Le Banquet des Victims

Let’s step back in time, to Halloween. And from there even further back…to 19th century France. To put us in the mood for a spooky evening we hit the books and were inspired by a very particular time in history – just after the bloody period known as The Terror after the French Revolution. As the…

Historical Hootenanny #1: Les Noces After Party, Paris, 1923

A couple of days ago we celebrated the opening night performance of Nijinsky by The Australian Ballet, a biographical work celebrating the life and madness of one the most famous dancers of the Ballets Russe era, Vaslav Nijinsky. But today Iā€™m thinking about a work choreographed by his sister Bronislava Nijinska, Les Noces, and ā€“…