Benjamin Millepied

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No standing still: the best of lockdown dance
From an elegant ode to San Francisco to Japanese hip-hop in a park, here’s how dancers are tackling our new normal

Lyndsey Winship

17, Aug, 2020 @9:30 AM

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Grace, gravitas, galumphing – when dance marries magical music
Inspired by Bach, Mussorgsky and Ravel, works from Opera Ballet Vlaanderen’s archive reveal deep classical instincts

Lyndsey Winship

23, Jul, 2020 @5:47 PM

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LA Dance Project review - molten moves from the dynamic dozen
In Benjamin Millepied’s piece I Fall, I Flow, I Melt, mostly performed to Bach, the dancers sparkle like sun on the ocean

Chris Wiegand

24, Feb, 2020 @7:31 PM

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Natalie Portman's husband denies signing letter backing fired ballet director
Choreographers Benjamin Millepied and William Forsyth deny signing letter demanding director’s return after dismissal for pregnancy discrimination

Tim Jonze

19, Feb, 2020 @9:40 PM

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream review – when Bottom met Christian Lacroix
Paris Opera Ballet deliver a beautifully chic but variable production of Balanchine’s classic

Luke Jennings

02, Apr, 2017 @7:00 AM

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LA Dance Project review – Millepied goes for some Balanchine shine
Benjamin Millepied’s young company asserts itself as a future force in dance with this trilogy loosely linked around the theme of precious stones

Judith Mackrell

27, Jun, 2016 @10:31 AM

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Benjamin Millepied on quitting Paris Ballet and his LA 'love story' with Natalie Portman
The choreographer blew into Paris Opera Ballet on a mission to shake things up. But two seasons later, he walked. Does the rebel of dance have any regrets? Plenty…

Judith Mackrell

12, Jun, 2016 @2:00 PM

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Movers and shakers: the unmissable dance shows of summer 2016
Power couple Osipova and Polunin burn up the stage, the Windsors do Swan Lake, Jane Eyre becomes a Brontë ballet, and Pinocchio shows what it’s like to be human

Judith Mackrell

02, May, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Bel/Millepied/Robbins review – parting shots
With the mood still raw after his resignation from Paris Opera Ballet, Benjamin Millepied presents a provocative triple bill

Luke Jennings

14, Feb, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Benjamin Millepied: ballet’s black swan bows out in Paris
Why has Benjamin Millepied resigned as Paris Ballet Opera’s director of dance?

Luke Jennings

07, Feb, 2016 @9:00 AM

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Benjamin Millepied and Paris Opera Ballet: a step too far
Millepied’s departure is a surprise: he was meant to revitalise a ballet institution, forcing it into the 21st century

Judith Mackrell

05, Feb, 2016 @8:00 AM

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