Everyday Cosplay: Black Swan

It's no secret how much I love ballet, and the movie Black Swan is probably one of my favorite  ballet/horror mashups. It also may be the only ballet/horror out there... Regardless, I love the movie, and the ballet the perform in the film, Swan Lake--though they have similarities, remember, Black Swan and Swan Lake are different … Continue reading Everyday Cosplay: Black Swan

Superfit Hero Leggings: Basically the Best Things Ever

I love, love, love ballet. The only rough part about ballet is that sometimes the costumes and practice gear can be a bit nuts. If you remember my infamous unitard from my Batman pointe dance: Finding some reliable, comfy, AND flattering ballet gear can be pretty challenging--especially when you're a curvier girl like myself. As … Continue reading Superfit Hero Leggings: Basically the Best Things Ever

Ballet Break: When Comics and Ballet Collide

Every now and then I talk about ballet around here. I've been taking ballet classes for about two and a half years now, and it's my favorite thing in the entire world. Taking ballet classes and dancing in pointe shoes was one of those dreams that I secretly had for years, and I didn't finally … Continue reading Ballet Break: When Comics and Ballet Collide

Ballet Break: Happy 15th Birthday, Center Stage

It's no secret that I love the movie Center Stage. That movie is a 00's masterpiece of cheese, ballet, and a pre-Uhura, pre-Gamora Zoe Saldana. Because of it's pure early 00's awesomeness, I decided to celebrate this flick to commemorate the movie's birthday week (it's turning 15--geez I'm old). Here are some of the reasons Center Stage will … Continue reading Ballet Break: Happy 15th Birthday, Center Stage

Ballet Break: Ballet and Pointe FAQ

I've been dancing in pointe shoes for just over a year now. Whenever I tell people that I take ballet--and, more specifically, that I dance in pointe shoes--I always get bombarded with questions. What kind of shoe do you wear? Doesn't it hurt? How does it work? I'm in now way a professional dancer, and I'm … Continue reading Ballet Break: Ballet and Pointe FAQ

Ballet Break: My Fave Ballet Movies

I've been taking ballet for over two years now, and I've been dancing en pointe (aka: destroying my feet in the most beautiful, metal way possible) for just shy of a year. Last year I talked a bit about my plans to bring some ballet stuff onto the blog in 2015, and I'm officially kicking … Continue reading Ballet Break: My Fave Ballet Movies

5 Fandom Friday: Blog Goals for 2015

Things have been scarce around here, and I am so sorry about that. With work, my studio's production of The Nutcracker, and starting my first official month as a writer for Cinema Blend, I've had next to no free time. However, things are finally starting to re-calibrate for me, so things will get back to … Continue reading 5 Fandom Friday: Blog Goals for 2015

5 Fandom Friday: 5 Things I Want Santa to Bring Me

You guys, it's getting so close to Christmas! This is, without a doubt, my favorite time of the year. I am all about Christmas music, Christmas lights, cold weather, and warm drinks. So I am super excited that this week's Fandom 5 post is all about Christmas, specifically, what we want for Christmas this year. … Continue reading 5 Fandom Friday: 5 Things I Want Santa to Bring Me

5 Fandom Friday: My 5 Must-Have Smartphone Apps

  This week's Fandom 5 is all about the 5 smartphone apps I cannot live without. Before I start, let me just say that I am an iPhone user, so I'm gonna hyperlink to all of the apps I mention, but know the links will take you to the iTunes App store. However, with the exception … Continue reading 5 Fandom Friday: My 5 Must-Have Smartphone Apps