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77 year old ballet dancer February 27, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — theworstat @ 6:38 pm

Just thought this was rather nice and encouraging.  No, an older dancer is never going to look good as Giselle.  That isn’t the point.  The point is that there isn’t a set date when you have to sit down in your rocking chair and give it all up.

Older dancer


An interesting parallel February 16, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — theworstat @ 7:57 pm

Considering what we’ve been discussing in the comments recently, I thought this article about ABT’s Betsy McBride was interesting:

From Principal to Corps

I’d retitle the article, “How Not to Shoot Yourself in the Foot,” but it isn’t my magazine.