Henry Danton teaches ballet five days a week, despite being 100 years old.
Rising star of English ballet Precious Adams on unwittingly opening up a debate around colourism.
Dada Masilo is the 34-year-old choreographer putting a controversial twist on ballet's classics.
One of France's top contemporary choreographers, Angelin Preljocaj, says that his love of ballet started with a photo of the great Rudolph Nureyev. A new work choreographed by him was performed by his troupe, Ballet Prejlocaj, and it premiered in London this week. Julian Worricker has been speaking to Angelin Preljocaj about how he was inspired by a Chinese fairy tale. (Image: Cheveux Filles, Credit: Jean-Claude Carbonne)
The Dance Theatre of Harlem launched in 1969
A US TV host mocked the idea of a boy doing ballet, and provoked the most graceful protest ever.
Puppet company Blind Summit is preparing for its biggest gig since the London Olympics.
The Bolshoi Ballet returns to London's Royal Opera House this summer for a series of performances. Daria Khokhlova plays the role of Zina in The Bright Stream - a comic ballet about life on a Soviet collective farm with music by Shostakovich. The humour wasn't appreciated by Stalin and the piece was banned with one of its creators being sent to a gulag. Ms Khokhlova told BBC Radio 4's Today programme what it was like to perform the ballet in the UK.
Ballet classes are being run for adults who did not get the chance to dance when they were younger.