May 22, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Sleeping Beauty Principal Casting

The National Ballet of Canada | The Sleeping Beauty Principal Casting Corps de Ballet Member Harrison James Debuts as Prince Florimund   Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for The Sleeping Beauty. Corps de Ballet member Harrison James makes his debut as Prince Florimund opposite Principal Dancer […]

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Tamara Rojo at London City Island Photo © Perry Curties

May 22, 2015

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English National Ballet and English National Ballet School announce plans for a new joint home

English National Ballet and English National Ballet School announce plans for a new joint home English National Ballet and English National Ballet School today announce plans for a new joint home in East London. The move will bring under one roof one of the world’s leading ballet companies with a world renowned ballet school, and […]

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May 21, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada| Ratmansky & Côté Opens May 30

The National Ballet of Canada| Ratmansky & Côté Opens May 30 Three Premieres by Alexei Ratmansky and Guillaume Côté Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the casting for Ratmansky & Côté which features two company premieres by Alexei Ratmansky and a world premiere by Guillaume Côté. Ratmansky & Côté, […]

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May 19, 2015

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2015 SUMMER SEASON

at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   David Bintley’s earliest work for the Company Carmina burana pairs up with his latest work, the world premiere of The King Dances     A revival of Bintley’s full length comedy Sylvia     Venue and booking information: Birmingham Hippodrome: Tickets: 0844 338 5000   Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to […]

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May 14, 2015

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English National Ballet | Choreographics Live

Choreographics Live Saturday 20 June 2015 Performance at 2.15pm   English National Ballet’s platform for emerging dance makers, Choreographics, at Sadler’s Wells’ Lilian Baylis Studio on 19 and 20 June, will this year be live streamed for the first time, in partnership with ArtStreamingTV, on Saturday 20 June at 2.15pm.   As well as being […]

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May 13, 2015

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Dutch National Ballet | COOL BRITANNIA

Dutch National Ballet | COOL BRITANNIA A programme of leading choreographers from England * world premiere by Associate Artist David Dawson * world premiere by Christopher Wheeldon * Dutch premiere of Chroma, by Wayne McGregor * 17 to 27 June 2015 in Dutch National Opera & Ballet * programme presented as part of the Holland […]

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May 13, 2015

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RICHMOND BALLET ANNOUNCES THE 2015-16 SEASON

RICHMOND BALLET ANNOUNCES THE 2015-16 SEASON Artistic Director’s Own Work and Shakespeare’s Timeless Tale of Love and Hate Anchor New Season with Another Memorable Goodbye Richmond, VA – Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce the line-up for the 2015-16 professional season. After returning from a four-city tour to China, the 2015-16 season will be marked […]

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May 12, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | YOU dance Streams Live to Over 8,000 Students Across Canada

The National Ballet of Canada | YOU dance Streams Live to Over 8,000 Students Across Canada The National Ballet of Canada’s highly successful education and outreach programme, YOU dance, was live streamed over three performances on February 20, May 5 and 6, 2015. Over 8,000 students in classrooms across Canada participated in the three live streams. […]

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May 12, 2015

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

Canada’s National Ballet School Hosts Second Annual Sharing Dance Day in Toronto Dance to Make a Difference   Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto (BBBST), Parkinson Society Canada (PSC), and World Animal Protection, is hosting the second annual Sharing Dance Day on Sunday, May 24 from 2:00 […]

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Ballet: Maninyas

May 12, 2015

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOUR TO HAMBURG GERMANY JULY 7-8, 2015

HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOUR TO HAMBURG GERMANY JULY 7-8, 2015   Company To Perform Stanton Welch’s Tapestry, Maninyas, and Velocity Houston, TX – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch announces a tour to Hamburg, Germany to perform at the 41st Hamburg Ballet Days and the Nijinsky Gala, from July 7-8 & 12, 2015. These performances […]

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RAD South East Awards 2015 at the RAD Hq, London on the 10/05/2015. Photo: David Tett

May 11, 2015

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South East dancers triumph in competition judged by Wayne Sleep OBE

The Royal Academy of Dance | South East dancers triumph in competition judged by Wayne Sleep OBE   Dancers across seven counties have succeeded in a Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) competition to find the best young ballerinas in the South East of England. Twelve winners and runners up were selected at the final of […]

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Archie Sullivan - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

