6 April 2023
Cinderella as a ballet, yes or no?
Cinderella is showing at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden as a ballet choreographed by Frederick Ashton and music by Sergey Prokofiev. It takes you to another magical world full of emotions, heartthrob and magic.
18 January 2023
Instaviews with Rogue Ballerina, Rose Alice
Join us for Instaviews with Rogue Ballerina, Choreographer and Executive Producer, Rose Alice who lives to exist outside of the box.
6 January 2023
Sleeping Beauty Review - By Rebekah
I went to see Sleeping Beauty at the Wyvern Theatre. This is my review.
6 January 2023
The Nutcracker (English National Ballet Company) Review - by Rebekah
I saw the Nutcracker for Christmas. This is my review of the production.
7 November 2022
Sleeping Beauty: A review by Jackie
Creative review and response to the ballet Sleeping Beauty performed at the Wyvern Theatre, focusing on the costume design and the music.
1 August 2022
Interview with Connor Taylor: professional ballet dancer turned dance teacher
We speak to Connor Taylor, founder and principal of Adore Dance London in East London, all about the impact of lockdown on creative practice, gaining confidence to dance for yourself, and what it's like to run an entire dance school.
16 May 2022
BalletBoyz: A Review by Rebekah Leslie
A review of two modern ballet performances by contemporary company BalletBoyz.
15 May 2022
Black joy at Ballet Black
A beautiful performance by a trailblazing dance company celebrating two decades of breaking barriers in ballet.
20 May 2021
The world of pointe
This blog is a brief introduction to the world of pointe: its origins, its risks to the human body and why people love it so much around the world.
12 May 2021
Learning to dance in lockdown
Covid-19 has students across the world to transition online for their dance training. From studio to living room, I discuss the experience from myself – a student’s – perspective and from my teacher – Gemma Pender’s - perspective too.
11 March 2021
Want my job? with Ballet Teacher Johanna Hadley
The journey of a professional dancer into a ballet teacher
5 March 2021
Mohammed Ijaz | TrinityTalent 2020
Mohammed Ijaz was selected for TrinityTalent for Progress in his Arts Award achievements.
28 February 2021
Fenella Sheldon | TrinityTalent 2020
Fenella Sheldon was selected by Trinity College London for Leadership for her Arts Award achievements.
23 February 2020
A review of Mathew Bournes production of The Red Shoes.
The Red Shoes is a ballet based on the Powell and Pressburger film and the Hans Christian Anderson Fairy Tale. This is my review of the Matthew Bourne Production at the Milton Keynes Theatre, 29th of January 2020.
23 January 2020
Alexander Whitley and Lioness: the artists behind London Sketchbook
London Sketchbook combines grime music and ballet. Learn more about the innovative event taking place later this month...
7 October 2019
Interview with Vienna Festival Ballet
Are you interested in becoming a ballet dancer? Check this out for industry hints, tips and advice.
4 August 2019
BalletBoyz - Them/Us
"Award-winning all-male company makes an explosive Edinburgh debut. With contrasting scores by artist Keaton Henson and composer Charlotte Harding, this double-bill asks where we see ourselves in relation to the 'other'."
6 June 2019
Tradition vs Progression
Discussion of controversy of gender roles and LGBTQ+ representation in the dance world.