Monthly Archives: December 2010

Black Swan! Spoilers! Opinionation!

I have seen Black Swan! And I have major issues! With the way the movie portrays Ballet Costumes! Clearly the ladies of Rodarte don’t know thing one about ballet, because Thing One is: no textured details around tutu waists! For … Continue reading

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Voting page is up. Awwww yeah!

Nichelle has posted the voting page on DanceAdvantage here, so, it is On like a prom dress! (wait-is that how that saying goes? Hmmm. Anyway!) Voting open until 10:00am on Dec 30, ESTime, aka New York City time. Wheeeeeeeee!

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2 legit, 2 legit 2 quit

Ok, So, Way way back in the early parts of 2010, Brand-Spanking-New at ballet, occasionally on the way to ballet class I’d pass my neighbor in the parking lot, and he’d be all like, “Well howdy, Neighbor! Where ya headed?” … Continue reading

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Sock it to me, Part 2

Well, I couldn’t resist. Behold: Arm Warmers! Observations: 1. These things are frikin’ warm. Had to peel them off mid-way through barre. Put them back on for center though. ‘Cause they’re pretty. 2. Having something white flash by in the … Continue reading

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Sock it to me

You know the T-Shirt As Shrug look? The thing where you’re wearing a t-shirt over your leotard, and you take the front and pull it up and over and behind your head, so it turns into an insta-shrug? First time … Continue reading

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Prepare to be jealous in 3…2…

One.

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Bundle up!

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Adult Beginner On Strug

Before class, warming up, Smirnoff is getting his cassette tapes all lined up and ready. He calls out: “My Dear, are you dieting?” Instantly I freeze up, thinking, ‘oh my damn, is he about to tell me I’m too fat? … Continue reading

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Turn. This mutha out

Lately I’ve been taking Adult Open Level Ballet with Smirnoff twice a week. And for some reason, the class that’s earlier in the week is always jam-packed, while the class later in the week is practically empty. Scary empty. Like, … Continue reading

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Adult Beginner nominates self for 2010 Top Dance Blogs Contest!

So, Nichelle at DanceAdvantage has got a little contest going on! Called the Readers’s Choice Top Dance Blogs of 2010. Which is is great idea because for some reason there’ve been a lot of Top Ballet Blog lists going around … Continue reading

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