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Dancer, choreographer and artistic director David Bintley has led Birmingham Royal Ballet for 24 years, but this summer that all changed. He tells Neil...

Dancer Julia Farron, who has died at the age of 96, may not have achieved the celebrity status of her peers Margot Fonteyn and...

Shostakovich’s ballet about a farm workers' collective in the Russian Steppes was briefly popular in 1935 until an article in Pravda damned it as...

The emotional trauma experienced by dancers facing the end of their career can be as profound as any physical change, and building a life...

Cameron Mackintosh is to collaborate with Michelin-starred chef and restaurateur Jason Atherton on a new bar for the Victoria Palace Theatre. The theatre is home...

Marcelino Sambé has been promoted to principal dancer at the Royal Ballet, the highest rank in the company. Born in Lisbon, Portugal, Sambé joined the...

Since joining the Royal Ballet in 2002, the principal dancer has developed an impressively varied repertoire that includes leading roles in works by MacMillan...

Clover Roope’s conversion from classical ballet to contemporary dance mirrored the broadening of British dance vocabulary in the 1960s and beyond as the influence...

Ballet’s reputation for requiring hard work, long hours and physical pain is not without merit, but there is fun to be had too. Anna...
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