In our Discussion of the Most Popular Ballets we move to #2 Swan Lake: Swan Lake was composed by Tchaikovsky in 1875 through 1876. It premiered on February 20, 1877 at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow under the name “The … Continue reading
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In the coming posts we will have commentary on the ballets listed below. For starters, hHere are the most popular ballets of all time: 1. The Nutcracker – Composed in 1891 by Tchaikovsky, this timeless classic is the most performed … Continue reading
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Ballet and fashion have always made a great couple, both forms of art, both built on drama and beauty, with jaw dropping pieces of clothing at their centre. For over a hundred years they have enjoyed a fruitful relationship, from … Continue reading
The longest ballet is Sleeping Beauty. Because it is the longest ballet ever written and one of the most elaborate, Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty is seldom danced entire. It takes over two hours.
WHAT IS A PRINCIPAL DANCER? A principal dancer is a dancer at the highest rank within a professional dance company, particularly a ballet company. A principal may be male or female. Principals are hired by, or promoted from within, a … Continue reading
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Ethan Margolis will teach a workshop for dancers and guitarists on Soleá/Soleares at Cleveland School of Dance. The workshop will cover compas (flamenco rhythm), palmas, structure, cante, llamadas, remates, and marcajes within dance. It is the perfect introduction or review … Continue reading
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