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royal ballet in cinema ~ sleeping beauty!

i am happy to report that unlike last time i went to see the ballet in cinema, this time –thanks to ignoring bossy GPS lady and following printed mapquest directions instead-   i found the garden state plaza theater with no … Continue reading

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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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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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’tis the season….

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

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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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