Royal Ballet

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The Dante Project review – bold, beautiful and utterly engaging
Wayne McGregor, Thomas Adès and Tacita Dean’s dream-team Divine Comedy is a fitting farewell to its star, Edward Watson

Sarah Crompton

24, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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L’Heure Exquise review – a Beckettian ballerina buried in pointe shoes
Maurice Béjart’s adaptation of Happy Days sees Alessandra Ferri up to her hips in ballet shoes in this sparse, dreamlike work

Lyndsey Winship

18, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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The Dante Project review – Wayne McGregor moves heaven, earth and hell
The Divine Comedy is brilliantly reimagined by McGregor with music by Thomas Adès, sets by Tacita Dean and a poetic send-off for Edward Watson

Lyndsey Winship

15, Oct, 2021 @12:51 PM

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Upping the Dante: Wayne McGregor and Tacita Dean’s Divine Comedy dance
The choreographer and artist discuss creating The Dante Project for the Royal Ballet – and their own visions of heaven and hell

Lyndsey Winship

14, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Colin Jones obituary
Royal Ballet dancer who became a celebrated photojournalist of social history in Britain and beyond

Peter Crookston

01, Oct, 2021 @3:48 PM

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‘You’re never comfortable as a dancer’: brilliant ballerina Beatriz Stix-Brunell’s next step
The Royal Ballet star, who is swapping the Covent Garden stage for Stanford University, talks about what she will and won’t miss most about dancing

Lyndsey Winship

05, Jul, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Royal Ballet: Beauty Mixed Programme review – rose petals and a lust for water
A wild variety of pas de deux fuel this mixed bill, from kitschy Strauss to a duet with a table, plus part of Sleeping Beauty

Lyndsey Winship

27, Jun, 2021 @4:29 PM

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The week in dance: Balanchine and Robbins; British Ballet Charity Gala; Dangerous Liaisons – review
Vadim Muntagirov excelled in a celebration of American ballet while Darcey Bussell staged an impressive showcase of UK talent

Sarah Crompton

13, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Royal Ballet: Balanchine and Robbins review – Vadim Muntagirov’s Apollo is simply divine
The Russian always had technique, now he’s got belief in this terrific all-American programme also taking in work from the 1960s set to music by Tchaikovsky and Chopin

Lyndsey Winship

06, Jun, 2021 @1:32 PM

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Liam Scarlett: inquest opens into ballet choreographer’s death
Court hears Royal Ballet artist died in hospital in April ‘due to cardiac arrest following attempted hanging’

Kevin Rawlinson

28, May, 2021 @3:52 PM

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The Royal Ballet: 21st-Century Choreographers review – racing out of the blocks
Works by Christopher Wheeldon, Crystal Pite and rising star Kyle Abraham reveal a company eager to pursue expressive and exciting directions

Lyndsey Winship

19, May, 2021 @10:45 AM

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From Hamlet to Hullabaloo: what to see as theatres and comedy clubs reopen
As stage shows return, we pick the best post-lockdown offerings – featuring Egyptian gods, rebelling vicars, dancing youths ... and Ian McKellen playing the Dane at 82

Arifa Akbar (theatre), Brian Logan (comedy), Lyndsey Winship (dance)

16, May, 2021 @2:00 PM

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