Dance

Natalia Osipova as Anna Anderson and Thiago Soares as Rasputin in ‘Anastasia’

Mistaken identity

3 November 2016 3:00 pm

The Romanovs were a hot topic in 1967: it was the 50th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, memories of Ingrid…

Yes, he Khan

8 October 2016 9:00 am

Giselle endures in the collective imagination as a charming, sorrowful, supernatural love story. Premièred in Paris in 1841, this keystone…

Viscerally exciting: Alina Cojocaru and Issac Hernández in Akram Khan’s ‘Giselle’

Yes, he Khan

6 October 2016 2:00 pm

Giselle endures in the collective imagination as a charming, sorrowful, supernatural love story. Premièred in Paris in 1841, this keystone…

Let the good times roll

17 September 2016 9:00 am

For a regular dancegoer in New York City, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater seasons arrive with the comforting predictability…

Let the good times roll

15 September 2016 1:00 pm

For a regular dancegoer in New York City, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater seasons arrive with the comforting predictability…

What’s the buzz?

27 August 2016 9:00 am

Crystal Pite, the Canadian dancemaker who combines intellectual, emotional and physical intelligence in rare degree, is classically trained, but her…

What’s the buzz?

25 August 2016 1:00 pm

Crystal Pite, the Canadian dancemaker who combines intellectual, emotional and physical intelligence in rare degree, is classically trained, but her…

Young at heart

20 August 2016 9:00 am

The second half of the Bolshoi tour brought much fresher fare than the first: following the ubiquitous warhorses Don Quixote…

Young at heart

18 August 2016 1:00 pm

The second half of the Bolshoi tour brought much fresher fare than the first: following the ubiquitous warhorses Don Quixote…

Poetry in motion

6 August 2016 9:00 am

For almost 60 years, whatever the political weather, Russia and Britain have maintained mutually assured respect as far as ballet…

Maria Alexandrova as Kitri in ‘Don Quixote’

Poetry in motion

4 August 2016 1:00 pm

For almost 60 years, whatever the political weather, Russia and Britain have maintained mutually assured respect as far as ballet…

All in the mind

23 July 2016 9:00 am

Mark Morris, the most musically communicative and naturally lyrical of choreographers of the past 30 years (and an absentee from…

All in the mind

21 July 2016 1:00 pm

Mark Morris, the most musically communicative and naturally lyrical of choreographers of the past 30 years (and an absentee from…

Double trouble

9 July 2016 9:00 am

The Bolshoi Ballet’s wunderkind ballerina Natalia Osipova defied received wisdom when, in 2012, she cast off from the great Moscow…

Double trouble

7 July 2016 1:00 pm

The Bolshoi Ballet’s wunderkind ballerina Natalia Osipova defied received wisdom when, in 2012, she cast off from the great Moscow…

Moor four

2 July 2016 9:00 am

Paradoxically, some ballet masterworks absolutely depend on tiptop performing to demonstrate how great they are. If they don’t get it,…

Moor four

30 June 2016 1:00 pm

Paradoxically, some ballet masterworks absolutely depend on tiptop performing to demonstrate how great they are. If they don’t get it,…

Swan upping

16 June 2016 1:00 pm

Was Tamara Rojo, when she danced Swan Lake last Saturday at the Albert Hall, thinking as she shaped each phrase,…

Victoria Sibson as Bertha Mason and Javier Torres as Edward Rochester in Cathy Marston’s ‘Jane Eyre’

Northern Ballet has triumphed with Brontë: Jane Eyre reviewed

4 June 2016 9:00 am

The difference between a poor ballet of the book (see the Royal Ballet’s Frankenstein) and a good one — indeed…

Victoria Sibson as Bertha Mason and Javier Torres as Edward Rochester in Cathy Marston’s ‘Jane Eyre’

Emotional intelligence

2 June 2016 1:00 pm

The difference between a poor ballet of the book (see the Royal Ballet’s Frankenstein) and a good one — indeed…

Vile body: Steven McRae as the Creature in ‘Frankenstein’

The Royal Ballet is literally losing the plot

21 May 2016 9:00 am

If a football manager produces a string of losses, the writing is on the wall and out he goes. He’s…

Vile body: Steven McRae as the Creature in ‘Frankenstein’

Losing the plot

19 May 2016 1:00 pm

If a football manager produces a string of losses, the writing is on the wall and out he goes. He’s…

Predictably meh: Scottish Ballet’s new Swan Lake reviewed

7 May 2016 9:00 am

Every ballet company wants a box-office earner. But why Scottish Ballet’s leader Christopher Hampson kept on at David Dawson until…

Fade to grey

5 May 2016 1:00 pm

Every ballet company wants a box-office earner. But why Scottish Ballet’s leader Christopher Hampson kept on at David Dawson until…

A feast of Mexicanismo: Tamara Rojo as Frida Kahlo in ‘Broken Wings’

Does Tamara Rojo really think female choreographers are being stifled by sexism?

23 April 2016 9:00 am

Tamara Rojo programmed three female choreographers for her English National Ballet spring bill because, she said, she had never danced…