‘I dive in’: Alessandra Ferri and her return to the Royal Opera House stage in Wayne McGregor’s Woolf Works
29 April 2015
The Italian dancer began her career with The Royal Ballet and returns to create the role of Virginia Woolf/Clarissa Dalloway in Wayne McGregor’s first full-length ballet for the Company.
30 March 2015
The great 20th-century choreographer broke all kind of taboos, including depicting death and loss – creating some of ballet’s most moving, and uplifting, works.
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.
5 February 2015
These expert dancer-actors are as important to the drama as the leading lady.
20 November 2014
How and where choreographers find stories has changed throughout the art form's history.
29 October 2014
Our recent event brought together ballet fans with Wikipedia experts to improve the online encyclopedia's articles on choreographer Kenneth MacMillan.
16 October 2014
Backstage films from the live relay of Manon, including Darcey Bussell and Deborah MacMillan on the choreographer's creative process and Royal Ballet dancers introducing the story and characters of the ballet.
8 October 2014
First Soloist Melissa Hamilton introduces newly-released backstage films from the Company’s tour earlier this year.
19 September 2014
Kenneth MacMillan constructed his dramatic ballet around four pivotal moments.
16 September 2014
One of ballet's most iconic roles contains elements of both Antoinette Sibley and Jennifer Penney.