Hila Shachar is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia, where she completed her PhD in 2009. She also works as a freelance writer based in Perth, Australia. Her most recent publication is the book, Cultural Afterlives and Screen Adaptations of Classic Literature (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). She regularly contributes to The Australian Ballet Blog, Behind Ballet, and can also be found on her own blog, Le projet d’amour. Visit her at: http://hila-lumiere.blogspot.com/.