History of Ballet – Part 1

history of ballet costume

Italy The earliest known ballet performance was staged in Milan at the wedding of the Duke of Milan to Isabel of Aragon in 1489. Some observers point to 1581, when Catherine De Medici, to please her son Henry III, arranged an extravaganza for the wedding of Duc de Joyeuse to Maragarite of Lorraine. The name…

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It’s Ballet Competition Season, So now what???

Most of you know that it is ballet competition season. If you are brand new to competitions, we understand how daunting it can be to purchase a costume for your dancer. We hope the information that we provide in this series of blogs will ease stress that you may have during the costume creation and…

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