In 2012, gymnast and dancer Tuany Nascimento launched Na Ponta dos Pés (On Top Toes), an open ballet class she teaches to the children of Alemão, northern Rio de Janeiro – A neighbourhood better know for violence and gang associations than inspiring dance careers.
Month: June 2016
What life is like as a Young Choreographer with The Royal Ballet
English choreographer Charlotte Edmonds joins the inaugural Royal Ballet Young Choreographer Programme for the 2015/16 Season. She trained at The Royal Ballet School and as a student performed with The Royal Ballet in roles including Duck (Peter and the Wolf). She made her Royal Ballet choreographic debut in 2014 with the film The Indifferent Beak… Continue reading What life is like as a Young Choreographer with The Royal Ballet
Great As I Am – Muhammad Ali Theatre at the Norwegian Opera House
The Oslo-based theatre company Nordic Black Theatre visits the Opera with a dance drama about the legendary American boxer Muhammad Ali, who won the world heavyweight boxing title several times. Great as I am takes Muhammad Ali’s life as its starting point, and tells the story of the man who became a voice for the… Continue reading Great As I Am – Muhammad Ali Theatre at the Norwegian Opera House