Vladimir Malakhov becomes Artistic Advisor to the Tokyo Ballet

UPDATE! The position is apparently as an official advisor to the Tokyo Ballet. Not as Artistic Director. [via YAGP] Today, the Staatsballett Berlin released a press release confirming that Vladimir Malakhov becomes Artistic Director of the Tokyo Ballet from August 1, 2014. Read the full press release in German here.

Dancers among us

Artist’s statement: The inspiration for this book came to me one afternoon as I watched my son, Hudson, playing with his toy bus. I was trying to keep pace with his three-year-old mind as he got deeper and deeper into a fantasy involving nothing more than a yellow plastic box and armless figurines. At least… Continue reading Dancers among us

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Light sleepers: Philips Hue rejuvenates Staatsballett dancers

With the aid of Philips Hue LED lighting in their sleep boxes, Staatsballet dancers get the sleep they need to rest and recover. Follow Caroline and other dancers as they strive for perfection, using every muscle, every bone and every emotion. Smart lights help them to rest and rejuvenate. “Light sleepers: Philips Hue rejuvenates Staatsballett… Continue reading Light sleepers: Philips Hue rejuvenates Staatsballett dancers

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Reiko Hombo in New York City

HE’S a New York City policeman who’s seen it all before but, even so, dancer Reiko Hombo‘s airborne assault was an arresting sight. Hombo, a senior artist with the Australian Ballet, was on a high after her opening night performance at New York City’s Lincoln Centre: “I’ve just come off stage and I can’t wipe… Continue reading Reiko Hombo in New York City