Pirouette GIF: Juri Hiraoka in The Sleeping Beauty.
Alice ♥ New York
The New York premiere of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was greeted with standing ovations and near sold-out houses at the Lincoln Center. The celebrated production returns to Toronto March 14—29, 2015. More information here.
Svetlana Lunkina was born in Moscow and trained at the Moscow Choreographic Academy. In 1997, Ms. Lunkina joined the Bolshoi Ballet and was promoted to Principal Dancer in 2005. In 2013, she joined The National Ballet of Canada as a Principal Guest Artist and became a Principal Dancer with the company in 2014.
Vogue Magazine went backstage at The National Ballet of Canada’s opening day of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland at the Lincoln Center in New York City. See the full feature here.
Throwback Thursday: Former Artistic Director Erik Bruhn in New York City with dancers from American Ballet Theater outside the Warner Theater during a guesting engagement with the American company in 1952.
The National Ballet of Canada is on tour in New York City to perform Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland at Lincoln Center until September 14. More information here.
Tutu Tuesday: The Queen of Hearts’ tutu in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is as big and bold as the character itself. The size and shape of the tutu are exaggerated with a bodice designed to suggest a heart shape at the neckline.
The National Ballet of Canada’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland opens tonight in New York City at Lincoln Center. Onstage until September 14. More information here.
Friday GIF: The madly tapping Mad Hatter in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
The National Ballet of Canada takes Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on tour to New York City’s Lincoln Center from September 9—14. Buy your tickets here.