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In dance and song, a spectacular celebration originally created for the coronation of the Queen that knits the 1950s with the reign of Elizabeth I
The dazzling Firebird, resourceful Figaro and memories of Fonteyn head up two months of top performances. Booking opens 9AM, Wed 3 April
The second of three collaborative programmes celebrating the choreographic genius of Kenneth MacMillan showcases two of his most ambitious dance works
The first of three collaborative mixed bills paying tribute to choreographer Kenneth MacMillan presents two of his sunniest ballets alongside a revival of his dark classical fairy-tale
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The great Zenaida Yanowsky bows out of the Royal Ballet, while across town Sadler's Wells celebrates longevity in dance... welcome to exciting June!
Two significant anniversaries, five world premieres, a busy live cinema programme and the return of much loved classics - the Royal Ballet’s 2017/18 Season is a mouth-watering affair.
The world premiere of Liam Scarlett’s Symphonic Dances, an abstract work from the Royal Ballet’s rising star choreographer, alongside Forsythe, Wheeldon and Balanchine
New ballet by Liam Scarlett: Frankenstein disappoints after high expectations, but the dancers shine
From empty stages to the hottest ballet stars via the freshest contemporary choreography, the best dance shows London has in store this year pack a punch.
In a year of megastars, mega-flops and feted returns, dance has been hitting the headlines. We look back over the best dance shows 2015 gave us, plus more memorable moments
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Catching up with Carlos Acosta: retirement from Covent Garden and his future Cuban mission
The first ever Royal Ballet mixed programme devoted entirely to the work of choreographer Christopher Wheeldon comes to the Royal Opera House in February.
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Dancers of the Royal Ballet raise funds for the Ann Maguire Arts Education Fund.