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Paris Opera Ballet

  *  * * PARIS OPERA BALLET * *   Beautiful photos from the Paris Opera Ballet’s production of “Swan Lake”. * *      * *  * *    * *      * *   instagram www.operadeparis.fr

Ballet Dream

Leanne Sexton Photo by Keith Dixon Bolshoi Ballet,  Aleksandr Taranov and Xenia Barbasheva via:youtube * * * “I like people who dream or talk to themselves interminably; I like them, for they are double. They are here and elsewhere.”   – Albert Camus, The Fall  * * *   The Australian Ballet in The Dream 1969 Olga Smirnova […]

beautiful day

Wishing you and yours a happy, beautiful, elegant and graceful holiday. English National Ballet rehearsing Swan Lake in-the-round (x) DANCERS ANNA TSYGANKOVA AND JOZEF VARGA IN GISELLE – HET NATIONAL BALLET – PHOTO BY SASHA GOULIAEV (ALEX GOULIAEV). Kristina Shapran Vaganova student Alena Mashinceva. from her ig. English National Ballet rehearsing Swan Lake in-the-round (x) Bayerisches Staatsballett‘s Lucia […]

Ballet Beautiful

Oksana Skorik as Raymonda Iana Salenko (x) Studio work with Melissa Hamilton and Jiri Bubenicek. Dresden SemperOper Ballett Ian Whalen Photography Iana Salenko (x) Rudolf Nureyev and Doreen Wells before a performance for the Ballet Hongroise. (Photo by Victor Blackman/Express/Getty Images). 1st July 1966. Oksana Skorik as Raymonda Oksana Skorik as Raymonda Diana Vishneva in “Live”, Amsterdam 2015. […]

Ballet Beautiful

Oxana Skorik as Giselle, Mariinsky Theatre jackdevant.com via:iwontdance * *     “Someone once said that dancers work just as hard as policeman, always alert, always tense, but see, policeman don’t have to be beautiful at the same time.”  —George Balanchine * *   Olga Smirnova on pointe jackdevant.com via:iwontdance Kristina Kretova rehearsing Giselle Photo […]

Paris Opera Ballet

Dorothée Gilbert in Études via: Aurelie -Dupont * * * * * Absolutely exquisite. * * * * * Those arms…. those bourrees… beautiful. * *   via:aurelie-dupont * *

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  Yuhui Choe and Alexander Campbell in rehearsal for Ashton’s The Two Pigeons ph. Bill Cooper Oksana Skorik and Vladimir Shklyarov in Infra * * *  “You’re not a creature in body.  You exist as the stars exist, participating in their stillness, their immensity.” – Louise Glück, excerpt of Telescope * * *   Dorothée Gilbert, […]

Ballet Beautiful

Boston Ballet Principal Dancer Dusty Button in Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler: A Ballet by John Neumeier. via:lordbyron44 * * * * “Our profession is so insane it that it can rip you apart and put you back together in the same instant.” * — Sara Mearns talking about what it means to be a […]