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Swan Lake

Is this ballet for you? Go if: Swan Lake is a masterpiece of classical ballet and should be experienced at least once in one’s…

Alina Somova and Denis Matvienko in Ratmansky's The Little Hunchbacked Horse. Photo: Natasha Razina / Mariinsky Theatre ©

Amazing Journey

As long as there are choreographers like Alexei Ratmansky around our hopes for the future of classical ballet as an art form are renewed….

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…