Nacho Duato conducts audition at the Staatsballett Berlin for his first season as artistic director in 2014/2015.
Today’s theme night is dedicated to the attraction of the unfamiliar in a double sense – as attracting foreign clothes and as a fascination with the exotic. Eike Wittrock deals with the represented through dance and dress oriental exoticism in “Shéhérazade” and the dancer Sent M’ahesa. Mariama Diagne makes it familiar with a reverse exoticism… Continue reading Berlin Ballet University: Exotic, oriental and dance
Photo cred to Yilu Chen at China Dance Publications. [Source]
UPDATE! The position is apparently as an official advisor to the Tokyo Ballet. Not as Artistic Director. [via YAGP] Today, the Staatsballett Berlin released a press release confirming that Vladimir Malakhov becomes Artistic Director of the Tokyo Ballet from August 1, 2014. Read the full press release in German here.
Wei Wang is a member of the corps de ballet of the Berlin State Ballet for three weeks. He comes from China, Beijing, and had his dance training at the Beijing Dance Academy Ballet from 1999 to 2006 and then danced for the National Ballet of China. Read more on the official Staatsballett Berlin blog… Continue reading New Chinese dancer in Staatsballett Berlin
Premiere, World premiere HALLE AM BERGHAIN Saturday, 04.05.2013 20.00 h 27 – 42 € Further Events: 04 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 14 | 16 | 18 | 22 | 24 | 25 May 2013 Chorography: Nadja Saidakova Xenia Wiest Tim Plegge Music: Henrik Schwarz, Marcel Dettmann & Frank Wiedemann und… Continue reading Shoko Nakamura from the Staatsballett Berlin at the Masse rehearsals
The Russian group of artists of the Ballets Russes toured in the early 20th Century Western art capitals in order to impress an entire generation and set the art world on its head. Around the impresario Serge Diaghilev gathered not only dancers and innovative theater people, but also visual artists and composers. For tours of… Continue reading Ballets Russes – A moderated ballet concert
Upheaval in dance: Vladimir Malakhov leaves the State Ballet. Sasha Waltz could take over – and stay in Berlin. A crisis meeting with Minister of Culture André Schmitz is already scheduled. [Source]
Vladimir Malakhov has drawn inspiration from historic lithographs to create a new staging of the romantic ballet LA PÉRI for the Staatsballett Berlin. Like the sylphids, the wilis and all the other unattainable fairy and elfin beings that populated the 19th century ballet stage in great numbers and in many new interpretations, the péris are… Continue reading La Péri – Ballet in two acts
Itzik Galili is one of the most active choreographers of his generation. Ever happy to try out new things, he is forever searching for new links to different art forms and intellectual worlds in his projects. One elementary characteristic of his work is the impartiality of style, eluding all definition. In one work he utilises… Continue reading The Open Square by Itzik Galili