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Articles tagged with "George Balanchine"

Britten and ballet: A surprisingly rich relationship

31 October 2014

Although he only created one full-length ballet, the composer had more to do with dance than you might think.

Ballet and myth: A fascination that goes back centuries

1 September 2014

How ancient mythological stories continue to inspire choreographers and dancers.

Watch: Our favourite Wendy Whelan clips

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.

Jerome Robbins: A master of both ballet and musical choreography

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.

Ballet Essentials: Serenade / Sweet Violets / DGV: Danse à grande vitesse

14 May 2014

A quick guide to The Royal Ballet's triple programme of one-act ballets by Balanchine, Scarlett and Wheeldon.

Your reaction: Raven Girl and Symphony in C

25 May 2013

A selection of tweets from the opening night of ballets by Wayne McGregor and Balanchine.

'I am a cloud in trousers': The Sayings of George Balanchine

25 April 2013

From the damning to the indecipherable, a look at Balanchineisms.