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Help Pam See Sergei Dance

Help Pam See Sergei Dance

I have a ticket!!  Now, I just gotta get there! As many hours of footage as I have watched/played with, I have never seen Sergei Polunin perform live.  It is my dream.  Some day… SOME DAY!!  Well, some day may be sooner than I thought!  I have a ticket to see him dance at Estas …

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Polunin Debuts Royal Bayadere 2009

Polunin Debuts Royal Bayadere 2009

Polunin debuts Royal Bayadere 2009 and presented below are two reviews of his jaw-dropping performance as “Solor.” “La Bayadère” Royal Ballet Royal Opera House, Covent Garden 28 January, 2009   Review #1, from The Guardian… by Judith Cruickshank, posted on February 2, 2009   Following a seemingly interminable run of ‘The Nutcracker’, the Royal Ballet embarked …

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Sergei Rocks, Rolls Le Corsaire

Sergei Rocks, Rolls Le Corsaire

The grand and glorious Le Corsaire.  Manly men, beautiful girls, amazing costumes, and difficult choreography… this ballet has it all. Le Corsaire is a ballet typically presented in three acts, with a libretto originally created by Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges loosely based on the poem The Corsair by Lord Byron. Originally choreographed by Joseph Mazilier to the music of Adolphe Adam, it was first presented by the ballet …

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Waltz Sergei?

Waltz Sergei?

Waltz Sergei?   What a lovely idea! Music: “Sunset” by Kai Engel Ballet: Coppélia Choreography: Roland Petit Performance Notes: Stanislavsky Ballet, 2013. Dancers: Sergei Polunin & Kristina Shapran Sergei Polunin is a Ukrainian ballet dancer. He is famous for his “once every hundred years” talent, incredulous elevation, and impeccable technique. From an early age, he displayed …

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Sergei Opens National Museum

Sergei Opens National Museum

Sergei opens National Museum with a new dance video. The film, “Awakening,” celebrates the reopening of the National Museum of Serbia in Belgrade after a long period of renovation. It features Sergei Polunin as he wanders through the Museum’s atrium.  He demonstrates new energy coming to life again through its rooms and galleries. Directed by …

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Sergei Listed To Appear On Andrea Bocelli Charity Show

Sergei Listed To Appear On Andrea Bocelli Charity Show

Sergei listed! The evening of La Betta by Andrea Bocelli will be broadcast on Rai Uno, a show for charity that will be held by the famous tenor on September 8th 2018 at the Arena di Verona. Among the television events that Rai has announced for the upcoming 2018/2019 television season is the second edition of the …

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Ballet Legend Sergei Polunin, A 2016 Interview

Ballet Legend Sergei Polunin, A 2016 Interview

Ballet Legend Sergei Polunin ARTICLE BY Lauren Sanderson  Tue 13 Dec 2016, 02:14 pm  New Zealand An Interview With Ballet Legend Sergei Polunin  By Lauren Sanderson   Throughout Sergei Polunin’s career he has been branded a rebel, compared to James Dean and been nicknamed the ‘bad boy’ of ballet but who is this legendary dancer?  We …

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Poetry In Motion

Poetry In Motion

A collection of original poems written by Pam Boehme Simon (me) that were inspired by the visual and visceral tsunami evoked by Sergei Polunin when he dances (or just stares into the camera), and the videos that go with each.  A few quotes from other random folks as well…     Exquisite Torture   “This …

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Bump In The Road…

Bump In The Road…

If you’re missing a few of my videos, they had to be taken down at the request of the Royal Ballet. It seems that even still, they have a hold on Sergei. I had to either delete them from YouTube, or have my account disabled. The videos in question were not being monetized and were …

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Sergei x Rankin + Freeze Frame

Sergei x Rankin + Freeze Frame

Sergei x Rankin + Freeze Frame From the moment that Rankin first photographed famous, enigmatic ballet dancer Sergei Polunin he was left wanting more. Enamored by his rock ‘n’ roll, rebellious spirit, extraordinary physical prowess and of course, unbridled talent Rankin set his heart on creating a film that captured all of this. And after months …

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