The Royal BalletMultiverse, Wayne McGregor's latest work for The Royal Ballet featuring a commissioned score from celebrated composer Steve Reich, had its world premiere as part of a McGregor triple bill at the Royal Opera House on 10 November 2016.
The Royal BalletObsidian Tear, McGregor's first piece created on an all-male cast, premiered at the Royal Opera House in May 2016.
Shot by photographer Norbert Schoerner and choreographed by Wayne McGregor, everyBODY is a Selfridges campaign presenting a powerful, celebratory formation of bodies in movement.
Wayne McGregor co-creative directed the opening sequence of The Brits 2016, featuring Company dancers and 60 students and graduates from The Brit School.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, is the new British-American fantasy drama film inspired by the book of the same name by J. K. Rowling. A prequel/spin-off of the Harry Potter film series, directed by David Yates with Wayne McGregor as Movement Coach.More
The Legend of Tarzan is an American action adventure film drawn upon the fictional character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs, which was released in 2016. Wayne McGregor worked as the Movement Director for the Warner Bros. film.More
Wayne McGregor choreographed Alessandra Ferri in the Boots No 7 campaign, showing the 52-year-old dancing with a hologram of her younger self, when she first performed as principal dancer for the Royal Ballet in a production of Romeo & Juliet. More
Wayne McGregor choreographed dancer Sonoya Mizuno in The Chemical Brothers music video, Wide Open, featuring Beck.More
Paris Opera BalletSet to the score of Anthèmes II, composed by Pierre Boulez in 1997, and conceived in conjunction with visual artist Haroon Mirza, Alea Sands is Wayne McGregor's third piece for Paris Opera Ballet. More
Company Wayne McGregorInspired by Jonathan Safran Foer's Tree of Codes, Wayne McGregor collaborated with visual artist Olafur Eliasson and Mercury Prize-winning producer/composer Jamie xx to create an evening length contemporary ballet, performed by Company Wayne McGregor dancers with soloists from the Paris Opera Ballet.More
The Royal BalletEnmeshing themes from three of Virgina Woolf's landmark novels, with elements of her letters, essays and diaries, Woolf Works expresses the heart of an artistic life driven to discover a freer, uniquely modern realism, bringing to life Woolf's world of 'granite and rainbow' where human beings are at once both physical body and uncontained essence.More
Company Wayne McGregorWayne collaborated with British fashion designer Gareth Pugh and director Ruth Hogben to create one of seven short films for AnOther Magazine's MOVEment, a series uniting fashion, dance and cinema. In a work of linear distortions and brittle textures, bodies are abstracted, enmeshed and transported into the unknown.More
Ballett ZürichWayne McGregor's first piece for Ballett Zürich, Kairos was performed to Max Richter's with set by Idris Khan.More
The Royal BalletSet to orchestrated extracts of J.S. Bach's enigmatic final musical work,
The Art of Fugue, the geometry of the music inspired both McGregor's movement and designs by visual artist Tauba Auerbach.
Company Wayne McGregorAtomising bodies, movement, film, sound and light into miniature shards of intense sensation, Atomos is performed in McGregor's unique style - sculptural, rigorous, jarring and hauntingly beautiful. With lighting by Lucy Carter, film by Ravi Deepres costumes by Studio XO, and music by A Winged Victory For The Sullen.More
Company Wayne McGregorOriginally made for the gallery space of the Collezione Maramotti in Reggio Emilia, Italy, Scavenger is inspired by the brutalist and organicist architecture of the building that houses the art collection.More
Company Wayne McGregorAzimuth was devised to accompany Conrad Shawcross's Timepiece, the spectacular mechanical light sculpture suspended above the Roundhouse's epic Main Space during August 2013, a special event as part of Bloomberg summer at the Roundhouse.More
The Royal BalletRaven Girl by the award-winning author of The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger, was adapted by McGregor into a dark modern fairytale, scored by film composer Gabriel Yared.More
In 2013 Wayne McGregor choreographed the music video for Ingenue by Atoms for Peace, the experimental rock and electronic group featuring Radiohead's Thom Yorke and Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers.More
San Francisco BalletInspired by the work of Josef Albers, Borderlands was McGregor's first commission for the San Francisco Ballet, a fierce, driving study in movement. More
Company Wayne McGregorDancers from Company Wayne McGregor inhabited Random International's acclaimed Rain Room installation in the Barbican's Curve gallery. They performed continuously evolving interventions in the rain, with a score by contemporary composer Max Richter.More
The Royal BalletMachina was one of three works for The Royal Ballet created in response to the Titan paintings Diana and Actaeon, The Death of Actaeon and Diana and Callisto.More
The Royal OperaScored by contemporary experimental composer Max Richter and directed by Wayne McGregor, Sum was a chamber opera based on the cult book of short stories, Sum: Forty Tales of the Afterlives by American neuroscientist David Eagleman.
The Royal BalletMcGregor created choreography combining popular dance forms with classical ballet, while music producers Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt created the score and assembled a supergroup of musicians, including Boy George, Hero Fisher and Alison Mosshart, to perform live on stage for the 2012 premiere. Leading fashion designer Gareth Pugh reinvented traditional ballet dress to create bold, angular costumes.
