★★★✰✰ The vitality and drive of the troupe was palpable Wednesday night, as was a sense of collective energy to move forward – however rocky that movement might be.
Tag - Gareth Pugh
★★★✰✰ No evening of new works is perfect; the excitement lies in the hope that at some point some magic will happen. And in that solo for Taylor Stanley by Kyle Abraham, we got a glimpse of that magic.
★★★★✰ The ostensible link between the three works in this mixed bill is that they are by the Royal Ballet's resident choreographers, past and present: Frederick Ashton. Kenneth MacMillan and Wayne McGregor. But none is typical of the choreographers' work...
★★★✰✰ Multiverse: McGregor and his dramaturg may know what they want to convey about life and the universe(s) but despite the dancers’ efforts, the result is baffling.
'Sweet Violets', though over-ambitious, is the best stab at a psychologically complex narrative ballet the company has commissioned for years.
SINGERS ANNOUNCED FOR WAYNE McGREGOR / MARK RONSON COLLABORATION WITH THE ROYAL BALLET A star-studded line up of singers was announced today to accompany The Royal Ballet onstage in a new work, choreographed by Wayne McGregor with music by Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt. The ballet, entitled Carbon Life, will be set to a cycle of nine love songs which will be sung by Boy George, Alison Mosshart of...