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A Swan Lake so good it doesn’t even need an Odile.

Went to see Graeme Murphy’s Swan Lake a while back, (October 11, dang, over a month ago. What—you busy or something Adult Beginner?) This is Swan Lake, revamped and performed by The Australian Ballet, which I was super excited about … Continue reading

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Mr. Adult Beginner got me these way before the movie, ok?

Wore these earrings to Giselle today. Because the baby wasn’t there to make a grab for them, And because I’m a dork.

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Dudes, it almost Halloween.

Got your Black Swan costume ready?

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Are we still talking about Black Swan?

Good. ’cause here’s another thing. Actors do not want to wear clothing. Let alone costumes with any level of difficulty. Costumes confuse them, restrict them, and are often the first thing identified as a problem when everything else starts to … Continue reading

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How to shrug

Lot of people coming to Adult Beginner by googling the words, ‘Black Swan Shrug’. People. Lemme help you out. Step 1. Cut a hole in the box Hahahahaha! Ahem. Step 1. Wear a long sleeve shirt. Step 2. Grab the … Continue reading

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High-Five to Amy Westcott, costume designer of Black Swan

Did you like Nina’s one leg warmer in Black Swan? That was Amy Westcott. You know, the costume designer for Black Swan. Here’s a very interesting article about costume design and fashion and where the twain do not meet. http://clothesonfilm.com/black-swan-amy-westcott-interview/18997/

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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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