Festival in Montreal
Posted 30 April 2012 - 08:34 AM
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Posted 02 May 2012 - 01:34 PM
Haven't heard from DD yet, and really ... am I expecting it? They will perform Friday night.
That made me smile djeowmom! I wasn't expecting to hear from my DD either, but she texted me late last night. She said the first day was tiring but good. They performed last night and she said it went very well and they got lots of compliments. She also had a class taught by cirque de soleil which she said was a lot of fun! She said she's seen lots of friends from other schools and was looking for more. So far, she's having a good time.
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Posted 07 May 2012 - 10:34 AM
Performances were long but it was eye opening to the differences in level and artistry among RDA companies. My favorite pieces..."Receptivity" choreographed by Kassandra Taylor and danced by Roswell Dance Company. I admired the technical level from the top dancer to bottom of "Tarantella" by the Ballet Ensemble of Texas. :"Vicissitude: choreographed by Joseph Jefferies was an artistic gem...quietly complex and beautifully danced by Ballet Yuma.
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Posted 08 May 2012 - 09:49 PM
The classes were great, and yes...there was A LOT of walking! All in all it turned out to be a great place and I know all of our girls had a great time. So yes, kudos to RDA for putting together that massive affair all week in another country!
Posted 08 May 2012 - 10:08 PM
I agree some very nice pieces, I particularly enjoyed the emerging piece "Terrible Beauty" from Reperatory Ballet Ensemble (Utah) as well as the other contemporary selections like Lost in Meditation- Long Beach Ballet and VOIX from Metropolitan Ballet Theatre. My favorite "cute" piece was "Wave" from Corpus Christi... just a fun theatrical piece that made me giggle.