Life after dance: career development becomes part of school curriculum

Life after dance: career development becomes part of School curriculum

  Today we announce a pioneering new partnership with Dancers’ Career Development to make the subject of career transition a formal part of our full-time students’ curriculum. Dancers’ Career Development will work with students in the final three years of study at The Royal Ballet School (ages 16 to 19). They will be given an Introduction to Transition in Year One and …

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Firebird: a music and dance collaboration

Firebird: a music and dance collaboration

This weekend our Year 10s will dance with pupils from Feltham Community College and Richmond Park Academy in Firebird, an original piece of choreography set to Stravinsky’s ballet score, performed by young musicians from Hounslow Music Service and Richmond Music Trust. The performances, which take place at White Lodge on Friday and Sunday, are the culmination of an innovative music …

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Your tributes to gailene

Your tributes to Gailene

Here is a collection of some of the wonderful tributes and comments that have come in for Gailene via social media over the past couple of days. [View the story “Gailene Stock CBE AM 1946-2014” on Storify]

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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