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Bernstein Centenary: ROH Live

The great American composer Leonard Bernstein would have been 100 this year, and to celebrate his centenary the Royal Ballet perform a trio of contemporary works set to his music. 524 more words


land and sea

a most watery waltz

the spell midnight halts

godmothers and green scales

blue fairies and fish tails

floating on familiar chords

washing up on salty shores… 55 more words


shifting gears

Bouncing between planets and back pain, neoclassicism has left the building in favor of a quite indulgent flavor: rolly, flowy, weighted, contemporary goodness. It’s a hinge, y’all. 234 more words


The Sleeping Beauty: Birmingham Royal Ballet

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s production of The Sleeping Beauty is a lavish, old school version of the fairytale classic, an unapologetically traditional celebration of both Tchaikovsky’s glorious music and classical ballet choreography. 400 more words


Juliet and Romeo by Mats Ek

Juliet and Romeo – Ballet in 2 Acts

choreography by Mats Ek
on music by Tchaikovsky
performed by Royal Swedish Ballet and Royal Swedish Orchestra… 1,653 more words


a chat with lauren lovette

NYCB Principal Lauren Lovette, photo by Zarely.

At the Vail Dance Festival back in August, I was walking through the park on my way back from the amphitheater when I happened upon Lauren Lovette. 203 more words


a note just to say...

…back in October, I did a thing. I went to NYC to review a City Ballet show, and disastrous food poisoning usurped the whole trip. Foul, unspeakable things happened in that midtown hotel room. 308 more words