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La Bayadére: Stunning on stage

4 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

The explosive technique, fever-hot drama and delicate beauty of La Bayadére has captured Melbourne’s heart. The Australian says that Stanton Welch’s version of the ballet “makes a worthy contribution to The Australian Ballet’s repertoire and reveals a company at the … Continue reading ?

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Here is our own Maria Riccetto as Kitri in Julio Bocca's Nacional Ballet Sodre's production of Don Quijote which premiered last night in Montevideo, Uruguay. More than 18,000 tickets have been sold to this Don Q run. Maria's Basilo is...

The nutcracker doll: a history

last monthDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

Before the Nutcracker is transformed into a charming prince, he’s something of an ugly duckling. That grimace, those staring eyes. Those teeth! Could there be a uglier harbinger of Christmas than a nutcracker doll? Well, yes. These days a visit … Continue reading ?

Paul Taylor @ Lincoln Center 2015 - live music, Limon, Shen Wei, and much more

This coming March marks the inaugural season of the revamped Paul Taylor Dance Company, and it looks to be pretty exciting. Paul Taylor's American Modern Dance will take up residence at Lincoln Center for three weeks beginning March 11th. At...

La Bayadére: in the studio

last monthDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

Nikiya comes to Solor as a ghost in a vision, and they seal their love beyond the grave in a delicate, yearning pas de deux. Here’s a glimpse of this sublime La Bayadére moment in rehearsal. La Bayadére opens tomorrow … Continue reading ?

Karen Nanasca – Nailed it

last monthDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

As we prepare our glammest outfits for the La Bayadère opening night, we thought we’d share a fashion trend straight from The Australian Ballet dance studios. Coryphée Karen Nanasca has started a trend – matching your nail polish with your leotard. … Continue reading ?

Herbert Migdoll's PI COW SO Takes a Hike

last monthDance / Ballet : j-Pointe

Regular visitors to Joffrey Tower should be very familiar with the work of Joffrey's resident artist HERBERT MIGDOLL, whether they know it or not. Much of the artwork and photography on display is Migdoll's from his decades of artistic partnership with Robertob Joffrey and the company. Show More Summary

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