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.
Photo Heloisa Rotta.
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.
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Next Tuesday, the company will be boarding a plane to Bangkok in Thailand for two guest performances of The Nutcracker, a Christmas Carol. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeAve5ua4ng&feature=youtu.be Our version of the Nutcracker was choreographed by Youri Vámos in 1988 for the Bonn Opera, and it has been a success ever since. Instead of telling the original story of … Continue reading The Nutcracker – A Christmas Carol.
There is a lot of work involved in becoming someone else. Besides the acting and the dancing, there is a lot of other people working for us to look pretty, or not depending on the role. trust me, it takes a village! At the theater we have our own Make up and Costumes departments. … Continue reading The magic of dressing up.
Last Saturday we had our fist revival of the season: The little black dress/ The riot of spring. The first act, The little black dress , a neo classical ballet choreographed by Terence Kohler, tells the story of Coco Chanel, and how she has impacted feminism by liberating women from the constraints of the "corseted … Continue reading Coco Chanel is back.
Como a nossa próxima performance já é sábado que vem, a semana começou com força total. Nesse sábado, começamos a temporada com Coco Chanel, um ballet neoclássico criado por Terence Kohler na temporada passada com música de Stravinsky. Em cima dos papeis que eu geralmente danço, eu vou ter que "pular" para uma amiga que … Continue reading Faltou o glamour.
With our next show coming up on Saturday this week started with full intensity. We are bringing Coco Chanel back from last season, its a creation made by Terence Kohler on Stravinsky music. On top of the roles i usually dance, i will be jumping in for a friend, who unfortunately has been feeling some … Continue reading No glamour here