Ballet is progressing at such a fast rate that it seems impossible to keep up with all of the changes. This year, the idea of ballet has shifted even more. From spectacular premiers and wondrous PR Campaigns, ballet truly has a lot to honor this year. Every ballet company has something to offer the world, and nowadays, prestige or reputation isn’t enough. So, without further adieu, a Ballet Education’s TOP TEN BALLET COMPANIES 2017 EDITION.
1.The first company this year is English National Ballet for their premiere of Giselle. Sculpted by female artistic director Tamara Rojo, English National Ballet premiered their work of Akram Kahn’s Giselle. This has probably been the most innovative work the ballet world as seen in a long time. From primal movements to a new score, this new ballet captures the fundamentals of raw human emotions.
More info on Akram Khan’s Giselle: http://giselle.ballet.org.uk/
2 + 3 Royal Ballet & San Francisco Ballet // Liam Scarlett’s Frankenstein
4. New York City Ballet // Justin Peck’s The Times are Racing
5. Het National Ballet // Night Fall
6. Staatsballett (Berlin)
7. Bolshoi Ballet
8. American Ballet Theatre
9. Paris Opera Ballet
10+11. The Australian Ballet, National Ballet of Canada
You can read more about these companies in the magazine by clicking here.
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