Christopher Hampson

Scottish Ballet’s Coppelia for EIF 2022

Scottish Ballet’s Coppelia for EIF 2022

Jess & Morgs to explore relationship with reality

Scottish Ballet is creating a new ballet of Coppelia, choreographed and directed by UK-based duo Jess & Morgs to Delibes’ score, to be premiered at the Edinburgh International Festival in 2022.

February 1, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Secret Theatre

The Secret Theatre

★★★★☆ Christmas treat

The Secret Theatre may not entirely make up for missing a Christmas trip to the ballet but succeeds impressively on its own terms.

December 19, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Cinderella

Cinderella

★★★★☆ Sparkling:
Scottish Ballet’s Cinderella, back at the Festival Theatre this Christmas, is still a festive treat with huge reserves of charm and elegance.

December 9, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Cinderella

Cinderella

★★★★☆ Enchanting:
Scottish Ballet’s Cinderella is an emotional and visual treat, which lights up and enchants the Festival Theatre’s stage until 31 December.

December 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
Live rehearsal for SB

Live rehearsal for SB

Scottish Ballet’s Streetcar rehearsal streamed live:
Scottish Ballet is live-streaming half an hour of its rehearsals for A Streetcar Named Desire, ahead of the revival of its 2012 award-winning production.

March 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
Scottish Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

Scottish Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

★★★★★ Entrancing drama

The current run of the Scottish Ballet’s revival of Krzysztof Pastor’s Romeo and Juliet may be coming to an end, but it certainly isn’t the end of the line for this timeless classic.

May 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Review – Hansel & Gretel

Review – Hansel & Gretel

★★★★☆ Sweet and spicy:
Dark yet sparkling, uplifting yet chilling, Christopher Hampson’s new take on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale of a witch with a gingerbread house is a ballet of great contrasts and unexpected resolutions.

January 9, 2014 | By | Reply More