Lantratov on “Nureyev”

melmoth.co is an online archive of some of my more substantial articles and reviews. For daily updates, please follow my blog: melmoth.blog My translation of Vladislav Lantratov’s interview with Hello!Russia. Lantratov speaks about “Nureyev” and the aftermath of the ballet’s sudden cancellation after the stage rehearsal on the 8th of July. The Bolshoi’s decision to pull the […]

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Q&A with Laura Fernandez-Gromova

melmoth.co is an online archive of some of my more substantial articles and reviews. For daily updates, please follow my blog: melmoth.blog For those of you who follow ballet news closely, Laura Fernandez-Gromova should hardly need an introduction. In 2016, the eighteen-year-old Swiss took the Prix de Lausanne ballet competition by storm. Laura bagged three awards: a coveted Apprenticeship […]

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Frankenstein

melmoth.co is an online archive of some of my more substantial articles and reviews. For daily updates, please follow my blog: melmoth.blog The Royal Ballet’s 2016 production of Mary Shelley’s Gothic masterpiece is an immensely enjoyable spectacle. It did, however, leave me a little conflicted. On the one hand, “Frankenstein” is, first and foremost, great theatre: […]

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