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Hanna Weibye

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Hanna trained as a historian at the University of Cambridge and wrote a PhD thesis on Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, the inventor of "German gymnastics". As well as regularly reviewing dance in London, she has produced, choreographed for and danced in ballet and contemporary shows in Cambridge.

Articles By Hanna Weibye

La Bayadère, Mariinsky Ballet review - a parade of delights

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Contrasts, Mariinsky Ballet review - company shows off range of its powers

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Swan Lake, Mariinsky Ballet review - Xander Parish lacks the spark of wildfire

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Don Quixote, Mariinsky Ballet review - gentle charm, impressive principals

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Scottish Ballet, Sadler's Wells review - striking and memorable dance

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Ashton triple bill, Royal Ballet review – fond farewell to Zenaida Yanowsky

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Koen Kessels: 'there's a joke in ballet we only have two tempi' - interview

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Symphonic Dances, Royal Ballet review - a truly interesting creation

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Mayerling, Royal Ballet review - 'every ballet fan should see this'

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Matthew Bourne's Early Adventures, Sadler's Wells

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Balanchine's Jewels, Royal Ballet

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Pina Bausch's Rite of Spring, English National Ballet, Sadler's Wells

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Crystal Pite, Flight Pattern, Royal Ballet

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FLA.CO.MEN, Israel Galván, Sadler's Wells

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Masurca Fogo, Pina Bausch, Sadler's Wells

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Giselle, English National Ballet, London Coliseum

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