Tag Archives: Sergei Polunin

The dancer as brand ambassador, then and now

“So famous she has no time to eat”. Could the ballerina, Alicia Markova really have given her blessing to an

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

Sergei Polunin as Prince Siegfried

Sergei Polunin and Vera Sabantseva, in Swan Lake, Novosibirsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre

Filmed only 10 days ago – Polunin dancing with Vera Sabantseva as Odette/Odile in Swan Lake, Novosibirsk State Academic Opera

The Bolshoi’s Jewels, with Smirnova the glittering centrepiece

Olga Smirnova and Semyon Chudin, Diamonds, Bolshoi Ballet, photo © Elena Fetisova

There were at least two compelling reasons to see the Bolshoi Ballet’s performance of Balanchine’s Jewels, filmed in Moscow last

Royal New Zealand Ballet’s 2014 season

Andrew Veyette and Megan Fairchild, in Allegro Brillante, New York City Ballet, photo © Paul Kolnik

Early next year, Ethan Stiefel, the artistic director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet, will take his company back to

Rojo and Polunin: “The dancers become the dance”

Tamara Rojo and Sergei Polunin in Marguerite and Armand, photo © Bill Cooper/Royal Opera House

February in London can be the nastiest month of the year. Winter lingers. Seasonal affective disorder gets a grip. 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 Sergei Storm at the Royal Ballet

Sergei Polunin, photo © Jason Bell/ROH

Ten choreographers showcased their works in progress last evening at the Royal Opera House but one man who wasn’t there