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Bavarian State Ballet – Ballet Extra Series

by wschuster on July 1, 2011

In our recent Royal Ballet season roundup we touched on the topic of ballet in unusual places. We were amazed at the scale and the buzz generated by Romeo and Juliet at the O2 arena, but smaller venues can be just as effective as a means to lure in new dance audiences. Events like ballet [...]

Stag Night at The Royal Danish Ballet

by cstalcott on May 25, 2010

When we spoke to choreographer Kim Brandstrup earlier this year we were intrigued by his ongoing project with The Royal Danish Ballet, a company we have been lucky enough to visit recently. Kim was working on two matching ballets, one all-male, another all-female which would premiere days apart in different mixed bills. When we found [...]

All These Things That I’ve Done

by Emilia on March 22, 2010

On Sunday evening some of the biggest stars in the ballet world descended upon London’s Coliseum to pay homage to Rudolf Nureyev who would have been 72 years old last week (March 17). Throughout his dancing career Nureyev had a varied repertoire and it would be, of course, impossible to cover all of it or [...]