All posts tagged ballet

Exclusive Review: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, a fantasy film directed by Lasse Hallström and Joe Johnston, is a magnificent film with an alluring elegance, implicitly connecting the viewer with the ballet and […]

La Bayadère Review – An Ode to the Corps.

Warning *spoilers* will follow! After eschewing my preference for happy endings to such success in my last trip to the Royal Opera house to see Mayerling, I decided to repeat […]

Mayerling Review – Dark, Dangerous and Utterly Thrilling.

Warning *historical spoilers* will follow! The start of a new academic year for me also means the start of a new season at the Royal Opera House, and first up […]

The BIG Review: The Black Cat Cabaret.

Naughty. Dark. Funny. These are the three ingredients which make The Black Cat Cabaret a show to remember. When you think of the word ‘cat’, you might think of the […]

Mayerling Reviewed: Darkly Psychological and Intricately Emotional

My visits to the Royal Opera House are usually marked by two distinct feelings: the first, upon entering the venue and during the champagne-guzzling intervals is a creeping dread that […]

Christmas Theatre Picks

Christmas always makes me think of the theatre. A family outing to see the local pantomime or younger siblings’ school nativity is usually on the cards. But what about London? […]

A Chance to Dance

As a small child I lived for my weekly ballet and tap class, as I grew older this weekly class turned into a daily routine, something I lived and breathed […]

You Know You’re A Dancer If

It’s 2am and I’ve found myself in the depths of Facebook mindlessly scrolling. I come across a link entitled ‘You Know You’re A ____ If’. The topic of these articles […]

What Do You Mean You Can’t Dance? You’re A Dancer!

It’s every former ballerina’s worst nightmare: you’re heading to the club with the girls – three glasses of wine in – and Work starts playing. Before you know it your […]