English National Ballet Giselle. Photo © Laurent Liotardo
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There was so much anticipation in the lead up to English National Ballet’s reimagined Giselle, choreographed by Akram Khan in November last year, one wondered whether the widely known traditional version coul...
Burn the Floor: Fire in the Ballroom, The Peacock Theatre
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Burn the Floor: Fire in the Ballroom

Burn the Floor is now nearly twenty years old, having first debuted at, of all places, at a birthday party for Elton John in 1997. Wind forward to the present day and the pull of Strictly Come Dancing on our TV...
Carlos Acosta - The Classical Farewell
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Carlos Acosta – The Classical Farewell

This classical farewell is, it would appear, the final farewell. Acosta’s celebrity in the dance world is, even in popular culture, so immeasurable he has managed to drag out his goodbyes for nearly a year no...
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Echoes of Eternity

Tragic love stories are a well trodden path in dance, they are adored by audiences for their abilities to make unbearable sadness somehow beautiful and poignant, however Shanghai Ballet’s doomed love affair, ...
Australian Ballet’s Swan Lake at the London Coliseum
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Swan Lake

Graeme Murphy’s Swan Lake first premiered in London back in 2005, now this production that is much loved back home in Australia returns, alongside Alexei Ratmansky’s Cinderella. Murphy’s production tak...