Registration | Login

Upcoming Projects

Firefly Online
To be announced

Peter Panzerfaust Motion Comic
To be announced

Upcoming Events

Paradise City Comic Con
December 9-11, 2016

MCM Hannover Comic Con
May 20-21, 2017

MCM London Comic Con
May 26-28, 2017

MCM Belfast Comic Con
June 24-25, 2017

MCM Ireland Comic Con
July 1-2, 2017

The Fanart Thread
By Admirator

Summer Glau on Arrow
By KevinInEngland

Misc. News on Movies and other Tidbits
By chrisdvanne

Ron Glass, 'Shepherd Book' in Firefly, dies at 71
By chrisdvanne

Russian thread
By chrisdvanne

Summer Glau at Comic Con Russia 2015
By chrisdvanne

Voice Acting in 'Firefly Online' roleplaying game
By chrisdvanne

The OFFICIAL Summer Glau Appreciation Page!
By KevinInEngland

Misc. News on Pilots and Series
By robbo

Summer Glau at MCM Ireland Comic Con 2017
By chrisdvanne

New comments

Admirator on: Photos from Summer's Rhode Island Comic Con panel

chrisdvanne on: Summer joins MCM Ireland Comic Con

chrisdvanne on: Photos from Summer's Rhode Island Comic Con panel

Garrett on: Photographer Joan Allen unveils lovely family photo with Summer, Val and Milena

chrisdvanne on: Photographer Joan Allen unveils lovely family photo with Summer, Val and Milena

chrisdvanne on: Interview: Summer talks about joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Dennis MacFarlane on: Interview: Summer talks about joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe

chrisdvanne on: UHQ photos of Summer from her professional photo ops at Alamo City Comic Con

Admirator on: Gallery update: TAO Nightclub Party 2008

Admirator on: Summer looks mysterious yet sweet in new photoshoot by Marius Luppino

New videos




latest images

New Image of Summer from her Ballerina Days

Added by chrisdvanne on Jan 05, 2015 | 1 COMMENTS

It is quite common for celebrities to share photos of them when they were younger, proudly wearing their Halloween costume or trying to steal their siblings's toys. This is not the case for Summer since she has no social networking account and no presence online. However, a lovely pre-acting photo of Summer, when she was a ballet dancer in her home state Texas, surfaced online. The image, taken backstage at a performance of The Nutcracker ballet in San Antonio and showing a young Summer wearing her stage makeup and costume, has been posted on Instagram by the young girl appearing in the photo with Summer. Kristina Uriegas-Reyes, that's her name, was in the same ballet troupe as Summer and says that, in her own words, "Summer was like a big sister to me back then"; given the way Summer is hugging her and the wide smile on her face, we have no doubt about it. 
Anyway, Kristina gave us permission to share this image with you and she has had the kindness to give us a little background on this photo. Check out this cute image, as well as Kristina's excerpt below.
Summer and I were in the Nutcracker [a ballet scored by Russian composer Tchaikovsky] together twice in San Antonio. She was like a big sister to me back then. I played a baby angel and Summer played the lead angel, dancing around us. As you can see from this costume, she also played an Arabian princess in the second act of the performance. She is the sweetest person ever and always left a lasting impression. I'm so incredibly happy for her success and, as a Whedon-nerd myself, was ecstatic when I first saw her in Angel. I did a double-take! We later ran into each other in our hometown and kept in touch through snail mail for a while. I hear she's expecting and I have no doubt she will be an amazing mother.

Summer Glau Nutcracker in San Antonio

Gallery link:
- Public Events > Pre-acting > Backstage at The Nutcracker ballet, San Antonio
Beyond the obvious overload of cuteness, this photo allows fans to catch a glimpse of Summer's life before her breakout turn as the Prima Ballerina on Angel, at a time she thought she would become a professional ballet dancer. Summer often talks about her years as a ballet dancer in interviews but there are very few photos from that period. Sharing this photo here for all fellow fans of Summer to appreciate her early days before River and Cameron and to show she was a gifted dancer and above all an artist, even before she started her career as an actress.
Kristina is a lover of vintage and high-fashion alike. She currently acts as Social Media Producer for NewYorkDress and Blog Contributor to BUST Magazine. She loves to share her personal style through her blog, Twee Valley High.


Like our Facebook fan page below to stay connected to the latest Summer Glau news!

Total comments: 1

  Message #1 | Fermi | 2015 Jan 05, 22:10 GMT

Thank you Kristina for sharing this very cute picture.

Name *:
Code *: