After the Rain (ballet)
After the Rain is a ballet made by Christopher Wheeldon on New York City Ballet to music of Arvo Pärt, Tabula Rasa (first movement, Ludus) and Spiegel im Spiegel. The premiere took place on Saturday, ...
David Bintley
David Julian Bintley, CBE, (born 17 September 1957) is a former English ballet dancer, the current artistic director of the Birmingham Royal Ballet and co-artistic director of the New National Theatr...
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The Lady and the Fool
The Lady and the Fool is a comic ballet, created by choreographer John Cranko with lesser-known operatic music by Verdi arranged by Sir Charles Mackerras. The story concerns the love of a poor clown f...
The Prince of the Pagodas
The Prince of the Pagodas is a ballet created for The Royal Ballet in 1957, by choreographer John Cranko, with music commissioned from Benjamin Britten. The ballet was later revived in a new productio...
Chroma (ballet)
Chroma is a one-act contemporary ballet created by Wayne McGregor for the Royal Ballet. The work received its premiere at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on 17 November 2006. The ballet is perfor...
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Robert Helpmann
Sir Robert Helpmann CBE (9 April 1909 – 28 September 1986) was an Australian dancer, actor, theatre director and choreographer.
He was born Robert Murray Helpman (specifically spelt...
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Kenneth MacMillan
Sir Kenneth MacMillan (11 December 1929 – 29 October 1992) was a British ballet dancer and choreographer who was artistic director of the Royal Ballet in London between 1970 and 1977, a...
Christopher Wheeldon
Christopher Wheeldon (born 22 March 1973) is an English international choreographer of contemporary ballet.
Born in Yeovil, Somerset, to an engineer and a physical therapist, Wheeldon began traini...
Liturgy (ballet)
Liturgy is a ballet made by New York City Ballet resident choreographer Christopher Wheeldon to music by Arvo Pärt. The premiere took place May 31, 2003 at the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center. ...
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (ballet)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is a ballet in three acts by Christopher Wheeldon with a scenario by Nicholas Wright. It was commissioned by The Royal Ballet, Covent Garden, and the National Ballet o...
Wayne McGregor
Wayne McGregor CBE (born 1970) is a British choreographer of contemporary modern dance. His work is known for its particular vocabulary of movement, for its integration of dance with film and visual a...
The Nightingale and the Rose (ballet)
The Nightingale and the Rose is a ballet made by Christopher Wheeldon to music by Bright Sheng commissioned by the New York City Ballet. The premiere took place on Friday, June 8th, 2007, at the New Y...
Pineapple Poll
Pineapple Poll is a Gilbert and Sullivan-inspired comic ballet, created by choreographer John Cranko with arranger Sir Charles Mackerras. Pineapple Poll is based on "The Bumboat Woman's Story", one o...
Scènes de ballet (Wheeldon)
Scénes de ballet was made on students from the School of American Ballet by Christopher Wheeldon to Stravinsky's eponymous music from 1944 and is Wheeldon's second work for NYCB. The premiere took pla...
Young Apollo
Young Apollo, Op. 16, is a music composition for piano and strings composed by Benjamin Britten.Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the work was completed in 1939, just after Britte...
An American in Paris (ballet)
An American in Paris is a ballet made by New York City Ballet's first resident choreographer, Christopher Wheeldon, to eponymous music by George Gershwin from 1928. The premiere took place on Wednesda...
Frederick Ashton
Sir Frederick William Mallandaine Ashton OM, CH, CBE (17 September 1904 – 18 August 1988) was a British ballet dancer and choreographer. He also worked as a director and choreographer i...
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Sweeney Todd (ballet)
The ballet Sweeney Todd, Op. 68 by Malcolm Arnold was completed in 1959. It is a one act ballet based on the legend of Sweeney Todd. The scenario and original choreography were by John Cranko and the ...
Edward II (ballet)
Edward II is a ballet in two acts, with music by the English composer John McCabe.Commissioned by Stuttgart Ballet, with a narrative conceived by choreographer David Bintley, the ballet largely follow...
Carnival of the Animals (ballet)
Carnival of the Animals is a ballet made by Christopher Wheeldon on New York City Ballet to Camille Saint-Saëns' eponymous music. The narration was written by John Lithgow, who also performed in the ...
The Witch (ballet)
The Witch is a ballet made by John Cranko to Maurice Ravel's Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Major (1931). The premiere took place Friday, 18 August 1950 at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London.
John Cranko
John Cyril Cranko (15 August 1927 – 26 June 1973) was a choreographer with the Sadler's Wells Ballet (which later became the Royal Ballet) and the Stuttgart Ballet.
Cranko was born in Rustenburg i...
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Romeo and Juliet (Cranko)
Romeo and Juliet is ballet created by John Cranko to Sergei Prokofiev's eponymous score for the Stuttgart Ballet in 1962 and first seen in America in 1969. The Joffrey Ballet presented the first Ameri...
Kings of the Dance
Kings of the Dance was a four night dance extravaganza starring: And guest stars: Kings of the Dance had its premiere February 23, 2006 at New York City Center.The program consisted of: New York prem...
Hobson's Choice (play)
Hobson's Choice is a play by Harold Brighouse, the title taken from the popular expression, Hobson's choice — meaning no choice at all (from Thomas Hobson 1545–1631 who ran a thriving livery stable in...
Outlier (ballet)
Outlier is a ballet made by Wayne McGregor for New York City Ballet to Thomas Adès' concerto Concentric Paths, Op. 24 (2005). The premiere was Saturday, 14 May 2010 at the David H. Koch Theater, Linc...
Still Life at the Penguin Cafe
Still Life at the Penguin Cafe is the name of a ballet choreographed by David Bintley and featuring music composed by Simon Jeffes, founder of the Penguin Cafe Orchestra. It is also the title of the ...
Mercurial Manoeuvres
Mercurial Manoeuvres is a ballet made by New York City Ballet's first Artist in Residence Christopher Wheeldon to Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, op. 35 for City Ballet's Diamond Proje...
Rococo Variations (ballet)
Rococo Variations is the last ballet made by Christopher Wheeldon during his tenure as New York City Ballet's first resident choreographer; it was made to Tschaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme f...
Carousel (ballet)
Carousel (A Dance) is a ballet made by New York City Ballet resident choreographer Christopher Wheeldon to the music of "Carousel Waltz" and "If I Loved You" (1945) by Richard Rodgers, arranged and o...