The flamboyant French ballet star Patrick Dupond has died after a "devastating illness" – he was 61. His collaborator, Leïla Da Rocha, said, Patrick Dupond has died after a "devastating illness" – … [Read more...] about Patrick Dupond, much-loved ballet star, dies at 61
10 productions, 11 venues, 127 performances, including first time collaborations with Ballet Black and newly appointed Director Carlos Acosta. For the first time in the history of Birmingham Royal … [Read more...] about Birmingham Royal Ballet announces its 2019/20 Season
In the Upper Room and Embrace were part of a triple-bill programme by Birmingham Royal Ballet called Polarity & Proximity. Embrace, a new ballet commissioned from choreographer George … [Read more...] about Photo Album: In the Upper Room and Embrace with Birmingham Royal Ballet
New work is as central to the repertory of The Royal Ballet as revivals of the classics. For Director of The Royal Ballet Kevin O’Hare, contemporary choreographers and dancers are ‘creating the … [Read more...] about Photo Album: first look at The Royal Ballet’s triple bill by Tharp, Pita and Shechter
After 23 years with The Royal Ballet, last night Zenaida Yanowsky gave her final curtain call on the Covent Garden stage. Her final performance at the Royal Opera House was in Marguerite and Armand … [Read more...] about Zenaida Yanowsky’s final curtain call
Youth America Grand Prix celebrates Julio Bocca on his 50th Birthday, as part of its Legends in Dance series, this Friday, 14 April. An exciting programme sees Luciana Paris and Marcelo Gomes in My … [Read more...] about Julio Bocca talks about his emotional 50th Birthday Gala in New York this Friday
Is it time for quotas? This was one of many questions discussed at a Dance Umbrella debate, part of the Big Dance 2016 events, at the beginning of this month. The subject of gender inequality in … [Read more...] about The Gender of Choreography. Is it time for quotas?
After the success of Letter to a Man at the Spoleto Festival in July, Mikhail Baryshnikov will resume his role as Nijinsky on 11 September for a two-week run in Milan. Once again, he is … [Read more...] about Mikhail Baryshnikov: Time is cruel
You’ve heard of the NYC Dance Project and seen its beautiful series of dance photos: carefully lit and glamorously shot. Its images, featuring some of the world’s best dancers, adorn thousands of … [Read more...] about New York City Dance Project “capturing emotion through movement”
Q&A When did you start dancing? I started dancing when I was 9 years old. Why did you start dancing? I started dancing because I was driving my mom crazy. She wanted to get me out of the … [Read more...] about James Whiteside answers the Gramilano Questionnaire… Dancers’ Edition
Roberto Bolle and Friends is up and running with two dates in Genoa already ticked off the list. Tomorrow comes the Verona date at that biggest of all dance venues, the 15,000-seater Roman … [Read more...] about Roberto Bolle & Friends arrives in Verona: not drunk and not vulgar!
New York City Ballet principal dancer Wendy Whelan, who recently announced her retirement as a classical ballerina to focus on choreography and contemporary dance, is bringing Restless Creature to The … [Read more...] about New York City Ballet’s Wendy Whelan brings new work to London for European Première
The Roberto Bolle and Friends road show gets under way again this summer, from 18 July, with a date at the Verona Arena on the 22nd, and finishing at the end of the month, taking in Genoa, Rome, … [Read more...] about Bolle’s Back: the 2014 tour and being boss at La Scala
Q&A When did you start dancing? When I was 6. Why did you start dancing? At first was for fun. Which dancer inspired you most as a child? Alessandra Ferri, Carla Fracci and Pina … [Read more...] about Mara Galeazzi answers the Gramilano Questionnaire… Dancers’ Edition
Recognised as one of America's national treasures, few ballet companies equal American Ballet Theatre for its combination of size, scope, and sheer skill. The company's vast repertoire takes in all of … [Read more...] about American Ballet Theatre in London – now booking