Carlotta Edwards – Collecting Vintage Ballet

The 1950s saw an explosion of all things ballet in popular culture. One of the most prominent artists was Carlotta Edwards (1894 - 1977). Edwards was the daughter of the French painter Ferdinand Pourrier. Her ballet scenes once graced the bedrooms of little girls (and big) all over England but were very popular in Australia and New Zealand. Edwards appears to have… Continue reading Carlotta Edwards – Collecting Vintage Ballet

Backstage at the Ballet

Have you ever wondered what goes on backstage during a ballet? The choreography backstage is just as complicated as what is going on on-stage! Please have a look at my new article for the Ballet Bag .http://www.theballetbag.com/2015/02/16/costumes-backstage-ballet/ Have a look at this video of what happens backstage during the National Ballet of Canada's production of… Continue reading Backstage at the Ballet