This second confinement in France is starting to show its effectiveness and since about a week, the numbers here are stable and began to go down. We now have around 20 000 confirmed cases daily (we hit as many as 80 000 cases per day a few weeks ago!) The shops, restaurants and bars who... Continue Reading →
After almost two months, the some performances are happening again at the Paris Opera. On the internet, the spectators who were supposed to come and watch the shows during the past few months show their anger and disappointment regarding the social movement and the cancellation of the performances at the Opera. The doors of the... Continue Reading →
After 12 days of holiday, the dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet started rehearsing again this week. For me, I am understudying the role of the "4 dancers" in Balanchine's Sérénade, which will be the first ballet presented in a Balanchine program in Opéra Bastille. Sérénade is mostly composed of female parts, so I have... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pr6xRMfJYk 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.
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" in a kind way. Instead of thinking "Oh, I am not... Continue Reading →
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 production? It reminds me of my lessons in Digital Communication of... Continue Reading →