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Hanna Weibye

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Hanna trained as a historian at the University of Cambridge and wrote a PhD thesis on Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, the inventor of "German gymnastics". As well as regularly reviewing dance in London, she has produced, choreographed for and danced in ballet and contemporary shows in Cambridge.

Articles By Hanna Weibye

Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet, Sadler's Wells review - heart-stopping drama

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The Bright Stream, Bolshoi Ballet review - a gem of a comedy

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Spartacus, Bolshoi Ballet, Royal Opera House review - no other company could pull this off

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The Firebird triple bill, Royal Ballet review - generous programme with Russian flavour

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Shostakovich Trilogy, San Francisco Ballet, Sadler's Wells review - less than the sum of its parts

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Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake, Sadler's Wells - vivid, enchanting

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Swan Lake, Royal Ballet review - beautiful, heartfelt

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Ballet's Dark Knight - Sir Kenneth MacMillan, BBC Four review – hagiography and home videos

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Voices of America, English National Ballet review - a punchy programme of contemporary ballet

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Bernstein triple bill, Royal Ballet review - epic ambitions unfulfilled

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Giselle, Royal Ballet review - beautiful dancing in a production of classic good taste

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Song of the Earth/La Sylphide, English National Ballet review - sincerity and charm in a rewarding double bill

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Sylvia, Royal Ballet review - Ashton rarity makes a delicious evening

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Kenneth MacMillan, Royal Opera House review - a sprite proves merciless

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A Celebration of Sir Kenneth MacMillan, Northern Ballet review - a brave and worthy tribute

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Royal Ballet review - a feast of visual delights

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