Category: About Ballet

Courtesy of JRH Films: Remembering Serge de Diaghilev Vintage footage of interviews with some very famous names in the world of ballet (Alexandra Danilova, Dame Alicia Markova, George Balanchine, Felia Doubrovska, others) as they share their memories of an impresario…

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Courtesy of National Ballet of Canada: Karen Kain and The Sleeping Beauty Rehearsal and production video of The Sleeping Beauty, with commentary by Karen Kain. Special emphasis is given to the profound and lasting influence of Rudolph Nureyev, who brought…

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Courtesy of DanceTeacher Magazine: Your Worst Nightmare—and How to Deal with It Informative article about numerous potential problems for ballet/dance studio owners, such as: alleged staff-student abuse issues; departure of a faculty member (along with half of your students); and…

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Courtesy of The National Ballet of Canada: Being and Nothingness Choreographer/Principal Dancer Guillaume Côté discusses the creation of this ballet for Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson, with reference to the philosophical influence of Jean-Paul Sartre’s famous book of the same name.…

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Courtesy of The National Ballet of Canada: The Erik Bruhn Competition: Inside the Studio Rehearsal footage accompanied by commentary from choreographer Robert Binet and dancers Hannah Fischer and Ethan Watts as they prepare for this competition. Click on any of…

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