Category: Inside the Paris Opera

Concours de Promotion 2019

This year’s Promotional Contest officially started its preparation at the Paris Opera Ballet. It will take place on 6th and 8th November on the stage of the Palais Garnier. We’re back to booking studios by sticking a little piece of paper on the studios’…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

My latest performance in Speak for Yourself……

Here’s a private Youtube video (only visible in this blog), of an extract from a dress rehearsal of Speak for Yourself, in which I recently performed.