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Wayne McGregor - Choreographer

Katya Adler talks to choreographer Wayne McGregor, once known as the bad boy of ballet. After six years at the Royal Ballet he remains a maverick inside the establishment.

Wayne McGregor is known for pushing boundaries in an art form usually associated with traditional entertainment. Once known as the bad boy of ballet he has been the resident choreographer in one of the dance world's pillars of establishment, the Royal Ballet in London's Covent Garden, for six years. He continues to challenge his audiences and his dancers to the limit, constantly concocting new ways of marrying ballet with the word of science, new technology, pop music, art and architecture. HARDtalk's Katya Adler asks if this is why he remains the maverick inside the ballet establishment.

30 minutes


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Presenter Stephen Sackur