Gala in Calais, France

The Paris Opera Ballet is now on vacation. As usual, after December's intense period of performances, we would have a short break. This time was an exception though, because since 5th December, we have not be performing. I decided to prepare for a gala performance in Calais, France during this empty period. Calais is a... Continue Reading →

My next performance in Calais

I will be performing in Calais on 8th and 9th January 2020, in 3e Etage's next show in Calais, France. For more information: https://www.calais.fr/fr/Ville-de-Calais/envie-de-bouger/se-divertir/agenda/idees-de-sortie/5d4bf2fb72e7e54f0ba830e2/petites-virtuosites-variees I look forward to performing in Calais and hope to see you there 🙂

Raymonda at Opera Bastille

After nearly one and a half month of rehearsals, a part of the Paris Opera Ballet moved to Opera Bastille to perform Raymonda. It is one of Marius Petipa’s classical ballets, certainly not as popular as his other Tchaikovsky ballets (I.e. Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Nutcracker......etc). Glazunov’s music for Raymonda clearly do not meet Tchaikovsky’s... Continue Reading →

The truth of Ballet Discipline

Ballet is known to teach discipline. Some people say that ballet is a lifestyle: Dancers have to constantly stay in shape, the ballet technique is demanding and has different requirements, the quasi-military aspect of certain corps de ballet parts in classical ballets.... It would be easy to understand why ballet requires strong discipline and commitment.... Continue Reading →

With the master, Mr. William Forsythe!

This afternoon, we finished our 5th performance of the program Sugimoto/Forsythe in Palais Garnier. In total, we will have done 17 performances, so 12 more to go! After our Première (first performance/ opening), we were invited to a cocktail in the Rotonde du Glacier which is a nice little circular hall in the Palais Garnier.... Continue Reading →

Being with the cameras~

8th September at 20:11, at the airport of DĂĽsseldorf, 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 →

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 →

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