Tag Archives: Osbert Lancaster

The family tree of dancing dolls from de Valois de Ashton to van Praagh

Madame Auriole as Columbine

With news that the Royal Ballet’s resident choreographer, Liam Scarlett, is working on a new production of Swan Lake, I’ve

Australia and Coppelia, the boomerang ballet

Adeline Genée as Swanilda in Coppelia

Coppelia has a unique place in the history of dance in Australia even though the ballet has a multinational history.