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Ballet News photography competition winner announced

Ballet News photography competition winner announced I ran a competition to find a new and original photograph that had never been published before. There were lots of entries and it’s been pretty tough choosing the winner. I am very pleased to announce that Andrea Paolini Merlo, with her beautfiul Swan Lake photograph below, has won the […]

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Swan Lake

Backstage on Swan Lake

Backstage on Swan Lake This exclusive gallery of backstage photographs has been created to compliment my YOU magazine feature on English National Ballet’s Swan Lake in-the-round, published in August last year. All of the images were captured backstage at the Royal Albert Hall on the last night – June 19th 2010. All of the photographs […]

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dancer in black tutu and mad hat for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss for Ballet News

Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss goes backstage in rehearsals for Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for Ballet News Following the phenomenal success of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by The National Ballet of Canada, and our fabulous backstage reporter Chelsy Meiss’ promotion to soloist, I am really pleased and a little sad to bring you the final […]

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dancer chats to two others in rehersal studio

Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss for Ballet News

Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss goes backstage in rehearsals for Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for Ballet News Christopher Wheeldon has been in rehearsals with us since Wednesday. These rehearsals have been very detailed and extensive. This is important because the ballet has many small details that need to be communicated to the audience […]

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dancer wearing a black card shaped tutu for Alice bends forwards

Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss for Ballet News

Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss goes backstage in rehearsals for Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for Ballet News Time is racing by, and The National Ballet of Canada premiere Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland next week!  Here, Corps de ballet dancer Chelsy Meiss continues her reports on living Alice, with her fourth diary entry. Last Friday, […]

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