Panorama investigates claims of bullying and body shaming at two of the UK's top ballet schools, The Royal Ballet School in London and Elmhurst Ballet School in Birmingham. This is how the BBC … [Read more...] about Dance writer Luke Jennings on body shaming at UK’s top ballet schools
Royal Ballet principal dancers Marianela Núñez and Thiago Soares have helped launch a £1.2 million adult eating disorders unit. They have worked with Professor Jon Arcelus, who is a consultant … [Read more...] about Marianela Núñez and Thiago Soares launch eating disorders unit
Mariafrancesca Garritano (aka Mary Garret) who denounced anorexia in the La Scala school and company, and was sacked by the Milanese theatre two days ago, hasn't been backed up by all her … [Read more...] about Sacked Italian ballerina is just an attention seeker, or a victim?
Sant'Ambrogio (Saint Ambrose) is Milan's patron saint, and on his Saint's Day, 7th December, Milan's opera house La Scala opens its new season. However, one of the ballet soloists has chosen the eve … [Read more...] about A ballerina speaks out: Mariafrancesca Garritano, La Scala soloist, talks frankly about the eating-disorders which plague the company
On the publication of Deborah Bull's new book The Everyday Dancer she talked to The Observer's Kate Kellaway. Here are some of her words: On family It was a singing and dancing family… My mum was … [Read more...] about The Royal Ballet’s Deborah Bull: ‘ There is no reason for any of us to be missing lunch’
Deborah Bull, ex-Principal Dancer with The Royal Ballet and now Creative Director of the Royal Opera House, has written a book, The Everyday Dancer, which is to be published October 6. The publisher's … [Read more...] about Extreme Leanness – the Royal Ballet’s Deborah Bull and the damage of dieting