25 January 2016
The hypnotic second movement from Christopher Wheeldon’s masterful abstract ballet has a special power and resonance.
3 December 2015
Peter Wright’s magical choreography brings to life a swirl of beautiful snowflakes.
10 November 2015
Ashton’s abstract masterpiece subtly reflects the unearthly world of Satie’s hypnotic Trois Gymnopédies.
26 October 2015
The entire short work is a highlight in George Balanchine’s exuberant and demanding pas de deux, set to rediscovered music by Tchaikovsky.
13 October 2015
The third movement of Liam Scarlett’s transatlantic ballet feeds off the excitement and velocity of the Liebermann piano concerto that inspired it.
25 September 2015
This neuroscience-inspired pas de deux from Alastair Marriott’s acclaimed ballet powerfully evokes a sense of loss on a journey through life.
3 September 2015
Choreographer Kenneth MacMillan captures the beauty and emotion of Shakespeare's text in one of ballet’s most iconic love duets.
20 July 2015
A quick introduction to the great Cuban dancer’s vibrant homage to his homeland.
16 July 2015
Carlos Acosta thrillingly fuses ballet, contemporary and Cuban dance in this Latin-flavoured pas de deux.
Divertissements Ballet Essentials: A guide to short works performed by The Royal Ballet on their 2015 US Tour
15 June 2015
The Company’s selection includes classic works by Ashton and MacMillan, an award-winning recent work by Wheeldon and new piece from within the Company.