In recent years, The Royal Ballet has had a bigger hand in the dance programme of the Linbury Studio Theatre, from commissioning new works from other companies to giving its own performances there. Kevin O’Hare, the artistic director of The Royal Ballet, talks about the Linbury season.
Kevin O’Hare, director of The Royal Ballet, speaks exclusively to Dancing Times about his plans for the 2014–15 season.
Dance on television this Christmas Christmas is here! Along with mince pies, frantic shopping and The Nutcracker on stage, there’s also plenty of festive television. Dancing Times has been circling the dance goodies in our Christmas listings magazine, with everything from the sequins of Strictly Come Dancing – both the series finale and the Christmas special (pictured) – […]
The Royal Ballet’s 2013-14 season was announced today. Kevin O’Hare (pictured), the company’s artistic director, introduces the season in conversation with Zoë Anderson. For more from this interview, see the April issue of Dancing Times.
The Society of London Theatres has announced the nominations for the 2012 Laurence Olivier Awards.
The Royal Ballet has announced its plans for the 2012/13 season, Kevin O’Hare’s first as director. It includes six world premieres, with new works by Alexei Ratmansky, Alastair Marriott, Christopher Wheeldon, Liam Scarlett and two by Wayne McGregor – including his first ever narrative work. There will also be company premieres of works by Wheeldon […]
2011–2012 will be Monica Mason’s final season as director of The Royal Ballet. This is, she explains, “a case of ‘Director’s Choice’ – I’ve included a lot of things that have been particularly special to me, and also one or two that might not appear again for a while.”
The March issue of Dancing Times is now on sale. Our copies have just arrived in the office, so we’ve been aww-ing over Tim Cross’s photographs of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Iain Mackay with his son Oscar. There are more pictures from this exclusive photoshoot in our online gallery.
Happy New Year! 2011 will be a busy dance year – what are you looking forward to?
The Royal Ballet has announced principal casting for Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, a new full-length ballet based on Lewis Carroll’s book.