Sae Eun Park rehearses “La Mort du cygne” and “Lamentation”

As the Paris Opera Ballet dancers return to the stage, Sae Eun Park performs Mikhail Fokine’s “The Dying Swan” and Martha Graham’s “Lamentation”. In an interview with Octave magazine the première danseuse discusses the two solos. She shares with us the pleasure of returning to the Palais Garnier and talks about her work during rehearsals. Finally, she presents her personal approach to both choreographies, which embody two solitary and tragic figures.

The Pain and Euphoria of Ballet

Five principal ballerinas of the Czech National Theatre open up to London and Prague-based director Tereza Bila’s Life On Point, an unflinching portrait of bodies pushed to the limit. Bila reveals the discipline and emotion involved not only when dancers step onto the stage, but in the hours and years that precede the moment of performance.