Jessica Beswick Sugar Plum Lecture Demo April 3, 2009 | balletdiva | More on Ballet
While driving to a Lecture Demo an hour away. my teacher Ella Dunn called to…I had to replace her in a Pas de deux and perform a Sugar Plum Fairy variation that she knew I had learned three years ago from Melanie Brossiet. I did a run-through and then performed on carpeting to the delight of all the children even without a "crown".Read More
Stanton Welch's Marie, excerpt 3 February 27, 2009 | SStern | More on Ballet
Excerpt from Act I bedroom pas de deux -Marie and Louis XVI A child bride.…spoiled party girl. A doting mother. A controversial queen. Marie Antoinette has long fascinated historians and artists alike. Inspired by the story of her life, artistic director Stanton Welch will create a new full-length ballet about the French monarch whose life culminated in the violent events of the French Revolution. London-based designer Kandis Cook will create costumes and sets for the production. Music director Ermanno Florio will arrange the score, featuring music by Dmitri Shostakovich.Read More
Boston Ballet in "In On Blue" February 25, 2009 | BravoBoston | More on Ballet
Boston Ballet dancers in Jorma Elo's 2008 World Premiere of "In On Blue" at the…Theatre in Boston under director Mikko Nissinen. The dancers are as follows: Kathleen Breen-Combes, Bo Busby, Lia Cirio, Rie Ichikawa, Gabor Kapin, Robby Kretz, John Lam, and James Whiteside.Read More
Jessica Beswick Original Music Piece of Me February 19, 2009 | JessaNicole | More on Ballet
This spontaneous ballet piece contains little fun vignettes of me. I composed the original soundtrack…Garageband entitled "Piece of Me" to leave an impression of who I am personally as a dancer and to have a little fun with it! I would love to join a company (impressed with Houston Ballet's Stanton Welch) that could see my potential that I could develop as a dancer. My Dad always says he wishes that auditions could convey more about dancers as he has seen me perform Sugar Plum Fairy last minute my memory from over 3 years ago when someone was sick for a demonstration performance without getting nervous without a glitch!Read More
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