As adjustments to the traditional ballet honor San Antonio’s history, it is an official Tricentennial event geared to children and families.
For nearly two centuries, San Pedro Creek played a key role in San Antonio’s growth and development and its waters were regarded by the native people who lived alongside it as a viable life source.
While backstage during the recent dress rehearsal of Ballet San Antonio’s production of The Nutcracker, I ventured downstairs into the dressing room area of the Majestic Theatre.
Ah the holidays.
It’s an hour before the final dress rehearsal for “The Nutcracker” and we’re chatting with Ballet San Antonio’s Artistic Director Gabriel Zertuche.
“Writing about Music,” the saying goes, “Is like dancing about architecture.” That may be a glib line but it accurately speaks to the difficulty of translating the essence of one media into another. Describing music in print may be hard, but so too is describing architecture.
For those of you who don’t know, my lovely editor Iris Dimmick allows me to rant and rave about the arts in San Antonio because I am marketing coordinator at the local performing arts nonprofit, ARTS San Antonio (ARTS SA).