The Royal Ballet’s production of Chroma, a new work by Wayne McGregor, has won the Best New Dance Production Laurence Olivier Award.
The piece, which had a score by Joby Talbot and the White Stripes, premiered at the Royal Opera House in November as part of a triple bill comprising Balanchine’s Four Temperaments and Christopher Wheeldon’s new work DGV, which was also nominated in the same category tonight.
Wayne McGregor is a leading choreographer and founder of Random Dance Company, a resident company of Sadler’s Wells. He has worked with The Place, where he is choreographer-in-residence, the English National Ballet, The Royal Ballet, the English National Opera and the National Theatre. In 1996 he was nominated for Best Theatre Choreographer for his work on A Little Night Music at the National Olivier.