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Ballet Business | Periscope

October 14, 2015

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Ballet News, Periscope, Ballet Business

Ballet Business | Periscope & how to use it noun periscope; plural noun: periscopes an apparatus consisting of a tube attached to a set of mirrors or prisms, by which an observer (typically in a submerged submarine or behind a high obstacle) can see things that are otherwise out of sight. Yes, but that’s not the […]

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Scottish Ballet launches new exercise routine | Port de Bras

September 27, 2012

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two ballet dancers in ballet studio

Scottish Ballet launches Port de Bras In early July, Scottish Ballet launched Core de Ballet, a specialised introduction to core-based ballet exercises.  Gyrotonics instructor Kate Menzies took Scottish Ballet dancers Luciana Ravizzi and Luke Ahmet through the 15 minute routine, designed to stretch and tone. The video received over 5000 downloads Now the company has […]

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Ballet Business | Dancing on paper

December 19, 2011

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a sample of Benesh Notation

Ballet Business| Dancing on paper | Choreography Central As part of the Ballet News Choreography Central series of in-depth features going backstage to find out who & what brings ballet to life, today’s subject answers the question : how do you write movement, in this case ballet, and what are the practical applications of being able to do so ? What is Benesh Movement Notation (BMN) ? […]

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Ballet News : THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION ISSUES SEVEN NEW ARCHIVAL VIDEOS

April 6, 2011

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THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION ISSUES SEVEN NEW ARCHIVAL VIDEOS Videos feature excerpts from  Davidsbündlertänze, Le Baiser de la Fée, Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux, Ballo della Regina, Prodigal Son, Emeralds from Jewels, and  A Midsummer Night’s Dream,  coached by dancers who originated or were major interpreters of these roles NEW YORK CITY – The George Balanchine […]

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Northern Ballet’s CLEOPATRA – video

December 2, 2010

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Cleopatra.  I brought you exclusive costume designs and rehearsal footage recently. Here is the official trailer !

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Behind the scenes with The Royal Ballet’s Celisa Diuana

September 19, 2010

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dancer in jete in front of London Eye

Celisa Diuana is a corps de ballet dancer with The Royal Ballet in London’s Covent Garden.  I’ve published a series of behind the scenes video clips, taken during the photo/fashion shoot which took place recently.  If you’ve missed any of the earlier features in this series, you can read my pre-season interview with Celisa – […]

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Behind the scenes photoshoot at The Royal Ballet

September 17, 2010

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dancer in arabesque

So, what does go into producing great photographs on a ballet + fashion shoot ? I promised you I’d upload some videos from my recent photo shoot with Royal Ballet corps de ballet dancer Celisa Diuana, and here is the first one !  Un-edited, deliberately, the aim is to give you a glimpse of the […]

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Ballerina on the Boat

August 1, 2010

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Today I want to share with you two outstandingly brilliant short films.  In two parts, Ballerina on the Boat is exquisitely animated and I guarantee you will be hooked within minutes. It’s funny, accurate, serious and light-hearted all at the same time.  And the animation…….. Well, you need to see it for yourselves ! Part […]

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