News: Daria Klimentová on needless innovation in classical ballets

Wednesday 18 June 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

Ahead of her final performances with English National Ballet this month, Daria Klimentová expresses her fears for the future of classical ballet in an interview with The Observer’s Vanessa Thorpe.

“Classical ballet is already getting smaller and smaller. I hope that it is not going to disappear. But what I see around me is a lot of choreographers who are destroying the classics. I wish that instead of doing Sleeping Beauty in some crazy new way, they would just go and invent their own full-length ballet story.”
Read the full article in the Observer, 8 June 2014.

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