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Edward Watson as Leontes and Lauren Cuthbertson as Hermione in rehearsal for Christopher Wheeldon’s The Winter’s Tale

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Edward Watson as Leontes and Lauren Cuthbertson as Hermione in rehearsal for Christopher Wheeldon’s The Winter’s Tale

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I told a 69 year old man to shut up today. I’m not usually like that, but I didn’t care to hear him talking about married men being pussy whipped. Yes, he actually used that term. I ended up listening to his rants for a while longer though, and he had some legit things to say, but he pisses people off cause he presents him self as a “crazy old man” and mixes his nonsense in with the truth. Anyway, we ended up talking about the problems with America and how he thinks that they are headed towards another civil war and Canada is gonna be fucked because we rely on the states for a lot of our food. And then we went on to talk about the very very small group of people who run the world. No Beyonce, it’s not girls. He said people need to be pissed off, and that’s what my last post refers to. It was my response to that. Sadly, not enough people are angry, and I’m at the margin of the margins so no one wants to listen to me. “Racism is over”, “women are equal”, “queer people can get married now”, “why are you so damn angry at the world?” -__- Anywho, that was my evening.

I’m black, queer and have a vagina. I was born pissed off.

Best comment so far? haha
I actually love this song. If you manage to watch it more than once, you will get hooked. You’ve been warned.

Best comment so far? haha

I actually love this song. If you manage to watch it more than once, you will get hooked. You’ve been warned.

tiaraloveskandlupita:

Michaela DePrince 

"I think that it is a rare artistic director that is willing to hire a black ballerina and promote her through the ranks.  The problem begins with the corps de ballet.  I think that artistic directors like the corps to look homogenous.  The corps is the backdrop to the story, a forest, a snowstorm, a flock of birds or a field of flowers.  One red poppy in a field of yellow daffodils draws the audience’s eyes to the one poppy. However, I don’t think the answer is to cull the poppy.  I think it’s to scatter more poppies about the field of daffodils. With more black ballerinas in the corps, there will inevitably be more black ballerinas rising.  I think that if these artistic directors or perhaps the boards of professional ballet companies want to draw larger more heterogeneous audiences, they need to be willing to change the look of the corps de ballet.”

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