Mayerling

Human Nature

Mayerling may not  be for everyone, but it is an undeniable example of how ballet can go beyond technical prowess or fairy-tale narrative, geometrical…

Everybody Knows That You’re Insane

Arriving at Covent Garden last night and glancing at my Mayerling cast sheet I wondered if the audience – mostly non-ballet-regulars thanks to a…

Dancing Days

This week we have double reason to party. While at Covent Garden the Royal Ballet returns home for the 2009/2010 season, over here at…