Patricia Zhou in Los Angeles

Former Staatsballett Berlin ballerina Patricia Zhou has relocated from raunchy Berlin to sunny L.A.

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John Neumeier’s Anna Karenina

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.

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Nureyev’s Romeo & Juliet: Costumes for English National Ballet

Hear from our Costume team on the making and refurbishment of the costumes in Nureyev’s Romeo & Juliet, which celebrates its 40th anniversary at Southbank on 1 – 5 August 2017. Full of action, humour and drama, Rudolf Nureyev’s award-winning production of Romeo & Juliet was especially created for us in 1977 to celebrate the… Continue reading Nureyev’s Romeo & Juliet: Costumes for English National Ballet

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The pro ballerina and quantum physicist

Merritt Moore has spent nearly 10 years studying quantum physics and is about to graduate from Oxford University with a PhD. The 29-year-old is also a professional ballerina and has danced with English National Ballet, Boston Ballet and Zurich Ballet.

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Ballet Goes Mainstream in Korea

Once considered an elitist form of performance art, ballet now appeals to a wider audience. We take a look at how ballet academies for hobbyists, ballet festivals and amateur ballet teams are contributing to the growing popularity of ballet. At a ballet studio in Mapo-gu, Seoul…. practice is in full swing. Meet Swans, a ballet… Continue reading Ballet Goes Mainstream in Korea

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What do ballerinas eat?

Video by Patricia Zhou Music by Sound of Picture (soundofpicture.com) .. Dornröschen Choreography: Nacho Duato Stage and costume: Angelina Atlagic

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