28 December 2016
This wonderful classical ballet has a special place in The Royal Ballet’s history, marking a new beginning for the Company in more ways than one.
Masterful or muddled? The controversial opera and ballet hybrid that heralded the dawn of The Royal Opera
12 December 2016
How an unlikely all-singing, all-dancing Purcell performance paved the way for the creation of The Royal Opera, 70 years ago.
31 October 2016
October 2016 marks 60 years since Sadler’s Wells Ballet became The Royal Ballet – a change which was hotly debated in the press at the time.
13 October 2016
Jacob Jonas photographs The Royal Ballet's Francesca Hayward and Solomon Golding for a #camerasanddancers Instameet.
‘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.
20 September 2016
Much more than a charming set-piece with some snazzy shoes, Ashton’s delightful Lancastrian clog dance draws on traditions that are both English and international.
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.
28 January 2016
Release details will be announced in due course.
20 January 2016
Two works by Frederick Ashton showcase his range of choreography, from virtuosic to romantic.
7 January 2016
Our quick introduction to this mixed programme in celebration of Frederick Ashton, bringing together virtuoso display with charming romance.