The Stuttgart Ballet Principal Dancers as “Superheroes”, ©Bernd Weißbrod

May 31, 2016

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Celebrating Reid Anderson’s 20th Anniversary as Artistic Director of the Stuttgart Ballet

Celebrating Reid Anderson’s 20th Anniversary as Artistic Director of the Stuttgart Ballet From July 15th to July 24th, 2016, the Stuttgart Ballet will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Reid Anderson’s Directorship of the Stuttgart Ballet. Highlights at the Festival include the premiere of a documentary film about the company; the mixed repertory evening NEXT GENERATION […]

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Ballet: Giselle

May 29, 2016

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF STANTON WELCH’S GISELLE

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF STANTON WELCH’S GISELLE   ROMANTIC CLASSIC HIGHLIGHTS COMPANY’S 2015-2016 SEASON   Houston, TX – From June 9 – 19, 2016, Houston Ballet will conclude its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of artistic director Stanton Welch’s Giselle. The world premiere of Giselle is made possible through the generosity […]

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May 29, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | New Video Series on Le Petit Prince

The National Ballet of Canada | New Video Series on Le Petit Prince The countdown has begun for the world premiere of Le Petit Prince by Guillaume Côté which opens next Saturday, June 4 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. Our new video series takes you behind the scenes for the creation […]

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May 29, 2016

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces “American Stories Project” in Conjunction with AMERICAN STORIES Performances

Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces “American Stories Project” in Conjunction with AMERICAN STORIES Performances In conjunction with its upcoming run of AMERICAN STORIES, Pacific Northwest Ballet has launched the “American Stories Project,” an opportunity for members of the PNB family and greater Seattle community to share their own “American stories.” “We all have stories – incredible […]

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May 29, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016–2017 SEASON PROMOTIONS

BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016–2017 SEASON PROMOTIONS   ANAÏS CHALENDARD AND SEO HYE HAN PROMOTED TO PRINCIPAL   JUNXIONG ZHAO PROMOTED TO SOLOIST   CORINA GILL PROMOTED TO SECOND SOLOIST   SAMIVEL EVANS AND DESEAN TABER PROMOTED TO CORPS DE BALLET FROM BOSTON BALLET II     Mikko Nissinen, Artistic Director of Boston Ballet, has announced […]

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Queensland Ballet Pre Professional Program Student Hannah Clark. Photo David Kelly.

May 26, 2016

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QUEENSLAND BALLET ACADEMY SETS THE STANDARD

QUEENSLAND BALLET ACADEMY SETS THE STANDARD Queensland Ballet (QB) today announced that its much-respected dancer training programs will now be known as Queensland Ballet Academy. Artistic Director Li Cunxin said the Company was immensely proud of its training programs and feels the new name reflects the high standard of the program and its absolute commitment […]

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May 26, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | Le Petit Prince Principal Casting Announced

The National Ballet of Canada | Le Petit Prince Principal Casting Announced Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the world premiere of Le Petit Prince choreographed by Guillaume Côté. The opening night cast will feature First Soloists Dylan Tedaldi and Tanya Howard in the lead […]

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Think glazunov_Credit-Leighton_Chen

May 26, 2016

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American Repertory Ballet/Princeton Ballet School and Westminster College of the Arts

American Repertory Ballet/Princeton Ballet School and Westminster College of the Arts Are Dance Partners This Summer   Princeton, N.J. — Westminster College of the Arts at Rider University has added a Summer Dance Institute to its repertoire. Rider’s established relationship with Princeton Ballet School will open the doors for students to experience their renowned classic […]

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Prix De Lausanne | Schools & Companies chosen by 2016 winners

May 26, 2016

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Prix De Lausanne | Schools & Companies chosen by 2016 winners

Schools and companies chosen by the 2016 prize winners The Prix de Lausanne is proud to announce the 2016 prize winner’s choices of Partner Schools and Companies : 1. Hang Yu – China –  School chosen: Royal Ballet School – Scholarship offered by Adveq 2. Madison Young – USA – Company chosen: Houston Ballet – Apprenticeship offered […]

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ballet pointe shoes

May 24, 2016

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Pointe Shoes + Playground Favourites

Pointe Shoes + Playground Favourites I recently photographed some products from Capezio, including pointe shoes, and I decided to add a twist of my own. Who remembers JACKS ? A playground game of skill – dexterity and co-ordination needed – JACKS involved small metal crosses and a rubber ball.    

