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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…

La Bayadere 2013 ROH

Golden Years

The Royal Ballet’s Sleeping Beauties have just drawn to a close, giving way to the usual Christmas special of Nutcrackers. Notice anything in common?…

New in the Bag

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…

The Dark is Rising

Given the full run of Giselles, it is always very enjoyable to experience different casts and portrayals. This a challenge for the dancers; an…