Tag Archives: Northern Ballet

Northern Ballet’s The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

I normally love the Northern Ballet and their ability to tell stories in an engaging and beautiful way. But they totally missed the mark on this one in almost every way. There’s a character who looks like a kind of … Continue reading

Posted in Bookish things, Other stuff | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Casanova – the ballet

As I’ve said before I love Northern Ballet because they’re such good storytellers, and Casanova was no exception. Based on Ian Kelly’s biography of Casanova, Kenneth Tindall (an ex-Northern Ballet dancer) created his very first full-length piece that moves from … Continue reading

Posted in Other stuff | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Watch This: The Northern Ballet – Hamlet

I don’t know how this is going to work.  Part of what I love about Hamlet is how beautiful the soliloquies sound when you say them out loud. Can this complex story translate to a workable ballet? The setting has … Continue reading

Posted in Other stuff | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment