Tagged with boston ballet

a place to dance

a place to dance

    Tomorrow there will be words. Today there are pictures. Today, my girl is saying everything that needs to be said.    {images are photos of Brooke hanging out in her usual studio before heading up to the big one for the show} {image is a photo of Brooke leaning against the barre watching … Continue reading

credible

credible

It’s Saturday morning. Boston Ballet is holding auditions for the Nutcracker. Hopeful little ballerinas gather, line up, and are shepherded in various directions to go do whatever it is that they do. They are color coded, as it were. The littlest in light pink leotards, the slightly older girls in pale blue. All of them have … Continue reading

for the love of the dance

for the love of the dance

  Katie and I are chatting as we walk. Well, Katie’s chatting. I’m listening. And trying to keep up. Good Lord, this child can talk a blue streak. Yes, I know, she comes by it honestly. Thank you. She’s talking about a boy in her class who she assumes (and we know) is on the … Continue reading

the crystal egg

*** It would seem, however, that the luminousness was of some exceptional sort, and not equally visible to all eyes. ~ HG Wells, The Crystal Egg ** On with the dance! Let joy be unconfined. – Lord Byron * The back story There are moments in this life that defy description. That are simply too … Continue reading

the nutcracker – a day in pictures

. Ed note: I apologize profusely for the state of these pictures. Some were taken on my fancy schmancy camera, some were taken on my not so fancy phone. Some are in focus, some well, not so much. Some I had a chance to crop, a couple I even managed to Instagramize (shut up, it’s a … Continue reading

she asked

. Molly, Brooke and Janey ~ Brooke’s Adaptive Dance Class – The back story ~ Molly has her questions before they start class. . Who’s your favorite Disney princess? . When is your birthday? . What year were you born?.. . She looks like a typical teenager at first glance, but it’s the questions that … Continue reading

a place to dance

Luau’s Facebook Status today … 4 years ago I cried in a parking lot for 30 minutes because I had to pull my little one out of a ballet recital the day before the performance; 2 years later I had to pull her out of another ballet school because the school simply did not have … Continue reading