Sylvie Guillem About the Stage

"... No, dance is not a monster. The stage is monstrous, not in the negative sense but on the grandiose side. And dance is sacred as something emotionally strong happens." - Sylvie Guillem

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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

Off Pointe – An Essay Way Beyond Reality

In 2004, photographer Mary McCartney, held her first public photography exhibition with the Royal Ballet members off the stage entitled“Off Pointe – A Photographic Study of The Royal Ballet After Hours” I had heard about this essay before, but only now I have managed to have access to the photographs and could not resist putting them here. In black and white photography series, Mary's magic lenses managed to capture intimate images capable of portraying the harsh... Continue Reading →