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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 [...]

Live Blogging #RBLive

by wschuster on March 23, 2012

Join our fabulous guest blogger Wiebke Schuster (@wiebela on Twitter) as she live blogs #RBLive, a full working day at The Royal Ballet streamed live on The Royal Opera House YouTube channel and the Guardian website. From 10 a.m. today Wiebke will be jotting down below her thoughts on the day’s activities – from the Company’s live [...]

The Future of Dance Criticism

by Guest on November 1, 2011

Last year, in this post on the future of dance criticism, we wrote about the need for critics to embrace web 2.0 and social media, to engage with the online dance community and attract new readers. Among examples of writers who are using these new channels, we mentioned leading UK dance critic Ismene Brown and [...]

Upcoming Talk: The Future of Books

by Emilia & Linda on September 13, 2011

If you are in town this Saturday 17 September, we would love to see you at University College London. As part of The London Design Festival 2011, our friends at Sojournposse will be hosting the seminar “Whatever Is to Become of Books?” and we are one of the guest speakers. More information: Five Minutes With: [...]

The Royal Ballet 2011-2012 Season at a Glance

by Emilia & Linda on September 1, 2011

European summer is almost over (although here in Britain it never really began) and ballet companies around the world are getting ready to kick off their new seasons. The Royal Ballet is set to return to Covent Garden in a few weeks with Balanchine’s Jewels. Taking inspiration from one of our favorite magazines, Wired, we [...]

Social Media and the Arts

by Emilia & Linda on June 15, 2011

Last month we took part in B.Hive Club’s “Live in the Lounge” series, talking about how ballet and the arts in general can benefit from a presence in social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc.), as well as the latest that the ballet blogosphere has to offer to enrich one’s personal experience of the art [...]