The Nutcracker Ballet: After the Party

After the Party: Choreography. 1-Clara is holding the Nutcracker and admiring it. 2-3 steps forward to downstage right. 3- glisse right foot to arabesque at terre. 4- Hold the Nutcracker up. 5- Repeat the left. 6- Clara’s sister marches in a circle followed by her mother. Brandying her doll. 7- Clara turns around. 8- Clara’s … Continue reading

A Weekend With Jane

A Weekend with Jane Louisville, a city named after a king. An apt place to hold the Jane Austen Society of North America’s (JASNA) Annual General Meeting (AGM). This is my first AGM. My husband and I arrive in Louisville on Thursday afternoon. I can hardly contain my excitement. A whole weekend with Jane with … Continue reading