Tag Archives: Royal Ballet

Sergei Polunin: His life so far, from his ‘Harry Potter’ world to the celebrity circuit

A bridge connects the Royal Ballet School to the home of the Royal Ballet in London’s Covent Garden. One day,

The Royal returns to Australia with works by British choreographers, Wheeldon and McGregor

Lauren Cuthbertson as Hermione and Edward Watson as Leontes,The Winter's Tale, Royal Ballet, photo © Johan Persson

The Royal Ballet is showcasing the works of two British choreographers in its 2017 tour to Australia. The season at

Alexander Campbell: A Matter of Trust

Alexander Campbell and Francesca Hayward, Nutcracker, Royal Ballet © Tristram Kenton/ROH

It really doesn’t seem that long ago that Academy Ballet in Randwick, Sydney, was a second home. I first met

Murphy’s Swan Lake in London: The Verdict

Adam Bull and Amber Scott, Graeme Murphy's Swan Lake, Australian Ballet, photo © Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet’s four-day season of Graeme Murphy’s Swan Lake at the Coliseum in London has ended with the city’s

Benjamin Millepied: A stranger in his own land

Benjamin Millepied, photo © Ricardo DeAratanha/ Los Angeles Times

When Brigitte Lefèvre prepared for her retirement as director of the Paris Opera Ballet, she made it known that her

Mara Galeazzi returns to Australia for the gala, Ballet Stars Under the Stars

Mara Galeazzi in Mayerling, Royal Ballet, photo © Bill Cooper

There are famous exceptions, among them Galina Ulanova, Margot Fonteyn, Mikhail Baryshnikov and Sylvie Guillem, but few ballet dancers continue

Joiners and leavers at the Australian Ballet

Robyn Hendricks, photo © George Antoni

The Australian Ballet has increased its company numbers from 68 full time dancers last year to 79 this year. New

World Ballet Day companies throw open their studio doors

Sarah Thompson and  Benedicte Bemet, Australian Ballet class

The big difference between World Ballet Day 2015 and the inaugural event last year was the way the five main

The sublime dancer and actor, Alessandra Ferri, returns to the Royal Opera House stage

Alessandra Ferri, Manon, photo © Fabrizio Ferri

The Italian ballerina, Alessandra Ferri, retired in 2007, but six years later she returned to the stage. A former principal

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