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Ballet Comics

Steven McRae, Ballet Manga Hero

by Emilia & Linda on August 26, 2013

During one of his recent trips to Japan, Royal Ballet Principal Steven McRae met with Manga Artist Takafumi Adachi. This meeting would eventually lead to a collaboration on a new ballet manga that aims to be cool while conveying an inspirational message. In Japan, Ballet Manga is very much part of the cultural mainstream, a pop [...]

It’s Friday, Friday!

by Emilia & Linda on May 27, 2011

The world has dubbed it the “worst song ever”, but it has gathered more than 150 million views (and a staggering 2.9 million “dislikes”) on YouTube. It seems we all love to hate Rebecca Black‘s “Friday” and its trail of brilliant spoofs – check out Stephen Colbert’s hilarious rendition here and, our favorite, the Death [...]

Black Swan Fan Art

by Emilia & Linda on January 31, 2011

Black Swan continues to give ballet a much needed boost, with reports of increased box office demand for Swan Lake performances around the globe (we can almost hear the sound of artistic directors who have not scheduled the ballet this season kicking themselves) and stories of audience members calling the Royal Opera House to see [...]

The Lesser-Known Nutcrackers

by Emilia & Linda on December 20, 2010

In this new ballet webcomic we look at some alternative Nutcrackers throughout history. Happy Holidays from The Ballet Bag & Adult Beginner !!   Credits – Concept: Adult Beginner & The Ballet Bag. Artwork: Adult Beginner. Copyright: Adult Beginner & The Ballet Bag © Suggest your own alternative Nutcrackers via comment form below. We may even [...]

Ballet Frenemies

by Emilia & Linda on November 26, 2010

The Ballet Bag & Adult Beginner are thrilled to announce a new collaboration: ballet webcomics! In the first of this new series we look at what happens when favorite ballet frenemies, Odette and Odile, walk into a bar… Credits – Concept: Adult Beginner & The Ballet Bag, Artwork: Adult Beginner, Copyright: Adult Beginner & The [...]