MADDADDAM

National Ballet of Canada / The Royal Ballet

Wayne McGregor and Margaret Atwood present MADDADDAM, a major international collaboration between National Ballet of Canada and The Royal Ballet.

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The Dante Project

The Royal Ballet

The Dante Project is Wayne McGregor’s new three-act work for The Royal Ballet, based on Dante’s 'Divine Comedy'.

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Bach Forms

2018

Company Wayne McGregor with dancers from The Royal Ballet

Bach Forms is a reimagining of Wayne McGregor's 2014 work for The Royal Ballet, Tetractys – The Art of Fugue, bringing Johann Sebastian Bach’s 18th-century work of great invention together with McGregor’s pioneering 21st-century choreography. 

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Yugen

2018

The Royal Ballet

In celebration of composer Leonard Bernstein's centenary in 2018, Wayne McGregor and The Royal Ballet presented the world premiere of Yugen.

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+/- Human

2017

Company Wayne McGregor and The Royal Ballet

A unique experience, +/- Human fuses an immersive installation with incredible live dance and music performances curated by Wayne McGregor at the Roundhouse.

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Multiverse

2016

The Royal Ballet

Premiering as part of a triple bill celebrating Wayne McGregor's 10th anniversary as Resident Choreographer of The Royal Ballet in 2016, Multiverse is a landmark collaboration between leading innovators from three disciplines of contemporary art.

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Obsidian Tear

2016

The Royal Ballet

Obsidian Tear, Wayne McGregor's first piece created on an all-male cast, is a visceral exploration of myth and modernity.

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Woolf Works

2015

The Royal Ballet

Inspired by the writings of Virginia Woolf, Woolf Works is Wayne McGregor’s first full-length production for The Royal Ballet.

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Tetractys

2014

The Royal Ballet

Set to Johann Sebastian Bach's enigmatic final musical work ‘The Art of Fugue’, Tetractys brings together choreography by Wayne McGregor with striking set and costume designs by visual artist Tauba Auerbach.

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Raven Girl

2013

The Royal Ballet

Raven Girl by the award-winning author of The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger, was adapted by Wayne McGregor into a dark modern fairytale, scored by film composer Gabriel Yared.

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Machina

2012

The Royal Ballet

Machina 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.

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Carbon Life

2012

The Royal Ballet

Wayne McGregor 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.

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Live Fire Exercise

2011

The Royal Ballet

Inspired by the balletic beauty in John Gerrard's frozen images of soldiers engaged in military exercises and the instinctive physicality of their movement, Wayne McGregor's choreography is counterpointed by Michael Tippett's Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli. Gerrard's set comprises sculptural projections appearing both real and artificial, static and dynamic.


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Limen

2009

The Royal Ballet

In 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.

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Infra

2008

The Royal Ballet

Named 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.

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Dido and Aeneas

2006

Teatro alla Scala

Wayne McGregor's production of Henry Purcell's interpretation of the classical tale Dido and Aeneas.

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Nimbus

2007

The Royal Ballet

Nimbus was Wayne McGregor's first work as Resident Choreographer for The Royal Ballet following his appointment in 2006.

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Chroma

2006

The Royal Ballet

Chroma explores the drama of the human body and its ability to communicate extremes of thought and emotion. 

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Engram

2005

The Royal Ballet

A duet created for the celebration of Frederick Ashton, 'Inspired by Ashton', set to music by Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Ryoji Ikeda.


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Qualia

2003

The Royal Ballet

Qualia marked Wayne McGregor's choreographic debut on the Royal Opera House stage in 2003.

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brainstate

2001

Company Wayne McGregor and The Royal Ballet

brainstate is Wayne McGregor's first collaboration between Company Wayne McGregor and dancers from The Royal Ballet.

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Symbiont(s)

2000

The Royal Ballet

Commissioned by the Artists' Development Initiative, Symbiont(s) came from bringing in choreographers, including Wayne McGregor, from outside The Royal Ballet to create work on the company.

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