Tag Archives: Tracy Jones

Tulips by Tracy blossom in the ballet studio

June 28, 2012

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Tulips by Tracy blossom in ballet studios around the world In May I introduced you to a wonderful new venture by Barcelona Ballet’s Tracy Jones – her hand-made ballet skirts called Tulips after the shape of the skirts when they are unfurled. Tracy’s company, Tulips by Tracy, has gone from strength to strength and you can currently […]

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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 Business | Ballet Class

February 5, 2011

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Ballet Business | Ballet Class

Ballet Class “It’s just part of the routine of being a professional dancer; at Northern Ballet it’s treated as training, a time to constantly hone our technique and improve. Sometimes it seems a chore but without it you feel disconnected for the rest of the dancing day.” Hannah Bateman, First Soloist, Northern Ballet. The daily […]

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Choreography central – the choreographer and his muse

November 21, 2010

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Choreography central – the choreographer and his muse

Earlier this year I interviewed two dancers from Corella Ballet in Spain : Tracy Jones and Russell Ducker.  What makes these two special, and the reason that I am writing about them again, is because as well as being company dancers and friends, Russell choreographs on Tracy; a process I wanted to learn more about.  Russell […]

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Ballet News | Style Pointes

September 9, 2010

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dancer wears Chanel coat

Ballet News | Style Pointes If you’ve visited Ballet NEWS before, chances are you’ll be aware that one of my aims is to highlight the versatility of ballet dancers in mainstream channels. Who remembers Darcey Bussell’s shoot for Caroline Baker at The Sunday Times with leading photographer Anthony Crickmay, or the leather, Avengers-style catsuit she […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Russell Ducker, Corps de Ballet, Corella Ballet

July 6, 2010

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  Cupcakes & Conversation with Russell Ducker, Corp de Ballet, Corella Ballet Today I had completely the scariest experience of my life; at least on a par with nearly drowning as a child.  So the calming influence of ‘Cupcakes & Conversation’ has never been more essential.  I’m delighted to bring you the charming, talented and […]

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English National Ballet | The story of a Swan Lake tutu

June 2, 2010

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swan lake tutu

Swan Lake and its iconic tutus Think of a traditional Swan Lake and then magnify the spectacle. English National Ballet’s in-the-round version has 60 swans gliding across the stage together – a traditional production might have only 20. For the busy wardrobe department, this makes a lot of work, and is one of the elements of […]

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Corella Ballet tour to New York update with Tracy Jones

May 8, 2010

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Tracy in Times Square, New York

Not long ago I interviewed Tracy Jones, who is a dancer with Corella Ballet in Spain. The Company were about to tour to the US for a week, performing at the New York City Centre. Their Artistic Director, Ángel Corella, was a Principal with American Ballet Theatre, and so very well-known to US audiences. In 2001, Spanish born Corella […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Tracy Jones, Corps de ballet, Corella Ballet (now Barcelona Ballet)

January 3, 2010

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Cupcakes & conversation with Tracy Jones, Corps de Ballet, Corella Ballet, (now Barcelona Ballet) Tracy Jones in the dressing room How have you benefited from the training at The Royal Ballet School ? Having done most of my training with the RBS I feel as if I owe a lot to them as to how […]

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