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Ballets by Ratmansky

A case of incurable Ratmansky Fever means we continue to chase the choreographer’s new works around the globe, so make sure to check back…

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Romeo and Juliet

Is this ballet for you? Go if: You can’t resist a tragic love story. New Moon is your favorite book of the entire Twilight…

New in the Bag

A Fond Farewell to Alexandra

It is hard to believe that someone like Alexandra Ansanelli, one of the Royal Ballet’s youngest principal ballerinas, is retiring, given all her accomplishments…

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Mayerling

Is this ballet for you? Go if: You are tired of white ballets and of seeing male dancers perennially overshadowed by the ballerina. Mayerling,…

These Stones Will Shout

Last week saw Balanchine’s Jewels return to the Royal Opera House to send off the 2008/2009 ballet season in glittering style. A few things…

Jewel Box

Balanchine‘s first full-length abstract ballet is a celebration of styles and his tribute to the tradition that had shaped ballet during the 19th and…