Tag Archives: Matthew Bourne

If there’s mice and mirlitons and memories of our first ballet concert, it has to be Christmas

A Christmas Carol, Royal New Zealand Ballet, photographer unknown

At Christmas, we yearn for home or at least the memory of home as it was when we were children.

ABT’s Swan Lake: A beautiful Odette and Von Rothbart x 2 – the Monster and the Gigolo

Cory Stearns and Hee Seo, ABT's Swan Lake, photo © Darren Thomas

Our first Swan Lake can remain in our minds forever, much like the first Christmas we can remember, the first

Bourne’s Beauty Goes Global

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty, Carabosse encounters Count Lilac, photo © Simon Annand

Matthew Bourne is celebrating the 25th anniversary of his company, New Adventures, with a Sleeping Beauty-fest. After its premiere season

Cinderella: a tale best told at a time of war

Tatiana Riabouchinska, Cendrillon, photo © Gordon Anthony

Cinderella’s story can take place in any country and at any time, but in ballet terms, the tale will always

Ripples from September 11

Scott Ambler

Anything can happen. You know how Jupiter Will mostly wait for clouds to gather head Before he hurls the lightning?

Mary Poppins, please turn out your toes

Mary Poppins in the Kitchen

Mary Poppins started her life as peg doll. But it wasn’t long before the wooden body with a wooden expression