The good news: there is so much ballet out there, recorded and streamed, for us to watch right now. There are segments of past World Ballet Days that we can re-watch to our heart’s content. The bad news: there is no official, Royal Ballet-sponsored World Ballet Day in 2020. Yeah, no real surprise, huh? How … Read more A 2020 World Ballet Day?
The Classical Girl, as you longtime readers might know, was a concept I’d created on the eve of 2013. A New Year’s resolution of sorts. My ballet novels were long completed, out being shopped, and I missed researching and living inside the dance world terribly. I knew, as a writer, that it was good to enforce … Read more The Classical Girl turns five
OFF BALANCE is thrilled to announce the arrival of its sister novel in the Ballet Theatre Chronicles series. Welcome to the world, OUTSIDE THE LIMELIGHT! So, the baby got a lovely write-up in Kirkus Reviews, which summarizes OUTSIDE THE LIMELIGHT as “a lovely and engaging tale of sibling rivalry in the high-stakes dance world.” And remember my recent post on “Ballet … Read more The New Arrival