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The ballerinas of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo are not your average ballet dancers. The NYC-based, all-male comedy ballet company features dancers performing classical ballet pieces like Swan Lake and Les Sylphides in drag. Dancers Robert Carter, Alberto Pretto, and Haojun Xie give us an inside look at their journeys to becoming members of the Trocks.
Olivia Boisson is a corps de ballet member with New York City Ballet. Boisson has been with NYC Ballet for seven years. As a corps member, Boisson dances 10 to 12 hours a day, six days a week. She showed us how she customizes her pointe shoes for performances.
Kathryn Boren is a ballerina with American Ballet Theatre. Boren supplements her ballet training and rehearsals with intense, ballet-centric workouts. She works with trainers from celebrity-favorite gym DOGPOUND to create exercises that push her body to its limit. Boren says she's gained more control of her body, making her a more free dancer.
Christian Louboutin's trademark red-bottomed shoes have become iconic. Beyoncé wore a custom pair of boots for her Coachella performance, and Cardi B slipped on a pair of "bloody shoes" for her "Bodak Yellow" music video. But why do these heels cost hundreds, and sometimes thousands, of dollars?

The above selection is a multimedia presentation of my portfolio after my four-month trip abroad to London, England and beyond. 

"Hypocrites, beware! Such is the matter of this profound and intriguing late comedy by Shakespeare. When Duke Vincentio of Vienna inexplicably hands over power to Lord Angelo, a man of self-professed puritanism, he lays a trap that ensnares the falsely virtuous and rewards the just and true.

The Newhouse Fashion and Beauty Communications Milestone presents "School Daze," a fashion show exhibiting original works from Fashion Design Students at Syracuse University's school of Visual and Performing Arts.

Follow SU Drama stage management junior Carmen Quiñones as she takes you behind the scenes of "Lips Together, Teeth Apart" a play written by Terrence McNally and Directed by Geri Clark. For more information and tickets visit:http://vpa.syr.edu/events/lips-together-teeth-apart

This past November, I participated in the Encompass Journey of Understanding (for more information, visit this page). This piece shows several participants, ultimately representing each country present at the week-long workshop in Snowdonia, Wales. The participants hail from the UK, the U.S., Indonesia, Israel and Palestine. We came together to create bonds, learn about ourselves, each other, and ways to think about difference and create change. This short is a simple display of humanity.