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Archive for March, 2013

Shakespeare En Pointe

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“A Midsummers Nights Dream” was written about 70 years before Louis XIV established the Académie Royale de Danse.  I bet the Bard would have approved this “Mustardseed Fairy” portrayal.

Dress RehearsalCary Ballet Conservatory’s 16th Annual Spring Gala, Cary Arts Center, 14 March 2013


Giant Steps

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This would’ve worked as a cover for John Coltrane’s 1960 album.

“Visions Of Sugarplums” performance,  Cary Ballet Conservatory,  Cary Arts Center, 16 December 2012.

Anna Penny choreography and  Jennifer Sherrod lighting.


Simply Elegant

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From “Caravan” –  Choreography by Tom Shoemaker

Cary Ballet Conservatory’s 16th Annual Spring Gala, Cary Arts Center, 15 March 2013


Pirouette

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This is hard to do and takes a long time to learn.  And it’s worth it.

Cary Ballet Conservatory’s 16th Annual Spring Gala, Cary Arts Center, 15 March 2013


Titania, Illuminated.

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Two more performances at the Cary Arts Center, today, Saturday, 2 PM & 7 PM

 Cary Ballet Conservatory’s 16th Annual Spring Gala, Cary Arts Center, 15 March 2013


Spellbound at Cary Ballet’s 16th Annual Spring Gala

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Performances at the Cary Arts Center, tonight at 7 PM and tomorrow, Saturday at 2 PM & 7 PM

He really isn’t an Ass.

Dress RehearsalCary Ballet Conservatory’s 16th Annual Spring Gala, Cary Arts Center, 14 March 2013


Ballet Lesson

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If Edgar Degas had a camera.

Space & Tech RehearsalCary Ballet Conservatory’s 16th Annual Spring Gala, Cary Arts Center, 13 March 2013


Gray Skies

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This is the third and last photograph made at a Marine deployment from Camp LeJeune in February of 2011. In this late winter, after 11 years, 66,000 American troops remain in Afghanistan.


Warrior

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Semper Fi, sotto voce.


Goodbye Again

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Late winter is a time of reflection.  I made this photograph two years ago.  It could’ve been yesterday.  The stoicism of the young woman and the understanding of her Marine haunts me still.


“Solitude”

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3d Project Jazz Company at Cary Ballet Conservatory.   Ninth Annual Spring Showcase, Cary Arts Center, April 2012.

Choroegraphy: Darra Gaspar  Dancer: Darion Flores.