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La Bayadére: the fittings

9 hours agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

There’s some serious glam going on in our wardrobe department as our dancers are fitted for their La Bayadére costumes. Designer Peter Farmer has created glittering concoctions of jewels, beads and sequins for the scenes set in the Rajah’s court … Continue reading ?

Happy Endings

13 hours agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Coppélia" English National Ballet London Coliseum London, UK 24 – 27 July 20014 by Judith Cruickshank copyright 2014 by Judithi Cruickshank English National Ballet rounded off its summer season with a revival of Ronald Hynd's loving production of “Coppélia”. Show More Summary

Fiesta Ware

15 hours agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Don Quixote" Bolshoi Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY July 22, 2014 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2014 by Mary Cargill Maria Alexandrova as Kitri in "Don Quixote" Photo © Stephanie Berger The Bolshoi's "Don Quixote" has a venerable...Show More Summary

Coppélia at ENB

21 hours agoDance / Ballet : The Ballet Bag

At the end of a season filled with dramatic ballets like Romeo and Juliet, and angst-inducing abstract pieces where the dancers seemed to be... The post Coppélia at ENB appeared first on The Ballet Bag.

Winter Ballet illustrations – our shortlist

To celebrate our winter season, we asked The Australian Ballet’s digital community to create and share an illustration inspired by the coldest part of the year and the ballet. The responses were extraordinary, warm and heartfelt. We had so many … Continue reading ?

Saratoga Springs supports the Bolshoi Ballet while making its point.

Excellent protest. Now it's time for everyone to sit down and enjoy the show!

The nominees: Rina Nemoto

Rina Nemoto is one of six nominees for the 2014 Telstra Ballet Dancer Award. Here’s our chat with this talented dancer. What first inspired your love of dance? I started ballet when I was three years old. My mother told … Continue reading ?

And that’s a wrap!

By Emily Kammerlohr, Academy Intern Tuesday, July 29, 2014 The 2014 Summer Intensive Program was a huge success!  We had six shows in 48 hours, but our young dancers never missed a beat. Each cast gave it their all for every performance, making for six inspiring shows.  While I’m sure the students are enjoying the […]

observations 7/29

The Vail International Dance Festival opened Sunday night. On Wednesday Herman Cornejo will dance Rubies with Tiler Peck in excerpts from Balanchine's Jewels with the Pennsylvania Ballet. Later in the week he and Alessandra Ferri will perform a bit from...

The Villainess: Baddies of the book

2 days agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

Oh, how we love a villainess – especially an imperious, poisonous minx like Gamzatti, the snake-planting princess of La Bayadère. In her honour, we’re celebrating the Mean Girl in all her best forms. Today, we open the book on literary … Continue reading ?

Insurgents, a Russian specialty

When the Bolshoi Ballet last brought Spartacus to the Metropolitan Opera House in July 2005, they draped Lincoln Center with billboard-sized hanging posters that were fierce red, evil black, and conquering gold. There was no mistaking who was in town....

The Dancers Company: Swan Lake

3 days agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

The Dancers Company is taking town after town by storm! After playing to sold-out houses in Frankston, we’re moving west through regional Victoria to Western Australia. The most dramatic part of our Classical Triple Bill is Act III of Swan Lake … Continue reading ?

Where things stand

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Endurance

5 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Fase Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich" Rosas Gerald W. Lynch Theater New York, NY July 8, 2014 By Carol Pardo Copyright ©2014 by Carol Pardo Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker’s "Fase Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich" is...Show More Summary

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