BALLET NEWS | Melissa Hamilton & Love Mayka, Marienela Nunez, The Royal Ballet, iTunes U – An Introduction to Ballet

Hi everyone,
Lots of news for you; sit back with a cup of tea and enjoy !

Melissa Hamilton as Ballerina Mannaquine
Photographer: Dave Wise Hywone Ahn :Hair & Make up

First of all, I’d like to highlight an interview with love Mayka – “Cutting edge Fashion Designer ‘LoveMayka’ does Cinderella and Ballerinas”.  The photoshoot features Royal Ballet dancer Melissa Hamilton as you (probably) haven’t seen her before.

Melissa Hamilton as Ballerina Mannaquine, Photographer: Dave Wise, Hywone Ahn :Hair & Make up
Melissa Hamilton as Ballerina Mannaquine, Photographer: Dave Wise, Hywone Ahn :Hair & Make up

Next up, Royal Ballet Principal dancer Marianela Nunez talks about beauty products and what she likes to use.

Royal Opera House

The Royal Ballet have uploaded a new podcast with, among other things, a chat with Principal dancers and real life couple Marianela Nunez and Thiago Soares, as they prepare for their Cinderella debuts.

New on iTunes U from the ROH – An introduction to Ballet; 12 tracks covering technique, notation, history and male dancing. Features Ursula Hageli (Ballet Mistress) and Giannandrea Posieo (Lecturer, Metropolitan University).
Royal Opera House Podcast
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