Ballet dancer

Ballet dancer Alessandra Ferri pursues her career “day after day, performance after performance” | London Evening Standard

L Legendary ballet dancer Alessandra Ferri says she doesn’t know if every performance could be her last “fresh” guard. The 55-year-old, whose career has already lasted longer than most great dancers, opened the new multi-million pound Linbury Theater at the Royal Opera House last night. Ferri said she had no idea how long she would […]

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Ballet dancer Sergei Polunin fired following homophobic diatribe

Royal Ballet-trained dancer Sergei Polunin has been dropped from a major upcoming production of Swan Lake after posting a series of homophobic and sexist messages on social media. Described by The temperature as “the world’s most notorious ballet dancer”, Ukrainian-born Polunin wrote on Instagram that gay men “need a slap” and other male dancers “need […]

Opera ballet

The Paris Opera Ballet drops Sergei Polunin for a homophobic diatribe | Ballet

Sergei Polunin, the Royal Ballet-trained dancer who revels in a reputation as a “bad boy in ballet”, has been kicked out of a production in Paris after a series of homophobic and sexist posts on social media. It was revealed last week that Polunin had been invited to play Prince Siegfried in the Paris Opera […]

Opera ballet

The Paris Opera Ballet abandons dancer Sergei Polunin after sexist and homophobic social media posts

ballet dancer Sergei Polunin found itself at the center of a controversy this week. On Saturday, the famous Paris Opera Ballet announced that it would withdraw its invitation to the 29-year-old Ukrainian-born Russian dancer to play Siegfried in an upcoming performance of Swan Lake. The reason? Several sexist and anti-gay Instagram posts by Polunin were […]

Ballet dancer

Transgender Ballet Dancer Shows Gender, Age Don’t Matter | Local News

Sophie Rebecca adjusted her leggings and wiped her forehead with a towel after rehearsing for an upcoming performance in Rocky Mountain Ballet Theater’s Ballet Beyond Borders event. Rebecca traveled from the UK to Missoula to perform in the event which focuses on dance as a cultural phenomenon where the dancers are diplomats. Throughout the four-day […]

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Take your dancing to new heights with Colorado Ballet Academy’s Summer Intensive and Pre-Professional Division

Are you looking for inspiration to develop and grow as an artist, preparing for a career as a dancer? Raydean Acevedo Colorado Ballet Academy’s (CBA) Summer Intensive and Pre-Professional division receives rave reviews from students, teachers, and directors. These programs provide budding dancers with instruction and professional guidance from internationally renowned master teachers and accomplished […]