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English National Ballet – Choreographics 2014 – London

Once a year English National Ballet do a full-on job of investing in their young dancer-choreographers – they get a chance to work with a composer to generate a custom score, the mentorship of Kerry Nicholls and a dollop of money for special costumes to

Scottish Ballet – Romeo and Juliet – London

Krzysztof Pastor’s Romeo and Juliet for Scottish Ballet is a bit of all right.

Choreographics, English National Ballet, Barbican Pit

“We want to be the most creative and the most loved ballet company in this country,” Tamara Rojo told the audience in the Barbican Pit last night.

Scottish Ballet in London: Romeo and Juliet

Along with Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet is always part of a major ballet company's core repertory.

Carlos Acosta: a great dancer prepares for his final balletic bow

Carlos Acosta has named the time of his retirement as a classical dancer. Sarah Crompton pays tribute to a man who lights up the stage.

Scottish Ballet's Romeo and Juliet: An academic portrait of doomed love

THE Scottish Ballet's version of Shakespeare's teenage love story ranges across three decades but lacks any real heart.

Romeo, Juliet and Mussolini

Sadler's Wells throw lovers into the cauldron of Italian Fascism. Plus: a Royal Opera House triple bill that is only let down by a murder that drags..

Romeo, Juliet and Mussolini

Sadler's Wells throw lovers into the cauldron of Italian Fascism. Plus: a Royal Opera House triple bill that is only let down by a murder that drags..

Review: Royal Ballet - Serenade / Sweet Violets / DGV - Royal Opera House

The Royal Ballet is often celebrated for its star principals; names such as Edward Watson and Marianela Núñez light up the eyes of balletomanes, and with good reason.

Royal Ballet – Serenade, Sweet Violets, DGV: Danse à grande vitesse – London

It’s always good to get back to mixed programmes after one of the Royal Ballet’s long runs of blockbusters, and better still when the first item on the bill is Balanchine’s timeless Serenade.