You know you love your job when you choose to do it even if it’s the weekend
As you may have seen on my calendar, the company is heading on a trip. We will be travelling all the way to Bangkok, Thailand for a week and performing the beloved ballet ‘The Nutcracker’ at the Bangkok’s 18th International Festival of Dance and Music. We will be dancing Youri Vámos’s ‘Nutcracker – A Christmas Carol’, a ballet we premiered the first year I joined the company. It was actually the first premier I experienced as a professional dancer back in 2010.
Going on tour with the company is always very exciting. Since joining, I have travelled to Korea, Switzerland and Bangkok, loving my time performing in different places. Dancing somewhere new has such a different feeling to being comfortable at our home theatre. New dressing rooms, training on stage, different backstage crew. But it is a great chance to have fresh experiences and the performances always bring me something new.
As I will only be performing a small role, Frau Cratchit, I will use this chance to work alone and get my foot back to its healthy self. And even though I will be taking a step back I will still be packing all the things a ballerina needs on tour. Continue reading “Bangkok’s 18th International Festival”
‘Give a girl the right pair of shoes and she’ll conquer the world’ – Marilyn Monroe
And what a nice Theaterfest is was… For that reason, I would like to share some impressions of a marvelous day with you.
Already on arrival people were in a festive mood and once again I was surprised how many people who came to the theatre that day.
We had a fun and successful open ballet training and rehearsal of La Sylphide with Peter Schaufuss.
Happy Birthday Girl