Did you know that the NUTCRACKER Ballet is a money making machine for ballet companies?
I just read an article in The Economist which stated that this ballet can generate up to 45% of a ballet company’s annual revenue in America. That’s why you can see at least one version in every state. It’s a tradition for families to come together and attend a performance of this famous Christmas ballet. Often, children from ballet schools are involved, dancing in the roles of small mice or toy soldiers. Magic happens when the beautiful music of the Waltz of Flowers starts.
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and Time for Nutcracker
🌅Merry Christmas and happy New Year to all Ballet Lovers🌲
Enjoy these trailers with different interpretations of the most famous Christmas Ballet.
Photo on Top: Nutcracker and Mouse King by Christian Spuck, Ballet Zurich ©Gregory Batardon
Premier of Dance Academy: The Movie on 6. April 2017
I can’t wait to watch this movie – though being over 20, I probably shouldn’t be this passionate for an Australian teen drama about love, relationships and careers. But there are two understandable reasons: I love Sydney, so I enjoy the setting and scenery of Walsh Bay, Harbour Bridge and the beaches. Secondly, I adore the dance scenes which feature all the highlights of classical ballet and comtemporary dance.
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Please excuse me: My last post didn’t work on all computers. I hope this one will do!
Enjoy this beautiful video. Wait a bit until it starts!
Have a great long weekend!
On July 2013 George Harvey and Garage Magazine invited ballet dancers Sergei Polunin and Kristina Shapran to create an unrehearsed improvisation to Satie’s Gnossienne No1.
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“The James Dean of the Ballet World” Sergei Polunin was decribed by Daily Telegraph in 2012. He quit the Royal Ballet in London sensationally and stopped his golden carreer by himself. Enjoy to see him dancing in “Take me to church”, by Hozier, directed by David LaChapelle.
Article in the guardian from February 2015 von Judith Mackrell
Sergei Polunin dances with his demons to Hozier’s Take Me to Church
David LaChapelle captures the Ukrainian dancer’s battle to make peace with his talent – and in another viral video, Baryshnikov partners Lil Buck
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Film lifts the curtain on infighting at the institution after an acid attack on its artistic director. The Calvert Journal reports – Source: The Guardian
Read full article: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/dec/27/bolshoi-babylon-film-ballet-russia-film-nick-read
The film has been shown on HBO in the US. It was released on 8 January 2016 in Great Britain’s cinemas. Its premiere has not yet been announced for Germany and Switzerland.
Tanzen für Russland – die Welt des Bolshoi Balletts
auf Planet am 13.1. um 17.40 Uhr, am 15.1. um 6.00 Uhr, am 16.1. um 6.55 Uhr. am 17.1. um 8.05 Uhr und mehr
Die Reportage – Dokumentation über den Alltag von Balletttänzerinnen und -tänzern: Disziplin, Verzicht, hartes Training
auf Spiegel TV-Wissen am 15.1. um 9.20 Uhr
Continue reading “Vorankündigungen Ballett in TV, Live Cinema und Steps Festival”