7 Stages of a Bunhead Summer…

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Photo by Rachel Hellwig.

How is your summer going? What stage are you experiencing? 😉

1. Post-Recital Blues

How is ballet season over yet?!

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2. Summer Intensive Prep

Just focus on summer intensive, focus on summer intensive…

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3. Summer Intensive

Ahh, finally…

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4. Intensive Performance

THIS. IS. WHAT. SUMMER. IS. ABOUT.

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5. Post-Intensive Slump

Can this please be over yet?

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6. Beginning of Nutcracker Season

Time to start thinking about auditions! September is just around the corner!

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7. First-Day-of-Fall-Classes Countdown

And 5,6,7,8 – can’t wait!

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7 Odd Thoughts Bunheads Have…

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Why aren’t all floors sprung?

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I’m already missing this performance and it’s not over yet…

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Why isn’t there a Ready-to-Wear version of this tutu?

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The scent of a musty, dusty, old theater can be kind of magical…

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It’s a very Swan Lake-ish night…

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Where’s a good doorframe to stretch my leg against?

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The weekend is for…rehearsal!

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