In July and August two very special productions will be performed at the London Coliseum: Cléopâtre – Ida Rubinstein from Les Saisons Russes du XX1e Siecle and Jane Eyre from Shanghai Ballet Company. Both productions have been choreographed by German born choreographer, Patrick de Bana and I recently got to chat with him about his forthcoming work. … Continue reading
A short but powerful video for today: Found on Vimeo, here is the information supplied: A short Film about what you see when you look at your own reflection, in this instance professional Ballerina. “The only real conflict you will ever have in your life won’t be with others but with yourself.” Producer & Director: … Continue reading
Wow Bulletin Pointe has been very quiet over the past month due to my dissertation. Now that that is handed in, all systems are go! The paper was on marketing strategy in the ballet industry and a summary will be posted soon Now back to ballet, this morning I stumbled upon a recent BBC news … Continue reading
The National Ballet of Canada Romeo and Juliet UK PREMIERE Wednesday 17 – Sunday 21 April Tickets: £12 – £45 Ticket Office: 0844 412 4300 or www.sadlerswells.com “Whether it’s a ravishing romantic pas de deux full of soaring lifts or a geometrically complex ensemble number in brilliantly resolving patterns, Ratmansky’s Romeo and Juliet is a choreographic delight” The … Continue reading
After recently meeting at the MOVE IT show in London, I had a quick Skype interview with Megan Preston, Founder and Director of Awareness Through Dance – a not for profit organisation specialising in dance career development and providing dancers with international opportunities to work with charities to raise awareness through dance. The interview was … Continue reading
A massive congratulations to Scottish Ballet for winning a South Bank Sky Arts award for their production of A Streetcar Named Desire. The Awards were presented on 12 March at a special ceremony held at The Dorchester hotel in London. The Awards were televised and will next be shown on Sky Arts 1 HD on … Continue reading
Last weekend was the MOVE IT dance show of 2013. As a MOVE IT ambassador, I went along on Saturday to have a peek at what was happening. I really enjoyed chatting to everyone and seeing what all the companies are currently doing. I got to chat to companies such as Dance UK, Equity UK, … Continue reading
10 male dancers + 2 great choreographers = a great night and the Ballet Boyz new tour of the Talent 2013. On Friday (8 March) Ballet Boyz opened their run at Sadler’s Wells, London. I went along to take two of my firsts… My first visit to Sadler’s Wells main auditorium and my first live Ballet … Continue reading
Here is the second part of my tour diary: http://bit.ly/YeOsGP I seriously had a great time and thank all the people I got to meet! Graduation needs to hurry up so I can go back out there!
Fuelling my love of ballet and video clips is the next episode from A year inside the Australian Ballet. This episode looks at the corps de ballet: As always, some beautiful imagery from The Australian Ballet.