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The Castaways: Barak Marshall Creates For Rambert

by Emilia & Linda on October 9, 2013

It’s a busy season for Rambert Dance Company: the company is getting ready to move to its new London home at the South Bank and is also premiering The Castaways, a new work by renowned US choreographer Barak Marshall. Named by the LA Times as a ‘Face to Watch’ (December 2012), Barak has choreographed all [...]

Six Reasons Why Ratmansky Rocks…

by Emilia & Linda on September 25, 2013

…Other than the fact that he is – as revealed today – among the recipients of a “genius” grant? Well, if you need more reasons, take a look at our new guest blog for Behind Ballet (The Australian Ballet’s official blog), originally published ahead of Ratmansky’s brand new Cinderella for the company and reproduced below with plenty of [...]

If you have followed our balletic adventures over here for a while, then you know we try to catch the works of American Ballet Theatre’s Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky as often as we can. Having seen over 15 of Mr. Ratmansky’s ballets, we can safely say that for as long as he keeps creating, [...]

Nacho Duato

by lupiquero on June 12, 2013

The Duato Style If there is something that defines Nacho Duato’s style of movement, it is dynamics: his language is expressive, fluid and fast. However, to properly understand Duato past his quite characteristic European contemporary style (clearly influenced by his work with Kylián), one needs to also consider his musicality: Duato’s work is always very [...]

From Munich, our collaborator Wiebke catches up with The Royal Ballet School-trained Sebastian Goffin, who is presenting a new work, Astres Errants, this Sunday 28 April at The Bavarian State Ballet II / Junior Company matinee program, part of Ballet Festival Week 2013. Having seen a lovely piece (Papillon) by Seb at Bob Lockyer’s 80th Birthday Gala in London, we were very keen [...]

Alexei Ratmansky: Greatest Hits & Photo Gallery

by Emilia & Linda on March 11, 2013

We have a new guest post up on the Royal Opera House blog, with snippets of five of Alexei Ratmansky’s coolest ballets: 24 Preludes, part of the Royal Ballet’s current mixed programme that includes George Balanchine’s Apollo and Christopher Wheeldon’s Aeternum, offers audiences the opportunity to experience Alexei Ratmansky’s first work for a UK company. Much [...]