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.
20 April 2015
The choreographer’s glorious romantic comedy evokes his beloved Suffolk and is one of his finest and most characteristic works.
16 April 2015
Our quick guide to Ashton’s joyous ballet inspired by English country life.
15 January 2015
The Company will perform in Washington D.C., Chicago and New York over the course of three weeks.
Christopher Wheeldon and the many different styles that bring Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to life
1 December 2014
To create his ballet the choreographer drew on everything from classical ballet to tap and Broadway musicals.
31 October 2014
Although he only created one full-length ballet, the composer had more to do with dance than you might think.
23 October 2014
Exclusive online films celebrate the choreographer and his work, and include his signature ‘Fred Step’ in super slow motion.
22 October 2014
Audience comments from the first night of works by Frederick Ashton, including Scènes de ballet and Symphonic Variations.
21 October 2014
In this 1948 letter to dancer Richard Beard, Ashton discusses the creative process behind Scènes de ballet.
17 October 2014
The choreographer’s signature appears in nearly all his ballets – but it's not always easy to spot.