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Photograph by Richard Calmes

Ballet Photography by Richard Calmes

Ballet Photography by Richard Calmes | Lines and LEAPS Richard Calmes’ third book, Lines and LEAPS, features a unique concept – showcasing the dancer’s line and then on the opposite page, a leap, or as it’s more usually known in ballet, a jete. Calmes says, “Lines and LEAPS is my third book. It is filled with […]

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Jete through July

Ballet News suggests …. Jete through July With July just a skip away, I wanted to find one perfect dress that you could wear almost anywhere with the right accessories. With their floral lace flippy tunic, TopShop has hit the mark perfectly. It has a sense of structure but not too tailored or restrictive, and it’s also summery […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Carli Samuelson, Corps de Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet

Cupcakes & Conversation with Carli Samuelson, Corps de Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? It can be very difficult to find motivation on a Monday morning, but my motivation comes from the fact that I’m a part of this amazing professional ballet company (Pacific Northwest Ballet) and […]

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Swan Lake : English National Ballet

Laurretta Summerscales Swan Lake English National Ballet London Coliseum Wednesday, 23rd March 2011 Photography throughout : Helen Maybanks English National Ballet’s Swan Lake choreographed by Derek Deane (the ninth Swan Lake mounted by the company) begins with a Prologue telling the story of Princess Odette, who is kidnapped by Rothbart (half-man, half-bird) who turns her […]

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Ballet Business | Ballet Class

Ballet Class “It’s just part of the routine of being a professional dancer; at Northern Ballet it’s treated as training, a time to constantly hone our technique and improve. Sometimes it seems a chore but without it you feel disconnected for the rest of the dancing day.” Hannah Bateman, First Soloist, Northern Ballet. The daily […]

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Ballet School – behind the barre

English National Ballet School | Behind the barre This year I am following two English National Ballet School (ENBS) students; one in the first year and one in the third (graduate) year. The latest available Ofsted inspection report (2008) gave the three year National Diploma in Professional Dance (classical ballet) an ‘outstanding’ grade.  The report […]

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Jete to Japan!

   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday 23 September 2010         Jeté to Japan! The Australian Ballet to take off on its 31st international tour   The Australian Ballet will depart for Japan on Monday 4 October to present two distinctly Australian ballets.The company’s 31st international tour will take two unique productions by Graeme […]

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