Birmingham Royal Ballet celebrates 25th anniversary
13 October 2015 Last updated at 00:03 BST
The Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet company packed up their ballet shoes and tutus and moved to Birmingham in 1990.
Now called the Birmingham Royal Ballet the company are celebrating their 25th anniversary.
To mark this milestone works by Sir Peter Wright, George Balanchine, Frederick Ashton and Alexander Whitley are being staged both at the Birmingham Hippodrome and Sadler's Wells.
BBC News went behind the scenes during rehearsals.
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