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Scottish ballet dancers get creative to remain en pointe in lockdown

Ballet dancers have been creating makeshift studios at home using mantelpieces and chairs to keep themselves in condition during lockdown

Dancers from Scottish Ballet have not been able to train at their base at the Tramway in Glasgow due to the restrictions and have been keeping in touch with classes on Zoom.

  • The Scotsman

With no special barre – the handrail used for support during exercises – in their homes, the 40 dancers have made do with holding on to pieces of furniture for balance.

Each dancer has also been given a piece of dance floor, cut up after being used on tour in Korea with a previous production, to…

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