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Maybe I’ll just take the stairs.

Little pnuemonic device a lá Smirnoff: “My Dears! There is a difference between elevé and relevé! You cannot use the same word for both actions! They are different! Elevé, you go up right away. Like an elevator. You push the … Continue reading

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Pas-de-where’s my dinner?!

We’re doing jetés at the barre, and Lillet asks Smirnoff, “Um, what’s the Deal with jetés, anyways?” “Like, how can this jeté be the same as that other jeté?” She says, while doing a straight-legged kick, and then doing a … Continue reading

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