Category Archives: Dutch National Ballet

Swan Lake Bath Ballet – Corey Baker & Friends: BBC Arts – Culture in Quarantine, 8 July 2020

A splashing piece of work Not a version of Swan Lake by Bath Ballet (lovely though I’m sure that would have been), this is even better – Swan Lake in a bath tub. Several bath tubs. Bath tubs owned by … Continue reading

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Safe Distance – Dutch National Ballet: Online, 16 June 2020

Never tutu much Gerard Davis

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Hold On – Dutch National Ballet: Online, 29 April 2020

Not Dancing in the Street A plethora of ballet and dance has been thrust online in the midst of the coronavirus but, by necessity, very little of it has been new. Well, here’s an actual world premiere from Dutch National … Continue reading

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Mixed Bill – Dutch National Ballet Junior Company: 5 July 2019, Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, London

Making Sense As part of the Royal Opera House’s Young Talent Festival in the Linbury Theatre, Dutch National Ballet’s Junior Company showed London just how good they are. Aimed at bridging the gap between leaving school and joining a company … Continue reading

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Cinderella – Dutch National Ballet: London Coliseum, 8 July 2015

Shoe fire hit Although Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella starts off pretty morbidly with Cinderella’s mother coughing up blood into a hanky, beyond that it doesn’t really live up to the programme’s exaltations that it’s a darker representation of the famous fairy … Continue reading

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