Dance for Ukraine

A naturally emotion-laden evening, with most of the dance laden with symbolism, as the ballet world came together to raise money for aid for Ukraine

Coming to cinemas, a ballet to take the breath away: Bolshoi Ballet in Lady of the Camellias

Coming next in the Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema season is John Neumeier’s Lady of the Camellias. Charlotte Kasner takes a look. The seeds of John Neumeier’s Lady of the Camellias were sown when Marcia Haydeé commissioned him to produce a work for Stuttgart Ballet. Initially he planned a production of Cleopatra but changed his mind … Read more

Dutch National Ballet Gala

Muziektheater, Amsterdam September 8, 2018 Maggie Foyer Gala is probably not the right word for the celebration that opens the new season of Het Nationale. Granted it had the Grand Pas, the stars, the glamorous frocks and champagne, the speeches, the awards and the Grand Defilé: a breathtaking moment as the Company, the Junior Company … Read more