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Articles tagged with "Anna Pavlova"

A Hundred Wayward Daughters: The enduring popularity of La Fille mal gardée

21 April 2015

Ashton’s 1960 production is now the most well known, but there have been hundreds of versions of the ballet since its premiere in 1789.

Frederick Ashton Mixed Programme Dance highlight: The Fred Step

17 October 2014

The choreographer’s signature appears in nearly all his ballets – but it's not always easy to spot.

The myths behind the ballets: A quick guide to Sampling the Myth

28 August 2014

Dance has long been inspired by myths and folk tales, with Deloitte Ignite offering extracts of classics and new works on one bill.

Watch: Discover four centuries of dance history

19 July 2013

As the 2012/13 Royal Ballet Season draws to a close, explore the history of ballet with Ballet Evolved.

The Firebird: A ‘riot of rich colour and fantastic movement’

11 December 2012

100 years after its London premiere, we take a look at the origins of one of the great Russian ballets.

Anna Pavlova the focus of BFI Southbank season

16 August 2012

Legendary ballerina celebrated with film screenings to mark 100 years since she moved to London.

A guide to Sir Frederick Ashton

21 June 2012

We look back at the career and legacy of the founder choreographer of The Royal Ballet.