Wayne McGregor

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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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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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Hamlet, Cabaret and a fistful of Romeos: the best theatre, comedy and dance of autumn 2021
Cush Jumbo tackles the troubled prince, Jessie Buckley and Eddie Redmayne head for 30s Berlin, while standup favourites and dance spectaculars burst back on the stage

Arifa Akbar, Brian Logan and Lyndsey Winship

26, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Wayne McGregor: ‘Dancers are believing their voices can be heard, and I love that’
Royal Ballet choreographer Wayne McGregor had no access to elite ballet schools growing up. But he did have John Travolta and disco to spark a lifelong obsession. Now he wants to make dancers of us all

Arifa Akbar

10, Jul, 2021 @4:00 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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Wayne McGregor on his virus-killing dancefloor: 'I try to transcend the mask'
As he prepares to shake up the ‘Eurocentric’ Venice Biennale, the Royal Ballet choreographer talks about his fears for the arts – and how social distancing has made dancers of us all

Lyndsey Winship

01, Nov, 2020 @3:00 PM

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The Royal Ballet: Back on Stage review – freedom to soar again
After seven months away from the spotlight, the entire company release their pent-up energy in a jubilant and moving three-hour gala of greatest hits

Lyndsey Winship

11, Oct, 2020 @10:59 AM

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Locked Down. Locked In. But Living review – Covid anxieties take shape
Claustrophobia and flights of imagination make a powerful connection in this triple bill of pieces commissioned as a response to the pandemic

Lyndsey Winship

29, Sep, 2020 @10:49 AM

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Cancelled! Cancelled! Cancelled! Stars on the shows that couldn't go on
How does it feel to see a show you’ve spent years working on being pulled? From Love Islanders to Foals, Laura Wade and Wayne McGregor, artists reveal their darkest days – and deepest worries

Sirin Kale

01, Jun, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Winged Bull in the Elephant Case review – dancers take over the National Gallery
Paintings are given elastic life in this energetic showcase, which reimagines the collection’s extraordinary wartime evacuation to a Welsh slate mine

Lyndsey Winship

16, Apr, 2020 @11:01 AM

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Margaret Atwood ballet MaddAddam to be staged by Wayne McGregor
Royal Ballet reveals adaptation of Atwood’s trilogy of dystopian novels Oryx and Crake, The Year of the Flood and MaddAddam

Chris Wiegand

14, Feb, 2020 @7:59 AM

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