The latest news from across the organisation.

  • Monday 30 May 2022

    Principal Dancer Christopher Harrison hangs up his ballet shoes

    Christopher Harrison, from Kippen, has had a career much like the fairy tales he performs on stage. He started dancing with Scottish Ballet Associates aged 10 and joined Scottish Ballet in 2005. This week he retires from dancing after a hugely successful career, including performing leading roles in Scottish Ballet productions such as Swan Lake, Romeo & Juliet, Highland Fling and the famous Glasgow Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony pas de deux to ‘500 Miles’.
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  • Thursday 28 April 2022

    Scottish Ballet welcomes Principal Guest Artist Ryoichi Hirano as ‘Rudolf’ in The Scandal at Mayerling

    With the kind permission of The Royal Ballet, Scottish Ballet has been delighted to welcome Ryoichi Hirano as Principal Guest Artist in our production of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s The Scandal at Mayerling.
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  • Tuesday 26 April 2022

    “Bringing Consent to Ballet, One Intimacy Workshop at a Time” - Scottish Ballet in The New York Times

    Scottish Ballet was featured in a full page article in The New York Times by dance writer Laura Cappelle. The article focuses on the intimacy coaching sessions that we held with RC Annie ahead of this production.
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  • Wednesday 2 March 2022

    The Scandal at Mayerling to have world premiere in Glasgow

    We are thrilled to be touring with The Scandal at Mayerling, a ballet that has never before been produced in the UK outside of London and that promises to shock with its emotionally charged and visceral choreography.
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  • Friday 18 February 2022

    Announcing Moving Minds: a conference on how dance can help young people's mental health

    Moving Minds is an immersive conference taking place in May that will explore the therapeutic benefits of dance, and how it can help improve young people's mental health and wellbeing.
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  • Friday 18 February 2022

    Scottish Ballet's Production Manager retires after 38 years

    We're bidding a fond farewell to Tim Palmer, who started working at Scottish Ballet in 1984. Here, he reflects on his time with the company; from fond memories to fun mishaps!
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  • Thursday 10 February 2022

    We chat to Nicholas, our new Artist

    We grab five minutes with Nicholas Vavrečka, who was born in London and trained at Elmhurst Ballet School before becoming part of the Scottish Ballet family.
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  • Wednesday 9 February 2022

    Scottish Ballet appoints two new Non-Executive Directors

    We're pleased to announce the appointment of two new Non-Executive Directors to the Board: Scottish solicitor Nadhia Ahmad-Ali, and Ballet Black Founder & Artistic Director Cassa Pancho MBE.
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  • Monday 7 February 2022

    Scottish Ballet and Baillie Gifford announce new five-year partnership

    We are delighted to announce that investment company Baillie Gifford is continuing to support our dance health and wellbeing programmes as part of a new five-year partnership.
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