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Birmingham Royal Ballet

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

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Unleashed is a gripping mixed bill of works by established and emerging female choreographers. Like English National Ballet’s recent programme She...

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...

Carlos Acosta has been appointed director of Birmingham Royal Ballet. The Cuban dancer and former Royal Ballet principal will take over the reins in January...

It was a year of peaks and troughs in 2018, of rising stars and returning veterans, old dogs and new tricks. Classical ballet was...

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...
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