“The Nutcracker” Cincinnati Ballet Opera House The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, DC November 23, 2016 by George Jackson © 2016 by George Jackson Practically every production of “The Nutcracker” aims to be traditional and unique. Show More Summary
A lot of people wonder why Odette and Odile never appear on the stage at the same time if they are truly different characters. Of late, there has been a Russian propaganda effort to spread Fake News to the effect...
If you have followed this blog for a while, then you already know that Giselle is my favourite ballet. When I first heard that... The post ENB in Akram Khan’s Giselle appeared first on The Ballet Bag.
"Cinderella" The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada November 12, 2016 by Denise Sum Copyright © by Denise Sum 2016 On Nov. 12, 1951 the newly formed National Ballet of Canada gave its first performance at the Eaton Auditorium in Toronto, led by founder Celia Franca. Show More Summary
Not sure what to buy the dancer on your holiday shopping list this year? Here are some gift ideas that any dancer would love.
"Working in Process/New Bodies" Works and Process Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum New York, NY November 14, 2016 By Carol Pardo Copyright ©2016 by Carol Pardo "Stretch as though you're reaching for diamonds." "Your arm is only as long as...Show More Summary
Today we are joined by Reid Bartleme and Harriet Jung, prolific costume designers working in New York City. The pair met in classes at The Fashion Institute of Technology and founded Reid & Harriet designs in 2011. Since then, they...Show More Summary
The Sunshine Cinema on 143 E. Houston Street in Manhattan will be showing the Royal Ballet's Anastasia tonight at 7pm. Marianela Nunez has the title role the role of Kschessinska. This charming historic cinema's days are numbered, unfortunately. While its...
"The Bright Stream in HD" Bolshoi Ballet Empire 25 Theater New York, NY November 6, 2016 By Carol Pardo Copyright ©2016 by Carol Pardo Seeing dance live is better than seeing it filmed, but film is better than nothing, and sometimes there are unexpected side benefits; this was my first look at the renovated Bolshoi Theater, vast and sea green. Show More Summary
One of our loyal Haglund'eelers alerted us to the upcoming livestream of the Royal Ballet's rehearsal of some part of Sleeping Beauty. Dame Monica Mason is involved although we don't know who the dancers are yet. These livestream rehearsals, which...