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Scottish Ballet, Rubies/ Workwithinwork/ In Light and Shadow, Sadler's Wells | reviews, news & interviews

Scottish Ballet, Rubies/ Workwithinwork/ In Light and Shadow, Sadler's Wells

Scottish Ballet, Rubies/ Workwithinwork/ In Light and Shadow, Sadler's Wells

Forsythe suits the Scots well, more than Balanchine

Rubies: needed more lean, mean Radio City Music Hall Rockettes synchronisationphoto Andrew Ross/Scottish Ballet

Rubies is a ballet for a girl comfortable with her curves, who can slink her hips and tip her bottom and relish seeing the men’s eyes widen. That the said girl is a ballerina, for whom curves are usually anathema, shows the personality challenge that this snazzy, jazzy George Balanchine ballet sets to its leading lady.

Rubies is a ballet for a girl comfortable with her curves, who can slink her hips and tip her bottom and relish seeing the men’s eyes widen. That the said girl is a ballerina, for whom curves are usually anathema, shows the personality challenge that this snazzy, jazzy George Balanchine ballet sets to its leading lady.

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