Company Life: Touring Tips

Company Life: Touring Tips

I dragged myself off the plane after the 12-hour flight to Melbourne, stiff, fuzzy-headed from jet lag, and wondering if I could ever get pointe shoes on my swollen feet again. At the same time, I was bursting with excitement. As a 20-year-old corps dancer with...
Company Life: Touring Tips

Shanghai Exchange

As four members of the Shanghai Ballet blocked the opening of Jules Perrot’s Pas de Quatre at Shanghai’s Majestic Theatre, a lone cowboy wandered out of a wing. Clad in the bright aqua shirt and black Stetson worn by the male corps in George...
Company Life: Touring Tips

London Diary

My name is Amanda Schull. I am a fifth-year corps member with the San Francisco Ballet. During my time with the company I have been lucky enough to travel on tour to several different countries. This past September, SFB stopped in Athens, Greece, before heading to the...
Ballo in Barcelona

Ballo in Barcelona

Go behind the scenes with Boston Ballet principal Misa Kuranaga as she blogs from the company’s Spain tour —plus photos!     I’m writing from Barcelona, Spain where I’m on tour with Boston Ballet for five weeks and in six...
Company Life: Touring Tips

No Matter The Continent, A Studio Is Home

Richmond Ballet is currently making its international debut in a tour to London. Dancer Maggie Small is giving Pointe the inside scoop. Read her earlier post here.   The past two days we have been rehearsing in the Royal Ballet School studios and at the Linbury...
Company Life: Touring Tips

London's Response

Richmond Ballet is currently making its international debut in a tour to London. Dancer Maggie Small is giving Pointe the inside scoop. Read her earlier posts here and here.   We’ve completed our weekend of performances at the Linbury Theater! The audiences were...
Company Life: Touring Tips

Dancers On Tour: Pittsburgh in Tel Aviv, Day II

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre is currently on tour in Israel to perform in the 25th anniversary of Karmiel Dance Festival. Principal dancer Alexandra Kochis is guest blogging about the experience for Pointe.   Our second day in Israel dawned sunny and beautiful. After...