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Russian, Ukrainian ballet stars to dance together in Naples

April 05, 2022 2:30 pm

Among the stars in the event is prima ballerina Olga Smirnova, who quit the Bolshoi last month and is now dancing with the Dutch National Ballet. Another headliner is Anastasia Gurskaya, a top ballerina in Kyiv’s Opera, who fled the fighting in Ukraine.

Ukrainian ballerinas find shelter at Berlin's top ballet company

March 27, 2022 1:11 pm

It is not just Ukrainian dancers who dream about a permanent position at Berlin State Ballet (Staatsballett Berlin), and dancers from other countries, including Russia, are also eager to join the ensemble.

Madrid's Opera House cancels Russia's Bolshoi ballet show after Ukraine invasion

March 08, 2022 12:42 pm

The opera house already showed its support to Ukraine on February 27, when in a performance of "Twilight of the Gods," the corpse of Siegfried was wrapped in the Ukrainian flag.

Ballet dancers fleeing Ukraine rubble find Bucharest stage

March 05, 2022 9:35 am

Cultural institutions across Romania have joined the fray of volunteers thronging the borders with offers of food, transport and lodging

La Scala delays ballet season opener due to virus outbreak

December 11, 2021 8:49 pm

La Scala Theatre Ballet was scheduled to perform “La Bayadere" to open its season on December 15. The performance has been pushed back until December 21.

Ballet NFTs starring Russian dancer Natalia Osipova offered for auction

December 02, 2021 10:38 am

Natalia Osipova and her partner wanted to use some of the funds to set up a ballet company, Bonhams head of digital art, Nima Sagharchi, said during a preview of the works.

Gaza artist mixes beauty with pain in her ballet paintings

September 20, 2021 2:54 pm

She said her paintings also shed light on how "women suffer from the dominance of men and the inability to have a say on issues that matter"

'I started at 23, and at 59, I'm still dancing': Shiamak Davar

April 29, 2021 12:13 pm

"Deepika is a really good dancer. Alia picks up everything. Nora is a lovely, gifted dancer. But, my favorite would be Helen ji -- an epitome of class," says the ace Bollywood choreographer on the occasion of International Dance Day

Pune locks down with cutting-edge performances from across the world

April 19, 2021 11:02 am

From playwriting and theatre music to movement and acting, a theatre workshop will cover the essential elements of performance and self-development.

From bhangra to ballet: Delhi rickshaw driver's son becomes first Indian to be accepted at prestigious ballet school

September 28, 2020 5:30 pm

The dance school’s fees were impossible for Singh to pay, whose family comprises an older brother and a younger sister beside his parents. Aguilera offered him a full scholarship with one condition — he was to train every day