The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2017 – In the steps of the BALLET RUSSES.

The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2017 - In the steps of the BALLET RUSSES.

London’s annual ‘Russian Ballet Icons’ Gala, first held in 2006, is now firmly established as a highlight of the international ballet calendar. Every year a dazzling programme pays tribute to the wonderful traditions of the Russian ballet school and its legendary soloists who have been inspiring dancers and ballet lovers since the early nineteenth century. The cast for each Gala … Read More

Jessica Fyfe – Demi Soloist with Stuttgart Ballet.

Portrait of Jessica Fyfe, ©Roman Novitzky

1.What gets you out of bed in the mornings?  Breakfast with a strong coffee and a hug from my husband. 2.How did you start dancing and why? I began dancing at the age of 3, though it was not because either my mum or I wanted me to. When I was born, I had severe hip dysplasia which meant my … Read More

Madison Whiteley – English National Ballet School

Madison Whiteley - BalletFriends

Madison was born in Queensland, Australia and trained at Annette Roselli Dance Academy (Brisbane) from the age of five before joining English National Ballet School in 2015. She is now in her graduate year at the school. 1. What gets you out of bed in the mornings?  I love my life here in London and I get to do what … Read More

Alaia Rogers – Wiener Staatsballett

Alaia Rogers - Wiener Staatsballett - BalletFriends

Born in Los Angeles – California, Alaia Rogers spent the majority of her training with ballet teacher Magaly Suarez at The Art of Classical Ballet (Florida). Alaia competed at the Prix De Lausanne and received a scholarship for the Royal Ballet Upper School (London). She trained at The Royal Ballet Upper School for two years before joining Wiener Staatsballett (Vienna state opera … Read More

How To Fix Blisters – By Georgia Reed

  Hey Dancers and Dance Fans! Whether or not you dance, you may have experienced the joy of getting a blister on one of your toes (or one of your fingers, if you play guitar like I do – soooo much fun). I made this video to offer my personal approach to fixing a toe blister so that you can … Read More