Cesar Corrales

Born in Mexico City, Cesar Corrales made an auspicious debut as Solor in Makarova's La Bayadére with The Royal Ballet last night. He partnered Natalia Osipova as Nikiya and Marianela Nuñez as Gamzatti. Corrales joined the company as a first soloist at the start of the season. He won the Grand Prix and the Dance Europe prize at the Youth America Grand Prix in 2014.


Staatsballett Berlin - Polina Semionova and Alejandro Virelles in Alexei Ratmansky's reconstruction of La Bayadère

La Bayadère in Berlin

Alexei Ratmansky's reconstruction of La Bayadère was premiered at the Berlin Staatsballett on 4 November with Polina Semionova as Nikiya, Alejandro Virelles as Solor and Yolanda Correa as Gamzatti. More details and casting can be found HERE.

La Bayadére in London

Natalia Makarova's production of La Bayadère opened at the Royal Opera House last night with Marianela Nuñez as Nikiya, Natalia Osipova as Gamzatti and Vadim Muntagirov as Solor. GALLERY

Vaganova Prix Gala Concert

Broadcast from the Mariinsky Theatre on 20 October.


San Francisco Ballet - Carlo Di Lanno, Sofiane Sylve and Luke Ingham in Dawson's Anima Animus.© Erik Tomasson

San Francisco Ballet touring to London

San Francisco Ballet will be returning to London next year with four programmes. The first will present Alexei Ratmansky's Shostakovich Trilogy, while three triple bills will show ballets by David Dawson, Cathy Marston, Arthur Pita, Liam Scarlett and Christopher Wheeldon, Edwaard Liang, Trey McIntyre, Justin Peck and Stanton Welch - many of which were created for the company's Unbound festival earlier this year. The season will run from 29 May - 8 June at Sadler's Wells.

Ballet of the National Opera of Ukraine

A gala performance at the National Opera in Kiev featured guests artists Katja Khaniukova from English National Ballet and François All in Paquita and Schéhérazade. PHOTO GALLERY


Cymru Ballet in Dylan Thomas: A Child’s Christmas, Poems and Tiger Eggs.
© Sleepy Robot.


Ballet Cymru will be presenting a new creation, Dylan Thomas: A Child’s Christmas, Poems and Tiger Eggs, inspired by one of Thomas’s most popular works, A Child’s Christmas in Wales. With choreography by Darius James and Amy Doughty, and music by Mason Neely and Cerys Matthews, the new ballet promises to take us on a journey through “snow, cats and melancholy!”  The premiere will take place at the Brecon Theatre on 12 October and the ballet will come to the Lilian Baylis Studio Theatre in London on 3 & 4 November. Dylan Thomas: A Child’s Christmas, Poems and Tiger Eggs will also tour to Grantham, Cambridge, Teignmouth, Newport, Doncaster, Salisbury, Taunton, Leeds, Bangor, Stroud and