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A Night at the Ballet: The San Francisco Ballet- Cinderella

By Shantall Prado, published on Mar 22, 2014

...begin to feel for the simpler character that is sister Clementine, (Dores Andre) as Edwina (Sasha De Sola) cruelly belittles her sister in front of the Prince. Yet, the story would not be complete without the tragic scene of the death of Cinderella's mother -- a touching scene played by such a young ballerina. Cinderella comes a long way from her devastating youth at the finale when she finally receives her happy ending.

For more information on the production of Cinderella, visit the San Francisco Ballet website at: http://www.sfballet.org/tickets/production/overview/cinderella

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Tags: san francisco, ballet, theater, cinderella, christopher wheeldon

For The Love Of The Dance

By Theresa H Hall, published on Sep 13, 2010

Light-pink satin toe shoes dangled from their ribbons, tied together and hung over the back of the wooden chair. Their owner sat on the floor mat massaging her feet. Her big toes showed traces of blood. Today she had ceased exercises as soon as she felt her toes beginning to burn. Overdoing it wouldn't be helpful in the least. The performance was only ten days away. She needed to be in strong physical shape in order to dance the steps, make the jumps and stand on her toes throughout most of the presentation.

She was going to soak her feet in cold water laden with Epsom salts. The minerals... (more)

Tags: ballet, ballerinas, at the ballet

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