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All the pictures from the Royal Ballet's production of Chroma, which takes the music of The White Stripes (with a little help from Joby Talbot) and pairs it with Wayne McGregor's inventive choreography.
Chroma is a sparse, exciting ballet piece choreographed by Wayne McGregor, but set to the music of legendary garage rock duo The White Stripes, arranged by composer Joby Talbot.
The minimalist staging of the ballet shows off the choreography perfectly.
Such a stripped-down stage and set perfectly mirrors the nuts-and-bolts feel of the White Stripes' songs, originally intended for performance on just guitar and drums.
A trio of dancers carry out Wayne McGregor's choreography during the Royal Ballet's performance of Chroma.
The Royal Ballet's revival of Chroma showcases the arranging talents of former Classic FM composer-in-residence Joby Talbot, who took the songs of Jack and Meg White and adapted them for the stage.
The minimalist staging turns to green for a brief section of Chroma.
Originally perfomed back in 2006, Chroma is receiving a much-anticipated revival at the Royal Ballet
When it was first performed, Chroma won an Olivier award for Best New Dance Production in 2007.