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Agony & Ecstasy : A Year With English National Ballet – Swan Lake

February 27, 2011


two dancers on the barre in dance wear and ballet shoes pointe shoes

Agony & Ecstasy : A Year With English National Ballet  is a three part documentary series following the dancers and staff of the company through rehearsal and performance of three very different productions – Swan Lake, Romeo & Juliet and The Nutcracker. I’ve also written an overview of the whole series. This first episode features Senior Principal Daria […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Silvia Aiuvalasit, professional dancer

September 12, 2010


dancer headshot

  In June this year, Silvia won a coveted contract & performed with English National Ballet as a swan in their in-the-round production of Swan Lake at the Royal Albert Hall. You probably remember this iconic image from one of my earlier features, and it was also published in YOU magazine on 22nd August 2010. […]

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Things you don’t know about Swan Lake

September 6, 2010


Swan Lake

Things you don’t know about Swan Lake Earlier this year I wrote a piece for YOU magazine, in their hugely popular ‘Things You Don’t Know’ column, about Swan Lake.  The column isn’t published online, which means that if you miss the Sunday edition, you’ve missed TYDK. Swan Lake, or Lac des cygnes)  has so much […]

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Bloch & Backstage on Swan Lake

August 30, 2010


dancer in Swan Lake tutu backstage

Your recent Backstage Pass to Swan Lake revealed a gallery of images taken backstage at the Royal Albert Hall in June while English National Ballet danced their in-the-round production. Some of the images were featured in YOU magazine on Sunday 22nd August.  Dancer Silvia Aiuvalasit featured inside the cover, wearing her ‘space boots’ to keep her […]

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