Feature Category: Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo 2011

Men of distinction

By Mary Brennan The merest glance confirms it: Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (to give the Trocks their full appellation) are a very rare breed, indeed. Because not many men can carry off a tutu and pointe shoes with … Read more

Shop ’til you Trock

Ida Nevasayneva Paul Ghiselin knows, down to the last gilt-edged detail, what Ida Nevasayneva would spend her every dime, rouble and euro on – and quantity seems as important as quality! “Ida would go for tons of gorgeous things. She … Read more

The Trocks: Wardrobe Secrets

Stuffing the Swan. Mary Brennan gets Jenni Schwaner-Ladd to spill the beans on some of the Trocks’ wardrobe secrets… Before you jump to any rude conclusions – this is not a Trocks ‘initiation ritual’ or any kind of vulgar party … Read more

Are you sitting comfortably? Focus on Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

By Mary Brennan Good. Because I have something rather shocking to tell you about Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. They do not come from Monte Carlo . They haven’t ever performed there either. But what the heck – home … Read more

Photo of Brock, Davide and Iliana

The Trocks: Birthday treats by Davide

I turned 27 on April 2nd. Touring as much as we do it happens quite often to celebrate my birthday on the road. I don’t mind it all. Sometimes people ask me: “How do you feel when you have to … Read more

The Trocks: Saffron cake and champagne ice cream by Raffaele

Photos: At a rest stop on the way to Edinburgh I heart UK The Balmoral Hotel …And here we are, almost at the end of another  tour. We are now on the bus going to Edinburgh; a sunny spring day … Read more

The Trocks: Bus Rides, by Robert Carter

So we’re drawing close to the end of another tour here in the UK and while it has been a successful run, despite a few ups and downs behind the scenes, I can say I’m ready to go home. Don’t … Read more

The Trocks: Art and Champagne by Alberto

Hi dear readers, here I am again! Two weeks fulls of events has passed by since the last time I wrote on the blog. In tour the time passes by slowly and every day is pretty much the same. I … Read more

The Trocks: That’s what happens when I don’t eat well by Emanuel

Hola a todos! Can I ask you a question? … I’ll take that as a yes so here it is: why do the restaurants close so early in the UK?   Once the show is over, after we get out of … Read more

The Trocks: Laundry by Raffaele

With my friend Federico Brighton’s Royal Pavillion Iliana, Giovanni, Britton and Davide on the train to Wimbledon When I first wrote we were at the very beginning of the tour: now we are  almost half way through: and it has … Read more