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The Royal Ballet


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Adam: Giselle (The Royal Ballet)


The Dying Swan – Natalia Osipova (The Royal Ballet)


Swan Lake – Dance of the cygnets (The Royal Ballet)


Swan Lake – Pas de deux (Lauren Cuthbertson, William Bracewell; The Royal Ballet)

The Royal Ballet is an internationally renowned classical ballet company, based at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, England. The largest of the four major ballet companies in Great Britain, the Royal Ballet was founded in 1931 by Dame Ninette de Valois, it became the resident ballet company of the Royal Opera House in 1946 and was granted a royal charter in 1956, becoming recognised as Britain's flagship ballet company.
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    • History 

    • Structure 

    • The company 

    • Repertoire 

    • Sir Frederick Ashton 

    • Sir Kenneth MacMillan 

    • Wayne McGregor 

    • Fonteyn-Nureyev 

    • Notable people 

    • Ross Stretton 

    • Kevin O'Hare 

    • Royal Opera House, Manchester