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    Giving Thanks

    I have so much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. I have a loving family, new friends here on Broadway, the support of San Francisco Ballet and living in Paris for two months! But at the top...

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    The Ballerinas Are Taking Over Broadway!

    I had a pleasant surprise on the first day of rehearsals for An American in Paris. The cast is filled with ballerinas! Dancers from Royal Ballet, New York City Ballet, Miami City Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Joffrey Ballet,...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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    Ballerina in San Francisco, Actress in New York City!

    The cast of An American in Paris has brought people together from all artistic arenas. This show has created a unique blend of dancers, singers and actors. With such a diverse cast it might be difficult to...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    My First Week on Broadway!

    I finished my first week of rehearsals on Broadway and it has been such an amazing experience. My new colleagues are true professionals and amazingly talented – I feel so honored to be a member of this...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    Support San Francisco Ballet on World Ballet Day!

    Last week I filmed a Kickstarter video to raise money so San Francisco ballet can participate in the upcoming World Ballet Day live. The event is very exciting and I am thrilled to be one of the...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    From the Ballet to Broadway!

    I have some really exciting news to share with all of you. I am joining the original cast of the Broadway production of An American in Paris! I have wanted to go to Broadway since I was...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    Well Deserved R&R in Nice, France!

    I have a month off to recover from San Francisco Ballet’s tour at the Les Etes de la Danse Festival in Paris. I decided to travel to the south of France with my husband for a week...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    A Parisian Performance Worth 17 Bows!

    It’s my tenth anniversary with San Francisco ballet and I am celebrating at the Etes de la Danse festival in Paris. My first tour with San Francisco Ballet was here in Paris a decade ago and it...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    Shannon Marie Rugani – Back to the Barre!

    First week back from a summer break is always a challenge. There is nothing like wearing pointe shoes all day for the first time in weeks. Ouch! It is hard to kick back in gear and rehearse...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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    Shannon Marie Rugani – All That Jazz

    After my crazy performance season, I needed a break from ballet. But that doesn’t mean that I need a break from dance! I love taking jazz classes on my summer breaks each year. I have so much...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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