Monthly Archives: April 2012

Beth Dean and Moscelyne Jasinsky: Parallel lives devoted to dance

The deaths of two dancers, one in Sydney, New South Wales, the other in Tulsa, Oklahoma, are reminders of the

Darcey Bussell, strictly not dancing, for now

It’s been rumoured for months, but is now confirmed – Bussell will be returning to London for four months from

Picasso’s ballet years, from Parade to 5th position

At 96, the photographer David Douglas Duncan can still remember the moment, more than 55 years ago, when he was

The shock and awe of Russian lives through Eifman’s eyes

The Eifman Ballet is to visit Australia for the first time in August and September, bringing two works, Tchaikovsky (1993)

The precious gift of Tatiana

I recently interviewed dancers, past and present, who’ve danced the role of Tatiana in Onegin or who soon will. For

Rojo and Lopez sieze the chance to call the tune

With this week’s appointment of Tamara Rojo, 37, as the new artistic director of English National Ballet, and Lourdes Lopez’s

An infinite array of storms, swans and stars

In 1996, the last year of her artistic directorship of the Australian Ballet, Maina Gielgud programmed a triple bill of

Podcast: Ballet in Australia in the 20th century

The Australian Ballet has a new podcast about ballet in Australia from the visits of Anna Pavlova to the 1960s.