From the monthly archives:

July 2012

Ups and Downs…

by DaveTriesBallet July 20, 2012

First off, I have come to realise that my blog post about my trip to Canada and the USA will probably never get written. There’s so much to talk about and I’m currently uber-busy so thought I’d do a quick round-up here: Canada National Ballet of Canada were Wow!. Saw their triple bill which started […]

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Let’s hear it for the Corps!

by DaveTriesBallet July 15, 2012

It can be easy to wax lyrical about your favourite Pas de Deux or Variation: the stunning lifts, showstopping leaps or lightning fast turns. But what about the corps de ballet pieces? The intricate spacings, perfectly timed movements and near-military precision. When you’re performing a solo variation you can pass a mistake off as individual […]

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Discovering your Dancer-Type

by DaveTriesBallet July 2, 2012

I’m currently coming to the end of my trip to North America (much more about that in the next post!) and am in New York, one of the spiritual homes of dance. Whilst here, I’ve been trying to take full advantage of having so much dance on tap. I’ve so far seen ABT dance Swan […]

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