KitriSpanishDancer

Favorite Ballet

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Welcome to BTforD, Hawk! :D That Giselle sounds lovely--I should hunt it down!!

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Houston Ballet's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" was absolutely AMAZING!!!! Classical ballet at some times, contemporary at others. LOVED the entire fairy scene.

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Bringing this back... I can't pick a favorite, but La Bayadere, Giselle, Nutcracker, Serenade, and Le Corsaire are definitely my top 5 ;)

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I've always had a special devotion to Swan Lake. I know, I know, it's quite cliché to love something quite so classic, but there you go. Other ballets I love are: Giselle, Firebird, Scheherazade (obviously!), La Bayadere... But anything I watch live, I love.

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Sadly, I have never been to a ballet before. I have never seen or felt the actual raw presence of the dancers on stage, I am very jealous of others who have the chance to feel it. I would love to see Swan Lake, the Nutcracker, Alice in Wonderland, and specifically Sleeping Beauty- in my opinion, Sleeping Beauty was made for ballet, it is such a pretty story itself. I can only dream to have a solo in SB.

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ViolaDancer, Rubies and Emeralds are from the ballet Jewels. :)

 

Yes - I saw Jewels and loved those two section (over Diamonds)

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