18 May 2017
Why did Liszt abandon a life of wild excess to forge a radical (and risky) new path?
12 May 2017
MacMillan’s potent dramatic ballet places great demands on its cast and requires careful planning – but the results are electrifying.
3 May 2017
Audience and press reviews of The Royal Ballet's real-life royal tale of love, lust and death.
19 April 2017
This intense duet reflects the shared obsession that will lead Prince Rudolf and Mary Vetsera to their joint suicide.
13 April 2017
Our quick introduction to this shattering work from the master of dark narrative ballet.
13 February 2017
We've scoured the repertory in search of the most romantic ballets for Valentine's Day.
8 November 2016
The choreographer was obsessed with emotion and behaviour, which manifested itself most memorably in his historical works, Anastasia and Mayerling.
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.
20 November 2014
How and where choreographers find stories has changed throughout the art form's history.
7 February 2014
The perception that classical dance is a feminine art form is outdated, as these iconic performers demonstrate.