Monthly Archives: October 2011

#46 Useful Travel Tip #5 Be careful about where you eat

We were flying to the Ivory Coast on the same day that we were performing.  Travel and performing is not the ideal but after so many years of travel – you get used to it.  While waiting in Dakar for … Continue reading

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#93 J’ai faim

Having toured across France many times, playing in large cities and small towns – I have come to the conclusion that wherever there was a grouping of twelve houses, they put up a theatre.  OK – I might be exaggerating … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts: Dance and Retirement

I’m thinking about taking a dance class this week. I’m hoping it will be more successful than my last foray – 10 years ago. About ten years after retiring from dance, I was looking for a way to stay in … Continue reading

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#18 How NOT to answer a question

It had been a long tour.  Actually – it had been a very long year of touring.  We arrived on the West Coast and once again I was sent to deal with the media for the pre-performance publicity.  A woman … Continue reading

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#107-1 Macedonia

My friend Serge was asked to create a new production for the Macedonian National Theatre Ballet Company – another one of those big cast story ballets.  He asked me to assist.  Tito was dead, Macedonia was still part of Yugoslavia … Continue reading

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