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Packing for Belize: Sifting through a dancer’s life

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Rose Alcantara in full soaring jette during a performance of a dance called "El Macbeth."
Rose Alcantara in full soaring jete during a performance of a ballet called “L. Macbeth.”

If I have one regret in marrying a bunhead it is that I have never seen her dance.

Not even on video.

Oh there was one really nice video but it was long ago taped over by a car race, inadvertently I think.

From the time she was three years old, Rose Alcantara’s life was pretty much dedicated to ballet, first through her mother’s will and then from Rose’s own heart. Read the rest of this entry »