The Trocks as Odalisques (L-R Raffaele Morra Chase Johnsey Robert Carter) - photo credit Zoran Jelenic

July 28, 2015

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Raffaele Morra, Dancer & Ballet Master, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Cupcakes & Conversation with Raffaele Morra, Dancer & Ballet Master, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (New York based, all-male, comedy ballet company Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, also known as The Trocks) What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Curiosity motivates me every Monday morning, just like any other day. If ballet chose […]

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July 28, 2015

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Princeton Ballet School announces its Summer Intensive program’s final performance – “An Evening of Dance”

Princeton Ballet School announces its Summer Intensive program’s final performance – “An Evening of Dance” PRINCETON, NJ – On Friday, July 31, 2015, students from the Summer Intensive program at Princeton Ballet School, the official school of NJ’s top professional ballet company American Repertory Ballet, will be dancing in the program’s culminating performance. The show, […]

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July 28, 2015

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English National Ballet | Lest We Forget | Principal Casting

English National Ballet | Lest We Forget Sadler’s Wells, EC1R Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 September 2015 Performances at 7.30pm (mat at 2.30pm) Tickets: £12 – £45 Tickets online or 0844 412 4300  After moving audiences and critics alike at its premiere in 2014, English National Ballet’s poignant reflection on the First World War, Lest We Forget […]

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July 28, 2015

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Colorado Ballet promotes Corps de Ballet dancer to Soloist, adds new Principal and four new Corps de Ballet dancers

Colorado Ballet promotes Corps de Ballet dancer to Soloist, adds new Principal and four new Corps de Ballet dancers   DENVER – Colorado Ballet promoted one of its Corps de Ballet dancers to Soloist dancer, added a new Principal and four new Corps de Ballet members for a total of 30 professional Company dancers.   […]

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July 28, 2015

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The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre season extends again at the London Coliseum

The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre season extends again at the London Coliseum   TWO EXTRA AND FINAL SWAN LAKE PERFORMANCES ANNOUNCED THE BEST-SELLING SHOW AT THE LONDON COLISEUM THIS SUMMER Due to continued overwhelming demand, The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre has today announced that it will extend its run at the London Coliseum this August […]

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July 23, 2015

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Queensland Ballet | Cuban dancer brings even more star power to The Sleeping Beauty

Queensland Ballet | Cuban dancer brings even more star power to The Sleeping Beauty Queensland Ballet continues to bring international dance stars to audiences with the announcement of another celebrated Cuban dancer joining the Company for its October season of The Sleeping Beauty. Queensland Ballet Artistic Director Li Cunxin said Victor Estévez will join Queensland […]

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MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM - RNZB dancer Laura Jones as Titania CREDIT Ross Brown

July 23, 2015

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A magical world premiere from the Royal New Zealand Ballet

A magical world premiere from the Royal New Zealand Ballet The Vodafone Season of A Midsummer Night’s Dream   In an unprecedented artistic coup the Royal New Zealand Ballet has commissioned one of the world’s most sought after choreographers working today – Liam Scarlett – to create a brand new ballet for the company.   The […]

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July 22, 2015

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Ballet News Reviews | Understanding Exposure

Ballet News Reviews | Understanding Exposure There exists a triptych of photography books that are game-changers. They are best sellers, and so I can’t be alone in finding them revelatory. I’ll review the others in due course but for now I want to concentrate on Bryan Peterson’s Understanding Exposure, which is now on to its 3rd Edition, it’s that good. Why is […]

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July 22, 2015

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Tickets Now On Sale for Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 43rd Season

Tickets Now On Sale for Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 43rd Season Special Offer: NO SERVICE FEES through July 31.*   43rd season to feature the return of audience favorites Emergence, Roméo et Juliette, and Coppélia. Other highlights include works by Christopher Wheeldon, Jerome Robbins, and Twyla Tharp, and PNB premieres by Alejandro Cerrudo, Jessica Lang and […]

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July 21, 2015

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The Australian Ballet launch new contemporary dancewear range by Keto

The Australian Ballet launch new contemporary dancewear range by Keto Designed by dancers and featuring the distinctive 2015 Year of Beauty creative The Australian Ballet has this week launched Keto, a new contemporary dancewear label created by Australian Ballet Soloist Jacob Sofer and his partner Peggy Jackson. Designed and made in Australia using premium fabrics, […]

