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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…

10 Reasons Why We Love Manon

A big helping of MacMillan is finally coming our way after a very Ashton-heavy season. Manon, one of his most famous full-length ballets, opens…

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

Feet-like Fins

In this compelling article dance critic Alastair Macaulay examines what drives the archetypal “heroine of the water”, her allure, her psychological connotations. I recommend…

Soul Meets Body

Since mixed reviews (including our previous opening night write up) have plagued the Royal Ballet’s celebratory “Ballets Russes Triple Bill”, I approached last Friday’s…

Giselle Roundup

Giselle belongs to the team of ballets we could watch over and over again: short & sweet (2 acts), few character dances  (as compared…