Wrapping up Wheeldon Week is his work Misericordes (Elsinore) which he created at the Bolshoi Ballet based on Shakespeare’s Hamlet. In this article which describes a documentary film that was made while he created Misericordes (Elsinore) Wheeldon talks about some of his creative challenges during the process of making the ballet, and the difficulty he had… Read More
Daily Dance Break: Christmas in July – Bolshoi Ballet
One of the best things about The Nutcracker is that it comes in all different forms. While the music (usually) stays the same, each region and culture adds their own special touch to the holiday classic. Today we have the Bolshoi Ballet performing what we call the “Arabian Coffee” solo in the George Balanchine Nutcracker.… Read More
Your Daily Dance Break: The Bolshoi Does Giselle
For your enjoyment, and in honor of our just announced 2011/2012 season, here is a grand pas from Giselle, performed by Natalia Besmertnova of the Bolshoi Ballet. The best seats for Giselle will go to season subscribers. Become one here.