Ballet

The long life of Kenneth MacMillan’s ‘Manon’

As the Royal Ballet season opens with the 40-year-old ballet, Deborah MacMillan talks about her husband’s celebrated work.

Juliet & Romeo, Sadler's Wells, review: 'fluid and thrilling'

The world didn't necessarily seem to need another dance version of Romeo and Juliet until Mats Ek's production, says Sarah Crompton

Beauty and the Beast - Birmingham Royal Ballet

Caught stealing a single rose, Belle's desperate father exchanges his life for his youngest daughter's freedom. In his distant castle the Beast, stripped of his handsome features and his very humanity, must win her heart, or spend the rest of his life in

Review: Beauty and the Beast - Birmingham Royal Ballet (Tour - Salford)

Alan Hulme sees Birmingham Royal Ballet's Beauty and the Beast at the Lowry.

Inala - Sadler's Wells

Following a sell-out run at the Edinburgh International Festival, South African choral legends Ladysmith Black Mambazo join multi-award-winning choreographer Mark Baldwin and dancers including current and former world-class dancers from Royal Ballet and R

Inala, Sadler’s Wells, London

This bold project combines a blend of Zulu, classical and contemporary dance styles with music from Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ballet Boyz, Linbury Studio Theatre, London

Michael Nunn and William Trevitt presented an impressive programme of two new pieces plus Christopher Wheeldon’s reworked ‘Mesmerics’.

Review: KnowBody - part of Elixir Festival - Sadler's Wells

KnowBody (part of Elixir – a four day festival celebrating life long creativity) is a timely celebration and exposure of mature dancers and dance companies who win over the audience not only because of their physical dexterity but also because of their

BalletBoyz: the Talent, Linbury Studio, review: 'lacks variety'

This programme doesn't show these dancers at their considerable best, says Sarah Crompton.

BalletBoyz: The Talent review mesmeric Wheeldon and murmuring Whitley

The dancers rise to the choreographers challenges in this mixed programme, which includes a dark and mythic piece by Kristen McNally.