I Forgot to Tell You

Overview

The students of VIBA face a new ballet, potential scholarships, and increasing drama within the academy.

The students of Vancouver International Ballet Academy are preparing to perform the ballet Coppelia. A ballet about dolls, love, and trickery, Coppelia doesn’t have a moral, and neither do the rehearsals. If Taylor, Julian, Alexandra, and Kaitlyn don’t rise to meet the challenges this ballet is putting them through, they might not make it on stage. The dancers might be fully alive, but they have more than enough real-life drama to keep them busy. The casting of the principal role of Swanhilda keeps getting changed, but is it really about who’s the best dancer right now, or is something else influencing the casting decisions?

Summer school acceptances and rejections are in, but who’s telling the truth about where they’re going? And who’s coming back to VIBA after the summer?

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Recommended for independent reading and arts based literature study groups.

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About the Author

Charis Marsh

Posted by Kendra on December 6, 2014
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Charis Marsh

Charis Marsh has been dancing for as long as she can remember, and loves the people you meet in the dance world almost as much as the dancing. She has performed in many productions, including The Nutcracker. She lives in Vancouver.