The winter's tale: starring junior associates

The Winter’s Tale: starring Junior Associates

The Royal Ballet’s new production of Christopher Wheeldon’s The Winter’s Tale opens tonight at the Royal Opera House, starring some of the biggest names in ballet – some of whom started their careers in our Junior Associate programme. Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, Royal Ballet Principal dancers Lauren Cuthbertson (playing Hermione) and Edward Watson (playing Leontes), Soloist James Hay …

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Dame monica mason donates important painting to the school

Dame Monica Mason donates important painting to the School

Dame Monica Mason yesterday unveiled a painting at White Lodge, Richmond Park, that she has generously donated to the School. The painting, by Martin Sutherland, is a 12 x 17.5 foot tableau of the set of Hamlet, depicting Helpmann’s 1942 staging of the piece, created in 1987 for Leslie Hurry’s exhibition about the ballet. The …

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American ballet theatre studio company trains and performs with the royal ballet school

American Ballet Theatre Studio Company trains and performs with The Royal Ballet School

Earlier this month we hosted a visit from American Ballet Theatre Studio Company (ABT) as part of a repeat exchange with the company. The exchange is aimed at helping students learn about different styles and teaching methods, and is a fantastic opportunity for them to build networks, share expertise and meet new people. The ABT …

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