The swans of My First Ballet: Swan Lake have been flying across the country on a National tour this past month. Introducing the magic of ballet to children as young as three, this newly adapted version, choreographed by Antonio Castilla and performed by students of English National Ballet School, has cast its spell on audiences and critics of all ages. Read more
As My First Ballet: Swan Lake continues its national tour – heading to Oxford this weekend – catch up with Beatriz Kuperus, an English National Ballet School student dancing the fiery role of Odile in this adaptation for young children. Read more
Our new mixed bill of raw American-style neo-classical ballet opened last week at Sadler's Wells to rave reviews!
Featuring two works by William Forsythe: Playlist (Track 1, 2), his first new work for a UK ballet company in over 20 years, and Approximate Sonata 2016, alongsidea reworking of Aszure Barton's Fantastic Beings and Jerome Robbins's predatory The Cage, Voices of America is not to be missed.
Here is what the press and audiences have been saying.
My First Ballet: Swan Lake is commencing its national tour this weekend, following sold out performances in London. We caught up with Harvey Littlefield, a student of English National Ballet School, on what it’s like performing the dashing role of Prince Siegfried in this shortened version especially for children aged three upwards. Read more
Following the opening of My First Ballet: Swan Lake in London last week, hear from one of its stars, English National Ballet Schoolstudent Chloe Keneally. She performs the iconic role of Odette in this version of the classic ballet for young children. Read more
Ahead of My First Ballet: Swan Lake opening in London today, we sat down with Antonio Castilla, English National Ballet’s Ballet Master and Repetiteur. Hear more about this brand new version of the classic ballet which he has choreographed especially for children aged three upwards. Read more