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Village Day, Newton Highlands, MA 1987 I am front and center in the yellow tutu with my arms overhead. I was 11 years old. Russian Gym I started taking ballet classes in 1979 when I was 3 ½ with an Argentinian woman by the name of Madame Nora Irinova Venchi. Her name synonymous for “Drrrrrama” with a strong, thick rolled RRRRRR. To the children she was “Madame” and to the adults she… Read More