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I Always Wanted to Be a Ballet Dancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 176 People

    I Finally Decided To Stop Ballet...And It Hurts

    Its been 12 years of dance in my life and today the obligations I once had are now gone. The numerous classes that i had and the time i spent with my dance-mates are now turned into an invisible barrier. I can't turn against my decision because deep down in my heart, I knew it...
    leapingtoes leapingtoes 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    I Will Never Stop Dancing

    I will never stop dancing.  My whole being is the dance.  I love to do all kinds of dancing.  Ballet is my favorite.  I dream and fantasize dancing all the time.  When I was 12 my Mom made me give a book report on ballet dancing.  How could I explain to them how special it...
    Alicehath Alicehath 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2012

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    Slippers.

    My aunt owns a pair of signed Evalyn Heart ballet point slippers. She bought them in an auction for charity. One of the only cool thing's about the city that I live in is that it is home to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company which one of the most famous Ballet companies in the...
    annalea annalea 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 16, 2010

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    As a little boy I wanted to be a ballet dancer

    but was told it was for little girls now I'm older I'm thinking it's too late for me to learn ballet :(
    wassl wassl 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 16

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    My Body

    To be a ballet dancer you are strictly enforced to be lean and flexible, and unfortunately... I'm only half way on both.I used to be really flexible from doing 8 years of martial arts, and just several years ago I could do a perfect split. my foot could go over my head! but then...
    Winniebear Winniebear 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2011

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    For Various Reasons

    I have always admired ballerinas for their grace, agility and ability. Growing up as a confused boy (couldn't understand why i crossdressed) i loved to see pictures of ballerinas in all their beautiful clothes and amazing poses. Apart from being blown away by their clothes, they...
    SaskiaIreland SaskiaIreland 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 20, 2011

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    Always Dance

    I constantly dance like a crazy person in my room. I have been since i was four. Thats ten years of insane impulses to be myself. I've always wanted to be a Ballerina, to be so graceful as to glide across the room on my tip-toes. I'm working on my own and maybe in a few years...
    Isabellesheart Isabellesheart 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2009

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    When I Was Six.♥

    When i was about six i think i did ballet and i absolutely loooved it. My mom always tells me i was like the best in my class blah blah blah. And i'm pretty sure i have the figure for it, tall and lean. I have always thought it was so graceful and i have missed it. My dad wanted...
    ayladay ayladay 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2011

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    Ballet of the Dancer Inside My Heart...

    My first encounter was at 5...my Aunt Rita was the one of the first professional ballet dancers I met...her bronzed slippers, pictures and her posture in which she still has today even though she is in her 90's is amazing.  As I got older my passion for ballet...
    Sperious Sperious 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 8, 2009

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    I Always Wanted to Be a Ballet Dancer

    From about the age of 8 I wanted to be a ballet dancer.I remembere watching a French musical film on TV here in the UK called the young women of Rochefort about 2 sisters, one a music teacher and the other a ballet teacher.There was a scene showing a ballet class with little...
    wickerman wickerman 36-40, T 2 Responses Sep 20, 2008

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    Wanted To So I Could Wear Tights

    I can remember when I was young and wanting to ask my mom to enroll me in ballet. I really only wanted to join so I could wear the tights and leotards. I would wear pantyhose when I was young be it by taking my sisters or some of my mothers. Even wore my neighbors when she was...
    gdmidd gdmidd 41-45 1 Response Sep 25, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I just joined this site a week ago and of course, saw the posts (mostly girls) infatuation and passion for their dance. I have added in what positive comments I can as I can...
    Applc Applc 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 14

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    With my sister being six years older than me and living with her mom, I'm basically an only child. It's not all bad, I can get just about anything I ask for, but it gets lonely...
    Snowboy6421 Snowboy6421 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 17

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    I always wanted to have a big family. Now I have a big family with five kids and one on the way. I would love 3 or 4 more kids with my husband.
    mississippiblondegal mississippiblondegal 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    But I don't fit the mold. I've wanted to be a woman for as long as I can remember. in kindergarten, when we played superheroes, I wanted to be wonder woman or Miss America...
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T 1 Response Nov 3

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    Actually, I started out wanting to be a girl. More than that I looked at girls and thought "I am like you". More, I thought of the boys "I am not like you." I remember the sadness...
    MsNeither MsNeither 56-60, T Nov 2

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    I always wished I had a younger brother. I was always the younger one, but I was so much more mature than my brother that I never saw him as a role model. I always thought that if...
    Rocker1188 Rocker1188 22-25, M Oct 27

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    I always fantasised about being a denture wearer when, some time last year in the local pub after work, I was talking to a close work colleague who I have known for years. He has...
    Ledertal1933 Ledertal1933 51-55, M Nov 8

