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MEG STUART: PRESEVERANCE IN A COLLAPSING WORLD

Photo by Chris Van der BurghtFrancisco Camacho, left, in Meg Stuart’s “Blessed,” amid wet ruins of his cardboard paradise. Mr. Camacho says he plays a man “losing control of things around him, but he still goes [...]

“LAC” IN MONTE CARLO: AN INTENSE SWAN LAKE

The Ballet de Monte Carlo gave the world première of "Lac", at the Grimaldi Forum, closing the year of 2011.Jean Christophe Maillot, artistic director of the illustrious Ballet de Monte Carlo had taken the iconic 19th [...]

CANNES DANCE FESTIVAL – 2011, NOVEMBER, 22-27

LA LA LA HUMAN STEPS – MICHAEL CLARK – ANDRÉS MARÍN – CIE MONTALVO-HERVIEUHEDDY MAALEM – EMIO GRECO – BALLET NATIONAL DE MARSEILLE – HOFESH SHECHTERHIROAKI UMEDA – THIERRY THIEÛ NIANG / PATRICE CHEREAU – JOANNE [...]

AN AMERICAN DANCER MAKES A LEAP TO THE RUSSIAN STAGE

David Hallberg in front of the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow David Hallberg, 29, a native of Rapid City, S.D., is the first American ever to be named a principal dancer at the Bolshoi Ballet.He arrived in [...]

POP GOD DIVES INTO WORLD OF BALLET – NYCB PREMIÈRE

 Paul McCartney’s first ballet score, “Ocean’s Kingdom,” is in no way an important addition to the corpus of ballet music, but it deserves a better staging than the one it’s been given by New York City [...]

DEGAS AND THE BALLET: PICTURING MOVEMENT – LONDON, 17 September – 11 December 2011

In the autumn of 2011 the Royal Academy of Arts will stage a landmark exhibition focusing on Edgar Degas’s preoccupation with movement as an artist of the dance. Degas and the Ballet: Picturing Movement will trace [...]

THE WINNERS OF THE 39 TH PRIX DE LAUSANNE

The prestigious international competition for young dancers culminated in a dazzling Final. Each year the standard of the finalists improves and the jury this year faced a difficult task in selecting the seven scholarship winners. Of [...]

DIAGHILEV – A Life ( By Sjeng Scheijen )

When he died, at 57, Serge Pavlovich Diaghilev (1872-1929) was many things: the most celebrated of Russian émigrés; the impresario of the Ballets Russes, the world’s most famous ballet company; a pivotal figure in the recent [...]

PRIX DE LAUSANNE 2010: THE CURTAIN FELL ON THE 38TH EDITION

The famous international competition for young dancers closed with a breathtaking finale. The jury was challenged to choose between the 20 finalists, including this year a young Swiss girl, all of an outstanding artistic and technical [...]

Prix de Lausanne – 38th Edition (January 26th to 31st)

Prix de Lausanne 2010: In the Theatre de Beaulieu from January 26th to 31st, 2010 This 38th edition of the famous competition features a record number of participants, two selected Swiss candidates, a Chinese guest school, [...]