Who is that person with the friendly smile welcoming you into the theater before a show deftly handing you a program? Who answers your questions in a confident and knowledgeable manner? Who is that sharply-dressed person showing you to your seat? Who directs you to the nearest exit in the unlikely event of an emergency? […]Read More Ushers: Superheros of the Theater!
Auditions for the upcoming season are quickly approaching. Typically, auditions are thought of as an important time for a dancer company to decide who will dance in the next season, but PTDT wants dancers to also get to know the company. We’ve thought of a few questions you might have about auditions and have answered […]Read More 2013-2014 Auditions
By Dorothy Ross “Are you going to dance?” piped the budding ballerina in the pink tutu. She was staring at my Capezios and shaking her head. “Grandmas don’t take dancing lessons,” she said. I couldn’t blame the little girl for being skeptical. I never dreamed I’d take up dancing in my seventies, but neither did […]Read More The Gift of Dance: Dance for Parkinson’s