Monthly Archives: October 2013

dancers i have fallen in love with via youtube but never seen live (volume 4)

~ lauren cuthbertson ~ (royal ballet, london) my first memory of seeing lauren on youtube is this: at 1:35   how can you not adore a girl who gives you the finger and drops the f-bomb first thing? i loved … Continue reading

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ABT’s 2014 spring season ~ what i am super most excited to see

as you may or may not know, american ballet theatre has recently released the schedule for their 2014 season at the metropolitan opera house and so i have been studying it a bit, trying to figure out my priorities.  with any dumb … Continue reading

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a “ballet’s greatest hits” birthday

Originally posted on these lovely things:
****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…

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wilis vs. zombies

i admit i get unnecessarily giddy when someone i know who is a non-ballet-goer actually goes to the ballet, so when my brother decided to take my sister in law to see colorado ballet’s “giselle” for her birthday i could hardly contain … Continue reading

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’tis the season….

and so nutcracker rehearsals begin : ) (my daughter directly below and her feet above in black & white)  ; )

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grande plie’s in fourth~ i heartily vote “nay”

so, i’ve had a set plie’ combination for my intermediate/advanced class since forever, partially to save time and partially because…well….i think it’s a nice combination. But this year i decided to switch it up a little. upon hearing this news … Continue reading

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

~ sergei polunin ~ (stanislavsky music theatre and novosibirsk state academic opera and ballet, russia) I love sergei against my will. mostly i want to shake my fist at him and yell “WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOU?! YOU’VE BEEN GIVEN THIS … Continue reading

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