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#34-3 DEFINITELY NOT IN KANSAS ANYMORE

The head of the Japanese mob came to one of our performances and afterwards he sent every member of the cast a box of cookies – a soy tasting concoction of rum-flavored cream, raisins and a dry pastry.  No one … Continue reading

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#34-2 DEFINITELY NOT IN KANSAS ANYMORE

When you are doing a three-month tour of pretty intensive dancing – there are bound to be a couple of injuries.  Add to the fact that we were far away from New York (or the USA for that matter) – … Continue reading

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#34-1 DEFINITELY NOT IN KANSAS ANYMORE

My first international tour was a three month gig in Japan – working Tuesday through Sunday – eight shows a week – except for the last two weeks when the company jacked up the number of shows to ten a … Continue reading

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#35-1 The Wicked Witch of the East (Before Dorothy’s house fell on her)

I worked in New York for Jo, a woman who had the reputation of being the nastiest woman in the business.  In an industry rampant with enormous egos and temper tantrums, that was saying a lot. Now why would anyone … Continue reading

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