What can I say, I should have known. Brasilian tradition says that the way you spend Sylvester dictates how your next year will be, and well I am not a superstitious person, but I have never believed it so much!Last November I found a lump on my neck, it took me a while to go … Continue reading The year we learned the true meaning of patience.
Warriors can wear all kinds of things, a shiny armor or a police uniform, and believe me or not, many warriors wear ballet tights. One of these is Pablo Octavio. At the sweet age of 24, Pablo is a first soloist of the Staatsballet Karlsruhe, where we worked together for three years. His natural talent … Continue reading Warriors that wear ballet tights, a talk with Pablo Octavio
Its been over six months from my last blog post, so it was about time to catch up. I have now been working with the Landestheater Salzburg for almost six months, and while I am really loving it, a lot has changed. The Landestheater Salzburg is a beautiful theater built in 1892 situated in the … Continue reading And how have you been?
A few weeks before I left i had a great afternoon going on a goodbye stroll through Karlsruhe with the very talented Bernd Hentschel and my very dear friend, Ed Louzardo. More to come 🙂
It has been a while since my last blog post, and to be honest, at times I just didn't feel like there were things I was ready to talk about. This has been the hardest season of my professional life, both physically and mentally, so in a way I am very glad I can finally … Continue reading Goodbyes and new beginnings.
Going behind the stage today, I want to give you a glimpse at the Make-up department. The department is composed of 25 make-up artists. They are responsible for everything makeup related: Wigs, prosthetics, masks. And let me tell you: they make magic happen. They have a workshop where everything that has to be produced gets … Continue reading Behind the Curtains – The makeup department.
Trying to test the theory that the stronger you are, the less injured you get, it might be a bad start, since i am injured already, but who knows, if it works for soccer players it should work for dancers! Right? hm.... By Life Between Lines.
"My body could stand the crutches, but my mind couldn´t stand the sidelines." Michael Jordan. I have been rehearsing this post for a while now, it is a very personal post, and because I have been struggling with the decision whether to publish it or not, I haven't been able to write anything else. So … Continue reading The truth about the sidelines.
There is a lot of backstage work involved in any production that ends up going on stage. A big theater is made of a lot of departments, technicians, painters, hat makers, shoe makers, and much more. Today I will talk a little bit about the costume department. Our costume department is composed of 56 people. … Continue reading The costume department.
Our first premiere of this season is the Repertoire La Sylphide by Peter SchaufussLa Sylphide is a romantic ballet in two acts and it is known as one of the La Sylphide is a romantic ballet in two acts and it is known as one of the world's oldest's surviving ballets. The first version ever … Continue reading The magic of La Sylphide.