Bart Van der Roost is appointed as the new general manager of Kunsthuis Opera Vlaanderen Ballet Vlaanderen. He starts in this new role from May 2017 and follows in the footsteps of Lena De Meerleer who will retire at the end of the season.
Royal Ballet Flanders, under the artistic directorship of Mr Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and co-director Mr Tamas Moricz, is looking for experienced male and female dancers for the 2017-2018 season.
The surface of the tip of a pointe shoe is, by estimation, a 3 square-centimeter area. Needless to say, standing ‘en pointe’, whether on one leg or two, is a challenge, that requires steady concentration every time.
Last week I received my first public reader's comment about this blog-project of mine. Reading questions, and impressions inspired by insights I have shared so far really made me smile.
Like everybody else we leave home each morning dressed in our regular seasonal street wear. I dare say that you would not be able to guess our profession based on our appearance. As soon as we arrive at work however, whether this is in Antwerp at our studios on Eilandje or at a theater, we will undergo a complete transformation of style....