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I am knee deep in sparkles and Lycra and fur for Galactic Girl (more on that soon), but spent some time this week draping a dress for my friend Zach’s dance film. It will be shot this weekend in Toronto and I hope the tall, long-limbed dancer fits into this well! She will be shot in the black knit jersey dress against a black background and I am hoping the twisting and gathering on the dress provide some nice texture and depth.




Written by Candice Thompson

After more than a decade in Brooklyn, Candice Thompson is now an Atlanta-based artist and writer. Prior to dancing with the Milwaukee Ballet Company and ad hoc Ballet, she trained with Kee Juan Han at the School of Ballet Arizona and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She founded LOLAstretch Dancewear in 2000 and has designed costumes for a variety of theater and dance companies across the country. She recently received a masters degree in Literary Nonfiction from Columbia University’s Creative Writing Program and more of her dance writing can be found in the pages of Dance Magazine, Pointe, and Dance Teacher.