Catch Alexander Ekman’s first creation for Staatsballett Berlin feat. four principal dancers, Elisa Carrillo Cabrera, Yolanda Correa, Ksenia Ovsyanick and Polina Semionova, as part of a triple bill at the Deutsche Oper Berlin in February and as part of a double bill at the Komische Oper Berlin starting in March. Alexander Ekmans erste Kreation für… Continue reading LIB by Alexander Ekman
Justin Peck’s The Times Are Racing
Peck’s “sneaker ballet” is a must-see.
Rentaro Nakaaki: Own
Rentaro Nakaaki performing Own, choreographed by Nuno Campos and set to A Model of Order by UVB, at Emerging Dancer 2019.
YAGP 20th Anniversary Gala Video
Youth America Grand Prix The world’s largest global network of dance! Offering master classes, performance opportunities, outreach and educational opportunities worldwide! Visit : http://www.yagp.org to learn more! Music: “The Winner Is” by Devotchka
Paris Opera ballerinas perform in protest of Macron’s pension reform plan
Ballerinas in white tutus danced scenes from Swan Lake on the forecourt of the Palais Garnier in Paris on Tuesday to protest against French President Emmanuel Macron’s plans to scrap their special pension benefits.
Inside the exceptional ‘Nuit Blanche’ ballet project
Feel the emotion of the ballet ‘Nuit Blanche’, from behind-the-scenes to the closing performance at the Opera House in Rome. A voyage of discovery, from the savoir-faire that goes into creating the hand-painted flowers on Maria Grazia Chiuri’s creations, to choreography by Sébastien Bertaud and performances by Eleonora Abbagnato and Friedemann Vogel. This homage to… Continue reading Inside the exceptional ‘Nuit Blanche’ ballet project
African-American Ballerina Breaks Barriers With Swan Dreams Project
Aesha Ash was often the only African-American ballerina at the New York City Ballet. Now retired, she founded the Swan Dreams Project to show the next generation that they, too, can achieve their dreams.
Ballet Is Giving Boys In Kenya’s Slums A Chance to Get Out
Thirteen-year-old Shamick Otieno left behind a one-room house in Africa’s largest slum to start taking an intense 10 ballet classes per week at the Dance Center Kenya in Nairobi. Otieno is from Kibera, a sprawling and densely populated slum in Nairobi and the largest in Africa. Four years ago, he was taking dance classes with… Continue reading Ballet Is Giving Boys In Kenya’s Slums A Chance to Get Out
Swan Lake: Trailer | English National Ballet
English National Ballet brings the timeless classical ballet to life in this enthralling production.
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… Continue reading The Pain and Euphoria of Ballet