Category: Inside the Paris Opera

Another week done~

Weekend!!~ I am pretty satisfied with past week’s work. It was another week of productivity, and I confirm that I like it. Ending the day telling myself, “I’ve done a lot”, is satisfying. On Wednesday, my mental coach reminded me to “talk to myself”…

Rehearsal with water~

The rehearsals of the Paul Lightfoot program is going very well. This week, to prepare for the ballet Speak for Yourself, in which we will dance in the rain (yes~!) around the end of the piece, they put water in one of the studios…

Unexpectedly touching final performance~

This eventful series of Les Noces finally came to an end yesterday evening. In the last 4 performances, I replaced a sick dancer, which let me have the chance to witness the emotional final performance… The choreographer of the piece, Pontus Lidberg came back…

Self control and willpower~

It is now 7:41pm, I am writing this at the canteen of the Opera, we will have another performance later in the evening. Today, we had a last stage rehearsal of this program for the new cast. For me, I am just dancing with…

The day of my first performance

Finally, much to our surprise and joy, the company finally arranged two different casts for the ballet Les Noces of the program Cherkaoui/Goecke/Lidberg. We had a stage dress rehearsal last Friday afternoon, and knowing well that our first performance will be on Monday, I…

Première on the new year of the PIG!~

Yesterday was the first day of Chinese New Year. First of all I wish everyone Kung Hay Fat Choy! Good Health and Joy! It is also the day of the Première of the mixed contemporary program Cherkaoui/Goecke/Lidberg at Palais Garnier. I didn’t dance yesterday…

Shooting in studio Petipa…

In a few days, the contemporary mixed-bill Cherkaoui/Goecke/Lidberg will be premiered in Palais Garnier. Earlier this afternoon, at the end our last studio rehearsal in the Studio Petipa, a shooting team was here for a video shooting. Probably for a teaser of the new…