Sophy Dowie

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'Moulin Rouge-The Ballet' to Be Staged at Joliet's Rialto

Tickets go on sale Friday for the March 2 production by Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company.<p><b>Tickets go on sale Friday for "Moulin Rouge-The</b> …

Corps de Ballet: An Interview with Irina Kolpakova

By Yona Zeldis McDonough June 13, 2013<p>Photo: Renata Pavam.<p><i>Irina Kolpakova is a hummingbird of a woman, perfectly erect and poised as she walks into the cozy interview room tucked deep in the recesses of the Metropolitan Opera House. Her brown hair is kept off her face with a thin headband; she</i> …

Royal Ballet vs English National Ballet: who will win battle of ballet superstars?

The brilliant Russian dancer Vadim Muntagirov will perform in <i>Romeo and Juliet</i> at the Royal Albert Hall this summer. And when the strings pick up Prokoviev's key dramatic theme – now closely associated with television's <i>The Apprentice</i> – Shakespeare's story of the rivalry that eventually tears apart a …

Ballet star Daria Klimentová to retire

Daria Klimentová , one of the brightest stars of classical ballet in the UK, is to retire from dancing after 18 years with the English National Ballet (ENB).<p>The Prague-born ballerina, the ENB's lead principal, will retire after dancing the role of Juliet in June at the Royal Albert Hall, where she …

The grandes dames debate: ballet is faster and harder for today's dancers

During last Saturday's matinee performance of Wayne McGregor's Tetractys few spotted the moment where Natalia Osipova collided sharply with one of the other dancers on stage. Those who did saw her merely blink, and recover. But when Tetractys was due to be performed again, in the evening, it was …

Lost and the New York City Ballet

We’d only been dating a week when I told him I wanted to go to the ballet.<p>“It’s a big dream of mine,” I said. “Can you make it happen?”<p>He shook his …

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Artist Tauba Auerbach illuminates Wayne McGregor’s new ballet at the Royal Opera House in London

Choreographer Wayne McGregor has long drawn strength from the creative partnerships he forges outside the sphere of dance, with former collaborators numbering architect John Pawson and artist Julian Opie. For his new production at the Royal Opera House in London, ‘Tetractys – The Art of Fugue’, …

The Top 20 Tumblr Ads of the Year

When Tumblr introduced in-stream sponsored posts last spring, skeptics predicted millennials would flee. But the blogging site soared to 47 million …

What Parents Need to Know About Tumblr

Tumblr is one of the many social media platforms today's teens are using. Tumblr attracts a young audience, mostly teens and young adults who want to …