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006 dt june-2016

Inside this month:

Paul Arrowsmith talks to ballerina Miyako Yoshida about her career

Barbara Newman reviews Funny Girl and Show Boat

Zoë Anderson discovers how dresses are made for ballroom and Latin dancers

Marianka Swain goes Stepping Out

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.