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,…

The Costumes of Elite Syncopations

The Royal Ballet’s current revival of MacMillan’s Concerto, The Judas Tree and ragtime ballet Elite Syncopations closes tonight. We send it off with this…

Mayerling, The Royal Ballet 2007

Edward Watson & the Way into MacMillan

Kenneth MacMillan, one of the leading choreographers of the twentieth century, is credited with pushing the boundaries of classical ballet and challenging audiences to…

New in the Bag

Slow Night, so Long

One of the attractions of a triple bill vs. a full-length ballet is the opportunity to discover a mix of different choreographers and dance…

The Firebird

The Firebird Is this ballet for you? Go if: You are fond of stories featuring princes, enchanted creatures and magical lands, all wrapped in…

One Last Dance

The Royal Ballet run of Giselles is almost over (only 4 performances left) and as the last Spring/Period 3 production opens this week we…

Les Sylphides

Is this ballet for you? Go if: You are fond of white romantic vaporous tutus waltzing on the stage. Adagio (ie. slow) dancing makes…