Monthly Archives: April 2014

Awakening a new Beauty with a gift of money

A new production of The Sleeping Beauty will be the centrepiece of the Australian Ballet’s repertoire next year. Premiering in

L’Ombres Eskimo: also known La Bayadère du Nord

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

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

Harrison Lee wins the Youth Grand Prix in New York

About two years ago dance friends began to tell me about Harrison Lee, then only about 12, who seemed to

Strictly Ballroom’s sweet and simple story falls under the weight of ornamentation

In Baz Luhrman’s Strictly Ballroom, every actor and dancer on stage gives their best, as professionals always do. But their

Marc Platt: “Always Do What You Love For As Long As You Can”

Although there were seven brothers for those seven brides of the musical of 1954, only five of the men were

Manon: a tale of coins, pointes and conflicts interpreted by a new generation

In 1978, Kenneth MacMillan, with his wife and daughter, travelled to Australia on a working holiday. During a two-day visit