Suppressing flutters of excitement, the ballet dancer holds her position at the barre before sinking gently back to the floor. She’s dreamed about this for years. As she rises again, the studio light catches sparkles of grey in her perfect ballet bun.
Have you ever wondered why, year after year, ballet companies tour from theatre to theatre, narrating the same old stories, rehearsing and performing the same choreography? Isn’t it boring? Tiring? Old? Don’t we know these stories too well to repeatedly enjoy them? The answer is a resounding ‘no’. Ballet is an art form; every time […]