Tag Archives: Christopher Wheeldon

Wheeldon follows the Balanchine road to Broadway

With songs like Embraceable You, I Got Rhythm, and S’Wonderful, the movie, An American in Paris was a perfect showcase

Everything old is new again as Li Cunxin launches his artistic directorship with Stevenson’s Cinderella

The Queensland Ballet’s new production of Cinderella begins and ends with two powerful images, the first representing oppression and grief,

The Australian Ballet gala: Tributes to the past, hopes for the future

On November 2, 2012 – 50 years to the day since Peggy van Praagh and her deputy, Ray Powell, took

All roads lead to Melbourne for last 50th fling of the year

Since writing the post below, it turned out that “might” was the right word for Hallberg’s appearance as he is

After the Olympics, Darcey Bussell stays in the spotlight

Darcey Bussell stood on a miniscule platform at the highest point of the Olympic Stadium. Her feet, encased in yellow

Darcey in the plumage of the Phoenix

Christopher Wheeldon gave a whole new meaning to the Firebird with his choreography for the final minutes of the 2012

Darcey Bussell to star in London Olympics’ closing ceremony

Britain’s most famous ballerina, Darcey Bussell, is to return to the stage to bring the London Olympics to a close.

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

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

High hopes for the new year

I’m anticipating a happy new dance year with the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Australian Ballet, the 60th anniversary of

Morphoses now and next

At Sadlers Wells Theatre in September 2008, Chistopher Wheeldon told me his plans for Morphoses. With the company’s co-founder, Lourdes