Tag Archives: Wayne McGregor

Kevin O’Hare on the first Royal Ballet tour to Australia in 15 years and his own mantra: “Creating the classics of the 21st century”

Kevin O'Hare, photo © Joe Plimmer

At the end of this month the Royal Ballet will take up residence at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre in

Three tales of endurance: Inside stories, luxurious squandering & the Aussie Ballet braves

Infra, Australian Ballet, photo © Jeff Busby

If Wayne McGregor’s mind could be tracked by GPS, the route might take us from a science lab, to a

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

The Australian Ballet’s 2017 season: A year of Alice, Clara and Aurora

Amber Scott, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Australian Ballet, photo © Justin Ridler

For both the dancers and audiences, the Australian Ballet’s big show of 2017 will be Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in

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

Millepied at the Paris Opera Ballet with “rather an American feel”

Benjamin Millepied in his office at the Palais Garnier, January 2015, photo © Sophie Jouve/Culturebox

In early October, the Paris Opera Ballet’s new triple bill was filmed live at one of the most beautiful buildings

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

An American returns to Paris: the Millepied/Forsythe connection

Benjamin Millepied at the season launch, photo © Francois Mori/AP

When Benjamin Millepied recently launched his first season as director of dance at the Paris Opera Ballet he also announced

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