Ballet academy

5 students of the Russian Ballet Academy take part in an international competition

NEWMARKET — Five talented dancers from Newmarket’s Russian Ballet Academy competed in the Youth America Grand Prix semi-finals. These student-dancers have been working for more than a year to participate in the 20th anniversary season of the largest international ballet competition in the world. The event took place over three days at John Hancock Hall […]

Opera ballet

Does the Paris Opera Ballet lack meaning? New works by Marco Goecke and Pontus Lidberg reviewed

The great ballet companies do not need an artistic policy to exist. Due to their size and history, they can usually move forward without clear direction. Yet the ripple effects are felt through the repertoire, as the Paris Opera Ballet’s latest triple program suggests. Almost three years to the day after her appointment, director Aurélie […]