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A magic carpet ride through 2015

2015

I would, if I could, take a magic carpet ride to several continents and at least a dozen theatres to

A chemistry lesson by Cojocaru and Kobborg

Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg, Manon, the Royal Ballet, photo © Bill Cooper

Aristotle thought that the essence of theatrical tragedy is the empathic response of the audience who can feel the agony

Cojocaru and Kobborg to guest with The Australian Ballet next month

Johan Kobborg and Alina Cojocaru in the final pas de deux of Manon, the Royal Ballet, photo © Bill Cooper

Before Alina Cojocaru left the Royal Ballet she told me she felt constrained at Covent Garden and found solace as

Muntagirov quits English National Ballet to become the youngest male principal at the Royal Ballet

Daria Klimentova and Vadim Muntagirov in Swan Lake, photo © John Ross

When Wayne Eagling was artistic director of English National Ballet he feared that the young dancer he mentored, Vadim Muntagirov,

Royal New Zealand Ballet’s 2014 season

Andrew Veyette and Megan Fairchild, in Allegro Brillante, New York City Ballet, photo © Paul Kolnik

Early next year, Ethan Stiefel, the artistic director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet, will take his company back to

The elusive first position in ballet: a race that can never be truly won

Alina Cojocaru, La Sylphide, the Royal Ballet, photo © Johan Persson/Royal Opera House

by Annie Carroll It must be nice to finish first in a race. I imagine that each time Michael Phelps

Here’s to 2013, not forgetting the best moments of 2012

With the Paris Opera Ballet in Sydney in January/February and the Bolshoi Ballet in Brisbane in May/June, 2013 is set

The course of true love does run smooth as Neumeier’s dream team works its magic

Alina Cojocaru and Thiago Bordin in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamburg Ballet, photo © Holger Badekow

Just four years into his four-decade long artistic directorship of the Hamburg Ballet, John Neumeier created A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Alina Cojocaru: “The method dancer of all time”

Alina Cojocaru, courtesy Royal Ballet

A ballerina at the peak of her career is blessed with many rewards, but there is one thing she can’t

A summer’s dream in a Hamburg winter

Alina Cojocaru and Mads Blangstrup as Titania and Oberon

More than three decades after its premiere, John Neumeier’s Midsummer Night’s Dream is still charming audiences, just as it did