Monthly Archives: October 2013

happy halloween

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some words i can’t spell correctly to save my life

license – for some reason i think there should be more than one c in it and i always think the s should come before the c. exercise – this should have the word “size” in it. and no c. … Continue reading

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a little spazzing out and two third’s of SFB’s cinderella

sunday afternoon and of course it’s chaotic – hubs saying “bye!” (he’s off to teach jeet kun do), eldest daughter saying “bye” and something else about ….i have no clue, youngest daughter questioning me about halloween costumes and can she … Continue reading

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i was never in raptures over “le spectre de la rose” until…….

Okay, i suppose i liked spectre well enough, and i appreciated the history and all that, but to be honest i never quite loved this ballet as much as i thought i was supposed to, given it’s legendary status. i … Continue reading

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some things in dance i kind of hate

i love going to dance performances and even if it ends up being a work i don’t care for, i still usually have fun. but there are a few things i can’t quite take…. ~ intentionally unmusical choreography. i remember … Continue reading

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a few quick thoughts on ABT’s works and process at the guggenheim

 while i did not attend the introduction to ABTs fall season at the guggenheim museum in person, i was happy to catch the live stream right here in my very own house! we were treated to excerpts from three ballets … Continue reading

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shoe shank redemption

my ballerina daughter and i are both blessed with “pretty feet”  by ballet standards (a.k.a. high arches*) which, while they look nice, have a tendency to break the shank of a pointe shoe fairly quickly. in my youth, back in … Continue reading

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jennerous jenn :)

i was honored to be invited to guest blog on the ajennda! here are my 5 things….. thanks for having me, jenn!

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cheri!

when i first heard about martha clarke’s new theater work “cheri”, starring alessandra ferri and herman cornejo, needless to say i could hardly contain my excitement! i mean, alessandra and herman are both extremely high on my list of all … Continue reading

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this would be a lovely thing to do

help children’s cancer hospital in egypt put on a performance by sending used costumes and dancewear : ) send donations to jacob’s pillow ~ info below! here’s how you can help have a nice day

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