Tour blog and dancers' diaries

Trocks in Brighton

The Trocks: I love this place by Robert Carter

Here we are again in the United Kingdom. Let me start by saying I love this place! The lack of a language barrier is a plus but from a performer’s standpoint, one can become quite spoiled by the audiences to … Read more

Photo of Emanuel as Swan Queen

The Trocks: Enjoy yourself and keep on going by Emanuel

Recently I had the wonderful experience to debut in Brighton in the role of Swan Queen of Swan Lake’s Second Act that the company presents in this program now touring the UK.   I have been working on learning the part … Read more

photos from Ailey 2 tour

Ailey 2: Beautiful city overlooking the sea by Fana

Photos by Fana: 1. The beautiful Pavilion Theater 2. The Royal Bath Hotel 3. Seaside at sunset 4. Fun times at the hotel Another beautiful city overlooking the sea! We stayed at the Royal Bath Hotel, which is grand enough … Read more

Photos by Collin Heyward

Ailey 2: Me Time, by Colin

Hello again.  The next destination on our itinerary is Bournemouth, England.  Like Brighton, Bournemouth has a gorgeous beach that overlooks the English Channel.  I found time to take a long stroll on the beach to reflect on life.  I find … Read more

The Trocks: Laundry and Luggage by Alberto

I am so happy to be back in London!!!! First of all it makes me feel home being in Europe. But also it reminds me of the time I’ve spent here while I danced with the English National Ballet. During … Read more

Ailey 2 photos Brighton

Ailey 2: Watching and Learning, by Fana

Photos: 1) The very Royal Pavilion (you should see the inside!) 2) The beautiful Brighton Pier on the sea. 3) Ailey 2 men backstage before The Hunt 4) The West Pier in the distance 5) Inside the Sea Life Aquarium … Read more

Kings Theatre

The Trocks: Afternoon Tea and Agatha Christie, by Raffaele

Trocks are back in the UK and have started performing last night in Glasgow at the King’s Theater: a new venue for us, the same great audience. It is  great to have people laughing since the very beginning of the … Read more

Ailey 2 blog photos

Ailey 2: Left with a smile, Colin

Photo 1 – All smiles on our way to London. (photo by Slim Mello) Photo 2 – My london postcard. (photo by Slim Mello) Photo 3 – Brighton Pier. (photo by Collin Heyward) Photo 4 – Top of the Brighton … Read more

Trocks: Dancing around my room by Davide

I have a particular love for Scotland. In my mind I picture these beautiful landscapes as I sit on top of a rock overlooking the sea in a thick wool sweater. A comforting picture, of immense beauty, that I always … Read more

The Trocks in Guatemala

Trocks: Inspiration, by Robert Carter

Things have gotten off to a good start so far in 2011. Our US/ Canada tour went as planned and blessedly everyone has managed to keep in good form. Personally I find that our early part of the year performances, … Read more