Q&A When did you start dancing? At 5, in the Mercury Theatre behind where I lived in Notting Hill. Ballet Rambert used to use the studios as well. Why did you start dancing? I had knocked … [Read more...] about Darcey Bussell answers the Gramilano Questionnaire… Dancers’ Edition
Romeo & Juliet
Tamara Rojo has announced that Cesar Corrales is to become Principal of English National Ballet from the start of the 2017/2018 season. Joining Corrales on stage after his performance in Le … [Read more...] about Cesar Corrales is to become English National Ballet’s youngest Principal
English National Ballet will welcome Aaron Robison as Lead Principal. Robison is currently a Principal with San Francisco Ballet. He will join the ENB next spring ahead of the performances of Romeo … [Read more...] about English National Ballet’s new Lead Principal: San Francisco’s Aaron Robison
The English National Ballet’s Spring/Summer 2017 season sees a refreshing nod to the company’s past with a revival of Rudolf Nureyev’s Romeo & Juliet during August of 2017 when the company makes a … [Read more...] about Old and new in English National Ballet’s 2016-2017 Season, Spring/Summer
Filippo Timi is a strange theatre beast indeed. An actor of power and fascination who attacks his projects fearlessly, careering from comedy to tragedy, from extreme campness to rugged masculinity, … [Read more...] about Amleto² engulfed by the outsize personality of Filippo Timi
Her Osipova's Juliet starts out as a hyper teenager, whirling on brilliantly fast feet. There's an immediate abandon to her dancing, movement sweeping through her small frame. As an actress, she … [Read more...] about Critics round-up: Romeo & Juliet… Osipova, Vasiliev, Lendorf & Ashton
Certainly not-to-be-missed, the blurb from the ENO site announces the London performances of Romeo and Juliet with Ivan Vasiliev and Natalia Osipova: This July, for 9 performances only, Bolshoi … [Read more...] about The ‘new Nureyev’? Can’t that be crossed out of the journalists’ handbook?