Monthly Archives: September 2013

why i have a tiny little crush on ABTs julio bragado-young

okay, to be honest, i haven’t a clue. i mean, consider some of the roles i associate him with: bottom in the dream,    the pasha in la bayadere, the dascha dweller in the bright stream,   sancho panza in … Continue reading

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dancers i have fallen in love with via youtube but never seen live. (volume two)

~ marianela nunez ~ (the royal ballet, london) What can i say about marianela nunez? where to even begin? surely she is one of the most incredible ballerinas presently dancing and i am completely smitten with her. not only am … Continue reading

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aw, nuts.

we had nutcracker auditions this weekend at our studio ~ here are some photos i took at audition class : )  meanwhile, the kids are all losing their minds waiting for casting to go up. click to enlarge http://nunnbetterdance.com/

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sometimes there is “real life” and you just have to miss herman cornejo’s tchaikovsky pas de deux

when i first heard about the roberto bolle and friends gala at city center i kind of put it on the back burner as something that might be fun to see but not a super, major priority. i mean, i like … Continue reading

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a “ballet’s greatest hits” birthday

****update**** YAGP’s “ballet’s greatest hits” will be released on itunes and other digital stores in november! (via TenduTV) here is an excerpt from the film – ABT’s stunning hee seo in dance of the sugar plum fairy! hee is one … Continue reading

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dancers i have fallen in love with via youtube but never seen live. (volume one)

~iana salenko~ (staatsballet, berlin) i watch a lot of ballet videos on youtube. an abnormal amount, i suppose, but i guess it’s just what i do instead of watching television. since i’m not one of those people who can fly … Continue reading

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modern ballet studio melodies cd review (a.k.a. look! my feet!)

while many dance studios enjoy live piano accompaniment there are also many that don’t have that luxury and use cd’s designed especially for ballet class. with cd players capable of speed adjustment, and some of the wonderful cd’s available these days, this is … Continue reading

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