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Igor Kolb

Brian Mengini: London Calling

by Brian on May 31, 2012

As the UK prepares to celebrate the Jubilee, guest blogger Brian Mengini reflects on how crowdfunding via Kickstarter – and quite a bit of networking – helped turn his dream photo trip to London into a reality. Lookout for an exclusive photo print giveaway at the end of this feature As we entered 2011, I [...]

US-based dance photographer Brian Mengini is currently in London, working on a photo project with dancers from English National Ballet and The Royal Ballet. Brian lives in Pennsylvania and often works with the Pennsylvania Ballet and Boston Ballet. He recently shared with us his experiences shooting the Boston Ballet in rehearsal. In this new guest [...]

Slideshow: Best of the Ballet Bag’s Interviews

by Emilia & Linda on December 16, 2010

In the spirit of reflecting on the past and catching our breath to prepare for whatever 2011 may throw at us, we hope you enjoy this slideshow with selected quotes from our interviewees over the last 18 months. (click on each photo to open corresponding full feature)   Tweet Share

Kool Thing

by Emilia on December 30, 2009

As we prepare to send off 2009 and embrace a new decade, we look back into what was hot, fun & fab around the ballet blogosphere to pick our favorite things this year. Feel free to share yours too. Favorite Blog Posts Haglund Heel’s “ABT needs a Mayerling” campaign The coolest ballet campaign of the [...]

Golden Years

by Linda on December 13, 2009

The Royal Ballet’s Sleeping Beauties have just drawn to a close, giving way to the usual Christmas special of Nutcrackers. Notice anything in common? Both are Petipa ballets, both are amongst the safest for box office purposes, with blockbuster works such as Swan Lake and The Sleeping Beauty, their lavish costumes, orchestral music and vast [...]

An Interview with Igor Kolb

by Emilia on August 17, 2009

If you follow us on Twitter or Facebook or if you have been reading our posts here you will know that, ballet-wise, the past two weeks have been “all about the Mariinsky in London”, their stylish dancing and the impressive array of performers they have fielded to wow us in the classics Swan Lake, The [...]