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A (Rubbish) Dancer's Diary

Well, it’s that time of the year again when our Second Chance Ballet, Adult Ballet dancers get together to honour the woman that brought adult ballet to Belfast long before celebrity culture was a thing and Hollywood A-listers took to the ballet barre to make it a trendy form of exercise, Ruth Adams.  430 more words

twist and shout

Summer has officially arrived and I am LOVING IT. Wind in my hair, ice cream in my tummy, yes sirrrreee. Between traveling, teaching, and school, this is set to be the busiest summer of my life, but I’m always happiest when I’m buzzing from place to place. 143 more words


little rhodey summer

A collection of snapshots, from the streets of pvdfest to the shores of Narragansett. Between b&b’s and ballet gigs, the summer has looked a bit like this: 22 more words


somewhere upstate

After connecting with nature at the Pillow, M and I headed West towards Kinderhook to visit the sweetest Gma of them all. We were hoping the trip would only take 30(ish) minutes, but then the sun was shining, the tank was clean……and field after field of wildflowers beckoned from the roadside! 209 more words


a b&b tour of the Berkshires

white horses and red lions cradling our heads

striped walls

antique-scattered halls

baked french toast and four-poster beds

John and Naji and Sylvia and Steve… 58 more words



There are few more hallowed grounds in the great cavernous world of dance than those woodsy ones that comprise Jacob’s Pillow. Being relatively quaint in composition (that is, when compared to say, the gilded curtains at Palais Garnier or even our own fabergé egg in Providence), is no accidental affair; The space at Jacob’s Pillow invokes an unbridled celebration of marriage between movement and nature. 130 more words


The Dream/ Symphonic Variations/ Marguerite and Armand: The Royal Ballet

The Royal Ballet’s 70th season culminates with a triple bill of Frederick Ashton: The Dream, Symphonic Variations and Marguerite and Armand. It’s a programme that shows off all his choreographic breadth, perfectly showcases the dancers… 393 more words