Category: #Fleurlife

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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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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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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Costume fittings

This weekend was the Nutcracker costume fittings for the older dancers.I had the fitting for Petite Fleur on Saturday and Rat Queen on Sunday. I left Bailando for a bit to run over and get fitted. They told me I could just do it Sunday, but Jilissa was okay in that time block so I…

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