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Articles tagged with "by John Cranko"

Female Character Artists: from loving mother to bloodthirsty baddy

5 February 2015

These expert dancer-actors are as important to the drama as the leading lady.

Watch: Matthew Ball and Vadim Muntagirov on dancing the role of Lensky

5 February 2015

The Royal Ballet dancers discuss the contrasting character of Lensky and the technicality of the role in John Cranko's Onegin.

Watch: Thiago Soares and Valeri Hristov on dancing the role of Onegin

4 February 2015

The Royal Ballet dancers on John Cranko's masterpiece and the challenges of performing the demanding title role.

Watch: Natalia Osipova on Onegin – ‘A dream for any ballerina’

30 January 2015

The Royal Ballet Russian Principal discusses the challenge of taking on the complex role of Tatiana.

Cast Change: Nicol Edmonds to dance in Onegin on 27 January 2015

26 January 2015

Nicol Edmonds to replace Valentino Zucchetti in the role of Lensky.

Your reaction: Onegin

25 January 2015

What did you think of John Cranko's soaring narrative ballet?

John Cranko unpacked: A career in clips

22 January 2015

Our quick guide to the South African choreographer, creator of Onegin.

Ingenious, expressive, and unconventional: Onegin and the use of gesture

20 January 2015

Choreographer John Cranko brings to life the internal worlds of his characters through expressive movement in his ballet adaptation of Pushkin’s poem.

Onegin’s morals: The etiquette of duelling in 19th-century Russia

16 January 2015

Eugene Onegin kills his friend in a duel, but he is no psychopath - he acts according to a prevailing moral code. So did Pushkin, in the duel that killed him…

Onegin dance highlight: The Mirror Motif

12 January 2015

One of the most striking choreographic devices John Cranko uses to tell Tatiana’s story.

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