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Articles tagged with "by Natalia Makarova"

Eastern Promises: The allure of the Orient in opera and ballet

27 March 2015

Composers and choreographers have long explored the difference in cultures between East and West.

When national dances meet tutus and pointe shoes

25 November 2014

Much more than just a bit of local colour, national dances were key to the development of ballet throughout the 19th century.

Stories without words: Narrative ballets and their many inspirations

20 November 2014

How and where choreographers find stories has changed throughout the art form's history.

Watch: Nehemiah Kish on La Bayadère

9 April 2013

The American Royal Ballet Principal on the challenges of the role, and working with Natalia Makarova.

Behind the scenes: Rehearsing La Bayadère’s Kingdom of the Shades

19 March 2013

Ballet Mistress Samantha Raine on learning one of the most enduring sequences of classical ballet.