The First Round: An Index

Number of students who performed sans hairpieces due to too quick of a quick change: 2 Number of times I freaked out about this: 0 Numbers of student who lost hairpieces onstage due to improper pinning: 2 Number of times I freaked out about this: 1, and only because another dancer nearly tripped. Number of…

A Case of Renegade Socks

It’s time for another double header, but this time I’m not talking about dating.  I’m talking about dancing—or rather the teaching of dancing.  I have dress rehearsals, year-end recitals, regional competitions and parent/teacher conferences today, tomorrow and every day next week. This means that I am spending the majority of my time lecture my students…

The Day After I Got Freshly Pressed

Not that I’m complaining, but 184 comments is a lot of comments to sort through.  Granted, I wrote probably two or three dozen of them myself in response to those readers who were kind enough to stop by and add their two cents in response to Thursday’s post, but I was brain dead by the…