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Gary Avis & Friends Gala

by Emilia & Linda on June 8, 2011

Via Press Release: Ipswich-born Royal Ballet Principal Character Artist Gary Avis is bringing dancers from the Royal Ballet and English National Ballet to his home town this September to take part in a unique charity gala event in support of The Hunger Project. After a 40-year gap, East Anglian audiences will once again have the [...]

Mara Galeazzi’s Gala 2011 – Dancing For the Children

by Emilia & Linda on February 8, 2011

Via Press Release: On Sunday, 3 April 2011 Sadler’s Wells will host a special evening of dance, music and song featuring Royal Ballet Principal Mara Galeazzi and a star-studded line-up of guest performers including dancers with the Royal Ballet, the Balletboyz, the Trocks, 4 Poofs and a Piano as well as some surprise guests, all [...]

Yesterday Threw Everything At Me

by Linda on June 9, 2009

Last Sunday I attended the “Tribute to Diaghilev”, a gala in celebration of  100 years of Ballets Russes and of its visionary mastermind, Sergei Diaghilev. The event brought together many stars of the Mariinsky, Paris Opera Ballet, English National Ballet and Royal Ballet, dancing extracts of vintage pieces made or inspired by Ballet Russes choreographers [...]