In early April, the Czech National Ballet presented this season’s last premiere bpm. The abbreviation should stand for beats per minute, which is a term referring to the heart rate or rhythm of a music piece.
The ballet company in Ústí nad Labem has decided to take a risky step when it put The Sleeping Beauty in the repertoire.
The Cirkopolis Festival was held in Prague for the ninth time. This year's edition offered three domestic titles and five foreign ones, many of which touched very intimately on issues of the body and corporeality.
After a relatively long hiatus, one of the most popular titles, Romeo and Juliet, returns to the repertoire of our leading ballet company this year.
Over the past quarter century, Don Quixote has become a regular addition to the repertoires of Czech ballet companies. The ballet is cherished for its uncomplicated music, Spanish flavour and a variety of attractive dance roles that shine the limelight on the soloists.
Ostrov! (Island!), the new creation by Jana Burkiewiczová, provoked an unexpected reaction in me: I had to return to La Fabrika the very next day since I felt like having missed something very important.
The Czech National Ballet has presented a triptych of works by world renowned contemporary choreographers William Forsythe, Edward Clug and Wayne McGregor.
For the second time now, the traditional student choreography of 3 year students at the Konzervatoř Duncan centre was entrusted to one of their alumni, Jiří Bartovanec.
You may have felt like having had enough of Baletky (Ballerinas). The book of choreographer and performer Miřenka Čechová had provoked heated debate even prior to its publication, following the mere release of its annotation and a few interviews.
Prague Chambre Ballet is keeping in touch with its audiences through online media. On Mall.tv, it presents brand-new productions alongside revived works by the company’s founder, Pavel Šmok (1927-2016).