Category: Dancing / Ballet

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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. Septime came…

There’s no other place like Home~

Paris Opera Ballet’s Asia Tour ended. We performed in Singapore and in Shanghai, each time I discovered a new cosmopolitan Asian city more or less similar to Hong Kong. This tour had been especially satisfying for me. Other than visiting Shanghai and Singapore for…