Dance performance COMPASSION is much more than an aesthetically intricate, physically attractive and visually convincing image of contemporary ballet, brought in by Kjara’s Dance Project.
COMPASSION is the story of everyone’s life. It answers to eternal questions of existence and meaning, our endless need of social acceptance that can never be fulfilled, deforming our true selves to the point of becoming unrecognizable. Continue reading →
“The 360 Project” is an exploration into the crossroads of photography and motion pictures. It is a study of peak dance movements, captured simultaneously by 48 cameras aligned in a circle.
There are two components to “The 360 Project” – “Ballet 360” features ballerinas from Canada’s National Ballet School, “Krump 360” features dancers from Northbuck Krump. The two styles of dance represent polemic perspectives in both technique and origin – one is beauty, the other beast.
The resulting images resemble a type of digital statue – a frozen, peak moment, embodying the essence of each dance form in 360 degrees. Continue reading →
Rudolf Nureyev rare documentary by Pierre Jourdan. Excerpts from La Sylphide with Carla Fracci, Glen Tetley’s Field Figures with Deanne Bergama, Frederick Ashton’s Marguerite and Armand with Margot Fonteyn, and Sleeping Beauty with Lynn Seymour
Nureyev: From Russia With Love BBC Documentary 2007 (6 parts) Documentary telling the story of dancer Rudolf Nureyev’s rise to fame in the years before he defected from communist Russia and began his long stage partnership with the British ballerina, … Continue reading →
Perm is third capital of Russian ballet. The main reason is Perm Ballet School which for 30 years was run by Honoured Artist of USSR Ludmila Pavlovna Sakharova. Documentary show last lesson and final exam of Sakharova’s graduating class. If … Continue reading →