Dancer Tips

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RAD Exam Checklist

By admin | Mar 31, 2018

Primary in Dance New uniform leotard with skirt. New clean pair of socks. Appropriate high-cut ballet underpants that doesn’t show. Clean well-fitted soft ballet shoes. Bring along hair ties, fine hair net and U-Pins. Please refer to http://www.firstpointe.com.sg/tie-ballet-bun/ for instructions to tie during Open House day. On exam day we will assist in hair grooming. Remove all …

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How to tie a tight ballet bun

By admin | Mar 31, 2018

A professionally tied, firm, neat and flat ballet bun is crucial for ballet classes and performances. It keeps loose hair away from the face and helps you dance better. A flat bun will improve your balance and turns. To achieve a neat tight bun, you will need the following: spritz bottle of water fine tooth …

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How to sew ballet shoe ribbons

By admin | Mar 31, 2018

1. Fold ribbon in half and cut, then fold each piece in half and cut again, so that four equal lengths of ribbon are created. Use a lighter to warm the ends so they won’t fray. 2. Mark both ends (the ends closer to the heel) where the elastic is sewn with a pen/marker. If …

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