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Best of Clement Crisp’s Reviews: a Timeline

by Emilia & Linda on February 21, 2014

To follow in the steps (ha!) of our first interactive timeline, we have selected, for our second edition, quotes from beloved UK dance writer Mr. Clement Crisp. Ranging from the ruthless to the adoring and the witty, here they are for your scrolling pleasure: Tweet Share

Live-tweeting the Royal Ballet’s New DonQ!

by Emilia & Linda on September 29, 2013

Tomorrow’s gala performance of Carlos Acosta’s new Royal Ballet production of Don Quixote officially opens the Royal Ballet’s 2013/14 Season. It will be the first staging of this new Don Q. and we’ll be on site bringing you all the action: we’re teaming up with one of our favorite contributors, Dave Tries Ballet, to take [...]

Esprit de Corps: A Kickstarter Art Book Project

by Emilia & Linda on July 26, 2013

Jesús Chapa-Malacara is a Brooklyn-based photographer and former ballet dancer. Jesús is currently working on an innovative ballet photography project, Esprit de Corps, a ballet artbook. Esprit de Corps brings together dancers like ABT’s Jared Matthews and Yuriko Kajiya, Michaela DePrince, who appeared in the must-watch documentary First Position and is about to join Dutch National [...]

#Prix2013 Link Roundup

by wschuster on February 10, 2013

Every year, the Prix de Lausanne puts this relatively quiet Swiss town on Lake Geneva on the map for all balletomanes – right in the middle of their universe to be exact. In case you couldn’t follow all the action this year, do not worry! There is plenty of awesome content available to relive this [...]

Countdown to #Prix2013

by Emilia & Linda on January 12, 2013

The 41st edition of the Prix de Lausanne, the renowned international competition for young dancers, will take place from 27 January to 2 February, 2013 at the Théâtre de Beaulieu in Lausanne. Team Ballet Bag will be returning to Lausanne to officially blog and live tweet for the Prix. We can’t wait to share with you [...]

Storified: English National Ballet’s Summer Party

by Emilia & Linda on July 5, 2012

Last week English National Ballet took over Kensington Palace’s Orangery for its annual summer party. In addition to exclusive dance and music performances, guests were invited to place their bids for swan-inspired works by artists like Ronnie Wood, Pixie Lott, Sam Taylor-Wood, Julien Macdonald and – the company’s newly-appointed AD – Tamara Rojo. Our collaborator [...]