Friday, June 27, 2008
As my first week as an intern with RBKids comes to an end, I am so looking forward to what lies ahead in the weeks to come! I came here after literally years of contact with the organization, and am so excited with the outcome. I wasn't sure of what to expect, but so far, it is above and beyond any expectations I could have had.
A few of the kids have come in for fitting and different things, and you can just feel the energy and excitement that this program brings to them. I can't wait to start working with them one-on-one. I know each of us interns feels like we already know them after getting their dance bags ready over the past couple days.
What a wonderful start to what looks to be an incredible summer, and amazing experience.
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
a post from TheclaShyane arrived at our offices yesterday afternoon for her fittings. Each student attending our Summer Intensive is provided with all of the necessary dance clothes and shoes for the program. Her mother, brother and 2 sisters were with her. It was like a field trip. To see the looks on Shyane's face and to hear her family's reactions each time she tried on a new pair of ballet shoes or tap shoes was priceless!
Something as simple as a new pair of shoes, tights or a chiffon skirt for ballet class made her feel so special. Its just a uniform to most of us but for her it was much more...