Highlights

Giselle

Is this ballet for you? Go if: Balanchine said it best “Like Hamlet, Giselle is a classic: it is not only important historically, it…

La Sylphide

Is this ballet for you? Go If: You love Romantic ballets like Giselle but wish the male dancer had a bigger role. You’re slightly…

New in the Bag

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…

Love Me Two Times

The other day I got an email from a friend inviting me to see the Royal Ballet’s current production of Giselle. He had been…