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have a nice (long) weekend

It’s been SUCH a long week, but I’m feeling so grateful for time spent with Sandy and Viktor (and Misha, too!).  Headed north this weekend for some autumn adventuring and much needed R&R.   129 more words


Dancing the night away...

Sort of. Here’s a little recap of my first rehearsal for this year’s production of The Nutcracker last week.

The evening’s session began with the assistant artistic director pairing up the men with the women to be dance partners — and I totally wasn’t listening to what she was saying, since I had been chatting with another woman about costumes or shoes or men or something. 455 more words

music, muses, and ms. jennings

Apollo.  It seems everywhere I look these days, the young greek God of music appears…in some form.  Balanchine Trust repetiteur Sandy Jennings is back in Providence this week to work with FBP on… 303 more words


Farewell Miss Guillem!

We cannot talk about Sylvie Guillem, without mentioning her charismatic personality. Known in the dance field as “Miss no” or even the “alien”, she is a rare person able to impose her vision of dancing into the most honorable operas. 580 more words


For those who don’t know, I’m currently trying to read six books by the end of this year. Although I have already chosen what books I will read… 388 more words


women of character

C’est dans la chute que je prends mon élan.

Have you seen Anthropologie’s new campaign featuring short video profiles of women that inspire the brand?  T pointed me in the direction of their October muse, Paris Opera Ballet prima and choreographer  89 more words


The Nutcracker Ballet: Spanish Dance

Spanish Dance Choreography:

1-Introduction: Run from upstage left in a circle to the center.

2-Stop center stage.


4-Point right foot in front attitude a terre. 170 more words