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In which Mommy gets out of her own way, deals with taking compliments, and obeys her teacher.

There have been several new faces around the The Ballet School since the new year. I smile that ballet is a resolution for so many of us. 487 more words

Adult Ballet

What I wouldn't give for a sub-par pointe class right about now...

I’ve been punking out friends. There’s no other way to put it.

For all my resoluteness, I’m having a hard time figuring out exactly how… 260 more words

Adult Ballet

The Grandma Diaries (Do You Remember What You Wanted to be When You Grew Up?)

Do you remember what you wanted to be when you grew up? 

I know that I changed my mind several times during my growing up years, but always kept my dream job alive in my mind. 688 more words

New pointe shoes - Grishko Dream Pointe

And the latest to be added to my pointe shoe collection: Grishko Dreampointe Size 5.5 XXXX Medium shank

I read abount it at Remedial Ballerina… 368 more words

In Which I Can't Just Go Along with Nice, Normal Small Talk

So I was at the drugstore with my hair in a bun buying blister band-aids, athletic tape, and toe pads.

Cashier: Are you a ballet dancer? 85 more words


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This week I found out that my old dance teacher had passed away over the festive period. I saw Miss Pitt Draffen for 3 days a week for 13 years. 203 more words


Pointe Shoes 101

There’s a lot more to The Music Center than what’s on stage, like our pre-show activities! Case in “pointe” (pun intended) our pointe shoe demo table with The Pointe Shop!Meet owner Josephine Lee and see how she brings a bit of pointe shoe magic to our theaters…. 16 more words

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