Magazine article Pointe

Inside Sara Webb's Dance Bag

Magazine article Pointe

Inside Sara Webb's Dance Bag

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With frayed handies and re-stitched seams, Sara Webb's dance bag is a little worse for wear. "I keep tying it and sewing it together on the bottom and the sides." says the Houston Ballet principal, in her dressing room after a performance of Stanton Welch's Romeo and Juliet. "I guess I'm a creature of habit." The woven plastic bag was a gift from one of her closest friends (former HB soloist Naomi Glass), and was originally meant for carrying light items back and forth across the sky bridge that connects HB's studios to the theater. "But then I started using it all the time," says Webb.

Among the usual items, like shoes, Thera-Bands and foot care supplies, is another gift from the same friend: a colorful wooden TJtoeWay,grtist Kelly Rae Roberts. "It says 'Kindness Changes Everything,' " says Webb. …

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