Save the Date: #WorldBalletDay is coming to a screen near you on Wednesday, October 1! One full day of behind the scenes live streaming from 5 of the world’s top tier #ballet companies.
Initially, the producers of The Muppet Show had such difficulty casting guest stars that they had to call upon all their personal friends in the entertainment industry for help. This changed dramatically after Nureyev’s guest appearance. The publicity of a renowned ballet dancer appearing on such a bizarre show created such positive publicity that the… Continue reading Rudolf Nureyev on the Muppet Show
Go behind the scenes as NYCB’s costume shop works with fashion designers Thom Browne, Sarah Burton, Carolina Herrera and Mary Katrantzou to create costumes for works by Troy Schumacher, Liam Scarlett, Peter Martins and Justin Peck.
In a new series on BALLET20.COM we will showcase young ballet dancers with their private photos and videos. The first one is the beautiful and talented Ai Okuno from Osaka in Japan! She studied at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School. Ai Okuno started her ballet training when she was 6 at Hashimoto Sachiyo Ballet School in… Continue reading Showcase: Ai Okuno
Video compilation of the top winners of YAGP 2014 NYC Finals – Ensembles & Pas de Deux categories. Pas de Deux: Bronze Medal Seung Yeong Yang (15), Sunwoo Lee (17), Korean National University of Arts, REPUBLIC of KOREA Silver Medal Claire Rathrun (18), Rammaru Shindo (21), The Rock School for Dance Education, PA, USA Gold… Continue reading YAGP 2014 NYC FINALS
Tatiana Ballet by John Neumeier after “Eugene Onegin” by Alexander Pushkin Music: Lera Auerbach Choreography, Staging , Set and Costumes: John Neumeier Conductor: Simon Hewett Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra THE HAMBURG BALLETT
Turner Prize-winning artist Chris Ofili is to use Royal Ballet dancers as living canvases for a piece at Deloitte Ignite 2014, painting their bodies for his collaboration with choreographer Aakash Odedra. Inspired by the myth of Prometheus, the work combines contemporary and classical Indian dance. It will have its premiere as part of Sampling the… Continue reading Chris Ofili paints Royal Ballet dancers for Deloitte Ignite 2014
A profile of the Principal Dancer who joined the Company in 2013.