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Articles tagged with "Margot Fonteyn"

Ballet memories: Tell us about your first ballet experience

11 May 2016

Share your memories of first experiences of classical dance from The Royal Ballet and beyond.

From the Archives: The Royal Ballet’s first performance of The Sleeping Beauty in 1946

18 February 2016

The Royal Ballet's classic production is 70 years old this year.

ROH Collections Item of the Month: The historic costumes for MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet

25 September 2015

Fifty years after the ballet had its premiere, we take a look at the beautiful costumes for MacMillan’s iconic ballet.

Creating a Classic: How Kenneth MacMillan created Romeo and Juliet

22 September 2015

MacMillan made ballet history with his first full-length ballet.

ROH Collections Item of the Month: Photos of early Royal Ballet Tours to the USA and Canada

3 June 2015

This new donation from a former horn player with the ROH Orchestra gives a glimpse into life on The Royal Ballet’s 1949 and 1953 tours.

Ballet and myth: A fascination that goes back centuries

1 September 2014

How ancient mythological stories continue to inspire choreographers and dancers.

The ROH during World War I: Suffragettes, star names and shut doors

28 February 2014

1914 and the First World War saw Covent Garden in a number of guises - from fancy dress ball venue to furniture store.

Lost Margot Fonteyn footage rediscovered

14 February 2014

Sleeping Beauty performance from 1959 will feature in BBC Ballet Season.

Ballet Essentials: Romeo and Juliet

16 October 2013

A quick introduction to Kenneth MacMillan's adaptation of Shakespeare's timeless tragedy.

The Firebird: A ‘riot of rich colour and fantastic movement’

11 December 2012

100 years after its London premiere, we take a look at the origins of one of the great Russian ballets.

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