Month: October 2014

"Hold it together"

We were doing a turn combination in my V’s class that proved rather challenging, even though it wasn’t all that difficult. Pique, pique, double pique, prouette, releve, attitude turn,  four chaines. Everyone seemed to struggle with it.We also did another combination across the floor that didn’t contain steps that were too difficult, but almost everyone…

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New Shoes.

I’m kinda sad I didn’t get any pictures in class yesterday, but whatever.It was my first (actual) class in my new wonder-shoes and to say I was nervous would be an understatement.I wanted and needed so badly for these shoes to work, and judging by nutcracker rehearsals in them, I wasn’t all that hopeful that…

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Monday

Yesterday was my first actual class back since I had to sit out/was out of town (conveniently during the same time.)And I’ll be honest with you, part of me didn’t want to go.Don’t get me wrong, I love ballet. I’d dance every day if I could.So why didn’t I want to go?Honestly, I’m not sure.Maybe a…

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First Nutcracker Rehearsal

I got there unintentionally early, which ended up being a good thing since the annual Jazz Fest was across the street and parking was a joke. I had barely finished sewing my pointe shoes at work. I had actually forgotten until about 3pm (I get off at 4:30) When I was putting together the new…

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Bailando Pictures!

Here are a few of the pictures I took during the Bailando Dance Festival master classes I wrote about in the previous blog 🙂 Dancers in Susan Trevino’s ballet class. Dancer’s in Alexis Anderson’s Lyrical class. (I think.) Dancers in  Orlando Canova of Ballet Austin’s class Alexis Anderson in Dana Nicolay’s ballet class. I believe this was  …

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Bailando

This weekend was the annual Bailando Dance Festival at our local University.My old dance teacher works at the university and helps put it on, so it was kind of like a mini Instep reunion.Which was so wonderful.I wasn’t able to dance, so I took pictures of the classes and helped Leslie with whatever was needed.This…

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Nutcracker Casting.

I got a snapchat of what I got for Nutcracker.And I wasn’t prepared for it.And let me tell you, I cried.And not really a good cry either.And now that I’ve had a day to process and think through, I don’t really want to write this blog post. But this is part of my story, and…

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