Create a scene It’s World Creativity and Innovation Day so we are celebrating some of the amazing creative work that goes on behind the scenes at the Royal Opera House. The costume department is a fantastic example - churning out over 5,000 pieces each season and employing 110 full-time staff, they are a key cornerstone of what we do. #WCID
On the Faust track A sneak peak at rehearsals for Faust, which is currently on the Main Stage until 6 May. David McVicar's production of Faust is staged in Second Empire Paris on the eve of the Franco-Prussian war. This dramatic opera tells the story of an aged philosopher who sells his soul to the devil. #ROHfaust
Barre-crossed lovers After a break in the run, The Royal Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet continues its fantastic performances on the Main Stage next week. Have you been to see this magnificent Shakespeare-inspired ballet yet? #ROHromeo
Gone Budd not forgotten An amazing image from the 1951 premiere of Billy Budd at the Royal Opera House. Billy Budd is Britten’s grandest opera and it opens on the Main Stage on 23 April. #ROHbillybudd
Seas the day South African theatre company @isangoensemble are currently at the Royal Opera House performing A Man of Good Hope and SS Mendi: Dancing the Death Drill. SS Mendi tells the story of a real-life, tragic maritime disaster, based on the book by Fred Khumalo. It opens tonight in the Linbury Theatre. #ROHssmendi
Sparkling sixties From the archive: a gorgeous photo from 1960 of The Royal Ballet dancers backstage at the Royal Opera House, getting ready for a performance of Cinderella. #ThrowbackThursday
Nice to sea you We had a fantastic time at our Staggering Seafarers Family Sunday last weekend. There was loads going on and the house was packed! Did you join us? If so, we hope you had fun too! Our next Family Sunday is on 30 June - find out more via the link in bio.