Highlights

In Costume Wonderland

We’ve written before about the key role stage design and costumes play in giving dance works an extra dimension. Costumes help set the tone,…

Sylvia

Is this ballet for you? Go if/Skip if: Whether you should see Sylvia or not heavily depends on which version you are looking at….

The Nutcracker Act I

The Nutcracker

Is this ballet for you? Go if: you want to treat your kids, godchildren, nieces and nephews or even perhaps the kid in you….

New in the Bag

Virtually There

In 1973 the Royal Ballet went on a historical tour to Brazil bringing 110 dancers including its star Margot Fonteyn to 85,000 people across…

The Scientist

We now turn to one of ballet history’s most successful training methods: Cecchetti, a complete and structured system for dancers, which sets a strict,…