A New Awakening for Every Work

August 13th, 2020 _ BY JULIANA MEL Of the three ballets created by Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty was the composer’s great success in life. His partnership with Marius Petipa resulted in a work that is considered a perfect marriage between music and choreography. This is due to the detailed instructions that Tchaikovsky received from the choreographer…

Different Ways of Flying

June 19th, 2019 _ BY JULIANA MEL We all know that the same story can be interpreted in different ways, and it isn’t an exception when we’re talking about the universe of ballet. Even when a work apparently does not have many variations, as in La Sylphide, we can be surprised. The first version of…

The making of La Sylphide

April 7th, 2019 _ BY CAROL LANCELLOTI Rio de Janeiro, November 26, 2018. One month before summer, in a not-so-Scottish climate. Before seven o’clock in the morning, we were on our way to the location we have found, and if everything went well, it would turn out to be a forest in the Highlands (where…

The first flight

April 7th, 2019 _ BY CAROL LANCELLOTI Aurora landed from the world of ideas straight into my mind a year ago, when I was not ready to feel again the desire to create something so delicate, laborious and grandiose at the same time. I know the hard work of keeping an independent project like this,…