For the first time, English National Ballet's competition for its junior members was held in the capacious London Coliseum, where the company has been performing The Sleeping Beauty...
Tag - Julio Bocca
★★★★✰ One can only imagine the satisfaction of dancing such a role at the age of 53, to a full house, among friends. The ovations were rapturous and went on for a long time.
Julio Bocca, much loved but now no longer dancing, has a new life in Montevideo, running Ballet Nacional SODRE. Marina Harss talks to a busy man rebuilding his company - fast...
One could imagine a fine partnership developing between Cornejo and Obraztsova. Both are generous and open-hearted performers.
This time, I made 15 trips to the theatres – there were performances at 5pm and 9pm each day - and saw 82 different full-length ballets or extracts in the eight days I was in Havana.
The three dancers who took their leave this week – Sascha Radetsky, Yuriko Kajiya and Jared Matthews – are all soloists. Each led a different cast of the company’s 1997 production of Coppélia.
Novels are treacherous terrain for choreographers. So much of what draws us into a book and imprints itself in our imagination ...is almost impossible to convey in the language of the body.
American Ballet Theatre are dancing Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo and Juliet. Marina Harss reviews 2 casts: Polina Semionova / David Hallberg and Roberto Bolle / Hee Seo...
Well, performing for me is really about that experience of giving to the audience. In the studio you work and perfect things, you collaborate with your partner, but for me it’s about what happens on the stage, the ability to give something, to your partner, to the audience.