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    When that song comes on that you danced to in the Christmas parade nine years ago and you still remember the dance routine and all you can do is sit there with tears rolling down...
    AngelWithASecret2 AngelWithASecret2 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I'd like to start at a young age with one child. Then when I'm older and more established I'd like to have lots of babies really close together. I'm really hoping I can make this...
    anonymoussouthernbabe anonymoussouthernbabe 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 30

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    Hey just seems hot kind of
    Maxi4123 Maxi4123 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    LOL SUCKS FOR U GUYS TOPKEK.
    TheRose202 TheRose202 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I'm transgendered but. My sister thinks I a gay cross dresser I feel more confident dressing as a girl and stepping out as one
    mischef mischef 41-45, T Nov 4

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    Feeling down and out... :/ I really need a big brother to go to... I need your advice! I need someone I can look up to..
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    not saying that i am, but once i find a girlfriend to be naked with, and a house, i would kindly be naked for her
    loveybugy loveybugy 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    My sister was 7 years older than me and I had no other siblings.I would have loved to have had a brother to care for and play with. I think I would have grown up more quickly and...
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M Nov 16

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    I want a sister so badly are there any girls on here that want to be my 'sister'?
    LexyCD LexyCD 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 16

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    I want to get married and have 12 children
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    Always wanted to be one since I was a kid...but never got the chance to take classes much less do it in front of an audience. I have currently renovated my room to commit myself to...
    TerritorialGirl TerritorialGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 15

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    I always wanted to do it with an older white man but im scared i dont wanna end up dead or anything. Plus im not experinced alot i only had sex with one guy :/
    anaisxp anaisxp 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I always wanted a sister the same age as me or older even tho I have one but she younger thn me so is not the same so can't like hang out or talk to someone tht I can trust
    Anabe1995 Anabe1995 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    I was around 6 or 7 years old when I wore my first dress. Through a chain of events my pants got muddy. We were at a friends house and they had all girls. The oldest girl and I...
    Adam59 Adam59 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 14

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    Well dancers we all know what time of year it is. I just briefly touched on this in other post but I got call the other night from local pre-professional ballet company. I have...
    Applc Applc 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 17

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    Injuries suck. I've been dancing for 14 years and the wear and tear of hip hop and ballet tore up my knees. I haven't danced for a while, but my knees still hurt every once in a...
    Sweetgirl120 Sweetgirl120 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    Can't wait to to start taking classes again Tap Ballet Hip hop This time I'm the student YES Instead of other way around Wonder what my students will think of me ,because I...
    Stefanie5678 Stefanie5678 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    6 classes a week . All day all the time . Up down down and up . Run and jump . Don't forget you're smile . Ballet is not just a dance but a art and a way of life . It can't hurt...
    Neroforlife Neroforlife 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    I think my love has met someone else. He is always online on Whats App and he don't know that I'm watching him every moment. I know his routine and I know what does he do in...
    unknown159231 unknown159231 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    Tomorrow (Sat ) I will be dancing from 5am- 11pm. Then Sunday 11am-1pm . Yippee. I am so excited to be dancing 19 hours in two days. Awesome. ( not .. well sort of, dancing yes...
    Stefanie5678 Stefanie5678 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 15

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    So, today the teacher and choreographer tell us all, " we have extended todays rehearsal for another 3 hours. " CRAP CRA P CRAP. ( I said to myself, mind you I personally think we...
    Stefanie5678 Stefanie5678 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 16

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    So I'm coming up with a dance routine to Bucket by Carly Rae Jepson I Love this song but I kinda feel bad for my neighbours as I am blasting... Not too loud but loud enough I...
    Stefanie5678 Stefanie5678 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    So it's 9pm and a song just came on as I'm supposed to be studying for a math exam tomorrow and I got up and started dancing. We danced to the song in a dance recital a few years...
    Sweetgirl120 Sweetgirl120 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    one of my roommates is a pole dancer! we r friends from b4. not in the friend zone by choice, but cuz neither of us been single amd/or available at the same time, it just hasn't...
    hardinya247 hardinya247 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    I love love love being a dance teacher. Dance has always been my safe place. I am so glad I am getting the opportunity to teach baby ballerinas 😄💙
    Samanthaladale Samanthaladale 18-21 1 Response Nov 2

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    Empty Bowls...The day after Thanksgiving is my favorite day of the holiday season. It is the annual event of "Empty Bowls" to benefit the Idaho Food Bank. Throughout the year the...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 6 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Lately iv been not myself. Some may say depressed others say it just a phase. My best friend noticed this and he's always asking me if I'm ok I always say yes I'm ok or I'm fine. I...
    JJsGirl19 JJsGirl19 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    This is certainly one of the immediate benefits of being a nudist. When I want to step into the shower I don't need to get undressed because I'm already naked! Once I'm done, since...
    SunningBare SunningBare 46-50, M 13 hrs ago

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