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DANCE

Inspired by Andersen’s The Little Match Girl and the plight of refugees, this artful collaboration between Rambert and the Royal Ballet is as incomprehensible...

The final instalment of Belgian dance theatre company Peeping Tom’s neurotically fraught family-based trilogy, Child (Kind) is the most daringly dark of them all,...

Seventy years ago, British ballet stars Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin, along with impresario Julian Braunsweg, set up the company that would become English...

Choreographer John Cranko was the Marlowe to Kenneth MacMillan’s Shakespeare. Onegin is his masterpiece, created for Stuttgart Ballet in 1965 and revised into its...

Rambert-trained duo Daniel Hay-Gordon and Eleanor Perry – aka Thick and Tight – pull a blinder with their latest showcase of lip-syncing physical portraiture,...

To contemporary eyes, Le Corsaire commits several of 19th century ballet’s cardinal sins: overblown Orientalism, imperilled women, a patchwork score, a plot as flimsy...

Ballet at the Royal Albert Hall is a risky enterprise. Derek Deane’s Swan Lake worked well in the space, but Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Nutcracker...

The weather might be unseasonably warm and the news unspeakably grim, but English National Ballet’s Nutcracker ameliorates all that – at least for a...

Arthur Pita's version of Hans Christian Andersen's mournful story evokes a fittingly festive combination of charm and hope. That said, this family show is not...

Scottish Ballet’s 50th anniversary year draws to a close with this seasonal spectacular, making itself at home in Edinburgh throughout December and then touring...

Imagine a cross between Giselle and The Wizard of Oz. Death by dancing and scarlet footwear. Matthew Bourne’s interpretation of Powell and Pressburger’s great...

Who needs tinsel when you can see in the festive season with high-shine his ‘n’ hers cod pieces? Metallic groin carapaces are just part...
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