ballet

Street art and galleries in London

Raven Girl – a new fairytale ballet

So, now to tell you about the ballet that I went to. The Raven Girl is a new ballet by choreographer Wayne McGregor. What makes it special is that it is based on a fairytale written by Audrey Niffenegger (author of the Time Travellers Wife). A modern fairytale ballet – what more can you ask […]

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Motivation Monday

Motivation Monday – the kindness of strangers edition

Sometimes people simply amaze me. When a friend of a friend had a spare front row ticket to a new ballet at the Royal Opera House – she offered it to me. It was an offer based on mutual ballet appreciation, and one that I will never forget. This kind stranger didn’t want anything in […]

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Theatre, exhibitions and festivals

My night in Wonderland

I have been wanting to see the Alice in Wonderland ballet since before I arrived in London. The pictures of the set looked insane, with bright colours popping and the queen of hearts in a PVC bustier. What more could you want out of a ballet? Only problem was that every other culture vulture in […]

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