Sylvie Guillem

Sylvie Guillem, one of the greatest dancers of our era, was born in Paris, on February 25, 1965. As her mother was a gymnastics teacher she was trained in gymnastics from a young age until she decided to follow ballet at the age of 11. At the age of 16 she joined the corps de… Continue reading Sylvie Guillem


Ballet History

Ballet is a performance dance that originated in Italy the 15th century and then was developed into a concert dance in France. This is the reason why ballet terminology is in French. The term Ballet comes from the Italian word Ballare which means dance. Ballet slowly evolved into a demanding dance type with highly demanding… Continue reading Ballet History