Friday, April 25, 2014

A Balletic Week

This week has been one ballet activity after another.

Sunday I attended The Washington Ballet's production of Peter Pan. Not
something I would have necessarily chosen for myself, but it was part of the subscription. However, I found I really enjoyed it. I think the throngs of kids mixed into the audience enjoyed it even more, going by the shrieks of glee and laughter.

Monday I had class at my regular studio, as I've already written. Wednesday I had yet another class, this time at a different studio, where I renewed old acquaintances and made some new friends. At the end of each of these I was tired, largely because the small class sizes meant almost constant center work, but never did I feel breathless.

Thursday was a TWB production showing off their range of capabilities to a subscriber-only audience. Pieces ranged from a classical pas-de-deux to contemporary male foursome and everything in between, and finishing with Balanchine's Theme and Variations. Quite spectacular.

This Sunday I'll be back in class yet again. I'm going to limit myself to the one Beginner 2 class, though. I am just not ready to go back to the Advanced Beginner class yet. But I expect to be there this summer.


  1. Congrats on getting back!
    I hope you continue to improve and feel better.
    The older we get, the harder we have to run just to stay in the same place, it seems.

  2. Just came by your blog to catch up on your recovery process. I just attended a continuing ed seminar on valve repairs and it's amazing how quickly people start to feel better after the repair. I'm glad to hear your recovery is going well and you're back to ballet already. Wanted to let you know that Boston Ballet is going to be touring to DC on June 3-5. You should go check them out if you can! Keep up the slow and steady progress! :)


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