Gratitude

Life moves forward.  The curtain has come down on DANCEWORKS 2010.  Months of planning.  Hundreds of decisions, large and small. Fund-raising. Hours of on-line promotion.  Facebook ad Nauseum.  Doubting, cajoling, laughing, and ultimately, trusting that it would all work out. Rehearsals (about 150 hours), videos, photos. Anxiety transforming into elation. Respecting process as much or more […]

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The Beauty of Beach Towels

“Curtain Up!  Light the Lights!”  bellowed Ethel Merman in Gypsy.  We’re almost at that Bellowing moment.  Four weeks of intense and often hilarious Bolero SB rehearsals are drawing down.  The beach costumes have been brought in by the local performers for try-ons.  That was as giddy a scene as kids dressing up for Halloween.  The […]

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Beach Blankets Gone Wild

It  is both fascinating and moving to watch the process of creating  Bolero SB.  In less than a week, choreographer Larry Keigwin has captivated everyone while creating a new, if temporary, performing community.   After watching rehearsal tonight, I left the theatre reflecting on how focused everyone was in learning the work, and most significantly, […]

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Bolero SB Rehearsal Schedule

Following is a schedule of rehearsals for Bolero Santa Barbara. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL NOT NEED TO ATTEND EVERY REHEARSAL! The company can and will be flexible with your schedule. All rehearsals will take place on the Lobero stage, except for April 12 & 16 which will be held in the Courtyard behind the […]

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40 Hours in Santa Barbara

What is it about choreographer Larry Keigwin that makes him so mellow, so go-with-the-flow, so cool, so gracious, so easy to be around and just so damn nice?? Even my often grouchy husband was charmed, conceding, yeah, he’s just terrific. We crammed in a weekend of meetings and a welcome reception for Larry that generated a […]

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Perform in Bolero Santa Barbara!

Larry Keigwin will be in Santa Barbara in January to meet with groups/ individuals and tell them about the plans for these performances during his residency from March 28 – April 24. Please join us at the Lobero Theatre on Saturday, January 16 at 12 noon to meet Larry and learn how you can be involved! […]

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