Tag Archives: Nijinska

Holy Ballet Biography, Batman!

So, I’m putting my sneakers on after class, and Smirnoff says, “Good, those are good shoes, those shoes have support. My Dear, you must always wear shoes at home, never go with out shoes, even when you are just working … Continue reading

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A post involving pointe and stupid Titanic

Read a book a while back. Actually, almost exactly a year ago: A memoir by Bronislava Nijinska about her brother, Vaslov Nijinski. And I remember getting to this one part where she described how Nijinski could rise up on his … Continue reading

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Polka like ya mean it

Picked up a book at a yard sale for 25cents, entitled Bronislava Nijinska, Early Memoirs (translated and edited by Irina Nijinska and Jean Rawlinson, 1981 Faber&Faber) Bronislava was the younger sister of Vaslov. You know, Vaslov Nijinsky. The Nijinsky. You … Continue reading

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