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Blaming Liam Scarlett’s Death On Cancel Culture Is Just Another Way To Shut Victims Up

Reactions such as choreographer Alexei Ratmansky’s social media post that claimed “Cancel culture is killing” are deeply harmful – they place “a burden of guilt on victims who may have come forward during the investigations, at a time when the ballet world is finally reckoning with the way it has normalized abuse over time.” – Dance Magazine
Tags: Art, Dance, Liam Scarlett, Alexei Ratmansky, 05.03.21

Liam Scarlett, Death, And How The Dance World Deals With Scandal

“Scarlett’s death raises many issues. Foremost has been a widespread unease about the way that many dance companies in recent years have seemed to hush up various scandals or crises that purportedly involve a range of alarming sexual matters, heterosexual and homosexual, adult and under-age, on both sides of the Atlantic, as well as cases of violent assault.” – Alastair Macaulay
Tags: Art, Dance, Atlantic, Scarlett, Liam Scarlett, 04.24.21

Choreographer Liam Scarlett, 35

He was a star British choreographer who staged a prodigious number of works and was assured a major international career. But “after allegations of sexual misconduct at the Royal Ballet and Royal Ballet School, the company severed ties with him; an independent investigation found there were ‘no matters to pursue’ in relation to students.” – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Dance, Liam Scarlett, 04.18.21, Royal Ballet and Royal Ballet School

Liam Scarlett: Former Royal Ballet choreographer dies at 35

The internationally-known former Royal Ballet dancer had faced allegations of sexual misconduct.
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Former Royal Ballet choreographer Liam Scarlett dies aged 35

Tributes paid to dancer who left Royal Ballet a year ago amid allegations of sexual misconductLiam Scarlett, the internationally renowned choreographer, has died at the age of 35, a year after leaving the Royal Ballet amid allegations of inappropriate behaviour.The cause of death has not been disclosed. Continue reading...
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Star British Choreographer Liam Scarlett Dies at 35

Choreographer Liam Scarlett, a dance star whose career was clouded by abuse allegations, has died at age 35.
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London’s Royal Ballet Cuts Ties With Choreographer Liam Scarlett

The move comes after an investigation into alleged sexual misconduct by Scarlett, who had been artist-in-residence, with students at the Royal Ballet School. The company also said, in what seems a carefully worded statement, that “there were no matters to pursue in relation to alleged contact with students.” – The Guardian
Tags: Art, London, Dance, Scarlett, Royal Ballet School, Liam Scarlett, 03.23.20

The Royal Ballet Cuts Ties With Liam Scarlett Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

According to The Guardian, The Royal Ballet has cut ties with choreographer Liam Scarlett, who has been accused of sexual misconduct with students. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Choreographer Liam Scarlett to leave Royal Ballet

His role ends after an investigation into alleged sexual misconduct finds “no matters to pursue”.
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Liam Scarlett, Royal Ballet’s Choreographer In Residence, Suspended Following #MeToo Claims From Students

“Independent investigators are examining claims that he behaved inappropriately with Royal Ballet School students and encouraged them to send him naked photographs. … The inquiry has not concluded and it is understood that no findings have been made against Scarlett.” – The Times (UK)
Tags: Art, Dance, Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet School, Liam Scarlett, 01.30.20

Choreographer Liam Scarlett suspended by Royal Ballet

The prestigious company is undertaking an "independent disciplinary investigation" into allegations.
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Choreographer suspended over sexual misconduct allegations

Royal Ballet’s Liam Scarlett was suspended back in August 2019The Royal Ballet’s top choreographer has been suspended over allegations of sexual misconduct involving his students.Liam Scarlett, 33, has been banned from the ballet company while an inquiry is carried out by independent investigators. The Royal Opera House, home to the Royal Ballet, said it was made aware of the allegations in August last year and had suspended Scarlett. Continue reading...
Tags: UK News, Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Scarlett, Liam Scarlett

