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Chris Ofili drawing designs on a Nymph's costume.  Photograph : Gautier Deblonde/Royal Opera House

Ballet News Reviews | Titian | Metamorphosis

Ballet News Reviews | Titian | Metamorphosis: A collaboration between The Royal Ballet and The National Gallery It’s not often that a book comes along that is so compelling that you find yourself totally absorbed within its pages for hours at a time. Titian | Metamorphosis is one such rarity. If you missed the Imagine : Dancing with Titian programme, […]

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ballet dancer crawls on stage

Exposed : The ballet dancer capturing it all

The ballet dancer’s snapshot Anecdotal evidence suggests that a higher than average proportion of professional ballet dancers use a camera (often a high-end model) as a hobby and a way of recording the backstage preparations and after-show celebrations. You often find dancers at the side of the stage capturing the action. It’s easy to see why; visual by nature, […]

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a battered pair of pointe shoes

The Royal Ballet Yearbook 2010/11

The Royal Ballet Yearbook 2010/11 is out now.  It’s a look back at the previous year and a look towards the up-coming rep, with plenty of images along the way. Johan Persson’s photograph of Leanne Cope on page 41 is worth the purchase price alone.  Lovely to see her getting the credit she deserves.

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