Deep Roots, Many Branches

Unassuming audience members were in for a shock when 12 male dancers from Scottish Ballet performed Angelin Preljocaj’s MC 14/22 (Ceci est mon corps) at the 2016 Edinburgh International Festival. The work explores virility and violence through a series of biblical allusions. Striking in its harshness and punishing physicality, it at times seemed almost cruelMore »

Directorial Changes Around the World: Johan Kobborg, Julio Bocca and Charlotte Ballet’s New A.D.

Fresh off the heels of Aurélie Dupont’s appointment as artistic director at the Paris Opéra Ballet, and Julie Kent’s appointment to the same position at The Washington Ballet, further changes are hitting the ballet world. This morning Johan Kobborg, international star and director of the National Ballet of Romania, tweeted that his name had beenMore »