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Articles tagged with "contemporary"

Six of the best: Ballets by William Forsythe

16 May 2017

The choreographer has brought a fiercely contemporary edge to an art form often defined by tradition.

Opera’s unsung heroes: What life is like as a librettist

3 February 2017

While those responsible for the music are often household names, the person behind an opera’s text may have been unfairly overlooked.

'Theatre has an obligation to explore sexuality': Javier De Frutos on Les Enfants Terribles

27 January 2017

The choreographer and director talks Cocteau, Glass and the power of great art in his dance-theatre production.

Watch: Insights into Wayne McGregor’s brand new ballet Multiverse

14 October 2016

Watch the choreographer offer an exclusive glimpse of his new ballet, set to an original score by Steve Reich.

‘Dance should express something words can’t’: Young choreographer Robert Binet on why great art should challenge

6 October 2016

The Canadian choreographer on working with Wayne McGregor and carving out a style of his own.

Brave New World: Wendy Whelan and Edward Watson on teaming up for a leap into the unknown

10 February 2015

The former New York City Ballet dancer and current Royal Ballet Principal on stepping into unknown territory and finding common ground.

Watch: Chris Ofili painting Royal Ballet dancers' bodies for Deloitte Ignite 2014

3 September 2014

The Turner Prize-winning artist is using dancers as living canvases for his Festival collaboration with Aakash Odedra.

Watch: Aakash Odedra rehearses his new piece with Royal Ballet dancers for Deloitte Ignite 2014

7 August 2014

Design will feature collaboration with Turner Prize-winning artist Chris Ofili, who will paint directly onto dancers.

HeadSpaceDance on how film and theatre have influenced their creative process

20 March 2014

Charlotte Broom and Christopher Akrill return to the ROH with a trio of dance-theatre collaborations in April 2014.

Balbir Singh Dance Company to take work performed in water on national tour

10 September 2013

Huddersfield-based ROH partner organization to tour work which originally had a cast of 150, including Olympic athletes.

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