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naomikage

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About naomikage

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  • Birthday 01/01/1909

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  • Connection to/interest in ballet** (Please describe. Examples: fan, teacher, dancer, writer, avid balletgoer)
    journalist on dance as well as being a fan
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    Tokyo
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    Japan

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  1. METAMORPHOSIS by David Dawson (full ballet) - Dutch National Ballet (a world premiere) is currently available.
  2. Mariinsky Ballet streamed Swan Lake act 2 with Lopatkina and Ivanchenko. They will stream the 3ed act on May 7th. Czech National Ballet's Sleeping Beauty by Marcia Haydee is available in full till May 5th.
  3. National Ballet of Japan’s Coppelia by Roland Petit streaming dates are announced. They will live stream all 4 casts. The streaming is free of charge but no archives will be provided. https://www.nntt.jac.go.jp/english/productions/ballet/free-live-stream-coppelia.html Dates: May 2nd, 4th, 5th and 8th at 14:00 JST. (US EAST COAST TIME 1:00am I guess) an online booklet and link to the stream will be provided later, and they will stream on their YouTube channel and Facebook. CAST 2 May 14:00 Swanilda: YONEZAWA Yui Franz: IZAWA Shun Coppelius: NAKAJIMA Syun
  4. Japan has declared a state of emergency for the 3rd time in major cities such as Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo. Therefore, almost all performances were cancelled within a day's notice. There was a family ballet festival called Ueno no Mori Ballet Holiday scheduled next weekend but sadly this was cancelled, so the festival went online and there are several offerings provided. https://balletholiday.com/2021/online/ such as Tokyo Ballet's Giselle (excerpt) Asami Maki Ballet's Paquita https://vimeo.com/537602119 Asami Maki Ballet's Raymonda ac
  5. Marco Goecke’s Do you Love Gershwin by Gauthier Dance will be live-streamed this evening (19:30 European time) and archive will be available for a week. http://www.theaterwinterthur.ch/spielplan/detail/tstueck/livestream-gauthier-dance.html trailer
  6. NBA Ballet's CInderella, choreographed by Johan Kobborg, Akane Takada of Royal Ballet in the title role. This work premiered in February this year, and initially Francesca Hayward was supposed to be in the title role but because of travel restrictions, she was replaced by Takada. Not the full length but a 29minutes long highlights.
  7. For instance, Meaghan Grace Hinkis https://www.instagram.com/p/CNxfj9iAf8x/ Ratmansky's post. https://www.facebook.com/alexei.ratmansky/posts/10218867542944432
  8. Navirella is based on a Korean comic and the comic itself is fabulous, it makes me cry reading each episode. Gradually the reason why this 70 year old man is starting ballet at this age is revealed. (it will be a spoiler so I won't write but some readers might assume) The message of this story is so wonderful that you can still be beautiful by practicing ballet even if you are not going to be professional or are old or having handicaps. It is curious that most of the family members are not supportive of this man, so this story is something like a Billy Elliot old man version.
  9. English National Ballet has commented very early. Misty Copeland was one of the first to comment. https://www.instagram.com/tv/CNv9RgcDWB5/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link and a lot of dancers from Royal Ballet has paid tribute, as well as Manuel Legris (on his instagram story) Scarlett was from the class of 2005 at Royal Ballet school that has many talents, such as Xander Parish, Joseph Caley, Thomas Foster, Alexander Jones, William Moore, Aaron Robison.
  10. Czech National Ballet’s world premiere Puppet by Douglas Lee is available till March 24th. Another work Dos Soles Solos by Alejandro Cerrudo is coming up on the 26th. Trailer.
  11. Royal Swedish Ballet's Three Preludes (Ben Stevenson) and Suite en Blanc (Serge Lifar) available till April 17th. https://www.operanplay.se/en/performances/ballet/
  12. A documentary on Makhar Vaziev "Five years and three days with Makhar Vaziev" on Bolshoi's official YouTune channel with English subtitles. A review of this program. https://www.ilona-landgraf.com/2021/03/leaders-and-followers/
  13. Marco Goecke's The Lover (based on Marguerite Duras's novel) a new work for Staatsballett Hannover is available for free till March 27th. https://staatstheater-hannover.de/de_DE/mediathek-staatsballett
  14. Kaho Ogawa, former corps de ballet has announced she passed the entrance exam to a medical university in Tokyo to become a medical doctor. Great achievement after only a year and half after leaving ABT. https://www.instagram.com/p/CMEFFmEg8gW/?igshid=1d18bp4f072ce
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