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“Don’t bite off more than you can chew,” they said. “Time management is my jam!”, I boasted in response. Oh my sweet friends, time management skills… 271 more words


Song of the Earth/La Sylphide: English National Ballet

Last week, I went to see English National Ballet’s double bill of Song of the Earth and La Sylphide at The Palace. Combining Kenneth MacMillan’s iconic, poignant meditation on life and death with a classic ballet fairytale, this programme really showcases the versatility of the company. 293 more words


A Celebration of Sir Kenneth MacMillan: Northern Ballet

Legendary choreographer Kenneth MacMillan died twenty five years ago this October, and to mark the occasion ballet companies all over the UK are staging his works. 441 more words


weekend update

Season 40 is off to a roaring start, and this beautiful beast shows no signs of slowing. In 5 weeks the company have learned almost 6 ballets; One new work is still in the creation phase, and our first full length  80 more words


Bayadère - Ninth Life: The Lowry

Originally commissioned by and performed at the Royal Opera House in 2015, Shobana Jeyasingh’s re-examination of the classical ballet La Bayadère is fresh, contemporary and challenging. 497 more words


Back at the Barre

Today I took a ballet class and I walked in like

But my rational, logical self is telling me to

Because my hip issues, while GREATLY IMPROVED, are not necessarily fully resolved. 27 more words


Aladdin: Birmingham Royal Ballet

Birmingham Royal Ballet returns to The Lowry with its modern fairytale ballet Aladdin, a work originally created by director David Bintley for the National Ballet of Japan, and revisited now by the company for its autumn/winter tour. 418 more words