The Royal Ballet’s Mayerling: A Photo Gallery

Alice Pennefather’s latest rehearsal gallery covers the Royal Ballet’s revival of MacMillan’s Mayerling. The production returns next week with the first outing – this run – of Carlos Acosta & Leanne Benjamin, with the last performances marking the retirement of two MacMillan greats: Mara Galeazzi (13 June, relayed on BP Big screens) and Leanne herself (15 June).

See also: our Mayerling family tree guide in the ROH blog


(Click on thumbnails to enlarge & see as slideshow)

All Photos: © Alice Pennefather, courtesy of ROH


About Alice Pennefather:

With a twin brother flying high as a star of the Royal Ballet, Alice’s creative talents lie in image making. After studying photography at Falmouth College of Arts, she spent 6 years travelling and working abroad, focusing on scuba diving and filming underwater. She has recently returned to London and rediscovered her love of everything Ballet. Alice now works as a freelance photographer, and is a regular at the Royal Ballet General Rehearsals – photographing for us here at The Ballet Bag.

You can see more of Alice’s work at Alice Pennefather – Dance Photography.

Alice’s creative talents lie in image making. After studying photography at Falmouth College of Arts, she spent 6 years travelling and working abroad, focusing on scuba diving and filming underwater. She has recently returned to London and rediscovered her love of everything Ballet. Alice now works as a freelance photographer, and is a regular at the Royal Ballet General Rehearsals – photographing for us here at The Ballet Bag. You can see more of Alice’s work at alicepennefatherdancephotography.wordpress.com

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