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Articles tagged with "Marie Taglioni"

When national dances meet tutus and pointe shoes

25 November 2014

Much more than just a bit of local colour, national dances were key to the development of ballet throughout the 19th century.

Dance highlight: Scherzo from The Dream

30 May 2014

Frederick Ashton creates a wonderfully virtuoso set piece that perfectly mirrors Mendelssohn's lively music.

Watch: Discover four centuries of dance history

19 July 2013

As the 2012/13 Royal Ballet Season draws to a close, explore the history of ballet with Ballet Evolved.