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 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 →

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 →

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. In front of Shanghai Grand Theatre This tour had been especially satisfying for me. Other than visiting Shanghai and Singapore for the first time, performing in... Continue Reading →

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