Ashton Celebrated

Experience the wit, charm and elegance of the works of The Royal Ballet’s Founder Choreographer Frederick Ashton. These productions are part of Ashton Worldwide, the Frederick Ashton Foundation’s international festival 2024 — 2028.

On the Main Stage


The Dream / Short Works / Rhapsody

7 – 22 JUNE 2024

Frederick Ashton’s masterful Shakespearian character study The Dream and his exhilarating ballet Rhapsody come together alongside a selection of short works, including Five Brahms Waltzes in the Manner of Isadora Duncan, Hamlet and Ophelia and The Walk to the Paradise Garden performed by The Royal Ballet with Sarasota Ballet.

A dancer performs onstage in Ashton Mixed Bill.

Les Rendezvous / The Dream / Rhapsody

6 – 19 JUNE 2024

Three of Ashton's most celebrated and expertly choreographed pieces set to music by Mendelssohn, Rachmaninoff and Auber.

The Dream being performed onstage at the Royal Ballet.

In the Linbury Theatre


The Sarasota Ballet

4 – 9 JUNE 2024

The Sarasota Ballet, one of America’s leading ballet companies, pay tribute to Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet and 20th-century ballet pioneer, Frederick Ashton.

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