Positive Ballet is creating Dance, Interactive Public Works, Writing
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Positive Ballet seeks to address negative body image ideals and promote a positive, inclusive vision of the beauty of human form.
Positive Ballet is an idea, it is an ideal, it is a philosophy.  Positive Ballet is an experiment and attempt at answering these questions:
  • How can there be an example of ballet in the world that fundamentally embraces the female form and variety of body types?
  • How can we artists and dancers strive for the best, our highest potential in the form of ballet and in our artistic development without succumbing to the standards of an idealized model?
  • How can we, in the face of a standardized mainstream vision of highest potential, come to know, love and trust ourselves for our individuality and imperfection?

Positive Ballet is for anyone who loves ballet, and yet finds themselves isolated from the world of professional ballet due to the harsh judgements, unforgiving environment and often stifling realities of the professional ballet world.

Positive Ballet is for anyone who seeks to connect with like-minded people on the issues of body image and body shaming in American culture.

Positive Ballet seeks to create a radical example of self-sufficient, self-loving and creatively daring work in the face of main stream ballet.

Positive Ballet Produces:
  • Performances
  • Writing
Your support of this Patreon page will help Positive Ballet to produce both performances and writing materials to spread the word and advocate for a body positive philosophy in the world of ballet.  
The performances will be open to the public, low cost or pay-what-you-can, and in nontraditional spaces that take ballet into arenas where it is seldom seen.
The writings will come in the form of zines and will be made publicly available.  These writings will draw on testimonials from dancers as well as the ideas behind the movement of body positivity and inclusivity in a perfectionist culture.

Thank you for your support!


Tiers
POSITIVE!
$1 or more per month

Thank you so much for supporting the mission of this project!  At this level you will get a snipped of writing/reflection about positive ballet and the impact it is aimed to have in an email.

SUPER POSITIVE!
$5 or more per month

Thank you so much for supporting the mission of this project!  At this level you will get a snipped of writing/reflection about positive ballet and the impact it is aimed to have in an email.


You will also receive a Positive Ballet Pin in the mail to stick on your book bag, dance bag, wherever it will make you happy!



TOTALLY POSITIVE!
$10 or more per month

Thank you so much for supporting the mission of this project!  At this level you will get a snipped of writing/reflection about positive ballet and its impact in an email.


You will also receive a Positive Ballet Pin in the mail to stick on your book bag, dance bag, wherever it will make you happy!


Additionally, you'll get access to the Positive Ballet Zine, a zine which collects testimonials and gathers philosophical viewpoints on ballet and the need for body image reform.



UNDENIABLY POSITIVE!
$20 or more per month

Thank you so much for supporting the mission of this project!  At this level you will get a snipped of writing/reflection about positive ballet and its impact in an email.


You will also receive a Positive Ballet Pin in the mail to stick on your book bag, dance bag, wherever it will make you happy!


Additionally, you'll get access to the Positive Ballet Zine, a zine which collects testimonials and gathers philosophical viewpoints on ballet and the need for body image reform.


Finally, you'll get special photos and updates from rehearsal, and 2 complimentary tickets to the Positive Ballet performances.



Positive Ballet seeks to address negative body image ideals and promote a positive, inclusive vision of the beauty of human form.
Positive Ballet is an idea, it is an ideal, it is a philosophy.  Positive Ballet is an experiment and attempt at answering these questions:
  • How can there be an example of ballet in the world that fundamentally embraces the female form and variety of body types?
  • How can we artists and dancers strive for the best, our highest potential in the form of ballet and in our artistic development without succumbing to the standards of an idealized model?
  • How can we, in the face of a standardized mainstream vision of highest potential, come to know, love and trust ourselves for our individuality and imperfection?

Positive Ballet is for anyone who loves ballet, and yet finds themselves isolated from the world of professional ballet due to the harsh judgements, unforgiving environment and often stifling realities of the professional ballet world.

Positive Ballet is for anyone who seeks to connect with like-minded people on the issues of body image and body shaming in American culture.

Positive Ballet seeks to create a radical example of self-sufficient, self-loving and creatively daring work in the face of main stream ballet.

Positive Ballet Produces:
  • Performances
  • Writing
Your support of this Patreon page will help Positive Ballet to produce both performances and writing materials to spread the word and advocate for a body positive philosophy in the world of ballet.  
The performances will be open to the public, low cost or pay-what-you-can, and in nontraditional spaces that take ballet into arenas where it is seldom seen.
The writings will come in the form of zines and will be made publicly available.  These writings will draw on testimonials from dancers as well as the ideas behind the movement of body positivity and inclusivity in a perfectionist culture.

Thank you for your support!


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Tiers
POSITIVE!
$1 or more per month

Thank you so much for supporting the mission of this project!  At this level you will get a snipped of writing/reflection about positive ballet and the impact it is aimed to have in an email.

SUPER POSITIVE!
$5 or more per month

Thank you so much for supporting the mission of this project!  At this level you will get a snipped of writing/reflection about positive ballet and the impact it is aimed to have in an email.


You will also receive a Positive Ballet Pin in the mail to stick on your book bag, dance bag, wherever it will make you happy!



TOTALLY POSITIVE!
$10 or more per month

Thank you so much for supporting the mission of this project!  At this level you will get a snipped of writing/reflection about positive ballet and its impact in an email.


You will also receive a Positive Ballet Pin in the mail to stick on your book bag, dance bag, wherever it will make you happy!


Additionally, you'll get access to the Positive Ballet Zine, a zine which collects testimonials and gathers philosophical viewpoints on ballet and the need for body image reform.



UNDENIABLY POSITIVE!
$20 or more per month

Thank you so much for supporting the mission of this project!  At this level you will get a snipped of writing/reflection about positive ballet and its impact in an email.


You will also receive a Positive Ballet Pin in the mail to stick on your book bag, dance bag, wherever it will make you happy!


Additionally, you'll get access to the Positive Ballet Zine, a zine which collects testimonials and gathers philosophical viewpoints on ballet and the need for body image reform.


Finally, you'll get special photos and updates from rehearsal, and 2 complimentary tickets to the Positive Ballet performances.