Highlights

ballet

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…

Mayerling 2013, Courtesy of ROH

Five Ballet Weddings From Hell

We hear you. You can’t stand the buzz about a “certain wedding” anymore. Everywhere you look, it’s all about fairy-tale endings, cheese and romance. You…

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…

Edward Watson in Mayerling

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,…

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…

Ondine

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…