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Zombie Friggin’ Ballet

Zombie Ballet – Click on any of the images below to see images in larger size.

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Winter Show Case

Winter show case. The yearly prom of the ballroom do-er. The one the students prepare for months in advance and get their friends to come to. The event that you bust out the “good shoes” and the “sparkles” for. Often … Continue reading

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(Not So) Deep Thoughts…

…in no particular order… ***** …in a performance situation. If something is not working cut it. It’s not a reflection of you or your ability, nobody wants to see anything look hard. One perfect pirouette is more amazing than 99 … Continue reading

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My Boyfriend, Chuck.

Everyone, I’d like to introduce you to my boyfriend Chuck. Here we are dancing : Please stop thinking, that is a doctored photo of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers with my face plastered on Ginger and Jensen Ackles face on … Continue reading

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Stank Face

Why does some ones achievement sometimes mean burn the witch? Is it my fault you don’t come to class as much as I do? So you have a family, I don’t. I don’t make dinner for others, there is no … Continue reading

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Pink Tights Just Don’t Stay Clean

There is just no way to keep pink tights clean. This image is wrong. I have searched,¬†scoured and possibly begged the internet for the answer. I was convinced some mom, somewhere, figured out the magic oxy-clean and vinegar recipe to … Continue reading

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I Love The…

I’ve spent a lot of time on this blog describing and explaining things I don’t like. In lieu of that, I do solemnly swear, more positivity. It’s just more productive. Today I would like to say, I love the… …philosophy … Continue reading

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Dr. Coppelius

Last night I was sewing the elastic on new slippers for my second ballet performance. After appearing in the Nut Cracker back in December, I’ve gone back for one more in Copp√©lia. Funnily enough, almost Freudian really, the story of … Continue reading

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Pet Peeves

Trying out some new instructors and since it has been that long since I have had to embark on this journey I forgotten what it is like to be on the receiving end of someone else’s bloated ego. Why is … Continue reading

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How To Quit You

Rachel Brice so earnestly said to me, “You’re not done one minute before you are done. Not one minute, one second, one hour.” These words still echo in my brain when the moment I realize, something is actually over. In … Continue reading

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