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Hofesh Shechter brings his visceral, urgent language to The Royal Ballet in his first work for the Company.

Most recent performance

There are currently no scheduled performances of Untouchable. It was last on stage 27 March—14 April 2015.


Hofesh Shechter, winner of the 2008 Critics' Circle for Best Choreography (Modern), brings his thrilling and politicized choreography to the Royal Opera House for the first time in a new work for The Royal Ballet. The Israeli-born choreographer and composer has been acclaimed for his immersive and exhilarating works, which include Uprising/In your Rooms, Political Mother and Sun.

Shechter's works share an uncompromising political edge and subversive wildness. His choreographic language integrates muscular loping with folk dancing. His music, strongly influenced by his percussionist training, is as explosive as his dance, while he furthers the immersive quality of his works with an innovative use of lighting, incorporating the vocabulary of cinema in effects such as loops, rewinds, blackouts and jump cuts.

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