Summer Sweeney is a Junior at San Marcos High School and in the Advanced Class at Goleta School of Ballet. She will be performing the roles of Clara's Mother, Snowflakes, and Sugar Plum Fairy in the upcoming production of The Nutcracker.
Summer took a peek inside some dancers ballet bags to reveal what they carry with them.
KRISTEN LEW: Advanced Division
“My ballet bag is unique because
it’s signed by a lot of the alumni, teachers, and friends.”
Some of the items Kristen always carries with her are her favorite leg warmers, neck warmer, and assortment of colored leotards with matching skirts.
Anna Gilmore: Intermediate Division
“I always carry my homemade stitch
kit. I’ve had it for a while, and it’s very handy for last minute fixes.”
Along with her stitch is pictured her water bottle, hairbrush, pointe shoes and flat shoes, blue skirt, and warm up clothes.
Colleen Sweeney: Advanced Division
"I carry lots of different things to help me warm up such as my theraband, tennis ball, and Icy Hot."
Colleen always has no less than three water bottles with her for class, as well as various warm up clothing such as leg warmers, and soft boot slippers for her feet.