Tag Archives: Monica Mason

Cojocaru and Kobborg to guest with The Australian Ballet next month

Before Alina Cojocaru left the Royal Ballet she told me she felt constrained at Covent Garden and found solace as

Reflections on Dancing as Darcey’s Double

by Annie Carroll The corridors of Covent Garden’s Royal Opera House are dimly lit and angular. One is never quite

In the northern summer, Australian dancers on the move

When the holiday season begins in the northern hemisphere, dance companies begin to announce promotions, joiners and leavers and this

Rojo and Lopez sieze the chance to call the tune

With this week’s appointment of Tamara Rojo, 37, as the new artistic director of English National Ballet, and Lourdes Lopez’s

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

Carabosse: a lesson in evil

Monica Mason, the artistic director of the Royal Ballet, coaches Kristen McNally in the role of Carabosse in The Sleeping