Le Petit Prince is a story that resonates with both children and adults on different levels. It is like a fairy tale where the moral is woven so tightly into the story that when presented as a live performance like this you seem to absorb it through all your senses rather than just ruminate about it with your mind. Even though I have never crashed in a desert, or been betrayed by a snake, somehow the dancing, the music, the set and costumes all make you understand the message. It really reminds me of the complexity that animation allows but in live performance form.
Tag: Karen Kain
Beyond Waiting in the Wings: Boston Ballet School’s Next Generation
I was once a small child waiting in the wings. The heat and glow of the stage lights pressing against my face as I waited for the music’s cue to step out onto the small stage at the University of Waterloo at Carousel Dance with an audience full of eager and anxious parents and distracted…