Ballet Beautiful

Francesca Hayward in Rhapsody Renata Shakirova in Romeo and Juliet (Mariinsky Ballet) Anastasia Matvienko Mariinsky Ballet  Photographer Gene Schiavone Young Ulyana Lopatkina during Vaganova Ballet Academy demonstrations at the Palais Garnier c.1989 Photo © Daniel Cande Vaganova student Daria Ionova. from her ig. Oksana Skorik in Giselle. Amanda Loh by Isaac Aoki Pacific Northwest Ballet […]

Cool Factor

“Everything I’ve ever let go of has claw marks on it.”     – David Foster Wallace     Margot Robbie Fernanda Ly by David K Shields “We’ll survive, you and I.”     – F. Scott Fitzgerald   Adut Akech by Daniel Jackson “I am simply thankful for your existence- whether I am meant […]

Pretty Stuff

Sweet and lovely things for the last day of August. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”      ― Lao Tzu     “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”      ― William Shakespeare, All’s Well That Ends Well         Megan […]

Ballet Beautiful

Nicoletta Manni and Claudio Coviello (La Scala) in Grand Pas Classique, music by Daniel Auber, choreography by Victor Gsovsky. Weltstar Gala 2019, organized by Kourlaev and Esina Production, shot on 1.12.2019 in Volkstheater Vienna. Photography by Jack Devant Olga Esina and Jakob Feyferlik in Sylvia (Adagio 3rd act), music by Leo Delibes, choreography by Manuel […]

Summer Loving

I just love summer…. via: zsazsabellagio     “Smell the sea and feel the sky.    Let your soul and spirit fly.”    ― Van Morrison via: zsazsabellagio The Sweet Sea — Elle France June 14th, 2019 via: zsazsabellagio The Sweet Sea — Elle France June 14th, 2019 The Sweet Sea — Elle France June 14th, 2019 […]

Ballet Beautiful

      Matrona Ivanova           Marianela Nunez as the Lilac Fairy.     Nina Kaptsova in The Nutcracker    Bolshoi Ballet           Olga Smirnova in Swan Lake    Bolshoi Ballet             Ana Albutashvili, Miki Mizutani, Mariko Sasaki and Alys Shee performing […]

Ballet Beautiful

  National Ballet of Canada   Viktoria Tereshkina and Vladimir Shklyarov in La Bayadere.   MARIINSKY BALLET       Renata Shakirova and Yevgeny Ivanchenko in Romeo and Juliet.     National Ballet of Canada   National Ballet of Canada      Heather Ogden reigns as Queen Myrtha in Giselle       Akane Takada […]


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