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You Can Watch and Learn Ballet on Ballet Philippines’ New Website

From workouts to full performances!
On its 51st season, Ballet Philippines is determined to bring the art of dance to its audience even from a virtual space. They’ve officially launched their website where they have a number of offerings for dancers and spectators alike.Whether you’re a

Here's How You Can Help Raise Funds for Local Performers

The lockdown led to the cancellation of numerous performances, compromising the livelihoods of many artists.
The community quarantine imposed in Metro Manila starting on March 15 didn't only affect daily-wage earners and contractors, but also freelance and project-based performance artists. Plays and musicals scheduled from March to June were either canceled or postponed, compomising performers’ source of

You Can Watch These International Ballet Superstars Dance In Manila

It'll be a memorable Saturday night, for sure!
Ballet Manila promises a July packed with spectacles of celestial proportions—we’re expecting a lunar eclipse, a meteor shower, and a few planets to put on a show. But the brightest stars are not to be seen in the sky—instead, they are converging

Ballet for Dummies: How to Appreciate the Art of Dancing

Fear not, ballet newbies!
Classical ballet is, quite literally, poetry in motion. Why? There are no speaking lines nor any music with accompanying vocals during a show, and because of that things can get lost in translation if you don’t know what’s going on. Here’s how

How to Watch and Appreciate Ballet

Here are things you need to know before seeing a show.
Going into a theater to see a ballet performance can be intimidating if you don't know what to expect. Fear not! Here are a few tips to help you behave like a true class act:1. Do some research.Ballet uses body movements and

To the Barre: What It's Like to Be a Ballerina In Manila

It’s so much more than just looking pretty in a tutu.
Have you ever watched a ballet and sighed at the impeccable beauty the dancers exude as they float on stage? Were you ever enrolled by your parents in ballet class when you were four or five just because, well, you’re a girl

Summer Trend Report: Ballerina Swimsuits You Can Shop Now

Brb, twirling.
We at Preview HQ are #weak for anything blush pink with a ruffle (or ten) slapped across it. Maybe it's our residual childhood ballerina dreams talking, or simply an innate attraction to tulle tutus and nude leotards--whatever the case, you can pirouette

How to Style Ballet-Inspired Pieces

Get your dancing shoes on!
You may not be doing pliés at the barre, but why not dip a pointe-perfect toe into one of Fall/Winter's sweetest trends? Ballerina chic danced right onto the runways at Valentino, care of its creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli. Below, three ways to style ballet-inspired pieces

Designing for Ballet: A Closer Look at The Firebird's Costumes

See Mark Higgins' masterpiece in action.
We've already made our case for why the ballet costume design industry needs saving, but to strengthen our argument even further, we visited The Firebird's dress rehearsals ourselves to see Mark Higgins' designs in action.In this video, Mark shares more about his

Designing for Ballet: Why It Needs Saving

"There is only one woman left in this town who knows how to make a tutu correctly."
On August 19, Ballet Philippines is set to present yet another spectacle featuring a ballet scored by Russian composer Igor Stravinsky, The Firebird. In anticipation of the performance, Style Bible looks into the area of ballet often hidden behind closed doors: the creation

11 Fun Workouts To Include In Your 2015 Bucket List

Because simply hitting the gym is so 2014.
Everyone knows that we only truly feel the result of our December sins in January. Today is our first day back to the daily grind and instead of complaining about how you didn’t even feel the break (it was actually pretty lengthy),

A Painless Way To Wear Heels Without Breaking Them In

Consider this to be the ultimate hack when it comes to wearing towering shoes.
Okay, so you know how they say that ballerinas have the worst feet? Well you have to hand it to them for being able stay on their toes at all times. A small trick that they do to lessen the blisters and

Of Ballet And Charms

Pandora launches their newest collection through a beautiful story narrated by dance.
What is it with ballerinas and fashion lately? This is already the fourth fashion event this week alone which sought help from those pretty dancers in tutus to give life to the different brands' latest offering, and we’re not complaining. The undeniable

The New York City Ballet Gives #pfw A Run For Its Money

The New York City Ballet Gives #PFW A Run For Its Money
Paris Fashion Week kicks off today with its Spring 2015 shows ready to take the spotlight, but not before the New York City Ballet (NYCB) has its last hurrah. Just as the lights go up in Paris, the curtains open for the

The Angels' Secret, Revealed!

It's time to close those jaws and start working(out) for the summer.
“Those abs are ridiculously perfect!" "I’m as tall as their legs, why are they so hot?!” Are these your usual reactions when watching the Victoria’s Secret Angels walk the runway? If you admit to feeling jealous then you might wanna read on.As we

Preview Ball

We begin the countdown to the much-awaited Preview Ball 2013.
#PreviewBall2013 is still a few days away but we can’t hide our excitement any longer. While we wait to see and of course share everyone’s outfits, we decided to put together looks inspired by this year’s theme: Dancing Shoes. We’ll be coming

Dancing Shoes

Excited for the Preview Ball? We put together five looks you can rock for the evening.
The much-awaited Preview Ball is just around the corner and we're getting a lot of questions about the dress code and how to put it together. This year’s focus is all about your favorite pair of dancing shoes!We put together five looks