Black Ballerinas

Dancer of the Week: Sydney Magruder Washington

  Pretty Brown Dancers did not chose Syndey Magruder Washington as Dancer of the Week solely because of her dance pictures and videos. We were intrigued by her posts that show how her courage, compassion and strength, to reveal to the public that she is a ballerina  and a warrior against the obstacle affecting 1… Read More

Dancer of the Week: Chantal' Ashantè Hill

Originally from Chicago, Illinois Chantal’ Ashante Hill began as a gymnast at 6 years old but began her formal ballet training at the late age of 17. With the heart & the strength of God, she persevered towards her purpose which she now calls “Spiritual Ballerina.” Chantal’ is the Spiritual Ballerina who dances as Gods… Read More

Dancer of the Week: Simone Marmol

14 year old dancer Simone Marmol hails from Orlando, Fl. We have posted her beautiful pictures captured by photographer Heather Elizabeth Lehman of Lisbet Photography plenty of times on our Instagram. Simone was recently selected to study at the prestigious Dance Theatre of Harlem Summer Dance Intensive. Check out her interview with… Read More

Dancer of the Week: Aniyah Stuart-Veira

Our new Dancer of the Week is 15 year old Aniyah Stuart-Viera of Brampton, Ontario Canada. She is the very first International Brown Girls Do Ballet Ambassador. In addition she is a brand ambassador for Kinetic Essentials and “A Smiles for All” Ballerina in which she dances in a hospital for kids. Check out her… Read More

Pretty On Pointe Vol. 1 is introducing a bi-weekly series called Pretty on Pointe, a collection of pretty brown dancers wearing pointe shoes. We have feature a lot of ballet dancers on our Instagram profile and came across beautiful professional photos in their pointe.… Read More