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Nutcracker for the People

by MetteWindberg on January 4, 2013

Ballet and popular culture have been enjoying an unusually close relationship in recent times. Following on the success of Natalie Portman’s highly neurotic and nail-biting ballerina in Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan, shows like Breaking Pointe and The Secret Lives of Dancers portray daily life at, respectively, Salt Lake City’s Ballet West and The Royal New Zealand [...]

The Ballet Bag at Prix de Lausanne 2012

by Emilia & Linda on December 5, 2011

The next edition of the Prix de Lausanne, the renowned international competition for young dancers, will take place from 29 January to 4 February, 2012 at the Théâtre de Beaulieu in Lausanne. This year is the Prix’s 40th anniversary and we are immensely honoured to be involved: in addition to officially blogging for the Prix, [...] and The Ballet Bag have teamed up with EMI Classics to offer you the chance to win a copy of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, recorded by Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker. This release marks the conductor’s first Tchaikovsky recording and is one of several releases this season celebrating Rattle’s 30th anniversary on the [...]

We are pleased to announce the first ever & The Ballet Bag Twitter Competition: Royal Ballet Yearbook 2010/11 Competition Oberon Books’ Royal Ballet Yearbook has just been released and we are giving away a free copy Entering the competition To enter followers have to tweet the answer to the following question under the tag [...]

The Ballet Bag in Time Out London

by Emilia & Linda on August 9, 2010

We were recently featured in Time Out London (issue No. 2085) where they report on the best blogs and social media channels for ballet. Time Out interviewed us and said we are: “a chic webzine” & “best of the new bunch” of sites dedicated to dance. Check it out! (Click on the image for higher [...]