Category: Dancing / Ballet

End of La Dame….

Tonight was the last show of La Dame aux Camélias. This series of 19 performances have actually been quite enjoyable. Chun also had the honor to wear Manuel Legris‘ (Famous French Etoile dancer) costume for this production! The rehearsals which started in August 2018…

Pointe shoes training and sewing…

Pointes shoes, the ultimate symbol and cliché of classical ballet and reserved for female ballerinas, is often a fascinating technique and savoir-faire. Not only is the technique of going on pointe extremely painful and difficult, choosing the right pointe shoes, learning this technique correctly,…

More photos from La Dame aux Camélias

Tonight was the 11th performance out of the 19 performances of La Dame aux Camélias that we haven in December! So we’ve done more than half of it! Chun’s partner is such a sweet person who always have a very positive and serious attitude…

Assemblés – Attilio Labis

This morning, Chun went to POB’s men’s 11:30 class by Mr. Attilio Labis, Etoile and renowned ballet teacher of the Paris Opera. Mr. Labis said, after we’ve done our assemblé exercice in the centre: “- Il y a deux types d’assemblé, les assemblés qui…

Photos – La Dame aux Camélias

Chun does not really like seeing himself in photos/videos, but here are some of the recent photos by Isabelle Aubert, in the Red Ball and Golden Ball of La Dame aux Camélias, Palais Garnier.

Première finished~

This Première of La Dame aux Camélias is over. My replacement in the Bal Doré went quite well, even though it was not perfect, but I am satisfied, so is my new partner I guess. This ballet is full of partnering, and changing partner…

Show started…

I am now in the quick change area at the backstage, just finished the Red Ball (the most difficult part for me in the ballet), waiting to do the Golden Ball in Act 3. There’s one difficult step in the Red Ball. Every time…