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The Washington Ballet_The Nutcracker_Maki Onuki_photo by Dean Alexander.

May 24, 2016

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016.2017 SEASON

THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016.2017 SEASON 40th Anniversary Celebration to Launch the Season  Company Premieres Plus World Premieres   Ballets by Sir Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, William Forsythe, Jiří Kylian, Justin Peck, Alexei Ratmansky, Twyla Tharp and Antony Tudor   New Series: Dialogue with Dancers and Beyond the Stage   Studio Company in Aladdin and in an Evening […]

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sharing ballet

May 24, 2016

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Canada’s National Ballet School Hosts Third Annual Sharing Dance Day in Toronto

Canada’s National Ballet School Hosts Third Annual Sharing Dance Day in Toronto Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is hosting its third annual Sharing Dance Day on Friday, June 3 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Yonge-Dundas Square.  This FREE public event encourages Canadians of all ages and abilities to connect physically, emotionally, spiritually and […]

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May 24, 2016

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My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty

My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty  Peacock Theatre, London  Wednesday 6 – Sunday 10 July 2016 Performances at 10.30am, 2pm, 5.30pm Tickets: £10 – £25  Box Office 020 7863 8222   Due to popular demand, English National Ballet’s production of My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty, returns for a summer run at the Peacock Theatre, London from […]

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May 24, 2016

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Stuttgart Ballet | Hattrick for Stuttgart Ballet Principal Alicia Amatriain

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Hattrick for Stuttgart Ballet Principal Alicia Amatriain: three prestigious awards in one season Stuttgart Ballet Principal Dancer Alicia Amatriain has received three prestigious awards in one season, on the local, national and international level: In September 2015 she was named “Kammertänzerin” by the State of Baden-Württemberg, the highest status a dancer can achieve in Germany […]

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May 24, 2016

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Northern Ballet brings history’s greatest lover to the stage with the World Première of Casanova

Northern Ballet brings history’s greatest lover to the stage with the World Première of Casanova   Northern Ballet is to bring history’s most notorious lover to life with its new ballet Casanova. The internationally acclaimed company will transport audiences to decadent 18th century Venice, telling the sensational story of the infamous Italian adventurer in a […]

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May 24, 2016

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Princeton Ballet School Announces Dates for Placement Classes

Princeton Ballet School Announces Dates for Placement Classes (Princeton/New Brunswick, N.J.) –Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, announces its Placement Class schedule in order to determine fall classes. Placement classes are conducted for entering students with prior dance training for 1st-5th graders, and for 6th and up. They are not an […]

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May 23, 2016

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016 – 2017 SEASON AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

Principal Ballerina underwater displaying remarkable poise and grace in a performance for The Birmingham Royal Ballet's production of The Tempest. Directed by David Bintley

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016 – 2017 SEASON AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   The world premiere of David Bintley’s new ballet The Tempest, with a commissioned score by Sally Beamish Sir Peter Wright’s beloved classic The Nutcracker returns to the Hippodrome stage Bintley’s Cinderella enchants Birmingham audiences after an absence of five years A new ballet […]

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May 23, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | Giselle Principal Casting Announced

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The National Ballet of Canada | Giselle Principal Casting Announced Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, announced the principal casting for Giselle including several exciting debuts. Giselle closes the 2015/16 season at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto June 15 – 19. The role of Giselle has been […]

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May 20, 2016

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET and Aston Hall collaborate for Romeo and Juliet project

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET and Aston Hall collaborate for Romeo and Juliet project Young people of Birmingham have been putting on their dancing shoes and working with Birmingham Royal Ballet to come up with a very special performance based on William Shakespeare’s famous play Romeo and Juliet.   The Birmingham Royal Ballet Ambassadors are a group […]

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May 20, 2016

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SCOTTISH BALLET TO TAKE AWARD-WINNING PRODUCTION OF A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE TO WEST COAST OF AMERICA IN SPRING 2017

SCOTTISH BALLET TO TAKE AWARD-WINNING PRODUCTION OF A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE TO WEST COAST OF AMERICA IN SPRING 2017 Scottish Ballet will return to the USA in May 2017 with its multi award-winning production of A Streetcar Named Desire, marking the 70th anniversary year of Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Scottish Ballet’s A Streetcar Named Desire […]

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