Tag Archive: ballet

If you think ballet is boring and out-of-date, this short video by Hong Kong Ballet will change your mind!

Pic of the Day – 2/16/20

Ballerina Reina Trifunovic is featured in photographer Jordan Matter’s series, “Dancers After Dark.”

Pic of the Day – 11/27/18

Nine nude ballerinas pose on New York City’s cobblestones in the middle of the night for a series called “Dancers After Dark” by photographer Jordan Matter.

What happens when you combine the talents of Russia’s ballet bad boy Sergei Polunin, Irish gospel luminary Hozier, and photography pop wizard David LaChapelle? A whole lot of angsty, sexy, beautiful dancing. LaChapelle directed the new visual interpretation of the Grammy-nominated hit, starring British Royal Ballet vet Polunin performing choreography by Jade Hale-Christofi. The emotive dancer, donning only nude tights and a cluster of tattoos, sautéstombés and pirouettes through an illuminated empty space. The white room clashes with the dark energy of the bluesy song, making Polunin’s stunning dance moves resemble some kind of spiritual possession. Watch in full screen.

<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/118946875″>Sergei Polunin, &quot;Take Me to Church&quot; by Hozier, Directed by David LaChapelle</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/user37156732″>David LaChapelle Studio</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>


The Making of Pointe Shoes

A more in-depth video about the history and construction of ballet pointe shoes.

Pointe Shoes

This New York City Ballet film tells the story of ballet shoes from the factory to the stage, and the importance of shoes to the life of a dancer.

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