Monthly Archives: December 2013

……and now let’s reverse it!

or not. i must confess that when teaching class it’s extremely rare for me ask our students to reverse combinations. this is partially because i find it time consuming and i’m lucky if i can finish my class in the allotted 90 … Continue reading

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omg omg maybe i will get to see marianela nunez dance live!

ok, the fact that the royal ballet is coming to new york city is not something that would normally fly under my radar but alas, i somehow totally missed this lovely piece of news! but no worries, they aren’t coming … Continue reading

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no more nuts

soooo… it happened that i got a little early christmas money and i was all “yay! maybe i’ll take the girls to see ABTs nutcracker!” but of course by the time i got around to actually buying tickets all the … Continue reading

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mayerling. may……er…….not be my favorite macmillan ballet

i had been intending to watch kenneth macmillan’s ballet, mayerling, for ages (seriously, for years!) but i was never quite in the mood for something that appeared to be so dark. so, i would always watch something else instead until … Continue reading

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more nutcracker photos……

a little overkill perhaps, but this should be the last of them ; ) (my daughter below ♥)

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potentially the last post on “cheri” but i don’t really promise anything….

i know, i know, enough already. but it’s just a video! alessandra ferri. herman cornejo. amy irving. watch it. ♥ see? wasn’t that gorgeous? go see it 🙂

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four nutcrackers down, one to go

we’ve been nutcrackering like crazy! here are some shots i’ve taken from backstage over the last few days : )  

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dancers i have fallen in love with via youtube but never seen live (volume 5)

~ yuhui choe ~ (royal ballet, london) my first memory of yuhui is from a DVD of royal ballet’s romeo and juliet. yuhui was one of six ladies  in the dance of the girls with the lilies, but she was … Continue reading

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