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Articles tagged with "Marie Taglioni"

Watch: Exploring the evolution of ballet pointe work

17 August 2015

Royal Ballet dancers demonstrate the evolution of classical dance technique.

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.