By Ellen Dunkel The Inquirer October 18, 2011 Alexei Ratmansky's Jeu de Cartes was built on the very specific talents of Bolshoi Ballet royalty, international luminaries such as Natalia Osipova, Svetlana Lunkina, and Maria Alexandrova. The fleet, energetic ballet, set to... More
by Alastair Macaulay The New York Times October 21, 2011 Does a month go by without some kind of premiere by the choreographer Alexei Ratmansky? In April the Bolshoi danced the world premiere of his three-act “Lost Illusions;” in May American Ballet Theater presented the world premiere of “... More
By Ellen Dunkel The Inquirer May 07, 2012 ‘Don’t be nervous,” Pennsylvania Ballet artistic director Roy Kaiser told the 23 girls and two boys with their left hands on the barre, wearing solemn expressions and numbers pinned to their neat dance clothes. “Relax and work hard.” The first... More
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