Category: Swan Lake

Photo day 

Here’s some pictures from photo day yesterday                               One of the dear moms asked if the covers could take pictures just to have. Mrs Alex was gracious enough to offer her time and we were able to. It was fun to flip around and goof off…

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Swan rehearsal and fitting

This morning I woke up feeling anxious.  I couldn’t shake it. One of the girls even mentioned before barre that I didn’t seem myself.  I found myself fighting off panic attacks at the barre and it only escalated into rehearsal.  I bit my lip until it cracked and dug my nails into my side until…

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Beginnings

It is clear that learning a part as complex as the Swan corps is way more difficult as a cover than as an actual swan. I sometimes find myself wondering if the girls know how lucky they truly are to have their place set and sure, not having to worry about what the other groups…

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Thoughts.

Yesterday’s advanced class was…something.It wasn’t bad, it was just super crowded (we were only missing one person. That never happens.) and there were some complex things given to us, and that’s when Ms. Munro thought it would be a great time to watch us all. I feel this innate pressure to prove myself, and having her…

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Swan Rehearsal

We had our first Swan Lake rehearsal today.When we got there, seven girls were missing, one of whom was also a cover, which left us four covers with six spots to fill. We sort of went by height, and then just left the other two spots for later.I was the cover for my friend Adrienne,…

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Swan Lake Casting

I’m not a swan.I’m cast, but I’m not anything exciting or impressive.I have many thoughts and feelings towards this, mostly of disappointment and confusion. But I’m trying to put those to the side for this post. (As “Fight Song” decides to come on my Pandora)I’ll make the most of it, like I do every time.…

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Swan Lake Auditions

Swan Lake auditions are now behind us.(we survived, thank God.) Friday night, Annika and I stayed at the Munro studio after the class I assist to work on a project she has for school, as well as a few things for auditions. She helped me with my chaines and jetes and the darn tombe, coupe,…

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