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#1 Mme. Hermine

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 04:28 PM

Sarah Lamb of the Royal Ballet is interviewed:

http://www.bloomberg...-interview.html

Ballet is my life: It’s my calling, it’s my passion, and I know it won’t last forever,” says Lamb, who wears an unglamorous green track suit in her Royal Opera House dressing room. “I feel like taking it to the absolute maximum.”

“When I had that taken away, when I had that gone, I felt, ‘Who am I? Who is Sarah Lamb?’” she says of her injury. “I felt like I’d lost my identity.”



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Posted 04 December 2011 - 04:30 PM

The Joffrey Ballet's Nutcracker is reviewed:

http://www.neontommy...weet-nutcracker

The Joffrey Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” is worth its salt as a December tradition, and it has been too long since the esteemed dance company made it out to Los Angeles. This beguiling ballet is made even more mesmerizing by The Joffrey’s masterful dancers and a polished live ensemble of musicians. Here’s hoping that this tradition will stick, as it once did, and The Joffrey Ballet will return next year for more candy-themed holiday merriment.



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Posted 04 December 2011 - 04:32 PM

Judith Mackrell's picks for the year 2011:

http://www.guardian....l?newsfeed=true

The Royal Ballet had a lot riding on its very expensive, family friendly Alice and the sighs of relief were audible when it enjoyed a sell-out success. But ballet companies have a duty to experiment, as well as to please the box office, and it was good to see Wayne McGregor in his latest work for the Covent Garden stage, Live Fire Exercise, exploring new musical and expressive terrain.



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Posted 04 December 2011 - 04:34 PM

A ballerina at La Scala discusses anorexia:

http://www.dailymail...llet-world.html

[size="3"]In scenes that would not look out of place in the Natalie Portman Oscar winning blockbuster Black Swan, ballerina Mariafrancesca Garritano, 33, has broken the unwritten code of silence - which she fears could cost her a place in the opening performance of next season.

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 04:37 PM

Four dancers talk about the life of a dancer at the Royal Ballet:

http://www.telegraph...let-dancer.html

For dancers the world over, a place in the Royal Ballet is the ultimate achievement. We talk to four members of this elite company at very different stages of their careers.



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Posted 05 December 2011 - 12:12 AM

Denise Sum reviews National Ballet of Canada in a world premiere of "Romeo and Juliet" for danceviewtimes.

The National Ballet of Canada opened their 60th anniversary season with the world premiere of a new “Romeo and Juliet” by Alexei Ratmansky. The decision to commission a new version was somewhat of a gamble. The company has been performing John Cranko’s interpretation to adoring audiences since 1964. The Cranko version is a signature piece for the NBoC and has played an important role in its history. However, Ratmansky is a big name choreographer and one hopes that this new production will bring renewed international attention to the NBoC.




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