Neat Little Bows

A short piece about Lucia Chase for International Women’s Day             My professional women’s networking group is meeting this afternoon.  Forty or so women will gather in a hotel restaurant at the end of the business day to have a glass of wine and a few bites of protein.  We will arrange ourselves at tablesContinue reading “Neat Little Bows”

Learning to Swan

This is an excerpt from my memoir Standing Room, which is about my experiences as a student at both American Ballet Theatre School and Stuyvesant High School in the 1970’s. Late in the spring we heard wonderful news.  Gelsey Kirkland was going to doing her first Swan Lake.  There was a long article in theContinue reading “Learning to Swan”