26 October 2015
The entire short work is a highlight in George Balanchine’s exuberant and demanding pas de deux, set to rediscovered music by Tchaikovsky.
22 June 2015
Fantastical stories thousands of years old continue to influence today’s most prominent artists.
26 March 2015
Our quick guide to The Royal Ballet’s mixed programme featuring Hofesh Shechter's debut with the Company and masterpieces by George Balanchine and Kenneth MacMillan.
Radical Ballet: How Balanchine turned ballet's gender conventions on their head with The Four Temperaments
23 March 2015
In a historic turning point, Balanchine subverted the established traditions of classical ballet to create a new kind of dance.
31 October 2014
Although he only created one full-length ballet, the composer had more to do with dance than you might think.
1 September 2014
How ancient mythological stories continue to inspire choreographers and dancers.
17 July 2014
In preparation for the European premiere of Restless Creature, we explore the NYC Ballet dancer’s top YouTube moments.
With a slip of the foot: How rehearsal mishaps and improvisation can leave a lasting legacy in ballet choreography
19 May 2014
George Balanchine isn't the only choreographer to be influenced by the environment of the rehearsal studio.
16 May 2014
Balanchine's rival for the title of America's greatest 20th-century choreographer created ballets as well as the musicals West Side Story and Fiddler on the Roof.
14 May 2014
A quick guide to The Royal Ballet's triple programme of one-act ballets by Balanchine, Scarlett and Wheeldon.