Tag The Royal Ballet

Fumi Kaneko – A Deeply Affecting Juliet

Newly-minted Royal Ballet principal dancer Fumi Kaneko talks to Ballet Position in the aftermath of her stunning debut as Juliet Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet is a narrative masterpiece, distilling in its structure and choreography all the passion and ultimate…

Valentino Zucchetti Dancemaker

The Royal Ballet dancer and choreographer Valentino Zucchetti talks to Ballet Position about his present career and his future plans Valentino Zucchetti is well launched into his second career, even while his first is still in full bloom. At just…

Zenaida Yanowsky: Beyond the Rainbow

As she eases into her post-ballet life, Zenaida Yanowsky talks to Ballet Position about the Royal Ballet and the future She graced the stage at Covent Garden with poise, versatility and uncommon intelligence, her smallest gesture capable of conveying a…

Irek Mukhamedov – A Life Renewed

As the stage lures him back once again, Irek Mukhamedov talks to Ballet Position about “performing, acting, interacting, being alive.”   A dancer’s career is cruelly short. Actors can act into their 80s (look at Maggie Smith, Judi Dench), singers sing…