Writing a score in Benesh

I’m currently getting ready for going to teach Christopher Wheeldon ballet The Winter’s Tale with the National Ballet of Canada in Toronto which was originally premiered in 2014 with The Royal Ballet. As I was notating a section I thought that I should film myself writing a section that I am currently working on and could…

Untouchable

Gregory Mislin, Royal Ballet Benesh Notator, talks to Anna Trevien about his experience while working on Hofesh Shechter’s new ballet Untouchable When did you start working with Hofesh Shechter? We started rehearsals the first week of January 2015 and the ballet “Untouchable” had it’s world première on the 28th of March as part of the triple bill which…

A week in choreology with The Royal Ballet

Here is a blog post that Steven Doran submitted after his one week work experience with the Notation Department of the Royal Ballet in February 2015. Steven is the second work experience candidate who has benefited from this program. ‘My involvement with the Notation Department of The Royal Ballet is an offshoot of my Music…

Benesh iBook 1, 2 & 3 now available

Now Available from iBook, this fun, visual, interactive and useful way to self-teach yourself some basic understand of BMN (Benesh Movement Notation) I highly recommend this for any age group. There are now 3 volumes available: book 1: Basic positions Book 2: Jumps without travel book 3:  Centre work and repeat sequences This is a very visual,…