Ashton Rediscovered Masterclass: "Foyer de danse", coached by Ursula Hageli & Christopher Newton, and the "Le Papillon" solo, coached by Wayne Eagling. Jann Parry with a detail report for DanceTabs..
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★★★★✰ Now that we are all one more Nutcracker nearer death, as weary critic Richard Buckle used to bemoan, the Royal Ballet has given us a wintry bonne bouche of ballets to savour.
★★★★✰ The Royal Ballet School in particular includes something very special in their show - the closing Grand Defile, which always brings a lump to the throat and a feeling of pride.
Lynette Halewood with her personal selection of London dance memories this last year…
I thought this year's Royal Ballet School (RBS) performance on the main Royal Opera House stage was pretty damn' good.
Les Rendezvous is 21 minutes of classical movement perfection, but Alexander Whitley comes surprisingly close to besting it with his 20-minute more modern take on ballet - Kin.
As The Royal Ballet prepares to celebrate Frederick Ashton with an all Ashton quad bill, two other events have also been celebrating the work of the Royal Ballet's founder choreographer...
I was suitably sent home happy.
I am happy to report that the biggest discovery of the second program was The Sarasota Ballet, a company founded in 1991 and currently directed by former Royal Ballet dancer Iain Webb...
Obscurer corners of early British ballet are connected in the exhibition 'An Outbreak of Talent', at the Fry gallery in Saffron Walden, Essex until June 30 2013.