Kenneth MacMillan

Type: Person
Name: Kenneth MacMillan
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Ambassadors of dance converge in Vail

Dance is a language that needs no translation. It doesn’t matter that the dancers performing onstage tonight and Saturday as part of the Vail International Dance Festival speak more than seven different languages between them. They use movement to convey ... [Published Vail Daily - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Sherilyn Kennedy Classical Coaching Masterclass

In conjunction with ’s Winter School programme, ballet tutor Sherilyn Kennedy (ex Birmingham Royal Ballet) will be holding two exclusive classical coaching sessions on Tuesday 15th (6-8pm) & Saturday 19th July (9.30-11am). Classes will be held at Wellesley ... [Published The Big Idea - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Romeo and Juliet breaks box office record

Westender reviewed Romeo and Juliet observing that “Artistic Director Li Cun-Xin has set out to make Queensland Ballet a world-class ballet company and his strategy is to please crowds with the best of the classics.” The people of Brisbane agree as the ... [Published Westender.com.au - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet (QPAC, Brisbane)

DAILY REVIEW RATING:Shakespeare without words?  Ay, there’s the rub. And when it’s  Romeo and Juliet , one of his best-known and best-loved creations, how can it make sense without the lyrical verbal perfection of the balcony scene, Mercutio’s Queen Mab ... [Published Crikey Media - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Harvest Review (GOMA, Brisbane)

DAILY REVIEW RATING:For those of us old enough, the first experience of entering the Harvest exhibition at QAGOMA is like a trip back to the glorious days of that iconic Queensland emblem, the Big Pineapple at Nambour.  Plastic pineapple key rings, pineapple-shaped ... [Published Crikey Media - Jun 30 2014]
First reported May 22 2014 - Updated May 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ivan Nagy

was one of the great 'danseurs nobles’, who was adored by Margot Fonteyn and discovered Carlos Acosta Ivan Nagy, who has died aged 70, was one of the great ballet danseurs nobles, and was adored by ballerinas such as Margot Fonteyn and Natalia Makaro ... [Published Telegraph - May 22 2014]
First reported May 20 2014 - Updated May 21 2014 - 1 reports

The actor on crying on cue, his dodgy memory, and the job that got away

I was glancing at an old National Theatre programme the other day and two names leaped out at me. Among the cast listing for "sailors, servants etc" in a 1965 production of Congreve's Love for Love, I noticed Anthony Hopkins and Mike Gambon (as he then ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 20 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Winter's toil

SHAKESPEARE and ballet are hardly strangers. In the past 100 years, some of the playwright’s best-known works, including “Hamlet” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, have been set to classical choreography. Yet the ballet form struggles to convey Shakespeare’s ... [Published Prospero - The Economist - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Feb 03 2014 - Updated Feb 03 2014 - 1 reports

Jean Babilée

was an explosive star of post-war European ballet who risked life and limb staging his character’s suicide Jean Babilée, who has died aged 90, survived as a Jew in Occupied France to become the most exciting male ballet star of post-war Europe, breaking ... [Published Telegraph - Feb 03 2014]

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...1940s Babilée’s performances stunned the young ballet student Kenneth MacMillan, who would later become Britain’s leading dramatic choreographer. "he was the first man i saw really jump high" said MacMillan the Frenchman’s high-sprung spins and swift footbeats set a new standard for male athletic technique

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Ambassadors of dance converge in Vail [Published Vail Daily - 12 hours ago]
Sherilyn Kennedy Classical Coaching Masterclass [Published The Big Idea - Jul 08 2014]
Romeo and Juliet breaks box office record [Published Westender.com.au - Jul 08 2014]
Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet (QPAC,... [Published Crikey Media - Jul 02 2014]
Harvest Review (GOMA, Brisbane) [Published Crikey Media - Jun 30 2014]
Ivan Nagy [Published Telegraph - May 22 2014]
The actor on crying on cue, his dodgy memory, a... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 20 2014]
Winter's toil [Published Prospero - The Economist - Apr 14 2014]
Jean Babilée [Published Telegraph - Feb 03 2014]
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