Page extent: 112
ISBN: 9781783190881
Binding: PaperBack

Steven McRae - Dancer in the Fast Lane

Andrej Uspenski


Steven McRae - Dancer in the Fast Lane gives a close up look at the ballet and dance world's newest, flame-haired star.  

Born and raised in the world of Australia's high octane, drag-racing circuit, Steven effortlessly moves between the sophistication of his interpretations of the greatest ballet roles as a Principal of The Royal Ballet, to full throttle blasts of tap.  Once again photographer Andrej Uspenski has used his exclusive vantage point as a First Artist withThe Royal Ballet to give us glimpses of a dancer becoming a true dance supernova.  

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ISBN13 9781783190881
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 112


'For admirers of dazzling Royal Ballet dancer Steven McRae...a record of McRae's performing life astutely captured by Andrej Uspenski, a gifted photographer...The bright images of McRae's interpretations are exactly caught.' Financial Times

‘Steven McRae is the most dazzling virtuoso dancer the Royal Ballet has ever shown us. For his clarity of statement, muscular resource, insouciant brilliancy, there is no national precedent.’ Clement Crisp, Financial Times

‘The photographs in this book…highlight Uspenski’s considerable skill in capturing moments of art.’ – Ballet News

‘It’s a particularly nice touch showing rehearsal and show pictures side by side…[Upenski’s] photographs are stunning snapshots of life backstage as well as the glory of ballet on the stage… regardless of words, history, context and all, the gorgeous images of Steven in his classical and dramatic roles that make up this photographic record speak for themselves.’ – Katie Colombus, Stage