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Birmingham Royal Ballet

George Williamson’s Embrace is the first product of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s commissioning programme for new works, Ballet Now. It makes for a dramatic opening piece...

Kenneth MacMillan was a choreographer who truly knew how to express emotion. This was particularly evident in his pas de deux, and in his...

  David Bintley has announced he will step down as director of Birmingham Royal Ballet after 24 years. He leaves to pursue international opportunities to create...

The Royal Ballet institution has a pretty much sacrosanct relationship with Petipa’s Sleeping Beauty. Sumptuously and symphonically scored by Tchaikovsky, it’s the bastion of...

The Mayflower Theatre in Southhampton has launched an associates scheme that includes Birmingham Royal Ballet, English National Ballet and performer Earl Carpenter. Mayflower chief executive...

For a 20th century adaptation of a 19th century ballet, Peter Wright’s Nutcracker has endured remarkably well. Created in 1990 for Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet’s...

Though technical standards are high, Birmingham Royal Ballet’s latest triple bill fails to set Sadler’s Wells ablaze. In Arcadia, the first main stage commission for...

Originally made for the National Ballet of Japan, David Bintley’s Aladdin is an efficacious antidote to the panto versions at this time of year....

Birmingham Royal Ballet has announced its first ever relaxed performance. The Sleeping Beauty is being adapted to cater for those on the autistic spectrum, with...
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