Month: December 2015

Feast of Sharing

Now that I’ve officially embarked on eating my weight in junk food–which is totally logical since we don’t have class for a few weeks–I figured I’d take a second to give y’all an update. Today we had a promotional event called Feast of Sharing. It’s an annual event here locally put on by H.E.B., a…

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Nutcracker Orchestra Night One

Yesterday was our Orchestra rehearsal and first performance. It takes some getting used to, having the live orchestra. Some parts end up super slower than you’re used to, and some end up super fast. There’s something magical about having the orchestra; these two expressive art forms coming together to make a production. It gives you…

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Theatre Week, Night One

The favorite part of any Corpus Christi Ballet dancer is undoubtedly theatre week.It’s when we take our rehearsals from our downtown studio to the Selena Auditorium and do everything on stage.This is when it really gets real. The lights, the costumes, the stage, the audience, the wings and curtains and back drops and everything. Last…

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Be good people.

Just something I have noticed. Being a petit fleur isn’t particularly an “impressive” role. It’s not Clara or Sugar Plum, it’s not Dew Drop or Snow Queen. These are obvious. But it’s also not Russian or Arabian, or even Chinese.  Which is kinda funny, because most of the time when people dance Chinese, they’re a…

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