The last Balletco Quiz of the Year – 2011
The original questions page is here
Moving up, moving on
Which companies promoted these 3 dancers to principals?
J’aime Crandall…..Royal Danish Ballet
Ekaterina Shipulina…..Bolshoi Ballet
Which dancers made these company moves?
National Ballet of Canada to English National Ballet…..Bridgett Zehr and Zdenek Konvalina
Birmingham Royal Ballet to the Royal Ballet…..Alexander Campbell
ABT to the Bolshoi…..David Hallberg
More Paul Taylor = A Better World
Which companies danced these works for the first time?
Roses…..Rambert Dance Company
Arden Court…..Alvin Ailey
Gossamer Gallants…..Paul Taylor Dance Company
Which offstage sensation dominated the ballet world in 1961?…..
Rudolf Nureyev’s ‘leap to freedom’
Which composer, whose music Kenneth MacMillan used for one of his most respected ballets, died in 1911?…..
One of the most famous dancers of the 20th century was born in 1911 – half of a great partnership, who was she?…..
Away from Home
London in Hamburg: what was the name of the character Alina Cojocaru created for John Neumeier?… Julie
Copenhagen in London: which Danish dancer made his London debut as Mercutio?… Alban Lendorf
Stuttgart in Paris: whose injury led to Evan Mckie’s surprise (and triumphant) debut in POB’s Onegin?…. Nicolas le Riche’s
A Trio of Trios
Whose productions of Sleeping Beauty were performed this year by these 3 companies?
Houston Ballet….. Ben Stevenson’s
Royal New Zealand Ballet….. Gary Harris and Greg Horsman’s
Mikhailowsky Ballet?….. Nacho Duato’s
Which 3 choreographers made the works for Sylvie Guillem’s 6,000 Miles Away programme?…..
William Forsythe, Jiri Kylian and Mats Ek
Who wrote the scores for these 3 new works?
Ocean’s Kingdom….. Paul McCartney
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland….. Joby Talbot
… as this is our last quiz, a question about us. Which of the following has NOT been interviewed for ballet.co?
The Ballet Boyz
The odd one out, perhaps surprisingly, is Monica Mason.