One of our 100 Ballets to See Before You Die, La Sylphide, as seen by the lenses of photographer Alice Pennefather, who also captured Balanchine’s hors d’oeuvre Ballo della Regina in this current revival at the Royal Opera House:
(Click on thumbnails to enlarge & see as slideshow)
All Photos: © Alice Pennefather, courtesy of ROH
About Alice Pennefather:
With a twin brother flying high as a star of the Royal Ballet, Alice’s creative talents lie in image making. After studying photography at Falmouth College of Arts, she spent 6 years travelling and working abroad, focusing on scuba diving and filming underwater. She has recently returned to London and rediscovered her love of everything Ballet. Alice now works as a freelance photographer, and is a regular at the Royal Ballet General Rehearsals – photographing for us here at The Ballet Bag.
You can see more of Alice’s work at Alice Pennefather – Dance Photography.