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When he was a dancer with The Royal Ballet, Derek Deane spoke of "the power of MacMillan's steps". He might have spoken for the many dancers and audiences - for whom the MacMillan repertory has a compelling attraction. Kenneth MacMillan was immensely prolific. There are records of some ninety works ranging from his three act ballets to short pieces choreographed for a special occasion.

1953-1960

From the start Kenneth MacMillan brought a startling new eye to classical dance, stretching its vocabulary and subject matter.

  1. Somnambulism 1953
  2. Fragment 1953
  3. Punch and the Child 1953
  4. Laiderette 1954
  5. Danses Concertantes 1955
  6. House of Birds 1955
  7. Turned Out Proud 1955
  8. Tannhäuser 1955
  9. Noctambules 1956
  10. Solitaire 1956
  11. Fireworks 1956
  12. Valse Excentrique 1956
  13. Winter’s Eve 1957
  14. Journey 1957
  15. The Burrow 1958
  16. The World of Paul Slickey 1959
  17. Agon 1959
  18. Expresso Bongo 1959

1960 - 1966

A richly creative period in which MacMillan made some of the works for which he is best known.

  1. Le Baiser de la fée 1960
  2. The Invitation 1960
  3. Orpheus 1961
  4. Seven Deadly Sins 1961
  5. Diversions 1961
  6. The Rite of Spring 1962
  7. Dance suite 1962
  8. Symphony 1963
  9. Las Hermanas 1963
  10. Dark Descent 1963
  11. Fantasia in C minor 1963
  12. La Création du Monde 1964
  13. Divertimento 1964
  14. Images of Love 1964
  15. Romeo and Juliet pas de deux 1964
  16. Romeo and Juliet 1965
  17. Song of the Earth 1965
  18. Albertine 1966

1966-1970

One work from his years in Berlin, Anastasia, was a marker for his later ballets.

  1. Valses nobles et sentimentales 1966
  2. Concerto 1966
  3. Anastasia 1967
  4. The Sleeping Beauty 1967
  5. Olympiad 1968
  6. The Sphinx 1968
  7. Cain and Abel 1968
  8. Swan Lake 1969
  9. Miss Julie 1970

1970 - 1977

In his time as director The Royal Ballet, he remained a strong creative force.

  1. Checkpoint 1970
  2. Anastasia (3 Act) 1971
  3. Triad 1971
  4. Ballade 1972
  5. Side Show 1972
  6. The Poltroon 1972
  7. Pavane 1973
  8. The Sleeping Beauty 1973
  9. Seven Deadly Sins 1984
  10. Manon 1974
  11. Untitled pas de deux 1974
  12. Elite Syncopations 1974
  13. The Four Seasons 1975
  14. Rituals 1975
  15. Requiem 1975
  16. Feux Follets 1976
  17. Gloriana (Choral Dances) 1977

1977 - 1992

Again focused exclusively on choreography, MacMillan made some of his most profound work .

  1. Mayerling 1978
  2. My Brother, My Sisters 1978
  3. 6.6.78 1978
  4. Métaboles 1978
  5. Nijinsky 1978
  6. La Fin du jour 1979
  7. Playground 1979
  8. Waterfalls 1980
  9. Isadora 1981
  10. Wild Boy 1981
  11. A Lot of Happiness 1981
  12. Verdi Variations 1982
  13. Quartet 1982
  14. Orpheus 1982
  15. Valley of Shadows 1983
  16. Different Drummer 1984
  17. Seven Deadly Sins 1984
  18. Tannhäuser 1984
  19. Three solos 1985
  20. Requiem 1986
  21. Le Baiser de la fée 1986
  22. The Sleeping Beauty 1987
  23. Sea of Troubles 1988
  24. Soirèes 1988
  25. The Prince of the Pagodas 1989
  26. Winter Dreams pas de deux 1991
  27. Winter Dreams 1991
  28. Poulenc pas de deux 1991
  29. The Judas Tree 1992
  30. Carousel 1992