The Royal Ballet, 1956 - 1977

Main

DeValois Directorship

1926 - 1963

Ashton's Directorship

1963 - 1970

Macmillan's Directorship

1970 - 1977

Contextual info

1917 - Russian revolution

1917

1966 Ballet Rambert revitalised as a modern dance company

1966

1967 London contemporary Dance Theatre formed

1967

1969 First man on the moon

1969

works

1965 - Ashton's 'Monotones II' - pas de trois based on space travel

1965

1966 Ashton asked Nijinska to restage her 1923 ballet, 'Le Noces'

1966