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December 8, 2016

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BALLERINA THE FILM

BALLERINA | THE FILM Light up Christmas with this film set in 1879 Paris. Félicie, an orphan girl who lives with her best friend Victor dreams of becoming a ballerina and heads for the bright lights of Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house. […]

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David Hallberg. Photography Kate Longley

December 8, 2016

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World-renowned dancer David Hallberg returns to the stage with The Australian Ballet at Sydney Opera House

World-renowned dancer David Hallberg returns to the stage with The Australian Ballet at Sydney Opera House The Australian Ballet is thrilled to host the first appearance back to the stage of internationally acclaimed dancer David Hallberg after an injury over two years ago. Hallberg will make a guest appearance, performing his debut as Franz in […]

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December 8, 2016

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancers Carrie Imler and Batkhurel Bold Announce Retirements

Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancers Carrie Imler and Batkhurel Bold Announce Retirements Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal, with principal dancers Carrie Imler and Batkhurel Bold, has announced that Ms. Imler and Mr. Bold will retire at the end of the 2016/2017 season. Their acclaimed careers will be celebrated at PNB’s Season Encore Performance […]

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December 8, 2016

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Ballerinas, a Blue Bomber, and a Blogger- Oh My! RWB’s Nutcracker Cast Expands

Ballerinas, a Blue Bomber, and a Blogger- Oh My! RWB’s Nutcracker Cast Expands What does a Winnipeg Blue Bomber, a two-time Juno winner, and a ballerina have in common?  A role in Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB)’s Nutcracker.   This year, the RWB is pleased to welcome 14 special guests to Nutcracker’s cast from December 22-30 at the Centennial […]

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December 8, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | Olympian Penny Oleksiak Debuts in The Nutcracker as a Cannon Doll

The National Ballet of Canada | Olympian Penny Oleksiak Debuts in The Nutcracker as a Cannon Doll Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, announces the 2016/17 season lineup of Cannon Dolls featured in The Nutcracker. The holiday favourite has a great tradition of inviting prominent Canadians to appear onstage in the […]

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December 5, 2016

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DanceXchange launches inaugural dx Choreography Award

DanceXchange launches inaugural dx Choreography Award DanceXchange, the Midlands-based dance house is extremely pleased to announce the inaugural dx Choreography Award to support artists at an early stage of their choreographic career. As part of DanceXchange’s new Artist Development programme which will be launched in Spring 2017, the dx Choreography Award will support the practice of up to eight […]

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Judge Robert Rinder - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

December 4, 2016

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Musicals Week The Results

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Musicals Week The Results Judge Rinder is the eleventh celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2016 This weekend, Judge Rinder became the eleventh contestant to leave Strictly Come Dancing as he faced Ore Oduba in the dreaded dance off.  The judges’ scores were combined with the results of the viewers’ […]

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The Strictly Pro Dancers - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

December 3, 2016

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Musicals Week

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Musicals Week Five couples Quarter Finals One Astronaut With Major Tim Peake in the audience, and in the words of Danny Mac, “let’s do this!” Ore & Joanne kicked off Musicals Week with a Willy Wonka inspired “classic Foxtrot” (Bruno) with “a couple of balance issues” (Craig) and “pure ballroom style, […]

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Cinderella | Dancers: Yu-Yao Liu and Hong Kong Ballet Dancers |

December 3, 2016

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Ballet Classics for Children: Cinderella

Ballet Classics for Children: Cinderella Step into the magical world of ballet with this fun and educational production for all ages! Proudly presented by Repetto Following its huge success and sold-out performances in 2013, the fun, interactive production for the young and young at heart Ballet Classics for Children: Cinderella will return again to bewitch […]

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Cast of Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2016 performing the group dance. - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

December 3, 2016

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Christmas Special

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Christmas Special Ahead of the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special, some new photographs have just been released.

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Darcey Bussell: Looking For Margot (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: with a student at the Royal School of Ballet Darcey Bussell - (C) Matchlight Ltd - Photographer: Andrew Muggleton

December 3, 2016

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Darcey Bussell: Looking For Margot

Darcey Bussell: Looking For Margot Margot Fonteyn has inspired generations of ballerinas. She was beautiful, brilliant, talented and never put a foot wrong on stage. Her late flowering partnering with Rudolf Nureyev created the most dazzling ballet partnership in history. And yet behind the scenes, as Darcey Bussell discovers, Margot’s life was marked by tragedy […]

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Heather Ogden in Swan Lake. Photo by Christopher Wahl.

