Fantasy Footwork

A pas de deux by New York Giants wide receiver Ramses Barden and New York City Ballet dancer Faye Arthurs, who wears custom designer ballet shoes created exclusively for CR. [Source]

Ballet Evolved – The first four centuries

Join ballet mistress Ursula Hageli at an Insights event as she explores the evolution of ballet steps from the Baroque period to the present day, with a little help from Royal Ballet dancers Melissa Hamilton, Yasmine Naghdi, Romany Pajdak and Claire Calvert.

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Ballet Zürich Ballettabend

The three-part ballet evening of ballet Zurich shows aspects of contemporary dance: The choreography “New Sleep” by William Forsythe, “Hill Harper’s Dream” by Edward Clug and “Sleight of Hand” by Sol León / Paul Lightfoot.

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Ballets Russes – A moderated ballet concert

The Russian group of artists of the Ballets Russes toured in the early 20th Century Western art capitals in order to impress an entire generation and set the art world on its head. Around the impresario Serge Diaghilev gathered not only dancers and innovative theater people, but also visual artists and composers. For tours of… Continue reading Ballets Russes – A moderated ballet concert

The Bullfighter and the Ballerina

Curtis Wenzel in Minneapolis just tipped us on this wonderful Kickstarter project: An edition of hand-made books about a ballerina who fell in love with the bullfighter-comedian Cantinflas in Mexico City. “El Toreador y La Bailarina” is a hand-typed, hand-built, hand-bound love story. It’s an artist’s book about the romance between my ballerina mother and… Continue reading The Bullfighter and the Ballerina