Monthly Archives: July 2009

The Dancing Days of Summer


Most normal teenagers look forward to summer as a vacation from school; a time to work on their tan at the beach, hang out with friends, and stay up into all hours of the night only to sleep in ‘til lunchtime the next day. But for young dancers, summer definitely takes on a whole new […]

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Right Back at It!


After two weeks back to work at SFB, summer vacation already seems a distant memory. We got right down to business; the past two weeks were dedicated to setting Petrouchka and Ghosts, the Christopher Wheeldon premiere for this season. The two ballets are on completely different sides of the spectrum of ballet, and remind me […]

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BRAVO Summer Update


Friday was a busy day in the BRAVO Office.  Angela (a ballet school parent and BRAVO member) and I spent four hours organizing craft projects that our young students will do in Club Nut this December (I’ll post more about Club Nut in December; Club Nut is where our Nutcracker student performers hang out between […]

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Tales of a Music Librarian


What, exactly (you may ask), does a Ballet music librarian have to do? Surely dusting off the music for Sleeping Beauty and Romeo and Juliet every few years and schlepping it onto the orchestra’s music stands can’t take a lot of time and effort. Ahhh, but behind the scenes, away from the glitter and glamour […]

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