NORTHERN BALLET THEATRE
The fabulously talented dancers of Northern Ballet Theatre recently danced in a Gala night, and here are the highlights, set to Only By The Night by the equally great Kings of Leon.
There will be much more from the company dancers next year, right here.
BALLET THEATRE UK
Ballet Theatre UK have now finished their current tour of The Nutcracker. Here are some highlights.
MODERN DAY PRIMA BALLERINAS
A fun documentary montage featuring today’s most famous ballet dancers. The video is set to Paralyzer, Finger Eleven, Them Vs. You Vs. Me
THE ROYAL BALLET
Have a peak behind the scenes and hear Principal dancer Steven McRae talk about dancing in The Nutcracker.
WHAT’S ON TV OVER THE HOLIDAYS ?
Today – 24th Dec Christmas Eve
8:15pm – BBC4 – Swan Lake with the Kirov, Uliana Lopatkina is Odette/Odile, presented by Darcey Bussell. This is a repeat – I’d recommend it for the precision of the Corp de Ballet. 78658188
Fri 25th Dec Christmas Day
1:10pm – More 4 – Balanchine’s Nutcracker with Kevin Kline 87886380
1:25pm – C4 – Only When I Dance – a documentary about two Brazillian teenagers who want to become ballet dancers. 25831699
9:00pm – More 4 – The Royal Ballet in Cuba – a documentary following Carlos Acosta on the summer tour to his home country. This is the first time it’s been shown on TV. 54727699
10:00pm – More 4 – Strictly Bolshoi – a documentary following Christopher Wheeldon as he attempts to be the 1st British choreographer to work with the Bolshoi. This is a repeat but I’d recommend it for the way in which it reveals the differences of working in Russia and elsewhere. 27451125
Sat 26th Dec Boxing Day
10:00pm – More 4 – The Car Man by Matthew Bourne