Sir Frederick Ashton


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British choreographer (1906-1988)

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Since Cinderella was originally choreographed for The Royal Ballet in London by Sir Frederick Ashton, her role required she adapt to the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) English Technique.
It forms part of a mixed bill of dance being presented by Birmingham Royal Ballet at the theatre from Today until Saturday and was created in 1931 by Sir Frederick Ashton, a choreographer known for his love of humour and the gentle English style he brought to bear in ballet, opera and on the big screen, including in the lm ballet e Tales of Beatrix Potter.
Originally created by Sir Frederick Ashton in 1955, this production has been brought into the 21st century and given a fresh dimension by the Olivieraward winning choreographer and director Peter Schaufuss.
Jonathan Payn and Silvia Jimenez as Edward and Alice Elgar in Birmingham Royal Ballet's production of Enigma Variations, originally choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton in 1968.
The local production is based in great part on the version performed by the Royal Ballet Company in 1945, choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton and featuring Sergei Prokofiev's score.
FOR their visit to the Rep, while the Hippodrome is closed for refurbishment, Birmingham Royal Ballet has chosen a tribute to its founder choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton.
Working with a living choreographer, as opposed to re-creating works by a legend like Sir Frederick Ashton or George Balanchine, keeps Fowler on his toes.
The recently-acquired honorific comes at the end of an extraordinary career with Sadler's Wells and then BRB going back more than 40 years and including all the major classics and a clutch of works created by such choreographic luminaries as Sir Frederick Ashton and Sir Kenneth MacMillan.
I've worked internationally a lot and I've met great people from European dance and American dance," he adds, reeling off the names of ballet legends Dame Ninette de Valois and Sir Frederick Ashton.
There is also a recreation of 1926 ballet, A Tragedy of Fashion, created for the company by Sir Frederick Ashton.
La Fille mal garde, created by Sir Frederick Ashton, one of the greatest choreographers of the 20th Century, had its world premiere in 1960 at the Royal Opera House.
As a result, the Enigma Variations was produced as a ballet,choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton.
But the evening was saved by the concluding piece - the much-loved Faade, with choreography by Sir Frederick Ashton and music (once again) by Walton.
So far, he's transformed the company, not only improving working conditions but adding new repertoire by choreographers like Alexei Ratmansky, Sir Frederick Ashton,
To mark the centenary year of the birth of Rambert's founding choreographer, Sir Frederick Ashton, the company is presenting a selection of works created by both classic and contemporary choreographers.