Starting a child on ballet can be a very daunting task for a parent and intimidating for a child. To help ease the transition, there some steps a parent can take to ease some of the stress of starting ballet for both parent and child:
- There are many great ballet books out there that do a great job of explaining exactly what ballet is and others that tell great ballet stories.
- Taking your child to see a live ballet is another excellent way to prepare them for what is to come. Before you do so, make sure you read up on the guidelines and etiquette for attending a ballet.
- Make buns? That’s right! One of the many jobs of ballet parents is making a “classical ballet bun”. Learn how now!