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Works & Process

I love the theatre—lobby, house, backstage, on the stage—it does not matter. I have clocked time there since before I could walk. Friday night I had the chance to be there again at the small and mighty Paramount in Rutland, Vermont. 713 more words

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Learning Curve

Once upon a time when I was the director of a small ballet school I taught classical ballet to adult beginners a couple nights weekly. They were dedicated people, mostly women, but also a few men, from all walks of life. 735 more words


Learning Russian In America

Learning Russian In America

“It’s a plié. You do it on all the positions. It’s very good for dramatic moments.” Anne Ursu

It began with Whitney. 593 more words


Cirque de Ballet pictures are here

The pictures of the show Cirque de Ballet are here!

Visit http://liveoakdance.com/performances/ to see a collection of these amazing pictures by the photographer Erin Bohlke


News & Updates

Five hundred twenty-five thousand, six hundred minutes

A year ago this time, I received a letter from The Ballet School explaining that although matriculation of current, pre-ballet 8 year olds into the Academy Beginner classes is officially automatic, they were unsure about his readiness and ability to focus. 209 more words


Why are you here?

A while back there was a meme floating around social media, a clever photograph of a (presumably) professional ballerina’s feet on pointe in parallel, one fully shod in a pink satin pointe shoe and the other naked, besmeared with bloody padding and various daubs of gauze and other patching. 1,424 more words