Ballet Quiz (Round 1)

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Prince Siegfried is a prominent character in which Tchaikovsky ballet composed in 1875?

Swan Lake


Tchaikovsky's next ballet, choreographed by Marius Petipa, features King Florestan and Princess Aurora. Can you name it?

The Sleeping Beauty


Soviet composer Sergei Prokofiev famously composed which ballet based on the work by Shakespeare, including the 'Dance of the Knights'?

Romeo & Juliet


Which Tchaikovsky ballet has become synonymous with Christmas having first been performed in San Francisco in 1944?

The Nutcracker 


George Balachine used the music of Mendelssohn when he comprised a ballet based on another William Shakespeare play? Can you name it?

A Midsummer's Night Dream


Which Cervantes novel gave inspiration for a Minkus and Petipa ballet featuring one of the most popular pas de deux in dance history?

Don Quixote


Which Royal Ballet graduate appears as a judge on the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing show?

Darcey Bussell


Set in the Middle Ages, which ballet features Duke Albrecht of Silesia?