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ABT's Whipped Cream and David Hallberg's Comeback on the New York Stage

What a festive evening at the Metropolitan Opera! The American Ballet Theatre opened its Spring season with Alexei Ratmansky’s “Whipped Cream.” Everything about this ballet is sweet… a big crowd pleaser for sure—especially popular among kids but no one can resist all that cuteness! 659 more words


'Inside NYCB': Q&A with Peck and Ratmansky

Last week I went to watch “Inside NYCB”–a regular feature organized by the New York City Ballet for its members and supporters. Since I moved to New York, I am lucky to have gotten a free, one-year membership at the “Friends” level via the IDNYC system. 438 more words


Not Your Grandmother's Ballet This Season at Boston Ballet

Being an Emerson student is about including art in the everyday. As ‘everyday’ becomes  holidays, there is no shortage of cheery, seasonal performances to choose from. 389 more words


Casanova - the ballet

As I’ve said before I love Northern Ballet because they’re such good storytellers, and Casanova was no exception.

Based on Ian Kelly’s biography of Casanova, Kenneth Tindall (an ex-Northern Ballet dancer) created his very first full-length piece that moves from his time in the church, to his many benefactors and lovers, to Casanova as a musician, writer and thinker. 350 more words

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GALLERY & REVIEW - Birmingham Royal Ballet: Cinderella

Although one may be lead to believe that someone who has spent their whole life living within the Wigan Borough would be extremely cultured & completely aware of what makes a good Ballet, unfortunately, I do not fit into this category. 748 more words


Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema - The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty has all the requisite elements of a classic fairy tale. A princess, a king, a queen, suitors to the princess, good fairy, bad fairy, magic, a prince who wakes the princess up with a kiss! 753 more words


Moscow City Ballet’s Swan Lake @ the Palace

Swan Lake

Music by Tchaikovsky

Moscow City Ballet

Palace Theatre, Manchester

9 February 2017

All the courtly gang are here.

We have king, queen, prince and princess; Harlequin and Raven; swans white and chequered and black. 173 more words

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