A Double Dose of Ballet

Whenever I can, I follow  the Prix de Lausanne performances. Last year, our dearest Mayara Magri won the competition. Beyond that, the Brazilian twins Guilherme and Vitor Duarte de Menezes also caught my attention.  The brothers were finalists in the competition but they did not receive the final prize. Since I started to follow the boys' development, the more I  watch them, the more I get carried away. Classical Variation : La Sylphide, variation de James (Hermann Lovenskjold –... Continue Reading →

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Ballerinas Fashion

Following invitation from the English National Ballet, several fashion designers had been asked to create their own tutus that will be worn by he dancers themselves at the "summer party extravaganza" in the Orangery at Kensington Palace in London on 29 June. The result? A collection of exquisite taste and with so much class. It is worth checking it out.   Source: http://www.harpersbazaar.co.uk

Maria Kochetkova on the Big Screen

Maria Kochetkova, principal dancer of the  San Francisco Ballet, has shot the "Masha, a portrait of Maria Kochetkova" documentary on the progress of her career and her life as a dancer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdfbWErwk0Y The filming team has managed to raise the funds for the completion of the project through the Kickstarter website. According to the amount given, donors... Continue Reading →