15 May 2019
Saturday 18 May marks the centenary of the birth of Dame Margot Fonteyn.
7 June 2017
Dresses worn by Margot Fonteyn and Sylvie Guillem reveal how every element of a ballet is carefully re-assessed for each revival.
24 May 2017
The pair's unique chemistry elevated Ashton's ballet to the point it became sacred to other dancers – only recently has that begun to change.
28 December 2016
This wonderful classical ballet has a special place in The Royal Ballet’s history, marking a new beginning for the Company in more ways than one.
30 November 2016
A new feature-length documentary captures the backstage preparations for the return of The Royal Ballet's iconic Christmas production.
31 October 2016
October 2016 marks 60 years since Sadler’s Wells Ballet became The Royal Ballet – a change which was hotly debated in the press at the time.
23 August 2016
Combining extreme physical exertion with grace, beauty and subtle interpretation: are dancers athletes or artists?
3 August 2016
Diverted planes, missed rehearsals, and a shoplifting discus thrower: the Bolshoi's 1956 Covent Garden season got off to an uncertain start.
10 June 2016
Iconic blue plaques affixed to the former homes of two of 20th century ballet's greatest stars celebrate their careers and legacy.
11 May 2016
Share your memories of first experiences of classical dance from The Royal Ballet and beyond.