Die Bühne war seine Welt!

André Doutreval – Ein Zeitzeuge der Ballettgeschichte

Buchrezension „Ein Leben für den Tanz. Die Geschichte einer Leidenschaft“

Als Ballettdirektor und Chefchoreograf am Staatstheater Kassel schrieb André Doutreval zusammen mit seiner Frau Silvia Haemmig Ballettgeschichte. Ihr damals revolutionäres Konzept, modernes Tanztheater zu inszenieren, das sich kritisch und provokativ mit gesellschaftlichen Problemen auseinandersetzt, brachte internationalen Erfolg. Themen wie Umweltzerstörung, Technisierung, Gewinnmaximierung und Sexismus wurden von ihnen schon in den 70er-Jahren choreografisch avantgardistisch umgesetzt. Ein richtungsweisendes und mutiges Konzept!

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Be Yourself in Dance

Interview with EléOnore Guérineau about her carreer and her blog

Introduction of Eléonore

Two years ago, I had the chance to meet Eléonore, usually a soloist at the Paris Opera Ballet, during her sabbatical at the Zurich Ballet.  Back in Paris, Eléonore recently created her own blog in which she tries to share her experience with other young dancers.  This gave me the opportunity for another interview with her.

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The Secret of Fouette Turns

How can ballerinas do turns on pointe?

You’ve seen dancers do the 32 fouettés in Swan Lake, but why don’t they get dizzy? David McAllister, Artistic Director of the Australian Ballet, is here to teach us how to turn like a dancer. ©FB Australian Ballet

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Balletdancer in Home Office

Watch as Dominik Slavkovský, Ballet Zurich, makes the best of quarantine – on his new ballet floor.

How do you train in times of corona? 

When working in the theatre we always get driven by new guest classes that usually take place for about two weeks and we get a choice from variety of teachers here in Ballett Zürich and it‘s actually incredible that this time we can just go online and take a class from different teachers everyday by our taste 😀.

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#stayhome and watch ballet!

Had enough of Netflix? There is a great ballet lineup coming this weekend online.

Royal Ballet London

 ‚I’ve never been asked to move like that before‘

Principal dancer Edward Watson on his role in The Royal Ballet’s The Metamorphosis. Watch it on our Facebook page at 7pm BST on 17 April! © Website Royal Opera House

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Now online: Ballet, Dance, Exhibitions… even Cirque du Soleil

#stayhome and watch

Getting bored? Have a look to all these amazing offers now available to watch for free online. You can find most links on Facebook, Youtube and Instagram. Unfortunately some performances are difficult to locate on the websites of the ballet companies, so feel free to follow my Facebook account Evi Hock, my site Ballettlovers and balletloversblog on Instagram to get all infos.

I wanna give you a nice selection what I am going to see.

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