is so excited regarding our awesome studio expansion!  Our three new studios are beautiful and so spacious.  If you haven’t heard, DCG grew from 3 studios to 5 studios in the Fall of 2018 and we added a dancewear boutique for your basic dance needs.  If you have not yet seen our […]

27 January

click this link to learn more about the Cecchetti Method of Ballet taught at DCG

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This is a great tribute to Maestro Cecchetti and a wonderful insight to his teachings and method of classical ballet studies.  Beautifully demonstrated and beautifully explained. Bravo! Click here to view the Royal Opera House’s version of the Cecchetti Adage –  Fouette et Ballote, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mG1WuZViibU

26 January

see which stretch ABT soloist, Thomas Forster, recommends to do daily!

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Thomas Forster is a personal trainer and American Ballet Theatre Soloist, here is the stretch he recommends all dancers do daily.  1.  Begin in a lunge with right leg front –  knee bent at 90 degree angle –  left leg in back with knee straight.  2. Place left hand on the floor next to your […]

25 January

UNCSA auditions are coming up! Good Luck DCG Dancers!

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Over the next two-three weeks, The North Carolina School of the Arts, will be holding their dance auditions in Winston-Salem, NC.  Several DCG dancers are auditioning for the high school ballet and contemporary program as well as the university dance program.  Mrs. Jeanne Alala is so proud of your hard work and dedication and all […]