Ashley Bouder has been a Principal dancer at New York City Ballet for 17 years. During the Covid-enforced closure of theatres she developed, what she called on Instagram, her “Covid body”, gaining 4.5 … [Read more...] about New York City Ballet’s Ashley Bouder: Body shaming? Ageism? WTF?!?!!
Three days ago on Instagram and two hours ago on VK, the dancer Sergei Polunin posted an image of his torso with the well-known central tattoo of Vladimir Putin, together with two more Putins on his … [Read more...] about Sergei Polunin now boasts three Putin tattoos
The School of Sport, Health and Applied Science (SHAS) at St Mary’s University, Twickenham and the Royal Opera House announced an exciting new partnership to deliver sports science support services to … [Read more...] about St Mary’s University announce partnership with Royal Ballet for conditioning and sports science
'Being injured is part of our job, it happens, we will get back stronger!' That’s what we say when we try to sweet talk ourselves and make it ok. But it always hurts. Being injured means dealing with … [Read more...] about Dutch National Ballet’s Marijn Rademaker on injury and recovery
In 2007, I entered the stage as Romeo and I honestly thought that I was living the dream. I was on the Royal Opera House stage dancing alongside one of the world’s greatest ballerinas, Alina … [Read more...] about The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae on injury: turning weakness into strength
To get an insider's view of dance-related injuries, some leading dancers talked to Gramilano about their experiences – how they coped both physically and mentally – and gave advice to help … [Read more...] about Dance injuries from the ballet dancer’s point of view: top stars share their experiences