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    The Snow Doesn’t Fall in San Fran!

    Moving from San Francisco to New York City in the wintertime is pretty extreme. I went from 70 degrees and sunny in San Francisco, to 10 degrees and snow in New York City! On the first day...

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    The Thrill of Performing Lambarena!

    I had the most thrilling and exciting performance in San Francisco Ballet. I got to perform the lead role in a ballet called Lambarena choreographed by Val Caniparoli. Lambarena is an African-styled dance infused with classical ballet...

    • Posted 3 days ago
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    First Master Your Technique

    No matter which style of dance you like most, it is a great advantage to take ballet classes. Ballet is the foundation of every style of dance. During my training at San Francisco Ballet School, my teacher...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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    Dress For Success!

    I like to dress for success whether I’m in the studio or casually out-and-about in the city. If I could describe my style in one word, it would be classic. When I’m rehearsing I like to wear...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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    Ball Gowns, Tuxedos, and Tutus!

    San Francisco Ballet’s opening night Gala is a beautiful evening filled with ball gowns, tuxedos, and tutus! Every year in January, the SFB Company has a celebratory performance to kick off the new season and showcase the...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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    I’m Starting Off 2015 With a Bang!

    I have a few simple resolutions to start off 2015 with a bang. This year I’m going to: Update my dance wardrobe. Every dancer has their own style, and I am going to spice mine up this...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    How’s the Food in Paris?

    The food in Paris is incredible! The quality of the food in France is so high and everything is always fresh. There are so many wonderful restaurants to choose from. One of my favorite places to eat...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    Merry Christmas from Paris!

    My Husband and I are celebrating Christmas in Paris this year. We decided to get a Christmas tree for our apartment to put us in the holiday spirit. It was so much fun to shop for the...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    Give a Girl the Right Pair of Shoes

    I felt like Cinderella when I tried my first pair of Repetto pointe shoes. They enhance my dancing by helping me to balance longer, jump higher and turn like a top. Since they are based in Paris,...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    Opening Night in Paris

    Opening night of An American in Paris at the Theatre Du Chatelet was a huge success! All of the hard work that we put into this show was worth it when we got five curtain calls and...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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