Appreciated for his exquisite choreography for such ballets as Solitaire, The Rite of Planting season, La Création du Monde, and Romeo and Juliet, this Scottish-born dancer and choreographer offered as artistic director of both Deutsche Oper Berlin as well as the Royal Ballet (London). After schooling at the well-known Sadler’s Wells Ballet College, he choreographed such early functions as Laiderette and Somnambulism. He gained a 1994 Tony Award for choreographing the Broadway revival from the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical Carousel. His relationship to visual musician Deborah Williams led to a daughter called Charlotte. In 1970, he overran the placement of Artistic Movie director from the Royal Ballet from the business’s previous movie director, Frederick Ashton.