Tag Archives: Marianela Nunez

World Ballet Day #3: The Royal Ballet

Vadim Muntagirov and Carlos  Acosta, Royal Ballet, rehearsing Don Quixote

The TV and radio presenter, George Lamb and the Royal Ballet soloist, Kristen McNally were the confident hosts who took

Reflections on Dancing as Darcey’s Double

Annie Carroll prepares as Marianela's double in The Sleeping Beauty, Royal Opera House, photo © Christopher Parker

by Annie Carroll The corridors of Covent Garden’s Royal Opera House are dimly lit and angular. One is never quite

Behind the velvet curtain: a true insight into a company at work

Olga Evreinoff teaches class

More than a decade ago, Christopher Millard, director of press and communications at the Royal Opera House, explained to me

Fireworks and a fast ride

Live Fire Exercise, Akane Takada, photo © Bill Cooper

On paper, the highlight of the Royal Ballet’s new triple bill seemed sure to be Wayne McGregor’s premiere for the