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Articles tagged with "Black Swan"

The Swan Lake mystery: An amalgam of different fairytales

19 February 2015

The exact authors of Swan Lake are unknown – but the ballet shows the influence of a variety of different fairytales.

Swan Lake Dance Highlight: The Black Swan Pas de deux

4 February 2015

This brilliantly dramatic grand pas de deux, in which the heroic prince is tricked into forsaking his love, is one of ballet’s most iconic moments.

The Dance of Death: In art, ballet can be very bad for your health

10 January 2014

The association between dancing and death stretches well beyond Hilarion's horrifying demise in Giselle.

Ballet in film

22 March 2012

Five examples of ballet on the big screen.