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

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…

Be True to Your School

Most professional dancers start their careers rather young and, depending on where they study, the programme/syllabus they follow varies substantively. Here in England, they…