Perhaps it's the case that our receptors for beauty lie close in the brain to those for horror: what else could explain how a story about two young lovers dying a needless, violent death should be so passionately, tragically beautiful.
Tag - Romeo and Juliet
Steven McRae: Dancer in the Fast Lane is a revealing insight into the world of Royal Ballet Principal Steven McRae. Photographed over the last 12 months by Andrej Uspenski...
Casting Released for Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake, Apollo, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Firebird, Marguerite and Armand, DSCH, Cinderella (and remember all casting can change...)
Daria Klimentová farewell performances in Romeo & Juliet at the Royal Albert Hall - with Vadim Muntagirov
Steven McRae awarded Young Australian Achiever of the Year in the UK. Principal Dancer of the Royal Ballet wants to inspire other children to chase their dreams...
“I want audiences to leave inspired, not scratching themselves in boredom."
Lynette Halewood with her personal selection of London dance memories this last year...
While some of the views expressed may not chime with your own, the fascination of this book is to understand how contentious maintaining and developing ballet as vibrant theatre often is.
As its whistle-stop tour drew to its final week, the Russian State Ballet settled down for three consecutive days at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre.
This was an evening not to be missed. Newly appointed Artistic Director, José Manuel Carreño, made sure that the quality of the eighteen guest artists for Ballet San Jose’s Gala Performance would tantalise even the most skeptical dance fan.
So the company showed well enough to save the afternoon – but how much better they would look in a stronger piece.
Reid Anderson can certainly pick dancers and choreographers in the making. We really do need to see Stuttgart Ballet more often in order to keep up with his discoveries.
The triumph of the Nureyev collection at CNCS Moulins is to make the many facets of his profligately talented, maddening personality so vividly alive still.
The much admired Suzanne Farrell Ballet have just been performing at their Kennedy Center home in Washington - Oksana Khadarina reviews the Balanchine works (Mozartiana and Episodes) on Programme A...
San Francisco Ballet continued their East Coast season with the New York premiere of Christopher Wheeldon's Cinderella. The staging is lavish...
Casting of Evgenia Obraztsova and Steven McRae
Cuthbertson isn’t one of those tiny doll-like Juliets who can get through the first scene on sweetness alone. Instead she gives hints of gaucheness ...you’'d bet heavily against her wardrobe being mainly pink.
In its second mixed bill here in New York, San Francisco Ballet once again impressed with its vitality and the depth of its bench, as well as with its pleasantly unified look.
My father asked my original teacher in Rockville, Ms. Hood, whether it was viable for me to become a dancer, and she said she thought I could, even though I wasn’t blessed with beautiful legs and feet. But I had a lot of other assets...
Dance Odysseys at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival with reviews on 20 dance works by Scottish Ballet, Scottish Dance Theatre, Gelabert Azzopardi Companyia de Dansa, James Cousins and Rosie Kay. Also thoughts on 4 rare films and links to much video material and many other reviews. It's big!