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Swan Lake, Dada Masilo, Sadler's Wells

There are all sorts of companies and shows out there that claim to “rock” the ballet, or otherwise shake up, take down or reinvent an art form that, they imply, is (breathe it softly, the dirty word) elitist, or at least irrelevant.

News: New Adventures to tour 'The Car Man' next year

One of Matthew Bourne’s most popular shows The Car Man, (based on Bizet’s opera Carmen) will be touring the UK next year, starting at the Churchill Theatre Bromley and arriving at Sadler’s Wells in July for a four week summer season.

The Car Man - New Adventures - UK Tour

THE CAR MAN is loosely based on Bizet’s popular opera (CARMEN) and has one of the most thrilling and instantly recognisable scores in New Adventures’ repertory, brilliantly arranged by Terry Davies. The familiar 19th Century Spanish cigarette facto

Review: Dada Masilo - Swan Lake - Sadler's Wells

As a 29 year-old dancer, Dada Masilo might ordinarily expect that her future in Swan Lake still has thousands of fouettes yet to spin.

Romeo and Juliet at ENB

Having seen a new Romeo and Juliet less than a month ago (Scottish Ballet's minimalist production), I found myself in the presence of yet... The post Romeo and Juliet at ENB appeared first on The Ballet Bag .

Outstanding performances in ENB’s Romeo & Juliet in-the-round

English National Ballet is reviving this season the 1998 production of Derek Deane’s Romeo & Juliet.

Romeo and Juliet, Royal Albert Hall, London – review

The second act can be surprisingly tedious but rampaging swordplay and vivid character playing gave it real dramatic force.

Romeo And Juliet: A Ballet Spectacle

There is a moment in Derek Deane’s Romeo and Juliet when everything (apart from Prokofiev’s sublime score) stands still.

Swan Lake review Dada Masilo ruffles feathers with gay remake

Sadler's Wells, London The choreographer brings comedy, carnival and African dance to a hallowed classic, and ends up with something totally new Black and white; good and evil; reality and illusion. It's easy to reduce Swan Lake to a set of diametric o