Monthly Archives: June 2014

Cirque’r Girl

Cirque’r Girl

With a child in elementary school here, May and June became the season of shows – there’s been about six so far this year (several at her school, at the Music Conservatoire, and at her circus school). Last year Catherine had  just one show at her school, and another one at her dance school – Ecole de Danse, here in La Garde, run by the exceptional Marie del Castillo. The Ecole de Danse year end show was a production of Roxelane et Soliman, held in a large hall at the Casino des Palmiers in Hyeres. The show started at 9:00pm and didn’t end until 1:00am. It was fantastic: the entire troupe of the ecole was there, from the little kids up to adults, performing modern jazz, flamenco, funky jazz, and of course, classic dance – ballet. Especially Continue Reading