William Forsythe of the 80s and 90s seemed to pull apart the body and wreak havoc on the ballet stage, and at his age and in this time, he seems to seek a mellower pastel hue, an institutionalised order perfectly exemplified in the Paris Opera itself.
Catch Marion Barbeau with Paris Opera Ballet at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay 21-23 June.
Aurélie Dupont carries on the legacy of driving forward the Paris Opera Ballet.
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.