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Virginia Woolf broke the rules of narrative fiction. So it is fitting that a ballet based on her work will breakorlando the rules of narrative ballet.

Woolf Works, a dance piece based on Woolf’s life as well as three of her novels — Orlando, The Waves and Mrs. Dalloway – – will premiere in summer 2015 at the Royal Opera House, London, as the centerpiece of the new season. It will be choreographed by Wayne McGregor.

McGregor said Woolf’s writing, which lends itself to breaking rules, will allow him to mash up, splice and go backward and forward in time to give the audience “a different way of experiencing ballet.”

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