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Articles tagged with "Darcey Bussell"

Watch: Marianela Nuñez rehearses The Royal Ballet's Sylvia with Darcey Bussell

17 November 2017

Frederick Ashton's ballet is a challenge for even the top ballerinas.

How the Lilac Fairy tells a story through mime in The Sleeping Beauty

2 March 2017

Former Director of The Royal Ballet Monica Mason and First Soloist Claire Calvert explore one of classical dance's most charming roles with Darcey Bussell.

The Royal Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty to be relayed live to cinemas on 28 February 2017

22 February 2017

This well loved ballet holds a special place in The Royal Ballet’s repertory, more than 70 years on from its premiere.

Watch: Why the Rose Adage from The Sleeping Beauty is the ultimate challenge for a ballerina

21 February 2017

Principal of The Royal Ballet Akane Takada perfects one of the most notoriously difficult sections in classical ballet.

Watch: 'I wanted each step to connect with the audience' – Peter Wright on The Nutcracker

21 December 2016

The choreographer reflects what makes his classic Royal Ballet production so magical, more than three decades after its premiere.

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.

BBC to broadcast behind-the-scenes Nutcracker documentary on Christmas Day 2016

30 November 2016

A new feature-length documentary captures the backstage preparations for the return of The Royal Ballet's iconic Christmas production.

Watch: Dancing 'ugly’ – Former dancer Viviana Durante on how to perform the role of Anastasia

3 November 2016

The Italian former Principal shares the secrets of dancing the lead role in Kenneth MacMillan's dramatic ballet.

Watch: The Royal Ballet's morning class in full

12 October 2016

A glimpse into the life of a dancer through the daily ritual of morning class, filmed as part of World Ballet Day 2016.

Frederick Ashton and Margot Fonteyn honoured with English Heritage blue plaques

10 June 2016

Iconic blue plaques affixed to the former homes of two of 20th century ballet's greatest stars celebrate their careers and legacy.

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