Rasta Thomas, guest performer in 'Giselle'
Posted 07 October 2004 - 06:16 AM
It's been a dream of mine to finally see this talented young artist in a full-length role & not just 5-minute competition pieces. At long last!
Posted 07 October 2004 - 04:00 PM
Giselle for those shows will be Michelle Jimenez.
Of interest to DTH fans, Duncan Cooper will do Hilarion on Saturday night.
Another favourite of mine, Jonathan Jordan, will do peasant pdd on Wed., Thurs, Saturday and Albrecht for the Sunday matinee.
And a very young and beautiful dancer, Kara Cooper, will do peasant pdd on Sunday. Watch for her in future.......
Posted 08 October 2004 - 04:41 PM
Thanks for starting the inquiry about Mr. Thomas!
Posted 12 October 2004 - 06:57 AM
By the way, as someone who has interacted with Rasta outside the studio, I know that he is a very UN-egotistical person. On the stage, practically every soloist needs to have some sort of ego to succeed...self assurance. Sometimes it's the influence of managers & others who surround an artist, that can leave a bad flavor. It's unfortunate that Rasta may have fallen into that category at one time, although he is young & talented enough to dance above it all, I'm sure.
Posted 24 October 2004 - 03:01 AM
Posted 24 October 2004 - 05:56 AM
Quite frankly, Mr. Thomas is superb. He deserves every inch of what
he strives to achieve with his dance career. :rolleyes:
Acting = 5 stars from coy to panic to grief and agony
Solos = Flying high with an unbelieveably delivered Act II
Partnering = excellent (as an ice dancer, I can't begin to say enough of how
important good partnering means!)
One of these days, maybe we'll get lucky to see Mr. Thomas partnering
Morgann Rose. I am *so* glad that to see that she has been promoted to
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