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On the road & in the cinema

On the road in Wash. DC ABT’s opening performance at the Kennedy Center was dedicated to the memory of former principal dancer Ivan Nagy who expired earlier this year. Nagy was one of the greatest partners in ABT’s history, and...

Lucinda’s choice

2 days agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

In the lead-up to her retirement, Lucinda Dunn would like to share these photographs with you. They’re some of her lesser-seen favourites, showing this celebrated ballerina in intimate studio moments and sleek modern ballets. All of them are taken by … Continue reading ?

Behind the Scenes of Krzysztof Pastor's "Romeo & Juliet" - Part 1

3 days agoDance / Ballet : j-Pointe

We are busy preparing for the U.S. premiere of Krzysztof Pastor's Romeo & Juliet opening April 30th at the Auditorium Theatre. A choreographer from Gdansk, Poland, Pastor originally created this modern retelling of Shakespeare's tragedy...Show More Summary

Want this up-do?

4 days agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

Here it is … “The Mistress” in nine easy steps. Lescaut’s Mistress in Manon has fiery hair to match her mettlesome nature. Most of the dancers who take on the role are redheads just for the night – but not … Continue reading ?

Ratmansky & Welch in Berlin

At the start of the Ratmansky/Welch double bill at Staatsballett Berlin last week, Linda and I did our maths while enjoying a drink at the Schiller Theatre: together, we have now seen 22 Ratmansky works, having travelled over 9,000 miles (excluding the miles on the way back!) for them. Namouna, a Grand Divertissement, originally made for [...]

Veronika Part & Jared Matthews @ The Mariinsky

Oh, this is one beautiful treat. Hurry and watch Veronika and Jared in Ratmansky's Seven Sonatas at the Closing Gala of the Mariinsky Festival Sunday: Extraordinary. Just extraordinary. So proud of the home team. More videos from the festival here.

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