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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...

The former dancer took over as director of the Royal Ballet in 2012 with a reputation as a safe pair of hands. But a...

Dramaturgs are not common in ballet. Uzma Hameed, the co-creator of Northern Ballet’s Victoria and Wayne McGregor collaborator, tells Anna Winter how the definition...

Making ballerinas’ footwear is a mix of physical labour and nuanced expertise. Anna Winter speaks to shoe experts and principals about the lengths needed...

With the death of Katherine Lewis at the age of 57, Irish dance has lost one of its most formidable advocates. As artistic director of...

A fusion of old and new is on the menu at this first celebratory presentation of Scottish Ballet’s 50th anniversary, which is touring throughout...

Retired ballerina Darcey Bussell has said that women are now struggling to keep up with the technical and physical abilities of men in classical...

English National Ballet has appointed a medical director for the first time to head up its work on science and medicine for dancers. The company,...

Ballet Black dancer Mthuthuzeli November will be presenting a work he has choreographed about the struggles of South African miners and their families as...
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