Staatsballett Berlin writes on Facebook: Our new video introductions give you a brief overview of the production and its peculiarities. You get background knowledge which will help you in preparing for the #performance and draws your attention to the key moments of the ballet evening. We start with “Duato | Kylián” and hope you enjoy… Continue reading Staatsballett Berlin introduces video introductions (don’t worry – they are subtitled!)
Month: January 2016
NYC Ballet Presents: The Most Incredible Thing
For his 10th ballet for NYCB, Justin Peck tackles his most ambitious work to date – The Most Incredible Thing. Featuring a cast of more than 60, Peck collaborates with composer Bryce Dessner (The National) and contemporary artist Marcel Dzama to bring Hans Christian Andersen’s dark 1870 fairy tale to the stage.
A young promising ballerina’s life is turned upside down as she is diagnosed with a brain tumor. Holly Firfer has her story.
Inside the Royal Ballet Healthcare Suite
State-of-the-art facilities and techniques used by Premier League footballers ensure that Royal Ballet dancers have long and successful careers. Find out more at http://www.roh.org.uk
Edwaard Liang: “Dancing In The Street” (Music by David Bowie)
The Washington Ballet Company Premiere Rounding out the diverse program is a World Premiere choreographed by Edwaard Liang and set to sections of music composed by Gabriel Gaffney Smith, intermixed with selections from rock legend David Bowie. Edwaard Liang explores the consummate musical enigma, David Bowie, and his ongoing reinvention of his iconic persona as… Continue reading Edwaard Liang: “Dancing In The Street” (Music by David Bowie)
Marguerite Donlon: »Heroes-K« (Music by David Bowie)
Ballett Kiel trailer for the 2014/2015 performances. Re-premiere February 3, 2016. Read more about the performances here. [via Saya Komine]
Dancing Free of Poverty – Ballet in Manila
Fourteen year old Christian Torreres dreams of becoming a professional ballet dancer – the only way to save his family from a life of poverty. Right now they live on the biggest garbage site in Manila. How does Christian cope with the permanent contrast between misery and glamour?
The darker side of the Bolshoi ballet
We meet the film-makers who got the inside story of the acid attack on the company’s artistic director Sergei Filin. Film-makers Nick Read and Mark Franchetti join in the studio.
Happy Birthday, Nacho!
The ensemble and the team of the Staatsballett Berlin as well as guest Shoko Nakamura wish the artistic director Nacho Duato a very happy birthday!
Shoko Nakamura by Carlos Quezada
Staatsballet Berlin just shared this Shoko photo set.