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,…


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

Long Tall Sally

The Balanchine method is not a syllabus for training per se, but the term is generally applied to describe the way of teaching dancers…


Is this ballet for you? Go if: You are an Ashton fan. You have a keen eye for demanding technique, quick steps and plenty…

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…