How It Is opens

The Gare St Lazare production of How It Is Part 1 opened on Friday in London at The Print Room Theatre in Notting Hill. A continuing collaboration after previous productions of Title and Deed, and a Beckett Festival.

Scottish Ballet BBC iPlayer

The ballet Baiser de la Fée performed by Scottish Ballet at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre from October 2017, is currently available for the next three weeks on the arts section of BBC iPlayer. There is also the opportunity to see the powerful Christopher Hampson Rite of Spring, also uploaded to view.

Twyla Tharp New Design

New lighting design commission for a Twyla Tharp piece with the Royal Ballet. She will be reworking an earlier work ‘As Time Goes By’ with additional choreography to create a new piece called ‘The Illustrated Farewell’. Set to a Haydn symphony the original work was lit by Jennifer Tipton which will be recreated and new lighting designed for the new dance passages. Due to premiere early November in London at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden.

Royal Ballet website information

Romeo Wins

The Ekaterinburg Ballet production of Romeo & Juliet won “Best New Ballet Production” at the Golden Masks in April 2017. Choreography - Viacheslav Samodurov, Set - Anthony Macilwaine, Lighting - Simon Bennison.

Romeo & Juliet Golden Mask Nomination

The full length ballet Romeo & Juliet for Ekaterinburg Ballet has been nominated for Golden Mask awards in Best Choreography and Best Set Design for Viacheslav Samodurov and Anthony Macilwaine respectively. The piece will be performed in Moscow as part of the Festival programme.

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