Guerreiros vem em todos os tipos e tamanhos, com armadura de prata ou uniforme de policia, e, acreditem ou não, conheço vários de sapatilha de ballet! Um desses é Pablo Otavio, com apenas 25 anos ele é primeiro bailarino do Staatsballet Karlsruhe, na Alemanha, onde trabalhamos juntos por quatro anos. Seu talento natural e técnica … Continue reading Guerreiro não foge da luta, uma conversa com Pablo Octávio.
Going behind the stage today, I want to give you a glimpse at the Make-up department. The department is composed of 25 make-up artists. They are responsible for everything makeup related: Wigs, prosthetics, masks. And let me tell you: they make magic happen. They have a workshop where everything that has to be produced gets … Continue reading Behind the Curtains – The makeup department.
"My body could stand the crutches, but my mind couldn´t stand the sidelines." Michael Jordan. I have been rehearsing this post for a while now, it is a very personal post, and because I have been struggling with the decision whether to publish it or not, I haven't been able to write anything else. So … Continue reading The truth about the sidelines.
There is a lot of backstage work involved in any production that ends up going on stage. A big theater is made of a lot of departments, technicians, painters, hat makers, shoe makers, and much more. Today I will talk a little bit about the costume department. Our costume department is composed of 56 people. … Continue reading The costume department.
Our first premiere of this season is the Repertoire La Sylphide by Peter SchaufussLa Sylphide is a romantic ballet in two acts and it is known as one of the La Sylphide is a romantic ballet in two acts and it is known as one of the world's oldest's surviving ballets. The first version ever … Continue reading The magic of La Sylphide.
Photo Heloisa Rotta.
This Wednesday we will be performing Anne Frank. Anne Frank premiered in April 2015 and was created for our company by the Brazilian choreographer Reginaldo Oliveira. I can not go into Anne Frank before talking a little bit more about Reginaldo. Reginaldo grew up in Rio de Janeiro, and after dancing with the Rio de … Continue reading Creating Anne Frank.
I am back in Germany after once again, having a wonderful time in Bangkok. I really love Thailand, and everything about it, but the people hold a special place in my heart, they are so kind and loving and compared to European standards, most of the population lives in extreme poverty, but they are so … Continue reading When in Bangkok, dance for the princess.
On Tuesday, we will be flying to Bangkok, Thailand for a week to take part in the 18th International Festival of dance and music. Bangkok is the capital and most populated city in Thailand, the city, also known in Thai as Krung Thep (city of angels) is famous for its vibrant street life and cultural … Continue reading Bangkok: the city of angels.
Bringing a revival back should be an easy task. It turns out its no easy job. Replacing people who have gone or moved on to bigger roles can be time consuming and frustrating, specially if you have been doing it for the last five years. We have been working on Nutcracker for the last week, … Continue reading Rehearsals that literally crack you nuts.