Natalie Portman’s Black Swan: “Unrealistic”

Black Swan courtesy of

Natalie Portman's Black Swan - Unrealistic Royal Ballet principal dancer, Sarah Lamb says, regarding Natalie Portman's Black Swan - "Unrealistic".  She also shares her experience with ballet injuries, competition and her thoughts on the future of her career as a ballerina. Lamb is a truly beautiful dancer and you can see with each movement that she makes how much time, work and dedication went into perfecting her craft. As with any artist, she is fully devoted and passionate about what … [Read more...]

Ballet Retirement

Ballet Retirement

Ballet Retirement: What does a ballet dancer do when it's time to retire? Retiring from ballet for a dancer can and often is a scary proposition, due to age or injury, it's a good idea to stay a step ahead. Melanie Kuxdorf, of explains how to face ballet retirement in the following article: After Life as Dancer, Help Learning New Steps The body can only take so much. Fortunately there's the Dancer Transition Resource Centre. A box of tissues sits prominently on the coffee … [Read more...]

The Best Classical Ballet News from Around the World