Announcing World Ballet Day 2019

World Ballet Day is returning in 2019, and it’s Wednesday, October 23rd. Mark those calendars! Like last year, it will be hosted by a smaller core group: The Royal Ballet, the Australian Ballet and the Bolshoi. Boo hoo for those of us in North America, who will once again miss seeing the San Francisco Ballet … Read moreAnnouncing World Ballet Day 2019

Popcorn and pas de deux: ballet in the cinema

Okay, let’s hear your opinion. Is watching a grand, evening-length story ballet on the silver screen better, worse, or the same as the real deal, live onstage before you? My opinion ricochets around, kind of like movie popcorn in its glass case at the concession stand. No, nothing can beat the real deal – nothing! … Read morePopcorn and pas de deux: ballet in the cinema