Opera ballet

The Paris Opera Ballet loses its second head in six years

Six years ago, Benjamin Millepied surprised many in the world of ballet when he resigned from his post as director of dance at the auguste Ballet de l’Opéra de Paris, a little over a year later. his entry into office. Now, in another surprising move – and on unusually short notice – Aurélie Dupont, his […]

Ballet dancer

The British ballet dancer who fled St Petersburg with his Russian wife is back on stage in Georgia

A British ballet star who fled her role as principal dancer of the prestigious St Petersburg Mariinsky Ballet when war broke out has revealed he has finally performed again. Xander Parish, 36, from North Ferriby in East Yorkshire, quit his role in a production of Giselle at the historic dance company and left for Estonia […]