Tag Archives: Natalia Osipova

Sergei Polunin: His life so far, from his ‘Harry Potter’ world to the celebrity circuit

A bridge connects the Royal Ballet School to the home of the Royal Ballet in London’s Covent Garden. One day,

2016: The past, the present, and a very big challenge of the future

A hundred years ago the Ziegfeld Follies opened on Broadway with Bachelor Days, a vaudeville show that included a song

The “wonderful” life of Sir Peter Wright

Sir Peter Wright, coaching dancers at the Dutch National Ballet, 2010

This article first appeared in the Australian Ballet’s program for its 2014 season of Sir Peter Wright’s Nutcracker in Melbourne

Peter Wright: The eloquent classicist, still in the rehearsal room in his 80s

Sir Peter Wright
© Richard Farley

Sir Peter Wright’s most prolific decade was the 1980s when he created productions of four great classical works, first The

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

Ivan Vasiliev: “My hero, he must jump!”

Ivan Vasiliev and Natalia Osipova in Les Flammes de Paris, photo © Elena Fetisova

The former Bolshoi Ballet star, Ivan Vasiliev, returned to guest with the Bolshoi on the company’s recent tour to London.

Osipova to join Royal Ballet

Natalia Osipova in Don Quixote, Australian Ballet 2013,  photo © Jeff Busby

The Royal Opera House has announced that the Russian ballerina, Natalia Osipova, will join The Royal Ballet as a principal

The other Russian ballet drama: Kekhman and the Mikhailovsky

Vladimir Kekhman, photo © Petr Titarenko for Andy Fiord Studio

With so much media attention on the Bolshoi Ballet due to the attack in January on its artistic director, the

Here’s to 2013, not forgetting the best moments of 2012

With the Paris Opera Ballet in Sydney in January/February and the Bolshoi Ballet in Brisbane in May/June, 2013 is set

The luminous Olga Smirnova, the Bolshoi’s new star

Semyon Chudin and Olga Smirnova in George Balanchine’s Diamonds. Photo © Elena Fetisova

When the veteran dance critic, Clement Crisp, writes that he is “dazzled” by a dancer’s presence and describes her manner