Tuesday, 16 October 2007

Ring- Fusion of Ballet and Hip-hop

Yesterday evening I had the opportunity to see the Ring that is a hybrid of ballet and hip-hop. Though its a true joy to watch the classic ballets like Giselle, Swan lake or Nutcracker, the Ring came out as a very fresh and innovative fusion bringing the elments of the classical ballet and modern hip-hop together.

The Ring is danced by a St. Petersburg dance company called 2H. Its a tradition breaking material as it uses electronically enhanced loud hip-hop music along with ballet. The fusion ballet is a contest between the dark and good forces clad in black and white and the contest takes on the stage that is modelled like a place for heavy weight boxing. The last evening the dark forces outdid the good ones at the stage and it was a real joy to see their powerful dance.


Blogger Bhaswati said...

Sounds interesting!

Just dropping by to say hello. Hope all is well with you and your writing. :-)

24/10/07 9:49 pm  
Blogger lindsaylobe said...

Sounds like a very interesting variation in dance styles and music to blend successfully in the performance.
Best wishes

26/10/07 7:31 am  
Blogger abhay k said...

Hi Bhaswati,
Thank you so much for visiting me! Long time! I have not been very active in blogging since a few months but I think i'll catch up slowly!
:) Take care!

Dear Lindsay,
Thank you for not forgetting me! I am always happy to read your comments as they are the signatures of your love and care as a friend.
Thank you:)

29/10/07 6:00 pm  

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