A revisionist Nutcracker that blends classical dance with hip-hop and martial arts.
A short-running low-resolution film that fails to deliver the promise of Jiri Kylian’s original balletic adaptation of Stravinsky’s chamber work.
This popular ballet gets a spectacular production in all respects and becomes a top choice among the Blu-ray versions
A modernist interpretation of Monteverdi’s opera Poppea that is danced rather than sung with terrific dancers.
A reprise of Roland Petit’s balletic version of Victor Hugo’s Hunchback of Notre Dame gets an amazing performance
Basically a wrong-headed and off-balanced recreation of this timeless story, Mats Ek’s realization will draw few fans into this ballet
Mario Schröder gives us a clever reworking of the Chaplin life story with eclectic musical selections and terrific dancing
A beautifully realized revival of Adolphe Adam’s Le Corsaire.
The Royal Ballet gets a study in human contortion rather than conventional ballet that will wear thin for most lovers of the dance.
A fascinating documentary that explores the creative genius of choreographer Wayne McGregor includes a 30-minute series of highlights from several of his recent ballets.