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Articles tagged with "dance highlight"

Woolf Works Dance Highlight: Pas de deux of reminiscence in ‘I Now, I Then’

26 May 2015

Wayne McGregor embraces classical lyricism in the first movement of his ballet triptych inspired by the writings of Virginia Woolf.

La Fille mal gardée Dance Highlight: The Pas de ruban (Ribbon dance)

16 April 2015

Ashton's charming pas de deux makes inventive and intricate use of ribbons, in homage the ballet's two-hundred-year history.

Onegin dance highlight: The Mirror Motif

12 January 2015

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

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland dance highlight: The Caterpillar

4 December 2014

Christopher Wheeldon fuses ballet with breakdancing, Asian dance and contemporary choreography to create the enigmatic Caterpillar.

Don Quixote dance highlight: The Act I finale

20 November 2014

A Spanish-flavoured spectacle featuring some of ballet's most astonishing virtuoso choreography.

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.

Dance Highlight: Giselle's Mad Scene

27 January 2014

Captivating choreography and gripping storytelling come together in a pivotal moment in ballet history.

Dance Highlight: The Grand Pas de deux from The Nutcracker

4 December 2013

A joyful moment from Act II, featuring the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Prince.