Catch Marion Barbeau with Paris Opera Ballet at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay 21-23 June.
Paris Opera Ballet presents The Seasons’ Canon by Crystal Pite at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay 21-23 June.
Jerome Robbins was an immensely prolific artist of his times. His creative pursuit saw him performing and choreographing between the ballet world, Broadway, and the screen.
Held up in great regard, artists enter into training as children at the Paris Opera Ballet School, their lives and their families’ lives moulded to fit the high demands of elite training.
What is contemporary ballet? Contemporary ballet has different definitions, but it is possible to identify a starting point in the early 1900s when the Ballets Russes began to produce new approaches to ballet that deviated from conventions of courtly settings, conventional themes of love and tragedy, narrative structures, and use of music created specifically for the ballet.
When I enter the Esplanade Theatre, the sense of historic significance seems already thick in the air — there is a cluster…