8 November 2016
The choreographer was obsessed with emotion and behaviour, which manifested itself most memorably in his historical works, Anastasia and Mayerling.
1 November 2016
Audiences and academics have long tried to understand the Gogol tale that inspired Shostakovich's opera – is it satire taken to extremes, or is it something else entirely?
15 January 2016
Making William Chappell’s 1980 designs appeal to both contemporary audiences and dancers calls for a huge amount of research and innovation.
30 December 2015
The centuries-old form continues to inspire, even into the 21st century through works such as The Firework-Maker’s Daughter.
8 December 2015
The award-winning author talks about his Eastern-inspired fairytale and the importance of introducing the arts to children.
23 November 2015
The latest stage work from cult band The Tiger Lillies is part of a centuries-long tradition of art that challenges social and cultural conventions.