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.
Trying to test the theory that the stronger you are, the less injured you get, it might be a bad start, since i am injured already, but who knows, if it works for soccer players it should work for dancers! Right? hm.... By Life Between Lines.
"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.
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.
We arrived safely in Bangkok, and after a couple of delicious meals, and a Thai massage, it was time to get to work. When we arrived at the Theater today at 15:30pm, everything had already been set up for us, the costumes, the make-up stations, the sets... It takes even more work to do a … Continue reading Time to work.
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.
Reensaiar um ballet deveria ser uma tarefa fácil, enganei o bobo na casca do ovo: não é! Substituir as pessoas que foram embora o trocaram de papel pode ser demorado e frustrante, especialmente se você tem feito isso nos últimos seis anos. Semana passada foi dedicada á Quebra Nozes, nós vamos fazer duas apresentações na … Continue reading Aquele ensaio que literalmente quebra as nozes.