Frank Andersen on the story behind August Bournonville’s La Sylphide.
August Bournonville’s classic Romantic ballet is devotedly recreated by Eva Kloborg and Frank Andersen in this captivating production, and is accompanied by an enchanting score, played live by English National Ballet Philharmonic.
Russell Janzen talks about the importance of the Black Swan pas de deux in the dramatic action of Swan Lake, and the level of trust required between himself and the ballerina in the role of Odette/Odile (Teresa Reichlen) that helps convey the emotional connection the two characters share.
A special behind-the-scenes look at the photoshoot for Kenneth MacMillan’s revered Song of the Earth, touring to Manchester (11 – 14 Oct), Milton Keynes (17 – 21 Oct) and the London Coliseum (9 – 13 Jan) as a double bill with La Sylphide.
Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo discuss the challenges of reimagining Giselle and the importance of reinvigorating the classics to keep them relevant today.
Former Staatsballett Berlin ballerina Patricia Zhou has relocated from raunchy Berlin to sunny L.A.
Ballet20.com premieres the international trailer for ‘Darling’ starring Danica Curcic, Gustaf Skarsgård and Ulrich thomsen.
Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina is seen as one of the most important social novels in world literature. Now, John Neumeier is adapting this work for the dance stage. With music by Tchaikovsky and Cat Stevens.