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Dancing Nation

Part Three: Rambert’s Rouge and shobana jeyasingh Dance’s Contagion Dancing Nation concludes, also featuring northern ballet and Matsena’s Shades of Blue. In this final part of three very special programmes…

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Dancing Nation

Part Two: Akram Khan and Natalia Osipova, Far From The Norm and Boy Blue birmingham royal ballet and the swagger of Oona Doherty also feature in Part Two. Dancing Nation…

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Dancing Nation

Part One: Breakin’ Convention and Matthew Bourne’s classic, Spitfire World-class dance also featuring Candoco, HUMANHOOD, and English National Ballet. In this, the first of three Dancing Nation programmes, BBC Arts…

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Fantastic Beings

In 2016, choreographer Aszure Barton created Fantastic Beings as part of our She Said triple bill of works by female choreographers. The piece was reworked in 2018 and performed as part of our Voices of…

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Portrait

Dance and science, arts and technology – Wayne McGregor is an adventurous experimentalist with no limits to what could serve as a source of inspiration for his work. His choreographies show…

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The Blizzard

Resident choreographer Andrey Kaydanovskiy transforms Alexander Pushkin’s eponymous  story The Blizzard into contemporary ballet language. The piece premiered and opened the Ballet Festival Week in April 2021. Though the story is standard school reading material…

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Broken Wings

English National Ballet presents Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s critically acclaimed Broken Wings, featuring Tamara Rojo in the role of Frida Kahlo alongside legendary ballet star Irek Mukhamedov as Diego Rivera. The…

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Bound To

The curtain rises on Christopher Wheeldon’s new ballet, Bound To©, to reveal the dancers mesmerized by their cellphones. For viewers the moment of recognition is instantaneous—we are bound to technology. In this…

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Sciamachy

Jeroen Verbruggen will create a brand-new production for 14 dancers of the Finnish National Ballet, with music by Bernard Herrmann from Alfred Hitchcock’s famous film, Psycho. The costumes have been…

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Le Parc

Originally created for the Ballet de l’Opéra de Paris and performed for the first time at the Palais Garnier on 9 April 1994, Angelin Preljoçaj’s highly personal contemplation on the…