dress rehearsal 2


Speaks for itself.

Sirena Tales

Tonight!

dress rehearsal

all or nothing

game on or not?

bathed and blinded

stage lights illuminate

 uplift your humble quest 

to run breathless

with the gods,

crisp costumes

crackle thickly electric

this intoxicating scent

 headily redolent

of other artists, other nights, other dreams;

a little nervous

or very

ready

or not

you enter

reach

and for one twinkling moment

effervesce then evanesce

 that glowing flow

show time

its magic.

It’s magic

you, the art and the magic.

There is no such thing!

dress rehearsal

like life

all or nothing

game on or not?

Photo: Essennelle Studios Photo: Essennelle Studios

As we approach some performances premiering the dance we have been working hard to create over the past 18 months, I have been focusing more on performance quality.  Digging more deeply into the movement, yes, but also exploring more fully what my “role” is and how to embody it as strongly as possible.

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  1. Carole Webber March 13, 2014 / 9:57 am

    Sounds like life, the role we play but can’t always rehearse

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