Tag: Sleeping Beauty ballet

Wednesday, March 21, 2012: Beauty in the Eye of …

Beauty In the Eye of the Photographer Note: This is an excerpt from a longer, magazine-format article about photographer Pavel Hejný and the creation of his poster for the upcoming production of The National Theatre Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty (Šípková Růženka). You can read the entire article by clicking on the black “Magazine” tab at the top of the page. You see his work all over Prague these days – on…

Staging the Joy of Life

Sleeping Beauty:Staging the Joy of Life This backgrounder article is sponsored by The National Theatre Ballet as a service for Opus Osm readers. Sleeping Beauty is one of the most-often staged ballets (besides Swan Lake and The Nutcracker), appearing frequently in the repertoire of (not only) major ballet companies worldwide. Moreover, Sleeping Beauty has a unique position in the work of the legendary ballet-creator team Tchaikovsky-Petipa. Yuri Slonimsky, a well-known…

Wednesday, March 7, 2012: Staging the Joy of Life

Sleeping Beauty: Staging the Joy of Life This backgrounder article by Václav Janeček is sponsored by The National Theatre Ballet as a service for Opus Osm readers. You can read the entire article, which is continued in our Re:Source section, by clicking on the black “Re:Source” tab at the top of the page. Sleeping Beauty is one of the most-often staged ballets (besides Swan Lake and The Nutcracker), appearing frequently…