Triumphant Return to Form by Scottish Ballet


Webb, Laplane, Pite: Scottish Ballet, Theatre Royal, Glasgow, 1.10.2016. (SRT)

Scottish Ballet Company in Emergence by Crystal Pite. Photo by Andy Ross.

Scottish Ballet Company in Crystal Pite’s Emergence. Photo by Andy Ross.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Celebrate African-American Dance


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre – Mixed Bill: Dancers of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Sadler’s Wells, London, 7.9.2016. (JPr)

Open Door Choreography: Ronald K. Brown Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Credit Photo: Paul Kolnik nyc 212-362-7778

AAADT perform Ronald K Brown’s Open Door (c) Paul Kolnik

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St Petersburg Ballet Theatre’s New Twist on the Story of Carmen Lacks Inspirational Choreography


Bizet, Her Name Was Carmen (Irina Kolesnikova Season): Dancers of the St Petersburg Ballet Theatre, Orchestra of English National Opera / Igor Tomashevski (conductor), London Coliseum, London, 25.8.2016. (JPr)

St Petersburg Ballet Theatre: Her Name Was Carmen at the London Coliseum 22/08/16 Dmitry Akulinin (José) and Irina Kolesnikova (Carmen) Photo: Marilyn Kingwill

Dmitry Akulinin (José) and Irina Kolesnikova (Carmen) (c) Marilyn Kingwill

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Plenty of Flames – but no Real Fire – from the Bolshoi Ballet


Boris Asafiev, The Flames of Paris: Soloists and Artists of the Bolshoi Ballet, Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre / Pavel Sorokin (conductor), Royal Opera House, London, 6.8.2016. (JPr)


Maria Alexandrova as Jeanne (c) Elena Fetisova

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A New Vision of Stravinsky’s Firebird


Firebird: Reimagined: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Handspring Puppet Company, Nolan Williams, Jr. (festival artistic director), Andrew Lawson and Zeek (baritones), Janni Younge (director), Jay Pather (choreographer), Philadelphia Orchestra, Cristian Măcelaru (conductor), Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, 20.6.2016 (BJ)

The cast of 'Firebird: Reimagined'. Photo credit: Luke Younge.

The cast of ‘Firebird: Reimagined’. Photo credit: Luke Younge.

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An Uplifting Cinderella from The Australian Ballet


Prokofiev, Cinderella: Soloists and Artists of The Australian Ballet, English National Opera Orchestra / Nicolette Fraillon (conductor), London Coliseum, London, 20.7.2016. (JPr)

Leanne Stojmenov as Cinderella- photo by Jeff Busby

Leanne Stojmenov (Cinderella) with Artists of The Australian Ballet
(c) Jeff Busby

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Jitterbug and Conga Join Traditional Dance Forms on Central Ballet’s Tour


Various composers, Ballet Central Tour 2016: Dancers of Ballet Central. Redgrave Theatre, Bristol, 16.7.2016. (JO’D)


Ballet Central Dancers 2016 (c) Bill Cooper

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The Australian Ballet’s Swan Lake Revisits a Familiar Royal Love Triangle


Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Soloists and Artists of The Australian Ballet, English National Opera Orchestra / Nicolette Fraillon (conductor), London Coliseum, London, 14.7.2016. (JPr)

Artists of The Australian Ballet in Swan Lake. Photo by Jeff Busby (1)

Artists of The Australian Ballet in Swan Lake (c) Jeff Busby

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