The Royal Ballet’s 2018/19 Season

Two weeks ago the Royal Ballet announced it’s 2018/19 season and I’ve decided once again to go through the upcoming rep, give my thoughts and any dancers I’ve love to see cast in the upcoming ballets. Continue reading “The Royal Ballet’s 2018/19 Season”

Beatriz Stix-Brunell: Ballerinas are nutty about their pointe shoes

Newly appointed First Soloist of the Royal Ballet Beatriz Stix-Brunell débuts as the Sugar Plum Fairy tomorrow, 27th December.  She speaks of her preparation for the role, from coaching to putting her own stamp on the iconic fairy and spills details on how she prepares her pointe shoes for performances. Continue reading “Beatriz Stix-Brunell: Ballerinas are nutty about their pointe shoes”

Nicol Edmonds: Meet The Royal Ballet’s New Sugar Plum Prince

Royal Ballet Soloist Nicol Edmonds makes his début as the Prince in The Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker this Tuesday 27th December.  Here he discusses the challenges of preparing for the role and what it was like to be coached by Strictly Come Dancing judge and former Royal Ballet Principal Darcey Bussell. Continue reading “Nicol Edmonds: Meet The Royal Ballet’s New Sugar Plum Prince”