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Zenaida Yanowsky to guest with Northern Ballet

Zenaida Yanowsky, former principal of The Royal Ballet, will dance with Northern Ballet in March, appearing in the company’s tribute to choreographer Kenneth MacMillan. Yanowsky will dance in Las Hermanas at Leeds Grand Theatre on the evenings of March 16 and 17. Inspired by Federico García Lorca’s play The House of Bernarda Alba, it is […]

June 2017 issue

In this month’s issue, we pay special tribute to Zenaida Yanowsky, who retires from The Royal Ballet at the end of this season, and hear from three very different choreographers: Richard Alston, Diego Romay and Jasmin Vardimon.             Being different Zenaida Yanowsky tells Zoë Anderson about career milestones and plans […]

Christmas dance on television

We’ve gone through the listings with our highlighter pen, seeking out dance on television over the festive period, from Strictly to ballet to the traditional New Year’s Day concert from Vienna. We were feeling completist, so decided to include circus spectacle and migrating birds on our list.         Saturday 19 December Strictly […]

Royal Ballet 2015-16 plans

The Royal Ballet’s new season, announced today by Kevin O’Hare, will include Frankenstein by Liam Scarlett and new works by Carlos Acosta, Will Tuckett, Christopher Wheeldon and Wayne McGregor.

Dance on television this Christmas

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) – […]

Matthew Golding to join The Royal Ballet

Matthew Golding, currently a principal dancer with Dutch National Ballet, is to join The Royal Ballet in February 2014. His first performance will be on March 27, when he will partner Natalia Osipova in The Sleeping Beauty.

Britten, Brandstrup, ballet

Edward Watson and Zenaida Yanowsky are among the dancers starring in Kim Brandstrup’s new Frank Bridge Variations, part of the centenary celebrations for composer Benjamin Britten.

The Royal Ballet in cinemas across the world

Tomorrow night, Anthony Dowell’s production of Swan Lake for The Royal Ballet will be seen in cinemas across the world.Supported by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, the relay is the opening event in a cinema season of nine ballet and opera productions that can be seen in 900 cinemas in 32 countries.  

Dance this week: new season!

It’s autumn! The leaves are starting to fall, and dance companies are back on stage for the new season.

Dance this week

We welcome The Maryinsky Ballet, whose London summer season opens at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden tonight.

Zenaida Yanowsky at the Whitechapel Gallery

From March 30 to April 17, The Royal Ballet’s Zenaida Yanowsky will dance in and around Claire Barclay’s installation Shadow Spans at the Whitechapel Gallery in East London.

Mara’s Gala

On April 3, Royal Ballet principal Mara Galeazzi presents a gala evening at Sadler’s Wells in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital and the charity Dancing For The Children, which helps underprivileged children in Africa.

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