There is a lot of work involved in becoming someone else. Besides the acting and the dancing, there is a lot of other people working for us to look pretty, or not depending on the role. trust me, it takes a village! At the theater we have our own Make up and Costumes departments. … Continue reading The magic of dressing up.
Last Saturday we had our fist revival of the season: The little black dress/ The riot of spring. The first act, The little black dress , a neo classical ballet choreographed by Terence Kohler, tells the story of Coco Chanel, and how she has impacted feminism by liberating women from the constraints of the "corseted … Continue reading Coco Chanel is back.
Some days things happen in life that puts everything in perspective. Today was one of this days. I woke up with the feeling you get when you finally understand whats really important and what its not, i get this feeling a lot, but find it very hard to hold on to, it usually goes away … Continue reading All a matter of perspective.
With our next show coming up on Saturday this week started with full intensity. We are bringing Coco Chanel back from last season, its a creation made by Terence Kohler on Stravinsky music. On top of the roles i usually dance, i will be jumping in for a friend, who unfortunately has been feeling some … Continue reading No glamour here
Yesterday there was a event at the theater called Theater Fest. TheaterFest happens in the beginning of every season, and during this day the whole Theater is open to the public. The whole day is projected to familiarize families with the Theater. There are workshops, open rehearsals, a costume auction, kids can get painted on … Continue reading A day at the Theater.
We had a general rehearsel for the opening season show that happens tomorrow. Being on stage again feels great, especially because i am dancing something that was choreographed for me. As a dancer you spend a lot of time in the studio, working on perfecting the movements, so i personally try to enjoy stage time … Continue reading Back on stage.
After a nice and long holiday with my family, it was time i went back to work. Tuesday was my first official day. Getting back in shape is never easy, but i must say, i feel it more and more the older i get. Even with preparation and training first day at work feels like … Continue reading No pain no gain.
Living so far away for so long has never been easy, but it seems to be getting harder to say goodbye every year. Eleven years ago when i moved to Germany i was so young that the prospect of everything new was just fun, and never something to worry about. But as time goes by, … Continue reading Far away land.
In Brazil being a professional Ballet Dancer is not a common thing at all. In a country with very rich culture, its sad to say, soccer is still the pretty much all people know and talk about (even after the seven-one fiasco), so ballerinas are a hard thing to come across. Whenever I tell someone … Continue reading Yes, i dance seven hours a day.