Posts Tagged ‘tutu’

Fit for a Coffee Cup

DSL quotes offered wisdom, humor, and heart by Alaina Leary If there’s anything this magazine proves, it’s that no one understands a dance teacher like a fellow dance teacher. Yet among the technical teaching tips, answers to common classroom questions, studio business info, and product suggestions, one aspect of this magazine stands out—the unstinting wisdom…

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Wearing It Well | Thrifty Possibilities

by Karen White Ah, to be a lyrical teacher! Costume catalogs contain endless choices—gossamer-kissed skirts that sweep the floor, leotards with lacy appliqués, classic tunic dresses, each more scrumptious than the last. Equally gorgeous are the oh-so-many ballet looks, from sassy tutus to Romantic-length charmers. Alas, I am but a lowly musical theater teacher, and…

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December 2014 | Ballet Scene | Tutu Fabulous

Making costume confections takes skill, patience, and years of experience By Karen White Take tulle and satin, rhinestones and ribbon. Mix with knowledge and experience. Sprinkle on a creative touch with a dash of daring. Voila! A tutu. “It’s a fantasy thing. It’s so iconic,” says Claudia Folts, a former professional dancer and studio owner…

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