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The Red Shoes

Ballet in Print

by Emilia on March 24, 2011

When it comes to ballet marketing, nothing more cliché and tired than the figure of a pink tutu-ed ballerina. True, many ballet fans enjoy the odd amount of tulle and glitter and there is nothing wrong with that. But these are images that propagate ballet as an art stuck in its own fluffy and pink [...]

The Red Shoes at Secret Cinema

by lupiquero on March 15, 2011

Lucía Piquero is the founder choreographer of Diciembre Dance Group, a project started in 2008 to bring together artists from different backgrounds and disciplines. In her previous guest blog for us she considered the challenges and rewards of wearing the hats of dancer and choreographer. Here Lu reports on her collaboration with Secret Cinema for [...]

Black Swan 101

by Emilia on August 4, 2010

All About Eve meets The Red Shoes? That’s how Darren Aronofsky‘s foray into the ballet world might play out. The director has recently cited both these classics as sources of inspiration, although the movie’s plot line – a ballerina faces her inner demons as she is picked to dance the lead in  Swan Lake – [...]