The character of Manon Lescaut has kept on inspiring artists since her story was first written in 1731. And not just in opera and ballet: but also in film (from silent to post-war) and Japanese pop music!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
This year’s Spring Gala, our biggest fundraising event of the year, raised over £300,000 to support our mission to bring world-class ballet to more people as we prepare to move into our new home at London City Island in 2019. Read more
Regularly held in our studios, Dancer in the Spotlight is a fantastic chance for the Friends and Patrons of English National Ballet to get to know one of the Company’s dancers. In February, the spotlight was on Artist of the Company Sarah Kundi. Read more