Category: fall 2015

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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Nutcracker Rehearsals

Yesterday was our last rehearsal before Thanksgiving break.Sean wasn’t there, so I just watched Rat Queen while Jessica and Greyson did it the way they would for Beeville. It helped me really get it into my brain. I think I’m confident enough now where I can just go for it and not mess up the…

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This past week

Mrs. Alex wasn’t in class on Wednesday, so we had a sub. I ended up sneaking out towards the end, embarrassed by the fact I couldn’t do what she was asking. She was teaching more on the advanced side and I could do it—or at least try it—on flat, but on pointe it was impossible.…

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Tuesday

It’s been rather humid here, lately, which causes our floors to be sticky and our barres to turn our hands colors. Thankfully, yesterday’s class was the class I do on flat shoes, so I had less of a risk than the other girls. Consequently, the sticky floors helped me be able to control my turns…

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4 years ago

Yesterday was my first class after my “week off of life.” I know a week doesn’t seem like much, but it can really do you some good if you utilize it well. When I first started dancing, I hated when something would happen that would cause me to have to take extensive time off from…

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Updates (and pictures, hi)

I haven’t been posting as much because life is pretty overwhelming and sometimes that can spill over into the dance section of life.I know much of this is temporary, so I’m trying to just get through the best I can with the least casualties. A few updates, though: Yesterday in the Jazz V’s class, I…

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Lovely Things

Just a post of some things that have happened this week that I want to remember. Sitting on the floor trying to untangle my yarn to continue to crochet. One of the younger dancers strikes an interest. I show her the stitch and she picks it up immediately Another younger dancer tells me she’s good…

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"I can stay."

I think my shoes are dead, but I don’t have time to sew new ones. I might figure out time somehow. I guess I kind of have to, huh?Yesterday was our V’s class, which I really like, but it was a bit of a struggle. My pirouettes are still lacking and our teacher was getting…

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