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008 dt august-2014

Inside this month:

Graham Watts discovers the rigours of dancing on the end of a pier

Laura Dodge pays a visit to Urdang Academy

Zoë Anderson previews INALA at the Edinburgh International Festival

Paul Arrowsmith explores how dancers' knowledge is recycled

And much more

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Thursday, 23 September 2010 13:43

Ballet Week 2009 in Munich

Ballet Week 2009

The Bavarian State Ballet celebrated two anniversaries during its annual Ballet Week, held this year from May 3-10: the company’s 20th birthday as an independent institution and the centenary of Serge Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes.

Thursday, 23 September 2010 12:31

Gauthier Dance in Six Pack

Six Pack

A lonely dancer stands spot-lit on a stage. A voice-over explains that the link between rhythm and dance in classical ballet is the positions. At a breakneck tempo the voice then lists them. Not by their French names but by the numbers one to 100, whilst the dancer demonstrates them. After a short break the voice calls out the numbers again, but this time in random order and the dancer connects them together in a thrilling dance, which, however, renders him in pieces, torso, arms and legs apart.

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