May 10, 2015

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BBC Young Dancer Award

BBC Young Dancer Award A 17-year-old contemporary dancer from Northumberland has been named the first winner of the BBC Young Dancer award. Connor Scott beat five other finalists after they all performed before a panel of leading dance experts at Sadler’s Wells in London. The award was presented by Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta – […]

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May 8, 2015

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Royal New Zealand Ballet showcases NZ artists with two world premieres and an international tour

Dear Horizon Choreographer Andrew Simmons dancer Kirby Selchow. Photog Ross Brown

Royal New Zealand Ballet showcases NZ artists with two world premieres and an international tour   The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s mixed bill Salute – Remembering WW1 which opens on 22 May will showcase the talents of New Zealand artists working at the top of their field.   NZ choreographers Neil Ieremia and Andrew Simmons […]

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May 8, 2015

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The Australian Ballet’s Year of Beauty is set to enchant Adelaide this winter

Giselle, photography by Jeff Busby, and The Dream, photography by Daniel Boud

With ghostly spirits and magical woodlands, The Australian Ballet’s Year of Beauty is set to enchant Adelaide this winter South Australians will have the chance to see two magical ballet programs and peek behind the scenes of the national dance company, when The Australian Ballet returns to Adelaide in July. The beautiful tragedy of Giselle […]

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May 8, 2015

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The belle of the ball returns: The Australian Ballet’s sell-out hit Cinderella has its homecoming in Melbourne from 19 June 2015

Artists of The Australian Ballet in Cinderella. Photography by Jeff Busby

The belle of the ball returns: The Australian Ballet’s sell-out hit Cinderella has its homecoming in Melbourne from 19 June 2015 Set to warm hearts in Melbourne this winter, The Australian Ballet’s award-winning hit Cinderella is back for an exclusive encore season at Arts Centre Melbourne, from 19 to 27 June 2015. Already a landmark […]

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May 8, 2015

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Dutch National Ballet | Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella

Dutch National Ballet | Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella London Coliseum UK PREMIERE Wednesday 8 – Saturday 11 July 2015 Performances: Wed – Sat at 7.30pm, Sat & Thu Mat at 2pm Tickets: £10 – £80 Ticket Office: 0844 412 4300 Dutch National Ballet presents a new interpretation of Cinderella, choreographed by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Christopher Wheeldon. Premiered […]

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May 7, 2015

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HOUSTON BALLET’S MORRIS, WELCH & KYLIÁN

Svadebka (Artists of HB) - Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET’S MORRIS, WELCH & KYLIÁN FEATURES WORLD PREMIERES BY MARK MORRIS AND STANTON WELCH   Celebrated American Choreographer Mark Morris Creates The Letter V, His First New Work for Houston Ballet   Stanton Welch Creates Zodiac to a Commissioned Score by Renowned Australian Composer Ross Edwards   Jiri Kylián’s Svadebka Returns to Houston    […]

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May 7, 2015

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WORLD PREMIERE: OTHER STORIES

Photo by Sean Malyon

WORLD PREMIERE: OTHER STORIES EDWARD WATSON AND WENDY WHELAN – FIVE CHOREOGRAPHERS, FIVE NEW WORKS Thursday 9 July – Sunday 12 July Linbury Studio Theatre Royal Ballet Principal Edward Watson and Wendy Whelan, former Principal at New York City Ballet for over 20 years, perform Whelan/Watson: Other Stories a programme of five contemporary works created […]

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May 7, 2015

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The Hong Kong Ballet announces 2015/16 Season Including the World Première of Pinocchio this summer and an International Tour in 2016

Photo9: Production: In Light and Shadow. Dancers: Frank van Tongeren and Liu Miao-miao. Photographer: Jamie Kraus.

The Hong Kong Ballet announces 2015/16 Season Including the World Première of Pinocchio this summer and an International Tour in 2016 The Hong Kong Ballet announces today its 2015/16 season line-up, including the world première of Pinocchio by renowned Swedish choreographer Pär Isberg, the enduring tragic romance Romeo and Juliet by Rudi van Dantzig, the […]

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May 7, 2015

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Dutch National Ballet Junior company returns to the Royal Opera House with new programme

Dutch National Ballet Junior company returns to the Royal Opera House with new programme Dutch National Ballet’s Junior Company, will return to The Royal Opera House in London after two successful, sold out performances last season. The new programme consists of two premieres by young choreographic talents existing of Surfacing by Robert Binet and Blink […]

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