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can’t we just rewind and watch it all again? ABT october 25th p.m.

i wish i had a picture of my ballerina daughter’s face when i picked her up at the studio after 8 hours of classes and rehearsals and asked her if she wanted to go to the ballet (ABT) with me, … Continue reading

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some things i liked this week 9/25/14

sarah lambs beautiful, elegant white swan variation. i love sarah’s dancing – so pure and classical with lovely phrasing. there is a quiet sadness to her swan queen and i think she is just wonderful. this was danced at the … Continue reading

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some things i liked this week 8/29/14

this stylish short film from gala de ballet de buenos aires. love the dramatic music! beautiful footage. incredible dancers. gorgeous!  ~~~~~ half of american ballet theatre snuggling koalas and kangaroos in brisbane.  ~~~~~ here is a wonderful video of the joffrey … Continue reading

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and so my ABT season ends with a dream :)

unfortunately, sometimes all your “crazy balletomane” funding ends up going to stupid unplanned (but necessary) home repairs or some nonsense, thus ending your american ballet theatre Met season somewhat abruptly. but happily there are people who are thoughtful and kind and generous so you get to see ABTs shakespeare … Continue reading

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ah…. giselle

saturday morning i get a message from a balletomane friend saying david hallberg just announced on twitter that he would be dancing last minute in american ballet theatre’s giselle that night. which is all well and fine except…..well, that meant … Continue reading

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cinderella round 2

when i got up yesterday morning i had no intention of going to the ballet that afternoon and yet somehow i found myself at lincoln center for ABTs matinee performance of cinderella. it happens. since i’ve already done one post on cinderella i’ll make … Continue reading

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an enchanting cinderella in spite of the annoying audience and wtf? i’m in love with a man in a dress

sometimes there is good luck and kindness and generosity and so it happened that jacquie and i found ourselves seated in the orchestra section to see ABTs cinderella – for free.  so i feel that i shouldn’t complain about anything, and yet….there … Continue reading

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a few belated thoughts on ABTs coppelia

i wasn’t originally planning on seeing ABTs coppelia twice but since a free ticket happened to come my way i ended up going both friday and saturday nights.  on friday swanhilda was danced by misty copeland and franz by herman … Continue reading

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manon!

kenneth macmillan’s manon. wow. bloody fantastic! this was my first experience seeing manon live – i’d seen it on dvd forever ago, and have seen various youtube snippets- but i’d somehow never actually seen this ballet in the theater. while it may … Continue reading

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ABT has a youtube channel!!

correct me if i’m wrong but it would appear that American Ballet Theater actually, finally, really and  truly has a youtube channel! i mean, it looks official, right? i’m so excited i can hardly contain myself! here it is!  !!!!!!!! … Continue reading

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