Tag Archives: Paris Opera Ballet

From Japan, by way of Australia, Hannah O’Neill takes a leading role in Paris

The progress of Hannah O’Neill at the Paris Opera Ballet has been exceptional but I don’t think anyone would believe

An American returns to Paris: the Millepied/Forsythe connection

When Benjamin Millepied recently launched his first season as director of dance at the Paris Opera Ballet he also announced

A magic carpet ride through 2015

I would, if I could, take a magic carpet ride to several continents and at least a dozen theatres to

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

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

The Bolshoi’s Jewels, with Smirnova the glittering centrepiece

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

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

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

Hallberg and Scott bring Ratmansky’s Cinderella to new heights at the Sydney Opera House

Prince Siegfried, Prince Desire, the Nutcracker Prince, Prince Charming and the Prince of the Pagodas. Princes strut through the palaces,

The school of the Paris Opera Ballet: exactitude, heritage and life in the bubble

In 2013, the École de Danse de l’Opéra de Paris celebrated its 300th year. For much of the 20th century

The miracle that is Olga Smirnova

Leo Schofield writes for dancelines from London “It’s unspeakably bad for so many reasons that the injured Bolshoi Ballet director

The mirror images of Beauty reflected through the eyes of Ezio Frigerio

Watching a DVD filmed in 1999 of Rudolf Nureyev’s production of The Sleeping Beauty for the Paris Opera Ballet I