Royal Ballet’s Thiago Soares celebrates 15 years of Passion

Thiago Soares Paixão

Paixão (Passion) is the title of a show to mark Thiago Soares’ (first) 15 years on stage. The programme consists of the third act of Swan Lake, which he will dance with Marianela Nuñez in Rio de Janeiro, then with Lauren Cuthbertson in Recife and São Paulo, together with the Companhia Brasileira de Ballet. However there are new works […]

New York Stars Ballet Gala in Rome, 8 March

Other Dances with Ashley Bouder and Joaquin De Luz - photo by Paul Kolnik

New York City Ballet Principal Dancers Ashley Bouder, Joaquin De Luz, Amar Ramasar and Andrew Veyette are joined by company dancers Emilie Gerrity, Joseph Gordon, Spartak Hoxha, Alexa Maxwell and Indiana Woodward for a Gala performance in Rome. On 8 March in the Santa Cecilia Hall in Rome’s modern arts complex, the Auditorium Parco della […]

Royal Ballet announces new details about its new Hofesh Shechter ballet

Sarah Lamb and Artists of The Royal Ballet in Song of The Earth - photo ROH, Johan Persson

The new ballet by Hofesh Shechter for The Royal Ballet, which can be seen from 27 March until 14 April with Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments and MacMillan’s Song of the Earth, still has no title, but it will feature the entire company. Shechter, who is renowned for his unique style of contemporary dance, is creating his first […]

Les Étoiles in Rome: Zakharova, Nuñez, Lopatin, Soares…

Svetlana Zakharova in Revelation 2014

A good old-fashioned ballet gala: Nutcracker, Don Q, Swan Lake, Le Corsaire… it’s sometimes just what the doctor ordered. Daniele Cipriani’s Les Étoiles injected the audience in Rome with a generous dose of positive energy administered by some of the world’s best dancers. It wasn’t all cherries. Silvia Azzoni and Oleksandr Ryabko danced Hamburg Ballet […]