A Little Tea or Something. Sigh. I have not posted on this-here neglected blog since I returned from NYC at the end of last summer. And while I have a number of posts floating around inside my head, I am just too consumed these days with ballet: teaching it trumps writing about it. I have [...]
Primary Level A numbers, socks, and flowers for hair, at the ready
Primary Level A candidates pose for pictures before class
Primary Level B candidates ready for class
Level 2-B candidates, cheerful in spite of nerves
Less than five days until Franco De Vita (Principal, American Ballet Theatre’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School) arrives at Knoxville Ballet School to adjudicate examinations classes. Hair thingummies and candidate numbers:
Hair thingummy up close:
Merde to all my young students!
And here is why. Watch starting at 12 seconds, the beautiful Emanuel Amuchastegui, gold medalist at the 2010 Prix de Lausanne.
Technique, technique, technique. Visit the Prix de Lausanne. And go here for more about Emanuel.
Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman brings us a new movie that takes us behind the scenes at the Paris Opera Ballet. La Danse has its premiere today before its nationwide theatrical release. Will it come to Knoxville? Fingers crossed. Take a peek: