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Opening of the season 2019

I am officially into my 5th season at the Paris Opera Ballet. The company opened its anniversary season (It's been 350 years!) on 20th September. For the first time since I entered the company, I performed after the défilé in Forsythe's BlakeWorks I. Here are some highlights from the evening: Students waiting for défilé rehearsal... Continue Reading →

BlakeWorks I by Forsythe, feeling grateful

Two days ago, I was back on this stage, this beautiful and raked stage of the Palais Garnier. The rake seemed steeper than in my memory. Anyway, there's still something magical about this stage. We were having our first stage rehearsal of BlakeWorks I, that we will be shortly performing in the program Sugimoto/Forsythe in... Continue Reading →

Le Coq Sportif X Opéra de Paris

Last Tuesday, the partnership between the Paris Opera and Le Coq Sportif was officially launched over a cocktail party at the headquarters of the French sportswear brand. Le Coq Sportif created a new collection of sweatsuit that is designed for dancers. We first received Le Coq Sportif products for our last tour to Asia. The... Continue Reading →

Being with the cameras~

8th September at 20:11, at the airport of Düsseldorf, waiting for boarding: At this moment of time, I just turned 23. I only acknowledge my birthday by now, now that all the work is done and that there's a moment of calmness, waiting in front of gate B79. Indeed, most of my birthday was spent... Continue Reading →

Berthe Morisot exhibition

Weather is very pleasant in Paris this week: Sunny, the sky is blue, 22 to 24 degrees, perfect. After class this morning at Palais Garnier, I went to the Berthe Morisot exhibition at Musée d'Orsay. Visitors admiring the artworks Berthe Morisot is a female impressionism painter (1841 - 1895). She was a member of the... Continue Reading →

What Ballet teaches me…

If ballet is an art from, it is also extremely demanding physically. Dancers must regularly train their body in order to maintain a certain technical level. Through this training process over the years, there's at least one thing that I learnt from my own experience: The path to get to the goal may seem discouragingly... Continue Reading →

Parisian-ballet life~

So after a quite a long time spent in Asia, for two and a half months, I am back to this Parisian-ballet life, back to reading in the metro line number 9 every morning while heading to the Opera, ballet classes and rehearsals at the Palais Garnier, feeling excited at grocery shopping on the way... Continue Reading →

Hong Kong Ballet’s Peter Pan~

Yesterday night, the Hong Kong ballet started its 40th Anniversary Season. The ballet company's new director, Septime Webre, brought his own production of "Peter Pan" to Hong Kong. It was an Asian Première and the audience seemed excited to discover this ballet. Photo area outside at the lobby Septime came out to the stage and... Continue Reading →

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