In the great, international world of ballet, gala events play an important role: they are a meeting place for the elite of the dance world; they are glamorous social events, and they serve as a melting pot for the new and the traditional, for young talent and big stars. Many trends which have shaped the… Continue reading Malakhov & Friends – The Final Ballet Gala
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.
Vladimir Malakhov and members of the company at the press conference. Photos by Luo Xiaoguang.
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