Against the Stream

A Gala Night Celebrating Ballet’s Greatest Pioneers


Ivan Putrov presents a cast of international ballet stars from the world’s greatest ballet companies of New York, London, Paris and more.



’ Maria Kowroski… has everything -  beauty, glamour, strength ’  Vanity Fair
 The divine Mathieu Ganio (the feet! the elevation! the hair!) ’ New York Times
‘ Matthew Ball, the hot young hero at The Royal Ballet ’  The Times 


The new production, Against the Stream, celebrates the hugely influential work of the great choreographers who broke with tradition and changed the face of dance, such as Robbins and Balanchine in New York, Lifar and Nureyev in Paris, Vaganova in St Petersburg, Ashton and MacMillan in London.
Against the Stream is accompanied by a live orchestra through the entire evening.

Sunday 7 April 2019, 19.00’

Tickets from £20 – £120 (plus booking fee)* or 020 7845 9300



Dancers performing works by those giants whose belief, vision and persistence created the rich and varied world of dance we have today include :


Matthew Ball - The Royal Ballet

Mathieu Ganio - Paris Opera Ballet

Dmitry Zagrebin - Royal Swedish Ballet

Katja Khaniukova - English National Ballet

Tyler Angle - New  York City Ballet

Mayara Magri – The Royal Ballet

Hannah O’Neill - Paris Opera Ballet

Ivan Putrov - former Royal Ballet

Joaquin de Luz  - New York City Ballet

Maria Kowroski - New York City Ballet 

Marcelo Gomes - former American Ballet Theatre


More dancers will be announced soon!


Photo by Britt Lloyd