BALLETOMANA

BALLETOMANA

"Ballet is important and significant, yes. But first of all, it is a pleasure." - Balanchine

Dorothée Gilbert, Amandine Albisson and Mathieu Ganio. Photos by James Bort.

Friedmann Vogel. Photos by James Bort.

Dorothée Gilbert and Audric Bezard. Photos by James Bort.

Amandine Albisson, Audric Bezard, Benjamin Pech and Mathieu Ganio and the Étoile Gala in Japan. Photos by James Bort.

kameliendame:

Mikhail Fokine, Les Sylphides
Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet with Sandrine Marache in the middle
ph. Michel Lidvac
kameliendame:

Mikhail Fokine, Les Sylphides
Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet with Sandrine Marache in the middle
ph. Michel Lidvac

kameliendame:

Mikhail Fokine, Les Sylphides

Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet with Sandrine Marache in the middle

ph. Michel Lidvac

bunheadforever:

ryanishka:

minimalhipstershit:

iaokiballet:

Chelsea Keefer by Isaac Aoki, July 2014

Chelsea Keefer by Isaac Aoki

wait is this Chelsea Keefer by Isaac Aoki

It might possibly be Chelsea Keefer by Isaac Aoki, not sure though

Needs more credits.
bunheadforever:

ryanishka:

minimalhipstershit:

iaokiballet:

Chelsea Keefer by Isaac Aoki, July 2014

Chelsea Keefer by Isaac Aoki

wait is this Chelsea Keefer by Isaac Aoki

It might possibly be Chelsea Keefer by Isaac Aoki, not sure though

Needs more credits.

bunheadforever:

ryanishka:

minimalhipstershit:

iaokiballet:

Chelsea Keefer by Isaac Aoki, July 2014

Chelsea Keefer by Isaac Aoki

wait is this Chelsea Keefer by Isaac Aoki

It might possibly be Chelsea Keefer by Isaac Aoki, not sure though

Needs more credits.

ryanishka:

passionatedancing:

vaganovaboy:

Semyon Chudin | Diamonds
dat foot
damn 

Never not reblog this gif

wtf
ryanishka:

passionatedancing:

vaganovaboy:

Semyon Chudin | Diamonds
dat foot
damn 

Never not reblog this gif

wtf
ryanishka:

passionatedancing:

vaganovaboy:

Semyon Chudin | Diamonds
dat foot
damn 

Never not reblog this gif

wtf

ryanishka:

passionatedancing:

vaganovaboy:

Semyon Chudin | Diamonds

dat foot

damn 

Never not reblog this gif

wtf

carlosquezadaph:

Elisa Carrillo & Friends . Ballet Gala . México 

Flames of Paris 

Iana Salenko & Marian Walter / Staatsballet Berlin Principals 

Fotografía Carlos Quezada

yoiness:

Royal Ballet dancers backstage at the Bolshoi before a performance of Manon 
© Demelza Parish
yoiness:

Royal Ballet dancers backstage at the Bolshoi before a performance of Manon 
© Demelza Parish
yoiness:

Royal Ballet dancers backstage at the Bolshoi before a performance of Manon 
© Demelza Parish

yoiness:

Royal Ballet dancers backstage at the Bolshoi before a performance of Manon

© Demelza Parish

Just a small reminder of how adorable Evgenia Obratzsova is (all found, uncredited on her website). Captions available.

kameliendame:

George Balanchine, Jewels

Evgenia Obraztsova and Vladislav Lantratov

ph. Angela Kase
kameliendame:

George Balanchine, Jewels

Evgenia Obraztsova and Vladislav Lantratov

ph. Angela Kase

kameliendame:

George Balanchine, Jewels

Evgenia Obraztsova and Vladislav Lantratov

ph. Angela Kase

It’s a constant dialogue with your own body. You never just mechanically repeat the movements you have learned: Every day you rebuild yourself and re-create your role.