As I await Julian’s arrival home after another year dancing professionally at SemperOper Ballett in Dresden, Germany, I occassionally read the accounts posted in the My Son Can Dance private Facebook group about all the dancing’ boys leaving home to go to summer intensives. My son is taking the summer off, while these younger boys […]
How to Afford a Summer Intensive or Year-Round Ballet Program
At this time of year, dancin’ boys and their parents wait to hear about summer intensives…and if they received scholarships. By the end of the summer, those same families will wait to hear about acceptance into year-round ballet programs. And that almost always means one thing: discussions about money. Can you afford to let your […]
Summer Intensive Week 3: It Gets Better From Here, Right?
Well, they say it get’s easier after the third week of a summer intensive. The first two weeks the kids are exhausted. They start to feel better during week three…stronger, less tired. Yet, that’s when the injuries start showing up as well. Overuse and stress injuries. Tomorrow marks the end of week number three; three […]
TDC Spring Concert and Summer Intentsive Fast Approaching
Okay, this is a blatant advertisement for the TDC Spring Concert and summer intensive, if you live in the Northern California area. Attending the show offers a great way to see what the program is about and to see the level of dance and dancer at TDC. Plus, by attending you support a superb nonprofit […]