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35th Anniversary Nutcracker Gwinnett Ballet Theatre

35th Anniversary Of Gwinnett Ballet Theatre’s Nutcracker   All Photos by Richard Calmes Gwinnett Ballet Theatre presents THE NUTCRACKER! This annual production is the second largest in the city of Atlanta because patrons have found and continue to visit our show filled with top quality dancing, live music, gorgeous sets and costumes, and a wonderful…

Disney…Songs and Pictures! October 1st

Many of you know my daughter is a dancer with Gwinnett Ballet Theatre.  If you are in the area and would like to see our Fall Production, here are the details.  DIVA is too young to be in this show but we will be watching! An exciting ballet production performed to vintage Disney tunes, Nina Simone…

The Stress Of Dancing

When you sit and watch a ballet performance, what do you see?  Grace, pose, effortless lifts and spins?  Do you know what you don’t see?  The time, sweat, injuries and even stress behind it all.  Don’t get me wrong.  I am not saying that it is all horrible for then why would anyone do it?…

Getting To The Pointe

Every little ballerina dreams of tutu’s and pointe shoes.  But only those who really love it make it that far.  And I mean really love it.  Takes years of practice and hard work to make it to the level of starting pointe and then, it’s more practice and hard work with a side of pain. DIVA…


“CINDERELLA” OPENS GWINNETT BALLET THEATRE’S 2015-2016 SEASON ON OCTOBER 2-4 AT THE INFINITE ENERGY THEATER   As you know, my DIVA is a dancer.  This is the company she is a part of and while she will not be in this show, we highly recommend everyone come and watch.  GBT performed this show a few years…

Capturing A Big Personality with Simon Salt Photography

This post is part of an ongoing ambassador program with Simon Salt Photography. I received a complimentary photoshoot and images in exchange for this post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own.    I never thought I would have a label attached to me. To lose my identity. And yet, as my daughter gets…

Ballet & the Olympics

The Future Now that is a title I never thought I would see.  But, it is one that looks like it very well may come to be.  I just read an article that spoke of how ballet once just thought of for artistry and technique is now adding competitions to the title.  Competitions that can…

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