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Ballet Beautiful

“The ballet is a purely female thing.    It is a woman, a garden of beautiful flowers, and man is the gardener.”     -George Balanchine-     A Paris Opera Ballet rehearsal for Giselle  Esplanade Theatre in Singapore by Tim Chong/Reuters via:tute Maria Khoreva (Mariinsky Ballet), Photographer Yulia Mikheeva   Serenade Tracy Jones ©️ […]

Ballet Beautiful

POB dancers behind the scenes Vaganova Ballet Academy POB dancers behind the scenes Tiler Peck in Who Cares Paris Opera ballet Oneguine Photo: Serge Itzkowitch POB dancers behind the scenes Tiler Peck, Sleeping Beauty Amandine Albisson and Audric Bezard in Sébastien Bertaud’s Renaissance Photo © Julien Benhamou POB dancers behind the scenes Tiler Peck in Who […]

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      “Remember the quiet wonders.    The world has more need of them than it has for warriors.”   — Charles de Lint   Cumulus, 1871, Fyodor Vasilyev Christian Spuck’s Die Gezeichneten (after Schreker), set design by Rufus Didwiszus for Opera Zürich (2018) Modellstudie, Alte Frau, Halbes Profil, 1885, Albin Egger-Lienz Vaganova Ballet Academy […]

Ballet Beautiful

“What does dance give you?    The freedom to be who you are and do what you want to do. “   – Arthur Mitchell (NYCB)     Vogue Japan Ryoichi Hirano and Akane Takada Photography by Yumiko Inoue via:fortheloveofvaganova Maria Khoreva and Xander Parish ©️ Ira Yakovleva Maria Iliushkina and Alexander Beloborodov in Serenade […]

Ballet Beautiful

Yekaterina Chebykina Mariinsky Theatre Natasha Razina Source:diario-de-ballet  DANCE OPEN 2013 Photo by Stas Levshin — with Кристина Кретова Source:diario-de-ballet  Katie Boren – Brooklyn, New York City The Ballerina Project Source:diario-de-ballet  Bianca Scudamore Source:diario-de-ballet  Anastasia Stashkevich Photo: Mark Olich Mariinsky swans. Photo by Gene Schiavone. Source:diario-de-ballet  Dance Open 2013 backstage Photo by Mark Olich West Australian Ballet […]

Ballet Beautiful

“The changing of bodies into light, and light into bodies, is very conformable to the course of Nature, which seems delighted with transmutations.”   — Sir Isaac Newton   Rebecca Bianchi in Giselle Photography: Jack Devant Nastya Zaklinskaya Photography: Jack Devant Olga Smirnova as Raymonda (x) Anna Tsygankova and Artur Shesterikov in the Duet from Mata Hari […]

Ballet Beautiful

 “La Bayadère.” Performed by the Bolshoi Ballet at the Royal Opera House, August 2013. Photo © Dave Morgan.  Vaganova student Daria Ionova  Instagram Vadim Muntagirov and Sarah Lamb in Manon  Royal Ballet – 2018  “La Bayadère.” Performed by the Bolshoi Ballet at the Royal Opera House, August 2013. Photo © Dave Morgan.  Photo of the […]

Ballet Beautiful

photographed by Younsik Kim Yoon6 Margaret Mullin and Elizabeth Murphy in Matthew Neenan’s world premiere, Bacchus  Pacific Northwest Ballet Kenneth MacMillan, Winter Dreams Akane Takada ph. Alice Pennefather Dancers of the Royal Ballet in Makarova’s La Bayadère ph. Bill Cooper Mathilde Froustey Photo: Nisian Hughes photographed by Younsik Kim Yoon6 Margaret Mullin and Lucien Postlewaite […]