BALLET NEWS | Melissa Hamilton & Love Mayka, Marienela Nunez, The Royal Ballet, iTunes U – An Introduction to Ballet

Hi everyone,
Lots of news for you; sit back with a cup of tea and enjoy !

Melissa Hamilton as Ballerina Mannaquine
Photographer: Dave Wise Hywone Ahn :Hair & Make up

First of all, I’d like to highlight an interview with love Mayka – “Cutting edge Fashion Designer ‘LoveMayka’ does Cinderella and Ballerinas”.  The photoshoot features Royal Ballet dancer Melissa Hamilton as you (probably) haven’t seen her before.

Melissa Hamilton as Ballerina Mannaquine, Photographer: Dave Wise, Hywone Ahn :Hair & Make up

Melissa Hamilton as Ballerina Mannaquine, Photographer: Dave Wise, Hywone Ahn :Hair & Make up

Next up, Royal Ballet Principal dancer Marianela Nunez talks about beauty products and what she likes to use.

Royal Opera House

The Royal Ballet have uploaded a new podcast with, among other things, a chat with Principal dancers and real life couple Marianela Nunez and Thiago Soares, as they prepare for their Cinderella debuts.

New on iTunes U from the ROH – An introduction to Ballet; 12 tracks covering technique, notation, history and male dancing. Features Ursula Hageli (Ballet Mistress) and Giannandrea Posieo (Lecturer, Metropolitan University).
Royal Opera House Podcast
Missed the blistering speed of Steven McRae in Les Lutins ? Charlie Siem (violinist extraordinaire) reports from Cuba.

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12 Responses to BALLET NEWS | Melissa Hamilton & Love Mayka, Marienela Nunez, The Royal Ballet, iTunes U – An Introduction to Ballet

  1. phonelady April 6, 2010 at 12:02 pm #

    wow now that is truly different , Love it . Have a wonderful week .

  2. Miss Val's Creations April 6, 2010 at 12:15 pm #

    Wow! I just checked out LoveMayka's fashions through the link. Gorgeous!!!!

  3. Amy C April 6, 2010 at 12:44 pm #

    totally LOVE that black dress its fabulous

  4. AlyGatr April 6, 2010 at 12:56 pm #

    I love those outfits! So not what I'd expect of a ballerina, but so beautiful. They are both graceful and funky and I like that 🙂

  5. Diana Evans April 6, 2010 at 1:38 pm #

    oh wow!! she looks great and her outfits are perfect…the black dress is so neat!!!

  6. Make Do Style April 6, 2010 at 2:05 pm #

    Love the black dress and thanks to Marianela I'm going to get some khiels tinted moisturiser!

  7. Inspiration in Italy April 6, 2010 at 3:10 pm #

    That black dress is beautiful, what an extraordinary photo!! Love the beauty product ideas too!

  8. litlstrawberry April 6, 2010 at 6:45 pm #

    Ah, the second outfit looks just like the one in the magazine in my blog.. .. That's a great idea having a Ballerina modeling fashion. Graceful!!

  9. Audrey Allure April 7, 2010 at 9:59 am #

    Gorgeous photos!

  10. Turquoise Diaries April 7, 2010 at 12:20 pm #

    Photos and the dresses are just fantastic..

  11. BALLET NEWS May 1, 2010 at 8:08 pm #

    phonelady – thank youMiss Val's Creations – thank youAmy C – isn't it just ?AlyGatr – I think that's why they are so great !Diana Evans – the black dress is very popularMake Do Style – excellent !Inspiration in Italy – thank youlitlstrawberry – hopefully you'll see more of it soon !Audrey Allure – thank youTurquoise Diaries – thank youAlexis Zelda Stevens – thanks

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