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Drawing: Leanne Cope at the Royal Ballet

Celebrated British choreographer Christopher Wheeldon spotted Leanne Cope in the 2014 Royal Ballet Company’s production of SWAN LAKE and cast her as Lise Dassin, the lead in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. 73 more words


DANCE || CULTURE : Ballet, Part I

When you think of ballet, you think of all the technical aspects – complex leaps and pointe work – but that is actually a commonly mistaken concept! 1,054 more words


Inspiration: Korean National Ballet and diversity in the arts

I’ve seen my share of ballets over the last five years or so, but with the exception of one, all the ones I’ve seen were with… 288 more words

ROH Students

Want to get involved with something different? The Royal Opera House has great offers specifically for students.

We’re on a mission to make the arts accessible to everyone, so why not see a world class opera or ballet performance? 56 more words


Review: "The Red Shoes" Captivates at the Ahmanson

Choreographer Matthew Bourne’s ballet version of the 1948 move about the burning need to dance and the pressures that drive the dancer out of her mind premiered last night at the Ahmanson Theatre. 233 more words


B2B (Back to Ballet)

Filled with nervous excitement, last night after work, I went back to Ballet at the Barre! I left work at 4.20pm and caught the bus over Waterloo Bridge to Covent Garden, and then did a quick walk to City Lit. 340 more words

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BRB - Aladdin

Birmingham Royal Ballet returns to the Lowry’s Lyric theatre this week with their magical, family-friendly production of Aladdin. Taken from the stories of the Arabian Nights, David Bintley’s splendid version of this classic tale, with music by the BAFTA award-winning Carl Davis chose Salford to begin their Autumn/Winter ’17 season. 300 more words