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Tobias Batley as Winston in Northern Ballet's_1984. Photo Guy Farrow

July 21, 2015

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Join the revolution with the World Première of Northern Ballet’s 1984

Join the revolution with the World Première of Northern Ballet’s 1984 As one man risks everything to fall in love, join Northern Ballet for the World Première of Jonathan Watkins’ 1984. Recently awarded Best Company at the European Taglioni Ballet Awards, Northern Ballet is bringing this cult-classic to life with the World Première at the […]

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July 21, 2015

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Colorado Ballet to perform An Evening under the Stars at Arvada Center

Colorado Ballet to perform An Evening under the Stars at Arvada Center   DENVER – Colorado Ballet will perform a collection of works at An Evening under the Stars at 7:30 p.m. on August 22, 2015 at the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheater, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada, CO 80003.   An Evening under the Stars will […]

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July 19, 2015

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Urban Ballet – Copenhagen | Taking Ballet From Studio To Street

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Urban Ballet – Copenhagen | Taking Ballet From Studio To Street Urban Ballet – Copenhagen (UB CPH) is a joint Danish-British passion project to take classical ballet from the traditional studio and out into the urban environment. The project will produce a dance video in which classical technique is blended with street, hiphop and modern […]

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July 16, 2015

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The Australian Ballet’s contemporary triple bill 20:21 opens in Melbourne 27 August and Sydney 5 November 2015

Dimity Azoury, Rudy Hawkes and Robyn Hendricks, photography by Justin Ridler

The Australian Ballet’s contemporary triple bill 20:21 opens in Melbourne 27 August and Sydney 5 November 2015 With not a tutu or tiara in sight, the best dance of the 20th century and the freshest of the 21st combine in The Australian Ballet’s 20:21, emerging in Melbourne next month. This electrifying triple bill plays at […]

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July 15, 2015

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The Wedding Photographers Kit That Has Nothing To Do With Gear

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The Wedding Photographers Kit That Has Nothing To Do With Gear Some of you know that since last year I’ve followed a fork in the road that has led me towards wedding photography. It’s such an interesting journey and there are, and have been, endless surprises! For example, as a fully fledged wedding photographer I know that I […]

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July 15, 2015

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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2015

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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2015   The class of 2015 who have graduated from The Royal Ballet School with contracts are : Chisato Katsura – The Royal Ballet Lukas Bjørneboe Brændsrød – The Royal Ballet Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme Harry Churches – The Royal Ballet Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme Leo Dixon – […]

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July 15, 2015

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The Washington Ballet | Tickets to The Nutcracker On Sale Now!

The Washington Ballet | Tickets to The Nutcracker On Sale Now! Purchase Early for Best Seats   WASHINGTON, D.C. -The Washington Ballet presents its annual holiday tradition, The Nutcracker, at the historic Warner Theatre in Washington, DC December 3-27. TWB will also present The Nutcracker at THEARC Theater in Southeast DC November 28-29. Previously, tickets to […]

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July 15, 2015

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Tickets are on sale now for Colorado Ballet’s 2015-2016 season

Tickets are on sale now for Colorado Ballet’s 2015-2016 season   DENVER – Single tickets went on sale today for Colorado Ballet’s 55th season, which will include La Sylphide, The Nutcracker and Alice (in Wonderland) at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House and Ballet Director’s Choice at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts.   Colorado […]

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July 14, 2015

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TAMAS DETRICH APPOINTED ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE STUTTGART BALLET AS OF 2018

TAMAS DETRICH APPOINTED ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE STUTTGART BALLET AS OF 2018 STUTTGART, JULY 14TH, 2015 – The board of directors of the State Theater Stuttgart have, per unanimous decision, appointed Tamas Detrich Artistic Director of the Stuttgart Ballet effective as of September 2018. Detrich succeeds Reid Anderson, who has led the company since 1996. […]

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July 14, 2015

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English National Ballet announces promotions and new joiners for the 2015/2016 Season

English National Ballet announces promotions and new joiners for the 2015/2016 Season Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, has today announced promotions within the Company and details of new joiners for the 2015/2016 season. Alison McWhinney, James Streeter, and Max Westwell have been promoted to Soloist. Cesar Corrales has been promoted to Junior […]

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