Author Archives: Courtney Elizabeth

Courtney Elizabeth

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Soloist at San Francisco Ballet

“Every Second Onstage is a Gift”

It’s hard to believe that this is the end of my eleventh season at SFB. In some respects, it feels like I have been here in San Francisco all my life.  Warming up at the heaters backstage at the Opera house, stretching in Christensen studio, reading the rehearsal schedule for the hundredth time in the […]
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Lending a Hand

We have been back to work for nearly three months now, preparing for our 2012 season. It’s unbelievable how quickly time flies when you’re working hard! For me, July began with work on Edwaard Liang’s world premiere. Ed is an excellent mover—his ports de bras and groundedness are absolutely lush—and it was a pleasure to be in the […]
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A Day in the Life…

8:30am:  I’m up with a huge cup of hot green tea and a bowl of Raisin Bran, the breakfast of champions.  I like to give myself a good fifteen minutes of ‘quiet time’ in the morning before the chaos of the day starts, so today, I read several excerpts from different books by C.S. Lewis. […]
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