Random International / Company Wayne McGregorFuture Self was a performative light installation by Random International, with choreographic interventions by Wayne McGregor and music by Max Richter.More
McGregor choreographed Thom Yorke in the music video to Radiohead's song Lotus Flower.More
Company Wayne McGregorWith a visual world created by Turner Prize-winning Wallinger, UNDANCE was performed by the 10 dancers of Company Wayne McGregor and set to Turnage's original score. Inspiration came from American sculptor Richard Serra's and the work of photographer Eadweard J. Muybridge.More
The Royal BalletInspired by the balletic beauty in John Gerrard's frozen images of soldiers engaged in military exercises and the instinctive physicality of their movement, McGregor's choreography is counterpointed by Michael Tippett's . Gerrard's set comprises sculptural projections appearing both real and artificial, static and dynamic.More
Paris Opera BalletL'Anatomie de la Sensation (Pour Francis Bacon) was inspired by the paintings of Francis Bacon, an artist fascinated with the human condition and the body's physicality. Mark-Anthony Turnage's 1994 jazz composition Blood on the Floor provides the score.More
Company Wayne McGregorInspired by the controversial Age of Enlightenment, FAR mines an era that first placed 'a body in question'. Ten incredible dancers confront the distortions, sensuality and feeling of the 18th Century's searing contemporary sensibility to a haunting score by the critically-acclaimed composer Ben Frost.More
New York City BalletCreated for New York City Ballet's Architecture of Dance Festival, Outlier was McGregor's first original work for an American dance company. Set to composer Thomas Adès' 2005 violin concerto Concentric Paths, Outlier was informed by the minimalist notions of simplicity and colour theory.More
Stuttgart BalletYantra was McGregor's third piece for Stuttgart Ballet, set to Esa-Pekka Salonen's Foreign Bodies, with set and costume design by Vicki Mortimer.More
The Royal BalletIn Limen, McGregor explored the idea of liminality - thresholds of darkness and light, presence and absence, life and death. It was set to Finnish composer Kaija Saariahoâ's cello concerto , centered around a solar eclipse, and was accompanied by a light installation by Tatsuo Miyajima.More
Company Wayne McGregorIn 2009, McGregor created a diptych of works to celebrate the centenary of the magnificent Ballets Russes - Dyad 1909 in London and Dyad 1929 in Melbourne. For Dyad 1909 Ólafur Arnalds provides the score, with design by Jane and Louise Wilson, lighting by Lucy Carter, costume design by Moritz Junge and make-up and mask design by Kabuki.More
The Australian BalletIn 2009, McGregor created a diptych of works to celebrate the centenary of the magnificent Ballets Russes - Dyad 1909 in London and Dyad 1929 in Melbourne. Dyad 1929 was performed to Steve Reich's Double Sextet, with stage concept by McGregor and Lucy Carter, and costumes by Moritz Junge.More
The Royal Opera / The Royal BalletMcGregor's production of Purcell's interpretation of the classical tale Dido and Aeneas brought together The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet.More
The Royal BalletNamed after the Latin word meaning 'below', Infra presented a portrait of life beneath the surface of the city, with set design by Julian Opie and music by Max Richter.More
Company Wayne McGregorAward-winning Entity is a blend of bodies, lights, technology and film, with a soundscape created by Coldplay and Massive Attack collaborator Jon Hopkins and award-winning composer Joby Talbot.More
Nimbus was McGregor's first work as Resident Choreographer for The Royal Ballet following his appointment in 2006.More
Paris Opera BalletGenus, a ballet for 24 dancers, was inspired by Charles Darwin's book On the Origin of Species, published in 1859.More
The musical, Kirikou and Karaba, choreographed and directed by Wayne McGregor was created at the maison de la Danse de Lyon, and shown at the Casino de Paris.More
D.A.N.C.E.In 2007, Wayne McGregor choreographed [memeri] for the Dance Apprentice Network Across Europe (D.A.N.C.E).More
The Royal BalletChroma explores the drama of the human body and its ability to communicate extremes of thought and emotion. More
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a 2005 Warner Bros. film directed by Mike Newell. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The film, which is the fourth instalment in the Harry Potter film series, was written by Steve Kloves, produced by David Heyman with Wayne McGregor as Movement Director.
Company Wayne McGregor In Amu, McGregor questioned both the physical functions and symbolic resonances of the human heart, working in collaboration with heart-imaging specialists Dr Philip Kilner and Dr Sonya Babu-Narayan, and original music composed by Sir John Tavener.More
The Royal BalletA duet created for the celebration of Frederick Ashton, 'Inspired by Ashton', set to music by Godspeed You! Black Emperor.More
Stuttgart BalletEden|Eden addressed the role of technology in the ethics surrounding the human body, and was set to Dolly, Steve Reich's spoken libretto/musical score for the third act of his filmic opera, Three Tales. More
The Royal BalletQualia, a duet McGregor created commissioned by The Royal Ballet in 2004.More
Company Wayne McGregorAtaXia was a dynamic work involving neuroscience, psychology, virtual design, and spatial architecture, redrawing the traditional hierarchies of dance to generate a fresh and radical look at human physicality and explore a dislocating loss of control.More
Company Wayne McGregorPolar Sequences was set to music by Henry Purcell, Merzbow, Amon Tobin, Rioji Ikeda and Marilyn Manson in a sound collage created by Scanner. Costume was designed by Ursula Bombshell and lighting by Lucy Carter.More
English National Ballet2Human was a duet set to Bach's Partita No.2 in D minor for solo violin, inspired by illustrated descriptions of the human body.More
Company Wayne McGregorThe result of collaborations with artists working at the height of their fields, Nemesis explored the relationship between body, screen and machine. More
RambertThe twelve Rambert dancers performed to Steve Reich's Triple Quartet, with lighting by Lucy Carter and set design by Ursula Bombshell.More