Copeland has earned her place center-stage, and it seems more likely than ever that she will be promoted to principal.
One could imagine a fine partnership developing between Cornejo and Obraztsova. Both are generous and open-hearted performers.
The million-dollar question for any dancer on the cusp is this: can they carry an evening-length story ballet? The answer, on the evidence of Copeland’s début in Romeo and Juliet, is yes.
The most impressive (if not, incredible) thing is that his scratch company exudes the professionalism that one would expect from a tight-knit group that has lived, trained, rehearsed and performed together for seasons.
Weiss is taking Baltic Dance Theatre on a journey that needs to be seen outside as well as inside Poland.
Onwards and Upwards we say to the great Juliet Burnett – who writes wonderful blogs for DanceTabs. Media Release from The Australian Ballet The Australian Ballet farewells Senior Artist Juliet Burnett After 12…
What you get with the Jasmin Vardimon brand is an intense physical approach to dance and the JV2 dancers have assimilated this physicality with gusto.
Choreographed by artistic director Helgi Tomasson in 1994, the ballet is popular with audiences here and makes a satisfying coda to his thirtieth-anniversary season…
Maillot’s Roméo et Juliette reduces Shakespeare’s poetic play to a graphic novel, illustrating every emotion in bold outlines.
Gallery by Stephen Wright…
Jann Parry talks to Laura Morera and Vadim Muntagirov about all things La Fille mal gardée and a few other things too…
Like ENB at large, the eight finalists for 2015 are a noticeably international bunch, representing Germany, America, Ukraine, Brazil, China and the UK between them.
Canterna’s Romeo and Juliet is certainly different; and it won’t be to everyone’s taste, but – some quibbles aside – I enjoyed the energy and the entertainment.
Gallery by Foteini Christofilopoulou…
The Jean-Christophe Maillot Romeo and Juliet, last week given its UK premiere by Northern Ballet, is a strange thing.
The balcony pas de deux, what all the paramours have come to see, is decent. There are the sweeping, leg splitting lifts, drippy back drapes (so much so that Hyltin at times looks dead), and romantic clutches in abundance.
Full press release of English National Ballet’s 2015/16 Season.