The Nutcracker Act II – Russian Dance

December 20, 2013 at 8:49 pm 8 comments


The Russian Dance

‘Candy Canes’

such

power

explosive

leaps suspended

high above the stage

lively candy canes

share their talents

spreading joy

and bright

smiles!

mugs

More everything Nutcracker!

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8 Comments Add your own

  • 1. penpusherpen  |  December 21, 2013 at 3:34 pm

    talking of smiles, I am smiling now. I’ve been tracking back through your Nutcracker blogs. Great to catch up even a little, and I promise to be back in the New Year to catch up a lot. 🙂 Have a wonderful ‘Nutty’ Christmas and New Year. xxPenxx

    Reply
    • 2. words4jp  |  December 22, 2013 at 3:21 am

      Thank you. You are so ‘sweet’. See ya next year;)

      Reply
  • 3. Blog It Or Lose It  |  December 21, 2013 at 11:35 pm

    Is your birthday the 23rd??? Or is the 23rd the date of a special performance?

    Great poem 🙂

    Reply
    • 4. words4jp  |  December 22, 2013 at 3:19 am

      It was a very special performance that year. 😉

      Reply
      • 5. Blog It Or Lose It  |  December 22, 2013 at 3:57 am

        Gotcha. 🙂

      • 6. words4jp  |  December 22, 2013 at 3:29 pm

        I made my debut as Clara:)

      • 7. Blog It Or Lose It  |  December 23, 2013 at 2:26 am

        Really? That’s so cool!

  • 8. words4jp  |  December 20, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    Reblogged this on Words4jp's Blog and commented:

    Next variation – The Russian Dance. Again, depending on the production (there are many) the Russian Dance can be frolicking candy canes or a Russian Cossack or any other eclectic interpretation by a creative storyteller/choreographer. The production I performed featured a solo male dressed as a Russian Cossack dancer. Everything about this pieces exudes explosion and pure joy.

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