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Ballet dancer Tracy Jones creates ‘Tulip’ skirts

May 19, 2012

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Ballet dancer creates ‘Tulip’ skirts for all When Tracy Jones, a professional ballet dancer with Barcelona Ballet began sewing her way through an injury, I was intrigued to know more. Launching her business, Tulips by Tracy as the resulting skirts became popular, Tracy has a number of high-profile clients who say : “Tulips by Tracy are […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Russian Ballet Icons Gala

March 9, 2012

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Russian Ballet Icons Gala London Coliseum Sunday 4th March 2012 What a night. The thing about this Gala series is that you don’t get standard gala fare – Don Quixote, Swan Lake etc,. Galas can present the kind of difficulties that you don’t find in the standard repertory and arise out of a lack of rehearsal […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Maria Sascha Khan, Bayerisches Staatsballett

September 3, 2011


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Cupcakes & Conversation with Maria Sascha Khan, Bayerisches Staatsballett What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I am a morning person and I love my job. It’s a pleasure to go to work at the Nationale Theatre each day….. so usually it’s not too difficult. Why ballet ? I think that everyone […]

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Our ascending Stars… Freya Thomas, Bayerisches Staatsballett, Munich

January 11, 2010


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Our Ascending Stars…. Drawing by noomiedoodlesfashion The quite fabulous noomiedoodlesfashion very generously gave up some time to work on my brief, which was to use her fashion expertise to conjure up traditionally dressed dancers but with a fashionable twist. ‘Our ascending stars’…. follows the progress of professional dancers who have graduated this year. Regular readers […]

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From Student to Star : Freya Thomas

September 22, 2009


I am delighted to show another specially commissioned drawing by Sarah, a naturally gifted artist, to introduce this latest interview series. Sarah’s brief was to depict the dancers’ progression from student to professional, and the resulting sketch perfectly represents that transition. From Student to Star is a series of interviews featuring Graduates as they begin […]

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