November 30, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada |Porsche Cars Canada Sponsors Dance Excellence

  The National Ballet of Canada |Porsche Cars Canada Sponsors Dance Excellence Barry Hughson, Executive Director of The National Ballet of Canada, is pleased to welcome Porsche Cars Canada Ltd. (PCL) as the company’s newest corporate sponsor. PCL is the presenting sponsor of Swan Lake, which runs June 15 – 25, 2017 at the Four […]

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November 30, 2016

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Dutch National Ballet | JUNIORS GO DUTCH

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Dutch National Ballet | JUNIORS GO DUTCH The Junior Company’s tour of the Netherlands in 2017 * New touring programme for Dutch National Ballet’s Junior Company * World premieres by Ton Simons, Wubkje Kuindersma and Peter Leung * Dutch National Ballet premiere by Toer van Schayk * Talented youngsters also dance works by Hans van […]

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November 30, 2016

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Ballet News Reviews | The National Ballet of China | The Peony Pavilion

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Ballet News Reviews | The National Ballet of China | The Peony Pavilion The Peony Pavilion The National Ballet of China Sadlers Wells, London Rarely are you so thoroughly transported to a world of such refined elegance and sublimely eloquent dancing, but this show; this magnificent visual & aural feast, is one such time. Dancers Zhu Yan […]

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November 30, 2016

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Strictly Come Dancing – The Final

Tess Daly, Claudia Winkleman - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jay Brooks

Strictly Come Dancing – The Final After 13 amazing weeks of glitter, excitement and sensational dance performances, the most glamorous night of TV has arrived as the Strictly Come Dancing Final comes live to BBC One. Back in September, 15 celebrities entered the ballroom for the very first time, but now only the finalists remain. […]

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November 30, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker a Holiday Tradition for Over 1 Million Torontonians

Jillian Vanstone in The Nutcracker. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

The National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker a Holiday Tradition for Over 1 Million Torontonians Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for The Nutcracker. Choreographed by James Kudelka,  the National Ballet’s production has delighted more than 1 million adults and children since its premiere in […]

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November 30, 2016

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From Gallops to Grand Pliés, Reindeer Join RWB’s Nutcracker on Stage

Local Dancers from Fayetteville in RWB's 2016 Nutcracker Tour; Photo by David Warburton

From Gallops to Grand Pliés, Reindeer Join RWB’s Nutcracker on Stage Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) returns to the Centennial Concert Hall on December 22 for Nutcracker, an annual holiday favourite.  Running until December 30, audiences can expect classic Nutcracker nuances coupled with this year’s anticipated character addition: reindeer.   Proving that reindeer are no […]

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November 30, 2016

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The Australian Ballet’s 2017 blockbuster Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland© goes on sale

Amber Scott, Principal Artist – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland©. Photo Justin Ridle

The Australian Ballet’s 2017 blockbuster Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland© goes on sale Audiences will discover a world beyond their imagination when they fall down the rabbit hole with The Australian Ballet’s 2017 season of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland©. Earmarked as the ballet blockbuster of the year, tickets will be in high demand when they go […]

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November 30, 2016

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The Sarasota Ballet performs Jewels, Balanchine’s Full-Length Masterpiece

The Sarasota Ballet performs Jewels, Balanchine’s Full-Length Masterpiece Balanchine’s glorious Jewels provides a unique and exquisite treat for the holiday season with its beautiful and mesmerizing choreography and costumes. George Balanchine’s Jewels opens at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on December 16, marking the first time The Sarasota Ballet will perform Emeralds, Rubies and […]

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November 30, 2016

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Jury members for the Prix de Lausanne 45th edition

2017 Prix de Lausanne Jury members for the Prix de Lausanne 45th edition International competition for young dancers – Théâtre de Beaulieu Lausanne November 29th, 2016 : the jury of Prix de Lausanne 2017 is composed by nine major personalities of the dance world, presided by Kevin O’Hare, Director at Royal Ballet (London). The jury of […]

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