This is becoming my Sunday night ritual. Next Sunday, look for a recap of the week's events, from tech rehearsals to dress rehearsals to opening night and the morning after.
On Friday, the two pianists who will play Rite of Spring for our performances, Carol Rich and Susan Smith, came to the studio to rehearse with us. It was, as always, a wonderful treat to hear vibrant, alive music after working with cd. The electricity in the room and in the dancing (already at a high level to begin with) skyrocketed. They sound incredible.
Anne's role is quite demanding, and this was her first experience running through the entire ballet. She's looking a little red in the face here.
I don't think I'm giving away any major secrets or ruining any surprises by showing you the photo below. I'll just let you wonder. You'll have to come see the show to find out what it's all about.