Tag: Ballet

Gaming

A return to gaming

For as long as I can remember, the best days of my childhood were my summers.  Filled with days off school, the lush green grass and walks by the beach, there was always something beautiful about the season. However, more than the beauty in full growth around me, summer held great memories because I knew…

Film

The White Crow – Event and Q&A review

As windy Tuesday evenings go in Norwich, watching Ralph Fiennes’ film on Soviet ballet dancers felt like an enjoyable way to spend one. The venue, Cinema City, justified the conditions on its own. Dating back to the 14th century, the Grade 1 listed building is beautifully flint-walled, tall-windowed and situated beside St. Andrew’s church, offering…

Film

Film review: The White Crow

Rudolph Nureyev, widely regarded as the greatest male dancer of his generation, possessed the quality that makes any technically proficient artist into something special; rebelliousness. He learned the rules of dance, then pushed further. Ralph Fiennes’ third directorial offering tells the story of this Soviet ballet dancer gradually breaking free of constraints until the moment…

Sport

University of Surrey Dance Competition 2019

For our first competition of the year, UEA Ballet, UEA Dance Squad and UEA Tap all made their way down to the University of Surrey for their 2019 Dance Competition. This is the third time we have attended Surrey’s competition so we were very excited to return once again and our high expectations that it…

Sport

Dancesport – UEA Comp

Dancesport’s UEA Friendly, held in the last weekend of January, is one of our most anticipated competitions of the year and was a huge success this time round. The committee, led by the Team Captain, worked incredibly hard to make this spectacular event. Dance competitions cannot run without officials, which include adjudicators, compères, scrutineers and…

Arts

Review: Cinderella at the Norwich Theatre Royal

With immense success in countries such as Japan, Spain, Italy and Singapore, the Russian State Ballet of Siberia once again dazzled when performing Cinderella at the Norwich Theatre Royal on the 16th of January. Though following the basic outline of the well-known story of Cinderella, this production offered far more: with rich comedy, captivating dance…

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