Tag Archives: Brigitte Lefèvre

Benjamin Millepied: A stranger in his own land

Benjamin Millepied, photo © Ricardo DeAratanha/ Los Angeles Times

When Brigitte Lefèvre prepared for her retirement as director of the Paris Opera Ballet, she made it known that her

Millepied at the Paris Opera Ballet with “rather an American feel”

Benjamin Millepied in his office at the Palais Garnier, January 2015, photo © Sophie Jouve/Culturebox

In early October, the Paris Opera Ballet’s new triple bill was filmed live at one of the most beautiful buildings

An American returns to Paris: the Millepied/Forsythe connection

Benjamin Millepied at the season launch, photo © Francois Mori/AP

When Benjamin Millepied recently launched his first season as director of dance at the Paris Opera Ballet he also announced

A magic carpet ride through 2015

2015

I would, if I could, take a magic carpet ride to several continents and at least a dozen theatres to

A free man no more: Benjamin Millepied to take the reins at the Paris Opera Ballet

Benjamin Millepied, photo © Alexander Wagner

It seemed as though it would be a race between two former etoiles and one present etoile of the Paris

Christian Lacroix: fashion on the ballet stage

Christian Lacroix's design for Gâité Parisienne

Fashions in ballet costumes change slowly but you only need to look at tutus as they have evolved from the