ISSUE NO. 253
FEB/MAR 2021
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William Bracewell

Royal Ballet first soloist William Bracewell talks about his training at the Royal Ballet School, winning the Youth America Grand Prix and his career, which began with Birmingham Royal Ballet. Since joining The Royal Ballet in London, he has danced many roles, including Prince Siegfried and the Nutcracker Prince, and also featured as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet: Beyond Words, a film by Michael Nunn and William Trevitt, excerpts from which are included in this video.


Pas de Trois

Francisco Gomes, Laura Viola Matos and Margarida Goncalves in the pas de trois in Maina Gielgud's production of Swan Lake for Conservatório Annarella.

António Casalinho and Margarita Fernandes
talk about their roles in Maina Gielgud's production of Swan Lake for Conservatório Annarella in Leiria.


Carlos Acosta

Carlos Acosta assumed his new role as director of Birmingham Royal Ballet on 1 January 2020. In this film, Acosta talks about his international career as a dancer, life in Cuba and his immediate and future plans for the company. Filmed and produced by Andrej Uspenski and Emma Kauldhar



Kevin O'Hare
Former principal dancer Kevin O'Hare retired from the stage 20 years ago and was appointed company manager at Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2001. Subsequently he served as company manager and then administrative director of The Royal Ballet, and has been the company's director, succeeding Monica Mason, since 2012. In this film he talks candidly about his career as a dancer, his transition into management and direction, and how he is coping with the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. With thanks to The Royal Opera House. London, Filmed and produced by Andrej Uspenski and Emma Kauldhar



Le Corsaire in Ljubljana

With excerpts from Ljubljana Ballet's new production of Le Corsaire and interviews with artistic director Petar Đorčevski and choreographer José Carlos Martínez. Featured dancers include Maia Makhateli, Rita Pollacchi, Jakob Feyferlik and Kenta Yamamoto. Filmed and produced by Andrej Uspenski and Emma Kauldhar.