Sometimes in the life of a professional dancer, you have to step back, analyze the situation and recognize your limits. This has been that kind of week for me. There is something with my foot that its not quite right, hopefully just an inflammation, but i have had pain for two weeks now. It could … Continue reading The art of patience.
On Tuesday, we will be flying to Bangkok, Thailand for a week to take part in the 18th International Festival of dance and music. Bangkok is the capital and most populated city in Thailand, the city, also known in Thai as Krung Thep (city of angels) is famous for its vibrant street life and cultural … Continue reading Bangkok: the city of angels.
Bringing a revival back should be an easy task. It turns out its no easy job. Replacing people who have gone or moved on to bigger roles can be time consuming and frustrating, specially if you have been doing it for the last five years. We have been working on Nutcracker for the last week, … Continue reading Rehearsals that literally crack you nuts.
We are already leaving to Thailand on Tuesday, and I wanted to prepare three pairs of shoes to be on the safe side. So that means, as long as I am awake and breathing, I will be sewing for the next couple of days....
Toi toi toi everyone!
Next Tuesday, the company will be boarding a plane to Bangkok in Thailand for two guest performances of The Nutcracker, a Christmas Carol. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeAve5ua4ng&feature=youtu.be Our version of the Nutcracker was choreographed by Youri Vámos in 1988 for the Bonn Opera, and it has been a success ever since. Instead of telling the original story of … Continue reading The Nutcracker – A Christmas Carol.
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.