Monthly Archives: June 2017

International Ballet Competition in Moscow – Warning Signs – Part IX

Dear Readers: Today, July 1, I will close out this series on ballet (postponing my usual close-of-month metrics by one day),  by reviewing an episode of the most-excellent ballet reality show Ballet à la Russe.  Which episodes can still be found … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

International Ballet Competition in Moscow – Warning Signs – Part VIII

Dear Readers: When I told you we would be done today with this ballet thing, I lied.  Today we will indeed finish Anna Gordeeva’s piece.  But I have one more thing to go over (tomorrow), namely, that RT Ballet Episode … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

International Ballet Competition in Moscow – Warning Signs – Part VII

Dear Readers: Today and tomorrow we will be finishing up Anna Gordeeva’s review of the Moscow International Competition of Ballet and Choreography, which just finished its 13th (quadrennial) tournament in Moscow last week. You know when you’re watching the Oscars, … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet | Tagged | Leave a comment

International Ballet Competition in Moscow – Warning Signs – Part VI

Dear Readers: After a brief detour for Joy Womak’s backstory, we return to Anna Gordeeva’s review of the International Competition of Ballet and Choreography, which just completed its 13th run in Moscow last week.  Here is/was the schedule of events, as … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

International Ballet Competition in Moscow – Warning Signs – Part V

Dear Readers: Continuing with Anna Gordeeva’s review of the International Competition of Ballet and Choreography, which just concluded its 13th run in Moscow last week. But today I have to take a little sidebar to go through Joy Womak’s interview … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

International Ballet Competition in Moscow – Warning Signs – Part IV

Dear Readers: I continue with Anna Gordeeva’s review of the International Competition of Ballet and Choreography, which just concluded its 13th run in Moscow last week.  Even though nobody has left a comment, these posts have been drawing a respectable number … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

International Ballet Competition in Moscow – Warning Signs – Part III

Dear Readers: When we left off, in Anna Gordeeva’s review of the International Competition of Ballet and Choreography, which just concluded its 13th tournament in Moscow this past week — Anna had pointed out that European artists are not interested in … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment