Tag Archives: La Bayadere

Li Cunxin, artistic director of the Queensland Ballet, reveals the 2018 season

Yanela Pinera and Camilo Ramos, Carmen, Queensland Ballet, photo © Justin Ridler

The Queensland Ballet’s 2018 season is strong on narrative ballets, with the first, a new production of La Bayadere, choreographed

Daniel Gaudiello makes a no-fuss, no flowers exit from the Australian Ballet stage

Daniel Gaudiello rehearsing William Forsythe's In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Australian Ballet, photo © Lynette Wills

Daniel Gaudiello gave his last performance with the Australian Ballet on 21 March in Melbourne. When a principal artist leaves

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

Gillian Murphy as Nikiya, a night to remember and the journey of La Bayadère from Petipa to the 21st century

Gillian Murphy rehearsing La Bayadere, The Australian Ballet,  photo © Kate Langley

With Christmas Eve just a month away, I thought I’d already seen the outstanding Australian dance performances of the year.

World Ballet Day: October 1

World Ballet Day

Tomorrow five ballet companies around the world will be live streaming from their studios, first from Australia, then Russia, the

The stars are in alignment

Gillian Murphy as Gamzatti, La Bayadere, photographer unknown

With so many stars either in Australia or on their way, this is far from a winter of discontent for

L’Ombres Eskimo: also known La Bayadère du Nord

L'ombre Eskimo warms up

It’s a mystery where this was filmed but I couldn’t resist posting. The video mentions Magadan Ballet: La Bayadère du

A chemistry lesson by Cojocaru and Kobborg

Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg, Manon, the Royal Ballet, photo © Bill Cooper

Aristotle thought that the essence of theatrical tragedy is the empathic response of the audience who can feel the agony

Memories of the year that was, hopes for the year to come

Isabella Boylston, Swan Lake, American Ballet Theatre, photo © Gene Schiavone

Looking backwards before glimpsing forward, the two highlights of the Australian dance year were the season of the Paris Opera