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Northern Ballet is known for its dramatic prowess in large narrative works, but its latest triple bill shows off the company’s skill in smaller-scale...

The Royal Ballet made its name with Petipa’s The Sleeping Beauty, reopening Covent Garden’s knackered opera house in 1946 with a production that hearkened...

Rambert’s youth company – Rambert 2 – is back at Sadler’s Wells with a triple bill of distinctive pieces. Terms and Conditions is a new...

There’s no shortage of spectacle in David Bintley and Galina Samsova’s production of Giselle. As befitting this most beloved of Romantic ballets, Hayden Griffin’s designs...

Lady Magma begins in the theatre bar with a free Negroni and some breathing exercises, courtesy of the choreographer. Dressed in a Haight-Ashbury confection...

Seven pieces in two hours. It’s a tall order for anyone, even if you are one of the planet’s most celebrated ballerinas. With a...

The Royal Ballet proudly displays its heritage in a triple bill featuring works by founder choreographers Frederick Ashton and Kenneth MacMillan, rounded off with...

In the dappled light five dancers slowly rotate. Panagiotis Tomaras’ video projections ripple across their bodies like water. Silent Lines, the latest work from choreographer...

Merce Cunningham is one of the most influential choreographers in modern dance and this Royal Ballet triple bill, part of the company’s centenary celebrations,...

Dance Umbrella, London’s annual international dance festival, launches its 41st year in style with Gisèle Vienne’s Crowd. Painstakingly choreographed, yet effortlessly executed by Vienne’s company...

South African dancer and choreographer Dada Masilo’s Giselle is an enjoyable but uneven reworking of the classic Romantic ballet. Masilo transposes the action to a...

Wasteland is a truly wonderful piece of dance-theatre: humane, politically charged, by turns funny and sad. Gary Clarke’s follow-up to his acclaimed 2016 show...
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