6 Whys to Those Who Enlighten In tribute to Liam Scarlett. [...] Balletristic Published 22.04.2021 After being 11 years on the stage, as a leading soloist, I acquired self-confidence As a child, I was obsessed with dancing, and becoming a ballet dancer was my most desired dream for as long as I can remember. [...] Ellina Pokhodnykh Published 10.11.2020 Dance Tech: “Clinamen” by Hugo Arcier for Paris Opera New age requires new approaches to art. Balletristic aims to find out how cutting-edge technology may expand the horizons for ballet and dance, exploring digital [...] Balletristic Published 16.10.2020 The Body of Protest: Mass Demonstrations in Terms of Bodily Experience It has been over a month since mass protests in Belarus started following the presidential election results falsification. One can analyze this case of street [...] Svetlana Ulanovskaya Published 29.09.2020 Vladimir Malakhov: “It is important to motivate dancers, so they can really feel appreciated” We met with Vladimir Malakhov twice this summer: both times via Zoom to record interviews. These days, online ways of communication are becoming routine for most, but in case of dance field [...] Polina Bulat Published 21.08.2020 Theatre with no director-demiurge and no main roles Many of us have heard about the concept of an almighty artist who turns their works into a testing ground for their fantasies and ideas. [...] Lena Mygashko Published 12.08.2020 How to understand professionalism in ballet and avoid misinterpreting it The other day, I was invited to lecture at a training for IT-company managers about what the criteria and main requirements for a ballerina’s [...] Olesia Shaytanova Published 05.08.2020 Cease and desist, or how social movements change theatres Most social problems humanity is facing today are the unsolved conflicts of the past, which have accumulated over the years and escalated due to the [...] Maria Shurkhal Published 03.08.2020 Revealing the voice of dance.