I was really taken with all my students feet in their colourful socks last Sunday. (My feet are the ones in the ballet shoes, though I was tempted to go put fancy socks on to join in the fun!) My lovely student Penny took these photos. Parallel… First position… Advertisements
I’ve got a new facebook page since I can’t get into the old one. Please contact me through that, or directly by phone or email, or commenting here. Please share this information with anyone who might be interested. Classes are Sunday 4.30-6; Thursday 5.30-7 At the moment I have mostly beginners, and more are always… Continue reading A new facebook page
Facebook locked my personal account, which means I cannot access my facebook Offbeat Ballet page *sigh* If you’d like to contact me about dance classes please do so through here either in the comments or through the contact link here Thanks!
Here are the really good photos from the photoshoot I did with my student the other week. Let’s start with my favourite… Now for some analysis – why it works, why I like it. It’s kind of iconic, the line of the arms, the tilt of the head. Looking at the outtakes, it’s actually really… Continue reading The best of those photos
I actually learnt something in my year’s study of a Bachelor of Music! Something useful that is. It was the art of creating your own gig. It was called ‘Community Music’ in my BMus. A fancy way of saying jumping in and creating your own fun, not waiting round for someone else to do it. It’s… Continue reading Makin’ yer own gig
Another student profile! Ma’at Farandel Experience in ballet: 4 months Previous movement experience: extensive training in tip-chasey and hide-and-go-seek with fellow Offbeat Ballet student Sobek Fowler (to be profiled soon). A dedicated and chillingly effecting hunter. Because she seems constitutionally incapable of obeying the law and not killing native wildlife, she’s confined inside, and now… Continue reading Student Profile: Ma’at Farandel
Last week my friend and student Anne-Marie and I went to Casuarina Coastal Reserve at sunset to do some dance photography on the beach. All photos are of me, and were taken by Anne-Marie De Zylva What I learnt about dance photography, in no particular order: There are a lot of photos that don’t look… Continue reading The outtakes – what I learnt from them