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Swans at Bondi

last monthDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

To celebrate the return in 2015 of Graeme Murphy’s beloved Swan Lake, we took a flock of our swans to Bondi Beach. The result? A felicitous marriage of blue sky, blue sea and graceful white feathers.

Alina Cojocaru: Dream Project 2014

It must be difficult to programme a ballet gala: you need to include the old favourites an audience expects, but have enough variety to... The post Alina Cojocaru: Dream Project 2014 appeared first on The Ballet Bag.

Pallavi Sharda’s Melbourne favourites

last monthDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

We’re thrilled to have Bollywood superstar Pallavi Sharda joining us for the Melbourne premiere of La Bayadére! Pallavi was born and raised in Melbourne, and still spends time here between stints in Mumbai. We asked her for her favourite things … Continue reading ?

When Beauty’s the Prize

last monthArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Acis and Galatea” Mark Morris Mostly Mozart Festival David Koch Theater, Lincoln Center New York, NY August 7, 2014 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2014 by Martha Sherman Photo © 2014 Richard Termine Yulia Van Doren, Thomas Cooley and Mark Morris Dance Group in “Acis and Galatea” Mark Morris’s dancers may really be nymphs. Show More Summary

ABT in Brisbane, AustraliaThe Trumpeter Swan Queen in Queensland

On Friday, August 29th at 7:30pm, the considerably-sized local ballet intelligentsia will get a chance to witness the most majestic, musical, and captivating Odette/Odile in America. The one who defines resplendent, defines luminosity, defines love's will to overcome imprisonment will...

The nominees: Imogen Chapman

last monthDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

Imogen Chapman is one of six nominees for the 2014 Telstra Ballet Dancer Award. Here’s our chat with this talented dancer. What was it like training at The Royal Ballet School? What’s the main thing you took away from the … Continue reading ?

Lakeside Fantasies

last monthArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Swan Lake” Bolshoi Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY July 18, 2014 by Marianne Adams copyright © 2014 by Marianne Adams photo © Stephanie Berger Olga Smirnova as Odette and Semyon Chudin as Prince Siegfried Just what kind of...Show More Summary

5 reasons you’ll love La Bayadère

last monthDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

We’re gearing up for our premiere season of Stanton Welch’s La Bayadère! If you’ve never seen this sumptuous 19th-century classic before – or if you’ve never seen Welch’s powerful version of it – here are five reasons why you should. … Continue reading ?

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