in life and dance
My first year with the dance company was mostly spent in a overwhelmed state, as I adjusted to my new environment, to new expectations, to new choreography, and to new relationships among the dancers. It was a good year, and I learned a lot, but it was mostly an expansive overview. When rehearsals resumed after the holidays, we received both general and individual rehearsal notes from the artistic director (A.D.). And I find, with the beginning of my second year, that I am more settled and am therefore able to focus on specific areas in which I struggle.
The A.D. encouraged me to work on one major area that is lacking in my technique: staying grounded. Continue reading…
photo by Graeme Malcom