London Children’s Ballet, The Secret Garden in London - Review

★★★★✰   London Children's Ballet is celebrating its 30th anniversary by bringing back one of its most loved stories, The Secret Garden, and jolly good it is, too. [09 Jul 24]

English National Ballet School Summer Performance 2024 in London - Review

★★★★✰   More from the Royal Opera House Next Generation Festival as English National Ballet School present their 2024 Summer Performance with works by Frederick Ashton, Andrew McNicol and Pina Bausch... [05 Jul 24]

Ballet Nights 005 / New Futures bill in London - Review

★★★✰✰   Ballet Nights is back and iteration 005 features a diverse mix of 9 dance works and particularly delightful efforts from James Cousins, Grace O'Brien and Jordan James Bridge... [30 Jun 24]

Royal Ballet Ashton Celebrated bill of short works and Rhapsody in London - Review

★★★✰✰   Bruce Marriott, with thoughts on his not-so-great start to celebrating the work of the Royal Ballet Founder Choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton... [26 Jun 24]

English National Ballet Swan Lake in London - Review

★★★★✰   English National Ballet are back at the Royal Albert Hall with their fantastic Swan Lake in-the-round and all is good with the world... [13 Jun 24]

Ballet NdB 2 triple bill in London - Review

★★★✰✰   The junior company of Brno National Theatre Ballet are touring to London for the first time and open this years Royal Opera House Next Generation Festival with 3 recently created contemporary works... [12 Jun 24]

Link of the Week - English National Ballet, 2011 "Agony & Ecstasy" Swan Lake documentary

An eye-opening and unmissable BBC fly on the wall documentary about English National Ballet putting on Derek Deane's Swan Lake at the Royal Albert Hall in 2010... [05 Jun 24]

Gandini Juggling, Smashed in London - Review

★★★★★   Gandini Juggling presents a gloriously whimsical performance in Smashed - a masterpiece everybody should see! [01 Jun 24]

Northern Ballet, Romeo and Juliet in London - Review

★★★★✰   After a long absence Northern Ballet are touring their Christopher Gable/Massimo Moricone Romeo and Juliet again. Welcome back, we say, to a pacy and powerful production... [31 May 24]

Link of the Week - Eric Taub's Writing

Eric Taub, RIP, was a gloriously knowledgeable NY dance writer, full of wit and perception (especially about New York City Ballet), and more dance lovers should be aware of him [25 May 24]