A DVD for budding ballerinas
I think I have a future ballerina on my hands. Even though she's only doing the wobbly, drunk-baby walk right now, her little eyes light up whenever she sees ballet or dancing. We were asked to review the new video, Prima Princessa Presents Swan Lake, and it's official: Ava needs a tutu.
was created by two, ambitious stay-at-home moms who wanted to produce something
unique for young girls interested in ballet and the art of dance. Mary Kate Mellow and Stephanie Troeller had
no prior movie making experience. These
Prima Princessa is
a fun way for young girls (and moms too!) to not only experience the beauty and
grace of ballet, but to actually learn about the story as well. The Paris Opera Ballet performs the
enchanting tale of
In between each of the four acts is an intermission. Ava really perked up when the little darlings, girls about 3-4 years of age, came out in their tutus and pranced around a
luscious, green yard. I could tell she wanted to join them. Prima Princessa then explained various ballet
moves while students from the
Prima Princessa combines the magical storytelling of ballet, the how-to instructions for learning and colorful animation to create an engaging way for budding ballerinas to discover their inner princess. I see this video growing with us as Ava's blossoming interest in all things pink and girly continues to flourish. Look out tutus… here we come!
Available in stores nationwide and on Amazon.com (retails for $19.99)