Monthly Archives: July 2013

Cinderella: a tale best told at a time of war

Cinderella’s story can take place in any country and at any time, but in ballet terms, the tale will always

The Australian edge in dance competitions

There’s no doubt that for young Australian dancers, their experience of competition gives them an advantage when they move to

David Plumpton: why he’s the piano man of the moment for ballet class

As Cassie sings in A Chorus Line, “all I ever needed was the music, and the mirror and the chance

Reflections on Dancing as Darcey’s Double

by Annie Carroll The corridors of Covent Garden’s Royal Opera House are dimly lit and angular. One is never quite

Exit the Bolshoi boss: the latest chapter in the drama

Anatoly Iksanov, the general director of the Bolshoi Theatre has been replaced by the Russian government. The Culture Minister, Vladimir

Wheeldon follows the Balanchine road to Broadway

With songs like Embraceable You, I Got Rhythm, and S’Wonderful, the movie, An American in Paris was a perfect showcase