Glimpses into the Spanish World of Ballet

A Glimpse into the Spanish World – Cecchetti, Bournonville and the Escuela Bolera

In 2007, in Paris, Flemming Ryberg and Dinna Bjorn of the Royal Theatre Copenhagen, presented a week of classes in Bournonville technique, repertoire and mime. As an observer with very little practical experience of the Bournonville style, I watched with fascination and delight, revelling in the joy of being a human, dancing, which is expressed…