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Tamara Rojo’s Fusion Journey

April 12, 2012

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Tamara Rojo in a long red dress

Tamara Rojo’s Fusion Journey Last month, Tamara Rojo performed a World Premiere at the Russian Icons Gala in honour of Anna Pavlova.  Rojo danced Life is a Dream, choreographed by Fei Bo. At the time I reported, “Tamara Rojo (The Royal Ballet), in a World Premiere by Fei Bo called Life is a Dream, delivered […]

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Ballet Business : Pointe shoes deconstructed

January 20, 2011


Ballet News, pointe shoes,

It’s Not Magic; it’s linen & often flour It’s not magic that keeps a ballerina on her toes – it’s a mixture of materials – often burlap, flour, dextrine*, paper, potato starch, rough and smooth leather, coarse linen, satin, papier-mâché, held together with glue of a secret formula. You may have seen dancers strutting about, […]

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