A Boy And Ballet….

Caedmon loves ballet. There is no question about that. Every Tuesday and Friday afternoon he is begging me to leave for his class early so he can get there and watch the big dancers dance. Last week after his boys dance class some of the big dancers were practicing one of the scenes for the…

Nutcracker Wrap….

Nutcracker 2019 has come and gone. We started with auditions in late August and then weekly rehearsals since October and it all accumulated to this past week. Caedmon was cast as the Brave Mouse and a Cupid for both the afternoon shows and the girls in his class were either cast in the Battle scene…

Denver Nutcracker…

Last Thursday 5 of us got to go down to Denver and watch a mid day performance of Colorado Ballet’s Nutcracker. We got tickets through Caedmon’s dance company and had a great day. The 2 littles had preschool and then got to spend the afternoon with Honey and Grandpa so they had a great day…

Sugar Plum Tea 2019

On Saturday my mom, Coppelia, and I got to have a girls day. We dropped off goodies for the Sugar Plum Tea, and then did a little Christmas shopping. This year everyone in our family is picking out an ornament that we will wrap up and then unwrap on Christmas eve and put on our…

Library Nut…..

It’s that time of year where there are going to be some Nutcracker posts. We are fast approaching show time and in the mean time there are a lot of Nutcracker things going on. Monday was a prime example, as a community outreach the ballet company that Caedmon dances for, Centennial State Ballet, did a…

Men In Tights…

Caedmon had his Spring dance recital this past weekend and it was really fun. He was in two dance classes this year, a regular ballet class and also a boys dance class. His regular dance class did their spring recital piece to a selection of music from the ballet, Coppélia. He really liked that he…

Nutcracker 2018

We survived our first Nutcracker. It was actually a lot of fun, but also a lot of work. Caedmon just soaked up every moment and during one of the dress rehearsals I caught him sneaking out and standing in the wings watching the older dancers. He was just in awe and loved it all. Two…

A Sugar Plum Tea….

Caedmon and I got to have a mommy/son date last weekend and we had a great time. With him being in the Nutcracker and in both evening/late shows we decided that he is likely going to need the time during the matinees for naps/rest and so that meant that he wasn’t going to get to…

A Queen’s Page…

This past weekend Caedmon made his ballet production debut. And he couldn’t have been happier or had a better time. After a week of tech and dress rehearsals Saturday morning finally arrived, the day of his first two shows. He was very excited. During the week while we were driving to rehearsals I reminded him…

Auditions….

As I’ve mentioned before Caedmon loves ballet and has from a very young age when he went with me to one of my adult ballet classes and told me “Mommy, I wuv ballet, I want dance ballet.” When we use to go to the open gym play time at our prior gymnastics place before moving,…