The pas de deux from Christopher Wheeldon’s After the Rain© is famous for wringing the heart. Rose Mulready asked three dancers for their memories of performing it. STEVEN HEATHCOTE, FORMER PRINCIPAL ARTIST You danced this pas de deux as your … Continue reading ?
"Cinderella" Program VIII San Francisco Ballet War Memorial Opera House San Francisco, CA May 3, 2013 by Rita Felciano Copyright © Rita Felciano, 2013 Christopher Wheeldon's San Francisco Ballet premiere, "Cinderella," a co-production with the Het National Ballet, was possibly the most anticipated program of the season. Show More Summary
Following in the footsteps of Rodarte, J. Mendel and Valentino, fashion designer Joseph Altuzarra has designed costumes for a new ballet by choreographer Christopher Wheeldon. The costumes will be presented at the New York City Ballet’s spring gala, on Wednesday, May 8.
For the New York City Ballet’s spring gala on May 8, Joseph Altuzarra has designed costumes for principals Tiler Peck and Robert Fairchild for a new pas de deux choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon. What you see above are Altuzarra’s original sketches for Peck from his Smythson sketchbook. Continue reading » Follow Fashionista on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook.
The Royal Ballet's version of the classic fairy tale is set to be a treat on stage and screen Hot Ticket LAST UPDATED AT 08:03 ON Tue 26 Mar 2013 What you need to know The Royal Ballet's revival of Christopher Wheeldon's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland has opened at the Royal Opera House. Show More Summary
When Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland premiered in 2011, it was the Royal Ballet’s first new full-length work in 16 years. Christopher Wheeldon’s creation was eagerly anticipated and took more than 12 months to complete, but initially...Show More Summary
Joby Talbot and Christopher Wheeldon's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland represented a number of firsts; it was the first full length ballet and the first full-length narrative ballet score commissioned by the Royal Ballet in almost 20 years. Show More Summary
The Royal Ballet's 2013/14 season is their first one where there is a chance of the hand of new director Kevin O'Hare really has a chance to be felt. In what seems to be a sign of changes of emphasis, Christopher Wheeldon is doing a new full length production, and there is a new production of Don Quixote from Carlos Acosta. Show More Summary
Christopher Wheeldon's madcap, rainbow ballet of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is coming back to Covent Garden on Friday and it will hit the big screens live on 28 March. I went down the rabbit hole to have a chat with two of its stars, Lauren Cuthbertson and Edward Watson. Show More Summary
“Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” National Ballet of Canada Kennedy Center Washington, D.C. January 18, 2013 by Alexandra Tomalonis copyright 2013 by Alexandra Tomalonis Christopher Wheeldon has said in several interviews, including...Show More Summary
The search for a warm-weather “Nutcracker” continues with “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” Christopher Wheeldon’s three-act dance fantasy, which the National Ballet of Canada brought to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Friday in its U.S. premiere, beginning a five-performance run.
Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon says, 'The characters are so physical on the page that they scream out for movement.' His ballet visits this week. The Mad Hatter executes demonic time steps, his tap dancing signifying his mindless chatter. Show More Summary
Tim Harbour, who made the ballet Halcyon on The Australian Ballet in 2010 (and has also made works for Christopher Wheeldon’s Morphoses and New York City Ballet, among others) is completing his new work Sweedeedee in our studios. Long-time … Continue reading ?
Christopher Wheeldon’s acclaimed version of “Alice in Wonderland,” danced by the National Ballet of Canada, plus an array of repertory programs by Alvin Ailey, the Joffrey Ballet and American Ballet Theatre are among the the highlights of the the 2012-2013 Music Center season which is being announced Monday morning at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Our lovely new collaborator Alice Pennefather was at the general rehearsal of the Royal Ballet’s new triple bill. Dark and moody, the program combines a revival of Christopher Wheeldon’s neoclassical landmark Polyphonia, with two new pieces: Liam Scarlett’s murder mystery ballet, Sweet Violets, and Wayne McGregor‘s all singing, all dancing Carbon Life. (Click on thumbnails [...]
From 2001 to 2008, Christopher Wheeldon was New York City Ballet’s first-ever resident choreographer, providing him with a home for creating dances (not to mention talented dancers) and offering NYCB new work from the man that many considered a promising heir to Balanchine. Though Wheeldon departed in 2008 to start his own company, Morphoses, he [...]
All Wheeldon: “Les Carillons,” “Polyphonia,” “DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse” New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater Lincoln Center New York, New York January 28, 2012 By Michael Popkin Copyright ©2012 by Michael Popkin “Christopher Wheeldon returns to NYCB” proclaimed New York City Ballet’s mailing to its patrons this winter. Show More Summary
New York City Ballet opened a program of three ballets by Christopher Wheeldon on Saturday night, the company’s first all-Wheeldon outing (as touted by the program notes). Wheeldon has enjoyed a lasting, productive relationship withShow More Summary
The dancer appeared to hurt herself during a performance of Christopher Wheeldon's "Polyphonia" at the David H. Koch Theater.