Top Posts From AJBlogs For The Weekend Of 05.27.18

The Return of the Posies (Guest Columnist) LAST night I caught the Seattle-area band the Posies at the Bootleg Theater, which has gradually become one of my favorite places to see a show in Los Angeles. Out with me was a  ...  read more AJBlog: CultureCrash Published 2018-05-26   Jeff Sultanof On An Important Film Reborn Composer, arranger, educator and jazz authority Jeff Sultanof occasionally honors Rifftides with his insights. This is one of those happy occasions. Jeff has seen a restorat...
Tags: Art, Los Angeles, Royal Ballet, Swan Lake, Seattle, Ajblogs, Bootleg Theater, Jeff, Sandow, Shaftsbury, La Salle University Art Museum, Berkshire Museum, Liam Scarlett, Rifftides, Posies, Association of Art Museum Directors

Liam Scarlett Is Choreographing The Royal Ballet's First New 'Swan Lake' In 30 Years

"When it was announced that the Royal's feathery blockbuster was being entrusted to Scarlett, eyebrows were raised. It wasn't his talent that was in question, it was his artistic unpredictability. He exploded on the scene in 2010, when, still a junior dancer, he created Asphodel Meadows, a beautiful one-act work that proclaimed his classical credentials. […]
Tags: Art, Dance, Scarlett, Liam Scarlett, 05.04.18, Royal Ballet s First New Swan Lake, Asphodel Meadows

Gender Progress in Ballet

Dana Genshaft's, Chromatic Fantasy set to the music of Dave Brubeck's Chaconne from Chromatic Fantasy premiered Friday night at the NYU Skirball Center. Ms. Genshaft was looking - actually squinting - at the sun one day and saw all the colors of the rainbow wavering before her. The ensuing ballet and her search for the right music sprung from this moment. Six dancers - three men, three women - from the ABT Studio Company dressed in different chromatic colors weaved in and out of the music, at ti...
Tags: News, New York City, Ballet, Huffington Post, Dave Brubeck, Jessica Lang, San Francisco Ballet, Abt, Alexander Sanger, Liam Scarlett, Marcelo Gomes, Fanny Mendelssohn, Kevin McKenzie, Dana Genshaft, NYU Skirball Center Ms Genshaft, ABT Studio Company

Liam Scarlett Gets A Second Ballet Company To Make Dances On

Starting next year. the young British choreographer, currently Artist in Residence at the Royal Ballet, will also be an Artistic Associate at Queensland Ballet.
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Behind The Scenes At Liam Scarlett’s Controversial New Ballet Of ‘Frankenstein’

“In the rehearsal room, ominous props clutter the floor’s perimeter: an alarmingly incomplete cadaver lies on a table; Georgian-era surgical equipment is strewn here and there; the odd body part sits pickled in a jar.”
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Royal Ballet: Frankenstein review – Steven McRae reanimates Shelley's tragic demon

Royal Opera House, LondonMcRae is superb as the Creature at the centre of Liam Scarlett’s ambitious production, but surgery is needed to bring his strange story to the foreFor Liam Scarlett, the key to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is not horror, but love. When Victor Frankenstein strives to reanimate dead matter, it’s not because he’s a mad scientist, but because he’s mourning the loss of his beloved mother. When the monster he creates destroys Victor’s family, it’s because the Creature is in tur...
Tags: Dance, Culture, Royal Ballet, Stage, Ballet, Royal Opera House, Victor, Frankenstein, Scarlett, SHELLEY, Victor Frankenstein, Mary Shelley, John MacFarlane, Steven McRae, Liam Scarlett, Lowell Liebermann

Set designs by John MacFarlane for Liam Scarlett's Frankenstein. Credit: Courtesy The Royal Ballet

Four world premieres, a George Balanchine evening and a full-length recounting of the "Frankenstein" story will be among the highlights of the San Francisco Ballet 's 2017 season, which begins with a gala performance at the War Memorial Opera House on Jan. 19. The eight-program series, details of which were announced this week by Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson , runs through May 7, 2017. New to the choreographic roster here will be South African Arthur Pita and Czech Jiri Bubenicek , both of w...
Tags: Royal Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, George Balanchine, Helgi Tomasson, John MacFarlane, Liam Scarlett, Arthur Pita, Jiri Bubenicek

Poetry in motion: the Royal Ballet dance WH Auden in pictures

The centrepiece of the Royal Ballets new triple bill is The Age of Anxiety, a world premiere choreographed by Liam Scarlett to Leonard Bernsteins Symphony No 2, which was inspired by WH Audens post-second world war poem. All photographs by Tristram Kenton for the Guardian Continue reading...
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