Tag Archives: Dance

Review: San Francisco Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’, December 12, 2014

San Francisco Ballet’s Nutcracker, December 12, 2014 On Friday night, San Francisco Ballet’s 70th year anniversary of its Nutcracker tradition opened to a packed house full of cheers and wild applause throughout the performance. Though San Francisco balletomanes still often … Continue reading

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2013 Top Dance Blogs Contest; Nominate ‘Odette’s Ordeal’ With a Comment!

Hello Dear Readers! As this Thursday’s San Francisco Ballet 2013 Opening Night Gala (woot!) begins the season with a program to delight every SF Balletomane (woot woot!), Odette is brushing off her keyboard to continue to bring you up-to-the minute previews, interviews, ‘Newsy … Continue reading

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‘Odette’s Ordeal’, Voted One of 2011’s ‘Top Twenty Dance Blogs’ by San Francisco Ballet Fans and Dancers, Now in the Finals to Win ‘Top Dance Blog’ with Your Help!

Thanks to a loyal readership of San Francisco Ballet dancers and balletomanes, Bay Area dance fans and dancers, and a rapidly growing readership amongst Canadian and UK dance readers, (all otherwise known as Odette’s wise, witty, and wonderful ‘peeps’), Odette’s Ordeal has made it into Dance … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet Fans: Help Odette’s Ordeal Get into 2011’s Top Twenty Dance Blogs!

Top Twenty Dance Blogs Contest Well, as usual, Odette has procrastinated till today (Odile’s fault!)-the deadline to be accepted into Dance Advantage’s 2011’s Top Twenty Dance Blogs Contest. The good news?: You can still vote for Odette’s Ordeal by simply commenting on this post, … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet Choreographer in Residence Yuri Possokhov and His ‘Don Quixote’ World Premiere with the Joffrey Ballet Tonight!

Just a ‘quickie’ from Odette: Yes! Yuri Possokhov, famed former Bolshoi Ballet and San Francisco Ballet Principal Dancer, who is also currently SFB’s ‘Choreographer in Residence’, has a world premiere tonight and it’s not here in San Francisco. Although Mr. Possokhov is the co-choreographer of SFB’s … Continue reading

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Odette’s Ordeal Offers San Francisco Ballet ‘Mystery Dancer’ Hint

  ^San Francisco Ballet ‘Mystery Dancer’, Model for Odette’s Ordeal, and Odette’s 1st Interview (‘Mystery Photographer’ to be disclosed soon, as well!)   In a moment of gratitude for her readers’ great loyalty and patience, Odette has decided to offer another hint in regards … Continue reading

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ABT’s Sarah Lane, Natalie Portman’s Dance Double in ‘The Black Swan’, Speaks Out on ABC’s 20/20 at 10pm Pacific Time

ABT’s Sarah Lane, Natalie Portman’s ballerina body double, on the cover of Dance Magazine Natalie Portman in ‘Black Swan’ movie poster So, the Battle of the Dualing Swan Queens continues. But this time it’s not just about ‘Odette’, the innocent White Swan, and her … Continue reading

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