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some things i liked this week 8/08/14

  this charming clip of tiler peck’s photo shoot for the upcoming musical “little dancer”.  tiler will play marie von goethem – the young parisian ballerina who modeled for the famous degas sculpture “little dancer, aged fourteen”. quite some years ago … Continue reading

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some things i liked this week 8//01/14

~some things i liked this week~ from the roberto bolle and friends tour… daniil simkin calling out cory stearns for being late, hahaha. (there are some other nice videos on this channel for you bolle fans out there)! and sigh….. roberto and … Continue reading

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some things i liked this week

7/25/14 i have decided to start a series to highlight some things i particularly enjoyed stumbling across thru the course of each week. they will be mostly ballet or dance related things i’ve seen via the internet, tho they may not be … 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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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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a bit of a long post on la bayadere

it seems that men in ballets have this nasty habit of pledging their eternal love to women just out of their social circle (or species), creating all sorts of drama and heartache. happily, their poor judgement makes for some damn fine … Continue reading

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