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SF Ballet Frankenstein

Last night Calvin and I (somewhat) spontaneously hopped on the Bart to the War Memorial Opera House in SF to see Frankenstein put on by the SF Ballet. 147 more words


Sylvia at Royal Opera House 30/11/17

Frederick Ashton’s Sylvia was last seen as part of the Royal Ballet’s repertoire back in 2010. And how this glittering, mythical tale of silliness has been missed! 169 more words

English National Ballet’s Song of the Earth & La Sylphide

Song of the Earth & La Sylphide

Music by Mahler & Lovenskiold

English National Ballet

Palace Theatre, Manchester

11 October 2017

We saw an excellent double-bill, a presentation of two very different pieces, by the English National Ballet. 182 more words

Theatre Review

The Russian National Ballet Down Under … A Mediocre Performance at Best

The Russian Ballet is the rumoured to be one of the most elite ballet companies a dancer can dream of getting into. I’m not sure how true this is and with the performance I saw of The Russian National Ballet touring in Melbourne a couple of nights ago, I have my doubts. 793 more words

Northern Ballet's The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

I normally love the Northern Ballet and their ability to tell stories in an engaging and beautiful way. But they totally missed the mark on this one in almost every way. 301 more words

Bookish Things

"Jewels" at Lincoln Center Festival : A Joyous and Innovative Celebration of Balanchine's Ingenuity

It took me two days to calm down from the excitement of having watched the opening performance of “Jewels” at this year’s Lincoln Center Festival in New York. 1,744 more words


ABT's 'Onegin': A Feast for the Eyes and the Heart

Last week I treated myself to two performances of “Onegin” by the American Ballet Theatre. Never have I seen the same ballet back to back like this, and I wouldn’t have done so if it wasn’t for the super stellar casts lined up for this week. 2,151 more words