Monthly Archives: June 2012

Shop-Talk from a Ballet Costume Shop

Gentle Reader, here’s a little convo I had with my friend Sandy the other day. Sandy works as a draper in the costume shop of a professional ballet company, and her job is pretty different from the kind of stuff … Continue reading

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It’s like bird watching but more fun

Think I’d been in NYC for like five minutes before my first dancer-sighting. It’s their Everything that gives them away.

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You can never have too many tiaras

And at this price, might as well get one to match each of your iPhone covers, right?

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This was almost really cool-

-Ok it still is pretty cool: Got this email from Mr. Adult Beginner the other day that was like, “Hey, I was just visiting the Bunheads production office,” And why was he visiting the Bunheads production office? Because Hollywood, Bitches! … Continue reading

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Quickening

Ok so there are certain questions that Everyone asks pregnant ladies: When are you due? (this is when they tell you when their birthday/anniversary/favorite holiday is so you can aim for it) Is it a girl or a boy? (this … Continue reading

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It’s not the same,

But it’s a good way to sneak in some ballet-slipper-wearing and some toe-pointing.

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Fake fur, the less annoying way

Gentle Reader, you are probably really busy gearing up for your Snowflakes In July ballet performance right about now, right? So I thought you might enjoy this tip for cutting fake fur: Draw your cutting line on the back of … Continue reading

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Dancing in Berlin, by Seeta

Hallo Gentle Reader! Please enjoy this awesome guest post from fellow adult beginner Seeta, and if you’d like to read moar moar moar, jump on over here and see what else Seeta’s up to. Dancing in Berlin Recently, I spent … Continue reading

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Toooooooool

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Oh hai, Gender Stereotypes

Was thinking about ballet, and about The Baby, And was thinking to myself: Well, Self, if it’s a boy, and he shows an interest, I will sign him up for ballet. But if it’s a girl I will sign her … Continue reading

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