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#1 kbarber

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 04:18 AM

The POB etoile has announced to a Japanese dance magazine that her farewell performance will be Manon with Josua Hoffalt, sometime in January 2014.

#2 Nanarina

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 07:24 AM

I suppose it had to happen, but she will only be 41 in 2014, wheras in USA this year she said two and a half years. It will just not be the same at the POB without Aurelie there. I saw her dance Manon this year,, with Josua as Des Grieux and her husband Jeremie Belingard as Lescaut, and it was fantastic.
Hopefully she will come back as a guest artist for a few performances.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 10:21 PM

I'm not certain if this documentary has been linked to before, but here goes - Aurelie Dupont - L'espace d' un Instant (no subtitles)

Part 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGYwg5WI15A&list=PL91CF3F9220C4CAD5
Note: there are some glitches in the video
Part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_0Hv1VeKy4
Part 3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgSISXmfh9Y
Part 4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4b5lVOi75M

#4 hydraulix

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 08:15 AM

So that same year Agnès Letestu will also be retiring? I can't help but say it will definitely be a rough year for POB. These two dancers are in my opinion the ones that brought something special to POB, worthy of being called an étoile. With Marie-Agnes Gillot left, I don't think the other ballerinas have achieved that same level of quality (yet). When I see Aurelie, I really see a textbook example of a ballerina. Not only by her technique, but more about her 'air': the elegance, sophistication, grace, refineness. Agnes Letestu hits the nail in the interview with Marc Haegeman:

[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=2]I think an étoile brings something extra, personality, an aura

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#5 Nanarina

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 08:18 AM

There seems to be some changes to Aurelie retiring with Manon in January 2014 (which was  wrong anyway)Now the calendar for the 2014/2015 season has been announced by POB, the production is not performed until April/May 2015. If I remember correctly she told  me when I met her after Le Parc, she did not have a lot to do next season. Hopefully this will be clarified after the  various distributions are announced.




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