Posts by: sidelsky

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November 8, 2017

Jason Bell’s work has been featured in many of the world’s foremost publications, including Vanity Fair and Vogue US and UK. Here he is creating our image for Song of the Earth with our dancers Alison McWhinney and Aitor Arrieta.

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December 1, 2018

We perform Swan Lake at the London Coliseum from 3 – 13 January 2019. Find out how the dancers of the corps de ballet prepare for the graceful arm movements required for this timeless classic.

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November 9, 2017

 Dame Beryl Grey was the first British dancer to guest with the Bolshoi Ballet and the Kirov Ballet (in 1957 – 1958). Here is an archive clip of her performance at the Bolshoi.

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December 1, 2018

Our dancers’ days start at 10.30am with ballet class and can go up until 11pm after a long performance. They dance for an average of 2,032 hours each per year (that’s 39 hours per week!).

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November 9, 2017

 We have been invited to perform Le Corsaire in many countries, including Singapore, Oman and Poland, and on two of the major ballet stages in the world: Palais Garnier in Paris, France and Tokyo Bunka Kaikan in Japan.

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December 2, 2018

This year’s performances of Nutcracker at the London Coliseum continue English National Ballet’s tradition of presenting a production of the Christmas ballet every year since 1950, its founding year.

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November 9, 2017

Listen to our Artistic Director Tamara Rojo discuss the pairing of Song of the Earth and La Sylphide, and catch glimpses of the company rehearsing these two incredible ballets.

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December 3, 2018

Famous for its expressive choreography and acting demands, Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon features some of the most challenging roles in ballet. Hear from Guest Repetiteur Viviana Durante on the challenging title role of Manon before this masterpiece comes to the London Coliseum in January.

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November 9, 2017

Born in Japan, Shiori Kase joined English National Ballet in 2009. She won the Gold Medal at the 2014 USA International Ballet Competition, and was promoted to Principal in 2016.

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December 4, 2018