Tag Archives: La Bayadere

The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre season extends again at the London Coliseum

July 28, 2015

Comments Off on The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre season extends again at the London Coliseum

The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre season extends again at the London Coliseum   TWO EXTRA AND FINAL SWAN LAKE PERFORMANCES ANNOUNCED THE BEST-SELLING SHOW AT THE LONDON COLISEUM THIS SUMMER Due to continued overwhelming demand, The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre has today announced that it will extend its run at the London Coliseum this August […]

Continue reading...

Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet School Annual Performance 2015

July 13, 2015

Comments Off on Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet School Annual Performance 2015

Royal Ballet School, Grande Defile, Royal Opera House, ballet

The Royal Ballet School Annual Performance 2015 The Royal Ballet School Royal Opera House Sunday, 12th July 2015 It’s easy to spot the dancers with the technical ability that allows them a certain freedom on stage. Their pointe shoes are silent. When dancers are nervous or uncertain, chances are they’ll keep their pointe shoes a little harder, and with that […]

Continue reading...

The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre season extended at London Coliseum in August 2015

June 23, 2015

Comments Off on The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre season extended at London Coliseum in August 2015

The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre season extended at London Coliseum in August 2015 FIVE EXTRA PERFORMANCES OF SWAN LAKE ADDED 13-23 August   The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre has announced that it will extend its run at London’s Coliseum this August 2015 for the second time, adding a further five extra performances of Swan Lake. […]

Continue reading...

HOUSTON BALLET RETURNS TO CANADA, PERFORMING STANTON WELCH’S LA BAYADÈRE

May 3, 2015

Comments Off on HOUSTON BALLET RETURNS TO CANADA, PERFORMING STANTON WELCH’S LA BAYADÈRE

Artists of Houston Ballet - La Bayadere 2015 - Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET RETURNS TO CANADA, PERFORMING STANTON WELCH’S LA BAYADÈRE IN CALGARY AND EDMONTON   Principal Yuriko Kajiya Debuts as Nikiya   Houston, TX – April 30-May 9, 2015, Houston Ballet returns to Canada to perform Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s acclaimed staging of La Bayadère (“The Temple Dancer”). This dramatic ballet, set in royal India, […]

Continue reading...

The Australian Ballet | La Bayadere

July 25, 2014

Comments Off on The Australian Ballet | La Bayadere

Robyn Hendricks in La Bayadère. Photography Georges Antoni

Stanton Welch’s La Bayadère: Classical ballet meets Bollywood – international superstars heading down under for the Australian première One of Bollywood’s brightest stars, Australian born Pallavi Sharda will add a touch of Bollywood glamour to the opening night of Stanton Welch’s La Bayadère when she joins Melbourne’s glitterati for its Australian première this August. Fresh […]

Continue reading...

LIVE CINEMA BROADCAST OF MARIINSKY BALLET’S LA BAYADÈRE

June 6, 2014

1 Comment

LIVE CINEMA BROADCAST OF MARIINSKY BALLET’S LA BAYADÈRE FROM THE MARIINSKY THEATRE, ST. PETERSBURG: JULY 14, 2014 On Monday 14th July the Mariinsky Ballet’s legendary production of La Bayadère will be broadcast live* to cinemas across the UK and Ireland from the historic Mariinsky Theatre. Originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and first premiered in 1877, […]

Continue reading...

AUDITION FOR SOUTH AFRICAN MZANSI BALLET’S 2014 GRADUATE PROGRAMME ON 12TH OCTOBER

July 1, 2013

Comments Off on AUDITION FOR SOUTH AFRICAN MZANSI BALLET’S 2014 GRADUATE PROGRAMME ON 12TH OCTOBER

Ballet News World Exclusive illustration by Noemi Manalang

AUDITION FOR SOUTH AFRICAN MZANSI BALLET’S 2014 GRADUATE PROGRAMME ON 12TH OCTOBER Auditions for the South African Mzansi Ballet’s 2014 Graduate Programme will be held on Saturday, October 12th at 10h00 at the SAMB studios, Joburg Theatre, Hoofd Street, Braamfontein. For any post-matric aspiring dancer, the SAMB Graduate Programme is a dream year, offering a […]

Continue reading...

Cupcakes & Conversation with Hannah O’Neill, Paris Opera Ballet

May 7, 2013

Comments Off on Cupcakes & Conversation with Hannah O’Neill, Paris Opera Ballet

Cupcakes & Conversation with Hannah O’Neill, Paris Opera Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?  It’s different every day I guess. Whether it’s something I’m looking forward to rehearsing or simply because the sun is shining. I try and live day by day and take it as it comes. A coffee […]

Continue reading...

Nureyev : As Dancer, As Choreographer

April 15, 2013

Comments Off on Nureyev : As Dancer, As Choreographer

Nureyev : As Dancer, As Choreographer Released at the beginning of this month, a boxed set of three discs celebrating the life and career of Rudolf Nureyev. As a dancer, the set includes Don Quixote, recorded in 1972 with The Australian Ballet, which has been digitally remastered. As a choreographer there are two discs; La […]

Continue reading...

