For those of you in the N.CA Bay Area, don’t forget to sign up for the TDC summer intensive. This year there’s a great line-up of teachers. The faculty is truly great and it’s a wonderful opportunity to check out TDC. The week ends with an audition for the pre-professional company as well, so if […]
This is just a short post. Things are gearing up here…or have been in high gear. We are trying our best to get Julian to study every chance he gets, but those are few and far between. He had tech week last week for Alice in Wonderland. The show was fabulous! Oh, how cute he […]
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 […]
Seems like we just got back from New York City, but Julian and his Dad went off to San Francisco today for his American Ballet Theatre summer intensive audition. I think he was a bit less nervous this year, but, of course, this year everything is riding on it. Last year, he did it on […]
Like many non-profit arts organizations, TDC, where Julian dances, has felt the hit of the economy. The company has been smaller than usual over the last few years, but, in fact, it must remain rather small for the program to be effective. And the program is effective, turning out top-notch dancers that go on to […]
A recap of our final week in New York City and the teachers Julian enjoyed most at Broadway Dance Center. Also, a quick look at what we’ve been doing during the two weeks since we returned to California.
Okay, some of you may find this post doesn’t live up to its great title, but I just couldn’t resist after saying that’s what I would write about next! Anyway, here’s the dirt: Julian, much to his dismay, has to wear booty shorts for one of his pieces of choreography during the three performances his […]
It’s amazing how far a little bit of communication goes to soothe concerns, ease bad feelings and boost your sense of well being. As you might have guessed, Julian’s evaluation at Teen Dance Company went quite well and helped not only him feel better about what he’s doing there and how his teachers are dealing […]