REVIEW: The Metamorphosis, Royal Ballet, Linbury Studio Theatre (Online)

Deeply disturbing but fascinating, this interpretation of Kafka’s famous story features an incredible central performance from Edward Watson as Gregor. Having originally premiered at the Royal Opera House’s Linbury Studio Theatre in 2011, this 2013 revival of Arthur Pita’s adaptation of Franz Kafka’s story enhances the theatrical quality of the story – but runs out… Read More

REVIEW: Acis and Galatea, Royal Opera House (2009)

Wayne McGregor’s production is a rare opportunity to appreciate the Royal Opera and the Royal Ballet at the same time. Showcased alongside McGregor’s take on Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas in 2009, his production of Acis and Galatea cleverly combines Handel’s beautiful fluid music with some wonderful choreography particularly in the opening section. There is much… Read More

Royal Ballet World Premiere Announced

Wayne McGregor’s latest work for the Royal Ballet Obsidian Tear is part of a new mixed bill, which will also include a revival of Kenneth MacMillan’s The Invitation and Christopher Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour.  Obsidian Tear is the first piece to be created for an all male cast for the renowned ballet company. It… Read More