Company member and choreographer Matt Carney shares insights into his new ballet that premieres this November.
For the past five years the Company dancers of SDB have been self-producing a show called Dance Gallery to highlight the choreography of the dancers and teachers of the SD School of Ballet. It started in the SDB studio by a few of us wanting to explore our choreographic chops. It was very grassroots and started with a few key questions. Know where we can get chairs? How about lights? Anyone have a camera for a photo shoot? And of course, who wants to choreograph?Read More›
By Noriko Zaragoza
This is my final blog post as a professional ballet dancer.
I am about to finish my professional dance career in 3 weeks, and I’m very happy about the decision I made. This season I had the chance work very close with my Director, Javier Velasco, and I leaned so much. He gave me a very clear guide on what it takes to become a Ballet Mistress and when I was slightly lost he always showed me the right way. It wasn’t easy for me to do and sometimes I needed to follow through on some very difficult decisions even though I felt slightly uncomfortable.Read More›