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A Quiet Month

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by Cassa Pancho It has been a quiet month. Everything seems to shut down over the Christmas and New Year period and that includes fledgling ballet companies. Things are starting to get back on track now, and we’ll be into regular company class and rehearsals within the next week or so. Our main priority is…

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Four Screenings…and a Funeral

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by Cassa Pancho At the earlier end of November, Vanessa (BB Administrator) and I went to a screening of “You Don’t Dance Like Me”, a collection of filmed work by black and Asian choreographers. It was a good evening – we got to know some very interesting characters and even witnessed a full-scale fit of…

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The Good, The Bad and the Beaten with the Ugly Stick…

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by Cassa Pancho Which word would best describe this month? Exciting? Interesting? Exhausting? All of those – but the word that springs to mind most easily would be RANDOM. October has been the Month of Random. All kinds of things have been happening at Ballet Black, some good, some bad and some strange (to me…

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Black is the New Black

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by Cassa Pancho The first in a regular diary series – but I’ll let Cassa explain… How should I start? Well, and after dragging Bruce Marriott to Retox, plying him with alcohol and fluttering my eyelashes madly, I’ve managed to wangle some space on Ballet.co. God knows how long it will last, but before he…

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