Highlights

Alina Cojocaru and Artists of English National Ballet in Kenneth MacMillan's Sleeping Beauty.

The Sleeping Beauty

Is this ballet for you? Go If: You love classical ballet complete with fairy tale theme, tiaras, tutus, lavish décors and variations for almost…

Sarah Lamb and Ryoichi Hirano in Kenneth MacMillan's Concerto. Photo: Johan Persson / ROH ©

Concerto

Is this ballet for you? Go If: Sweeping & romantic Pas de Deux and the Swiss precision of a great corps de ballet are…

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…