Tag Archives: WIll Tuckett

Flying dreams and dancing animals: How children’s tales migrated to the ballet stage

Lauren Cuthbertson as Alice and Sergei Polunin as the Knave of Hearts in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Royal Ballet, photo © Johan Persson

This article first appeared in the Australian Ballet’s publication, Balletomane. If Wonderland were a destination, we could take our seats

The metamorphosis of a dark tale of trespass

Melissa Hamilton in Trespass, photo © 2013 Royal Opera House and Andrej Uspenski

Those with long memories might recall the acrobatic pas de deux, much loved in the Soviet era, for the mythical