Ballerinas are the most underrated athletes.
GUYS SHE IS SPINNING ON HER TOE.
ALL HER WEIGHT ON HER TOE.
Thank you someone for finally acknowledging this.
People always make ballet seem like such a wimpy, easy sport.
While we are dancing, we have to:
- turn out our feet
- hyper extended our knees
- tuck our buts under
- flatten our stomach
- close your ribcage (to the point where you cant breathe)
- shoulders are down and back
- elbows are lifted
- hands and fingers are soft
- neck is long
- use proper head movements
ALL THIS WHILE STILL IN OUR STARTING POSITIONS NOW DO ALL THAT WHILE MOVING AND LOOKING GORGEOUS. AND EFFORTLESS
You try holding your leg by your head without touching it and turning on the tips of your toes and wooden shoes and tell me ballet isn’t hard.
People always say “don’t be a ballerina” and “don’t be such a pussy”
when really ballerinas and vagina’s are probably the most hardcore things
AND BALLERINAS WITH VAGINA’S ARE JUST STRAIGHT UP METAL
SO DO NOT TELL ME BALLET IS FUCKING EASY AND NOT A REAL SPORT
Most ballerina’s are also known for dancing until their feet bleed, bandaging them up and getting back on with the show.
ballerinas are fucking hardcore ok
Ballerinas are fucking metal
The Hammer; Christopher Sieber (second performance, I believe?), 4/19/14
(Full audio available immediately for trade, but will be available to all soon.)
(Clips of Celia as Mrs. Phelps and Ava as Lavender are on my tumblr but aren’t showing up in the tags…)
CHRIS SIEBER BEGINS PERFORMANCES AS THE TRUNCH TONIGHT!!!!
If someone is going to Matilda tonight, AUDIO AUDIO AUDIO!
Awkward Mayor Mills.
Jessie Mueller gets jazzy and shows off her high E-Flat on Obsessed! with Seth Rudetsky.
WATCH THIS NOW.
Laura Osnes at Cafe Carlyle
if the broadway and theatre community dislikes bootlegs so much and don’t want people filming their shows they need to work on making theatre a more accessible form of media by filming shows professionally because you know they talk a lot about being a very open welcoming community but don’t do anything to make that community welcoming to people who can’t afford to see shows or people who live in rural areas and are literally unable to attend shows at all
The three biggest arguments against BROADWAY bootlegs and why they make no sense:
1) Bootlegging the show hurts it because people would rather watch the video than pay the money to see the performance.
Really? Because there are 1,000 videos of every actor/actress to play Matilda, Elphaba, Glinda, Christine, Phantom, Annie, Sally Bowles, the Emcee… and all of those shows are successful. The bottom line is, if the show is COMMERCIALLY APPEALING and/or WORTH seeing, it’ll have a life. If not, it won’t. That’s the way it’s always been, and that’s the way it’ll always be. Of course shitty and/or not commercially appealing shows will close…?
2) The whole point of seeing theatre is to see it live blah blah blah it’s not a movie blah blah blah shell out the money, travel to see the show blah blah blah.
Of course you’re gonna say that - you’re an actor - you want to get paid. Sorry but most people can’t fork out $150 per seat on Ticket Master. You can buy groceries with that money. We’re in a recession. Plus Jane Doe from Indiana doesn’t want to pay $1,000 for airfare and a hotel in NYC.
3) The tickets need to be that expensive because the actors don’t get paid much - most of the money goes to other aspects of the show. You’re cheating the actors.
Interesting considering the fact that broadway is full of greedy movie stars now who get paid a big chunk of the show’s weekly gross. I don’t necessarily think James Franco is greedy… but I’d like to take a look at his pay check for Of Mice and Men right now.
Thank you and have a good evening.