Posted 09 November 2003 - 05:08 PM
Grows six feet plus and sends up sprays of little frothy purple flowers
Posted 09 November 2003 - 08:06 PM
atm711, I'll check out Lyon, she is in the little four-mintue snip.
Posted 10 November 2003 - 01:33 PM
The last time I saw PILLAR was w/Sallie Wilson. Honestly, back then I had NO idea what this ballet was about. I do remember Ms. Wilson and fellow Teaneck, NJ native Ruth Mayer as her gorgeous Older Sister. I don't think anyone has mentioned that Monique Menieur danced the Older Sister in the current revival. She, too, is too gorgeous. It was good seeing her dance again!
Posted 10 November 2003 - 03:05 PM
Posted 11 November 2003 - 12:53 AM
She was brilliant as the Younger Sister many years ago, also the best in that role, such an oblivious & self-involved little minx! It seemed so out of character at the time as she was the classical hope for the future.
I've loved her since I first saw her at age 15 with the Washington Ballet in a Choo San Goh ballet called "Fives" - an airborne feather of a girl. The following year she won her big prize in Russia & shortly thereafter suffered a hip injury which has plagued her ever since, leading to cancellations &, eventually, to a curtailment of her repertoire.
But please oh please, Terpsichore, let us have one more Amanda Giselle!
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