Jonathan Gray was the last editor-in-chief of the world-renowned magazine Dancing Times. Unfortunately, after the coronavirus pandemic, the magazine announced its closure with the issuing of one last edition in September 2022
Appointed as the new director of the Tanz im August festival after nine editions curated by Virve Sutinen, Berlin-based Ricardo Carmona talks about his curatorial perspective for the 2023 edition, interweaving curatorial issues, biographical elements, and global challenges.
I met Anette Therese Pettersen this spring at the international seminar Dance Criticism in a European Context, which Taneční aktuality organised with the Czech Dance Platform.
Choreographer Alexei Ratmansky is in many ways a fascinating man. A world traveller who at the age of thirty-six became artistic director of one of the world's most prominent ballet companies, the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow.
With Johan Kobborg not only on the fateful La Sylphide: “If I could, I would dance Madge every day!”
Johan Kobborg, a long-time principal dancer of the Royal Danish Ballet, and especially of the Royal Ballet in London, is spending the past few weeks in Prague with the Czech National Ballet, where he is staging his production of La Sylphide, following the romantic legacy of August Bournonville.
What do a dinosaur, carcinogenic building materials from the 1970s, and a wind turbine have in common? In the mysterious mind of Greek director, performer and film-maker Euripides Laskaridis...
Sasha Waltz: "I try to listen to my surroundings, to mirror the world around me, to perceive a time that stimulates images and awakens the imagination."
Since the death of Pina Bausch, Sasha Waltz, who will celebrate her 60th birthday on March 8th this year, has been one of Germany's most important choreographers.
The 2022 Thalia Award winner, Sergio Méndez Romero, is currently one of the brightest stars of the Moravian Theatre Olomouc ballet company.
Natalia Adamska and Francesco Fasano, soloists of the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre ballet company, are enjoying a successful time in their careers.
The Zero Point Festival brought to Prague the work Tanzanweisungen by German choreographer Moritz Ostruschnjak shortly after the same piece was presented at the Flora Theatre Festival in Olomouc.
Studio ALTA has come up with a new “pay what you can” admission system. The audience can now choose from five price offers regardless of the seat they end up occupying.
Dustin Klein, choreographer of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest in Pilsen: “The size of a stage or company does not matter.“
The Pilsen ballet company has prepared another compelling title for youth and adult audiences. Miloš Forman’s Oscar-winning film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest...
Julie Petanová (born 2001) graduated from London‘s Royal Ballet School earlier this year. She has just joined the Norwegian National Ballet in Oslo and so we both agreed on a virtual meeting.
It took a long time before we agreed on a date and time for our online meeting. We were both nervous about missing the meeting when we connected, as London, where Daria Klimentová was connecting from, was an hour less than the Czech Republic.