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ABT 10/29Raymonda, Bach Partita, Gaite Parisienne

Real men wear pink gloves. And plenty of Wildroot cream-oil on the hair. "It has a subtle talc scent that blends well with other manly smells,” you may recall. Both were important tools for Herman Cornejo’s Peruvian who was trying.....

Mariinsky at BAM with Lopatkina in Swan Lake

20 hours agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

The A-List Classical Crew of the Mariinsky is bringing its big Swan Lake to Brooklyn. Whodathunkit? Well, Haglund will fold up his legs in a bow tie in those cramped little seats at BAM if need be to watch Lopatkina...

The Retirees

At about 35 sec. into this very short clip from the early 1990s, the retirees are standing on opposite sides of the barre. Miss the voice. Miss the gift. Sometime ago the Buenos Aires Herald ran an interview with one...

Birmingham Royal Ballet in London: Shadows of War

Mixed bills are very appealing to regular ballet-goers: they provide the chance to see a wide variety of pieces, often pairing new work with rarities, and they showcase the full... The post Birmingham Royal Ballet in London: Shadows of War appeared first on The Ballet Bag.

Manon: a Photo Gallery

The 40th anniversary revival of Manon continues at The Royal Ballet. The ballet’s final performances will be marked by Carlos Acosta’s debut in the role of... The post Manon: a Photo Gallery appeared first on The Ballet Bag.

Wardobe V Pantry – The Sleeping Beauty

3 days agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

Wardrobe V Pantry pull together two of our favourite obsessions – fashion and food – in delightful combinations. This week, they’ve worked their magic on The Sleeping Beauty.  Lana Jones, The Sleeping Beauty v Mini rose-berry vegan cheesecakes Secure your … Continue reading ?

UIEX: Mariinsky coming to BAM in January 2015

Look for the Brooklyn Academy of Music's website to be updated on October 28th. Tickets will go on sale to BAM patrons during the second week of November. Tickets to the general public will go on sale December 8th. That's...

observations 10/24

The hotly anticipated new Starz series Flesh and Bone starring Ben Daniels, Irina Dvorovenko, and Sascha Radetsky among others has been converted into a "limited series" with a final ending from its original ongoing series status. Oh dear. One reader...

ABT Gala 10/22Desperate times call for desperate measures

The only thing that went right for ABT at its opening night gala on Wednesday was that Klinghoffer had the night off next door at the Met Opera. On the 39th anniversary of his funeral which the Met is celebrating...

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