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Exams at GEM are over, what’s next?

To prepare for a ballet performance, apart from the daily training, we rehearse the ballet for a month or two, then we go on stage and perform in generally 5 to 24 shows. Whereas writing a business course report, you’d work on the same…

Grenoble – Exams at GEM

After two years of e-learning studies, here I am again, at Grenoble, for the final exams. Being back in Grenoble recalls so many memories. Last time when I was here was two years ago, when the programme started. The excitement that I had while…

Notre Dame Tragedy…

Yesterday night, we had our Pré-Générale of the Paul Lightfoot evening. We were very excited, the stage rehearsal in the afternoon went very well. The two choreographers, Paul Lightfoot and Sol Léon looked very happy with our work and proud of us, which made…

A crazy crazy day…

I will count today among one of the most packed days that I’ve ever had: 7:30 am – wake up8:30 am – oral exam (business course, telephone prospection techniques) 10:00 am – Opera Noon – Opera called for tonight’s replacement in a new spot,…

Self control and willpower~

It is now 7:41pm, I am writing this at the canteen of the Opera, we will have another performance later in the evening. Today, we had a last stage rehearsal of this program for the new cast. For me, I am just dancing with…

Stage rehearsals with live musicians…

Writing this in the wings just before a stage rehearsal of our new production Les Noces. It is very exciting to discover Stravinsky’s music played by live orchestra and singers.

Archiving memories, in the form of an unsent letter.

A letter to Pauline. Behind this unsent letter is a painful memory. Memory of a difficult time that made Chun overcome his fears, that made him learn and face his weakness seriously and bravely. This letter was never meant to be sent to Pauline,…