A Virginia Woolf Ballet at the Royal Opera House

A radical ballet based on the life and works of Virginia Woolf that aims to evoke her “elegiac” writing style is to be the centrepiece of a new season at the Royal Opera House (ROH).

Woolf Works, which is inspired by the novels Mrs Dalloway, Orlando and The Waves, will adopt a “non-linear narrative” familiar to readers of the English modernist.

Wayne McGregor, resident choreographer of the Royal Ballet, who is behind the new production, said: “At the end of the day it’s about the language. It is so evocative and elegiac. That sensorial feel lends itself so well to the body.”

Read the article from The Independent here.