Linda

Her favourite ballets feel like good books – one can see them 1,000 times and they always feel fresh. Linda loves Giselle, all full-length MacMillan plus Song of the Earth, Robbins’s Dances at a Gathering, Balanchine’s Serenade and Agon, Ashton’s Scènes de Ballet and Symphonic Variations.

Giselle

Is this ballet for you? Go if: Balanchine said it best “Like Hamlet, Giselle is a classic: it is not only important historically, it…

Dancing in the Moonlight

David Bintley‘s new Cinderella for Birmingham Royal Ballet opens with a funeral: Cinderella’s mother has just died and we get a glimpse at the…

Here Tomorrow Gone Today

It takes more than a good story to make a narrative ballet work. The great choreographers of the 20th century explored novel ways to…