Emilia & Linda

We started The Ballet Bag in April 2009 with the mission to prove that ballet is not stuffy, old fashioned and inaccessible; that it is quite the opposite: relevant, fresh and topical. With the aim to Give Ballet a New Spin we try to show it under a different light. When writing our capsule biographies, ballet fact cards, review roundups and commentary on social media, we cross it over with other art forms and cultural references (pop culture, cinema, rock music – ie. other things we love!).


Bag Some Gaynors for Christmas

With Alexei Ratmansky’s lush new Sleeping Beauty for ABT, a compelling homage to the works of Virginia Woolf brought by Wayne McGregor to the Royal Ballet,…