Vadim Muntagirov

Dance Europe Dancer of the Year
Following the Critics’ Choice feature in the last issue of Dance Europe, we invited our readers to vote for the year’s outstanding dancer from the 12 Dancers of the Year nominated by our writers. And the winner was the Royal Ballet’s outstanding Russian principal, Vadim Muntagirov. AMANDA JENNINGS, one of the writers who initially nominated him, met up with him at the Royal Opera House to ask how the last year has been for him...

Giselle in Wales

A short film featuring Ballet Cymru in class, rehearsal and performance in their production of Giselle choreographed by Amy Doughty and Darius James to an original score by Catrin Finch and Lee Child after Adolphe Adam. Class/backstage music - Bach Cello Suite No. 1 Prelude. Class, rehearsal and performance filmed at The Riverfront, Newport.

In Conversation
with Ketlin Oja

A soloist with the Estonian National Ballet, Ketlin Oja shares her story with Dancersdiary. Filmed at the Estonian National Opera in Tallinn.

Francesco Gabriele Frola

English National Ballet’s lead principal shares his story from Italy to London via Hamburg, Mexico and Toronto…

Interview filmed at the Mulryan Centre for Dance with thanks to English National Ballet. 

Ballet Icons Gala - Gallery

Francesco Gomes, a student from the Conservatório Annarella in Leiria, won the Grand Prix at the Paris semi-finals

Performances at the Royal Opera House until 3 December. Live stream available from 3 December. More info HERE

Christopher Wheeldon's Cinderella opens in Munich on 19 November. Casting and dates HERE


The Royal Ballet - Romeo and Juliet
Amanda Jennings reviews two casts in Kenneth MacMillan's masterpiece