Tag Archives: Isabelle Ciaravola

Alina’s Gala | Ballet News auctions Alina Cojocaru’s signed pointe shoes

May 13, 2013

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Alina Cojocaru's pointe shoes signed by Alina and dancers from her Gala Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Alina’s Gala | Alina Cojocaru’s signed pointe shoes auctioned for her charity, Hospices of Hope Only Alina Cojocaru could open her Gala with the Rose Adage from The Sleeping Beauty. The music alone sends shivers of fear into the most professional of professional ballet dancers : not Cojocaru. Her supreme technicality aided by wonderfully smooth partnering from […]

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Ballet News World Exclusive : Venus Villa & Yonah Acosta reach for the stars

April 5, 2011

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Venus Villa in a jete

Recently I caught up with Ballet News favourite Venus Villa, who was rehearsing with Carlos Acosta’s nephew Yonah Acosta. Yonah recently completed his training in Cuba and has joined English National Ballet as a First Artist.  His technique and partnering are already well defined, and I reviewed his first performance for the company, in Suite en […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Isabelle Ciaravola, Étoile, Opéra National de Paris

January 16, 2011

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two ballet dancers on stage

  Cupcakes & Conversation with Isabelle Ciaravola, Étoile, Opéra National de Paris   What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?  A good coffee as every day hahhahahahaa !!! First, I have to wake up slowl, listen to some nice music, drink an espresso and a fresh red orange juice… a hot bath … […]

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