Wednesday, November 2, 2011


"Hoppípolla" sigur ros

Just a random post because I felt like writing.  What a crazy week! Peter Pan was this weekend, and I got to watch two shows with two different casts.  I thought the dancing was fantastic, however I wasn't very impressed with the choreography.  I felt that some scenes could have been omitted, and that some characters should have been better developed.  Being that it's called "Peter Pan", I thought Peter should have been better portrayed and featured.  Perhaps because it was more of a "children's" ballet, they especially featured Tinker Bell (who really was cute).  Anyways the company was great, as were my classmates.

For those of you not in the northeast, you should know that Saturday was a surprise snow storm.  Completely out of the blue.  Here in Pittsburgh it snowed for probably about six hours or so, but nothing stuck.  At my home, they got a foot!!  My family (and town) is still without electricity and water.  My mom has been using the snow from outside for water.  Poor things.  At least they haven't had school!  That should be nice (however it must be freezing without heat).

We learned Aurora's act 2 variation (which I've honestly have never taken the time to learn because of my dislike for Sleeping Beauty).  But this variation is absolutely darling, and it's fun to make the movements.
Alina Cojocaru
We've also been studying La Vivandiere for the past 4-5 weeks.  They haven't even told us why.  I hope we will have the opportunity to perform it!  I watched this two years ago with the Trockadero Ballet, and it was hilarious.

Anyways, I hope people who experienced the storm are safe and with power!

1 comment:

Ballet News said...

beautiful, post, really enjoyed reading it. thank you !!