Matthew Lawrence

Matthew Lawrence is a principal with Birmingham Royal Ballet... and writer of a diary for Ballet.co...

The ‘Please Cheer Me Up’ Season

by Matthew Lawrence November 29, 2011 Blogs
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Ballet on a grand scale, is this the future? There are notable ‘arena’ advantages: you can drink beer out of a plastic cup and eat hotdogs; tickets can be purchased cheaper… Of course there are the disadvantages – notably sitting next to someone drunk, smelling of hotdog and thinking they’re at a football match…

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A workout harder than ‘Zumba’

by Matthew Lawrence September 19, 2011 Blogs
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…it’s been an inauspicious start to the season – injuries and a washout. But rest assured, when the season does get out of the blocks, you’ll be in for an eclectic mix of physically exhausting ballets; harder than complete box -set of ‘Zumba’ workouts…

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The Best of…

by Matthew Lawrence June 25, 2011 Blogs
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It’s the end of another busy season including: a world premiere, two foreign tours and a plethora of dance. But what were the highlights? Here are my nominations…

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Earlier Matthew Lawrence Blogs…

by Matthew Lawrence June 24, 2011 Blogs
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Earlier Matthew Lawrence blogs, which go back to November 2009, can be found here: Matthew Lawrence Archive

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