English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo profiled

April 10, 2013

Comments Off on English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo profiled

Tamara Rojo

English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo profiled I recently announced that Tamara Rojo will be profiled on The South Bank Show. Over an hour, the documentary attempts to get under the skin of English National Ballet’s latest Artistic Director, Tamara Rojo, as she takes on the dual role of artistic head and principal dancer. The programme comprises […]

Continue reading...

The Royal Ballet’s Olivia Cowley | #adayinthelifeofacorpsballerina

April 8, 2013

Comments Off on The Royal Ballet’s Olivia Cowley | #adayinthelifeofacorpsballerina

Olivia Cowley as Calliope in Apollo photographed by Cheryl Angear

The Royal Ballet’s Olivia Cowley | Pointe Shoes & Plasters There is nothing remotely glamorous about being a professional ballet dancer. As Olivia Cowley, a dancer in her 10th season with The Royal Ballet tells me, “people think it’s blisters but actually it’s not. It’s the nails, the bed of the nails, no matter how […]

Continue reading...

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS STANTON WELCH’S LA BAYADÈRE

January 23, 2013

Comments Off on HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS STANTON WELCH’S LA BAYADÈRE

Nozomi Iijima and Artists of Houston Ballet. Photo: Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS STANTON WELCH’S LA BAYADÈRE (“The Temple Dancer”) Bollywood Meets Ballet in Story of  Love, Mystery, Fate, Vengeance and Justice in India Houston, Texas — From February 21-March 3, 2013, Houston Ballet presents Stanton Welch’s La Bayadère (“The Temple Dancer”), a historic classic stagedby Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch and set in […]

Continue reading...

The Royal Ballet Spring 2013 Season casting

January 19, 2013

Comments Off on The Royal Ballet Spring 2013 Season casting

The Royal Ballet Spring 2013 Season casting

The Royal Ballet Spring 2013 Season Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland returns for The Royal Ballet’s Spring 2013 season. For the first time ever, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland will be broadcast live from Covent Garden on 28th March, which also means that if you are attending performances on 21st and 28th March, you should be aware […]

Continue reading...

Cupcakes & Conversation with Sarah Kora Dayanova, Sujet, Paris Opera Ballet

October 31, 2012

1 Comment

Grand Pas Classique Sarah Kora Dayanova et Cyril Chokroun

Cupcakes & Conversation with Sarah Kora Dayanova, Sujet, Paris Opera Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Everything seems possible within a very few minutes when I am going to the Opera, the class will begin : I do like to go to the barre to prepare my body to work […]

Continue reading...

Behind the scenes with the Corps de Ballet

October 27, 2012

Comments Off on Behind the scenes with the Corps de Ballet

dancers from the corps de ballet sit on their legs in Swan Lake tutus

Behind the scenes with the Corps de Ballet The magnificent Corps de Ballet are the body – literally translated – of any ballet company around the world. Without them, Swan Lake would be lost, La Bayadere would be missing it’s Shades and The Nutcracker would be missing a lot of dancing. I wanted to highlight […]

Continue reading...

Cupcakes & Conversation with Gina Scott, Corps de Ballet, Semperoper Ballett

October 25, 2012

Comments Off on Cupcakes & Conversation with Gina Scott, Corps de Ballet, Semperoper Ballett

ballet dancer smiles at the camera

Cupcakes & Conversation with Gina Scott, Corps de Ballet, Semperoper Ballett What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I love knowing that the start of the week is only around the corner as I have another week of new challenges and different expectations, depending on the rep we are rehearsing. Why ballet ? […]

Continue reading...

Cupcakes & Conversation with William Newton, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet

October 7, 2012

Comments Off on Cupcakes & Conversation with William Newton, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet

two ballet dancers on stage

Cupcakes & Conversation with William Newton, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? All the roles I would love to have the opportunity to perform one day…are one of the few things that can persuade me to get up at 8am. Regrettably, I am not a morning person. […]

Continue reading...

Cupcakes & Conversation with Aria Alekzander, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet

August 28, 2012

Comments Off on Cupcakes & Conversation with Aria Alekzander, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet

ballet dancer in jete

Cupcakes & Conversation with Aria Alekzander, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? It sounds cheesy, but I try and set aside some time to myself each morning to be grateful. Listening to music while I get ready and thinking of a few things in my life that […]

Continue reading...

Cupcakes & Conversation with Andile Ndlovu, The Washington Ballet

June 2, 2012

Comments Off on Cupcakes & Conversation with Andile Ndlovu, The Washington Ballet

Andile Ndlovu by Steve Vaccariello

Cupcakes & Conversation with Andile Ndlovu, The Washington Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Nothing really motivates me on a Monday.  I do not like Mondays as it is the first day of the week. Why ballet ? I do ballet because it is not a stereotypical activity that people […]

Continue reading...

THE ROYAL BALLET 2012/13 SEASON

March 14, 2012

Comments Off on THE ROYAL BALLET 2012/13 SEASON

Nutcracker, The Royal Ballet, Photo : Johan Persson

The Royal Ballet 2012/13 season details   Six world premieres Two works new to the Company Classics including Swan Lake,      La Bayadère and The Nutcracker Other full-length ballets Mayerling,      Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland      and Onegin One act ballets by Balanchine, Fokine, McGregor, Nureyev, Robbins,      Scarlett and Wheeldon The Royal Ballet in Northern        […]

Continue reading...