Monthly Archives: August 2019

Pics from Daria

Last night

Last night we interviewed Tatiana Melnik for the dancers and showed some of her dancing. You can see that she wants to give so much but is held back by

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Friday 2nd

Much cooler today, 14C now with expected highs of just 24C. As I left home at 6.15 this morning the cat watched me all the way out

ASH photos from class this morning


This afternoon groups C & D will be having pas de deux with Daria Klimentova and Tamas Solymosi in Studio 1 with Jonathan still on piano, and groups A &

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Vids from dancers


Today sees Vladimir Shishov, very popular with the boys, take them for solo work in Studio 2 and Tatiana Melnik with the girls in Studio 1, Tatiana seems to be

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Summer 2020 Dates 27th July – 8th August

Martin Rypan, the Administrator of the National Theatre, came in to say hello before his holiday in South Bohemia and we arranged the dates for next summer. Very convenient to

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Class underway

Had a bit of a run around sorting out new teachers and pianists and Thomas asking about massages. I had to introduce Jozef Dolinsky to the dancers of course (Artistic

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Cookie and Amber or Amber and Cookie

I suppose it depends upon who you knew first, for me it’s Cookie and Amber. Cookie left Royal New Zealand Ballet as Chief Electrician to come over to the UK

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Gaynor Minden shoes

Daria has given me ten pairs of used but really new Gaynor Minden pointe shoes to give away. I have left them outside the office with a note and hope

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Thursday 1st August

A lot cooler this morning. About 17c, expected highs of 26c. Today we have a change of class teacher. Tatiana Melnik will give class in Studio 1 with Jana Vrabcova

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