The Royal Ballet

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  • What Is The Positive Effects Of The Royal Ballet?

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    The revolution led by the Khmer Rouge did not only have a direct impact on the Royal Ballet like previously analysed. There have also been indirect aspects that resulted in safeguarding issues. The Khmer Rouge left Cambodia behind in a poor condition. An end to war doesn’t necessarily erase the damage of decades of poverty, international isolation, and social, cultural and ecological devastation; an AIDS epidemic, pervasive violence, and poor quality education and health care systems, among other

  • Sleeping Beauty Analysis

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    In The Royal Ballet’s video, “The Sleeping Beauty: The Challenges of technically demanding roles,” principal dancers Sarah Lamb and Steven McRae as well repetiteur Alexander Agadzhanov and former director and producer Dame Monica Mason discuss the technical challenges of the lead roles in the ballet The Sleeping Beauty and how dancers must balance the technical difficulty of the roles with their artistry. Ballerina Sarah Lamb notes that one of the most difficult aspects of dancing the role of Aurora

  • Consequences And Impacts Of The Khmer Rouge On The Royal Ballet

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    classical dance were destroyed and factories closed. Since this did not have a direct influence on the performance during the revolutionary times, the latter issues will be further discussed in chapter 4.4. Another impact of the Khmer Rouge on the Royal Ballet is the prohibition of performances throughout the time of the regime. This had immediate consequences. Therefore, this chapter will analyse this issue first. It can be assumed that the reason behind this is the antagonistic attitude of Khmer Rouge

  • Billy Elliot Into the World Essay

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    representing new worlds or barriers between worlds and used throughout the film. Billy’s initial glimpse of the ballet class through the door, and the way he enters the class hesitantly symbolises a new world opening up to Billy. Billy’s determination is one the key elements involved in his eventual transition into a different world. Realising that his father would not allow him to pursue ballet, he attends lessons in secret and practices extensively in his bedroom, the bathroom and wherever else he can

  • ' The Sleeping Beauty: The Challenges Of Technically Demanding Roles?

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    In their Youtube video “The Sleeping Beauty: The Challenges of Technically Demanding Roles (The Royal Ballet),” the Royal Opera House introduces its audience to an incredibly proficient pair of ballet dancers; however, despite what the video’s title suggests, in their interviews, the dancers focus more on the artistry of their performances than the technical minutiae. Ballerina Sarah Lamb shares how her role represents both an artistic and technical challenge. I imagine that the artistic portion

  • The Movie Billy Elliot

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    interested in the ballet class next door. Billy hides his father to join the ballet class. When Billy’s dad finds out, he gets so angry and bans Billy to take the ballet class. But, Billy is so passionate in ballet; he continues the ballet class with the assist of his ballet instructor, Sandra Wilkinson. Mrs. Wilkinson notices that Billy has potential to continue his ballet in the higher level in the Royal Ballet School in London. Somehow, Billy misses the audition to enter the Royal Ballet School because

  • Reflective Essay On Technical Performance

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    Introduction In this essay I will analyse and contextualise the work of 3 key practitioners who are currently active and influential within the classical ballet industry. I will discuss and develop key qualities of my three chosen practitioners and identify the main objectives that have allowed them to achieve their current high status within the industry. I will also identify, analyse and contextualise the main performance qualities of the key practitioners work and analyse ways in which I can incorporate

  • Themes In Billy Elliot

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    Daldry there are many important places, namely the Elliot home, the coal mine and the ballet/boxing hall. These places are important as they helped the audience to understand the idea of identity in the film. The Elliot home is an important place because it is the setting of the main conflicts Billy faces in his personal life. The first conflict occurs when Jackie and Tony find out that Billy has been going to ballet instead of boxing and Tony lifts Billy up and puts him on the kitchen table and tells

  • Reflective Essay On Technical Performance

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    In this essay I will analyse and contextualise the work of 3 key practitioners who are currently active and influential within the classical ballet industry. I will discuss and develop key qualities of my three chosen practitioners and identify the main objectives that have allowed them to achieve their current high status within the industry. I will also identify, analyse and contextualise the main performance qualities of the key practitioners work and analyse ways in which I can incorporate these

  • Analysis Of Stephen Daldry 's ' Billy Elliot '

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    others, to be subjected to a change in lifestyle. Stephen Daldry’s 2000 film, ‘Billy Elliot’, showcases the struggle of a young boy as he develops in his Northern England town and experiences a new love for ballet, an activity stereotypically reserved for petite females. His fight for a life in ballet corresponds his family’s protests against colliery closures. Similarly, ‘Anh Do’s Brush With Fame’ recounts Kurt Fearnley’s, the Paralympic hero,

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