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Articles tagged with "Christopher Carr"

Cracking the code: The meaning of mime in ballet

16 December 2016

Classic ballets feature plenty of code, but what do these gestures mean, and why do they persist in the 21st century?

Watch: Why The Royal Ballet never tire of performing The Nutcracker

16 December 2016

Each and every time it returns, the cast and creative team work tirelessly to ensure that Peter Wright's classic ballet is up to the Company's supremely high standards.

A Much-Loved Classic: Why Ashton’s The Two Pigeons is making a long-awaited return to the stage

16 November 2015

Our audiences have pushed for a revival of this two-act work more than any other Ashton ballet, but what makes it so loved?

Watch: Rehearsals for The Dream

17 July 2015

Marcelino Sambé and Luca Acri rehearsed the role of Puck earlier this summer with Guest Principal Ballet Master Christopher Carr.

Watch: Christopher Carr on working with Frederick Ashton – 'You could always feel this energy around him'

23 April 2015

The Guest Principal Ballet Master discusses the creative process behind some of The Royal Ballet’s most celebrated productions.

Insights: What's the difference between Ashton and MacMillan?

1 February 2012

Dame Monica Mason and Christopher Carr examine the similarities and differences of the two choreographers