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September 30, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | Natalia Osipova Becoming A Swan

Ballet News Reviews | Natalia Osipova Becoming A Swan Photographs by Andrej Uspenski What makes you return to a photography book ? Reviewing countless such books, I find myself asking this question often, and only this time, reviewing this book, have I found an answer. Some photography books are coffee table tomes to be displayed […]

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Choreographers' Showcase 2014

September 30, 2014

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Choreographers’ Showcase 2014: Experimental, Visionary and Dynamic Choreography

Choreographers’ Showcase 2014: Experimental, Visionary and Dynamic Choreography 10 of The Hong Kong Ballet’s talented dancers will be demonstrating another aspect of their creativity at the Company’s Choreographers Showcase 2014. The dancers will be choreographing 8 new creative pieces which will be performed in the intimate surroundings of the Studio Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre […]

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September 30, 2014

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American Repertory Ballet Announces A Midsummer Night’s Dream Preview Performance at Union County PAC’s Hamilton Stage

American Repertory Ballet Announces A Midsummer Night’s Dream Preview Performance at Union County PAC’s Hamilton Stage   RAHWAY, NJ – On October 17, 2014 at 8:00pm, American Repertory Ballet will present A Midsummer Night’s Dream Preview Performance at Union County PAC’s Hamilton Stage. The professional dancers of American Repertory Ballet will perform Act II of […]

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September 29, 2014

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2 + 2 = 1984 for Northern Ballet

2 + 2 = 1984 for Northern Ballet Northern Ballet is delighted to announce its next new creation will be 1984, based on George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece and created by guest Choreographer Jonathan Watkins. Experts in passionate storytelling, Northern Ballet’s adaptations of some of the world’s most treasured novels move and inspire more people in more cities across […]

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RNZB's CHRISTMAS CAROL dancer MacLean Hopper - credit Ross Brown

September 29, 2014

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The Royal New Zealand Ballet | The Vodafone Season of A Christmas Carol is a Christmas cracker!

The Royal New Zealand Ballet | The Vodafone Season of A Christmas Carol is a Christmas cracker!   The Royal New Zealand Ballet does Dickens   The heart-warming magic of Charles Dickens will leave audiences spellbound as the Royal New Zealand Ballet brings The Vodafone Season of A Christmas Carol to New Zealand in its […]

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September 28, 2014

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal Announces Two Promotions at “Jewels” Opening Night

Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal Announces Two Promotions at “Jewels” Opening Night.                                                                                                                            Seattle, WA – Before the curtain rose on Pacific Northwest Ballet’s season-opening performance of George Balanchine’s Jewels, PNB Artistic Director Peter Boal made a special announcement to the audience. “It gives me great pleasure to announce two well-deserved promotions.” To […]

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All candidates with Queen of the Belgians

September 28, 2014

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Vida Polakov shines at Genée International Ballet Competition 2014

Vida Polakov shines at Genée International Ballet Competition 2014     The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to reveal the medallists from the 2014 Genée International Ballet Competition. The judging panel, which included Dame Monica Mason DBE, former Director of The Royal Ballet, Petter Jacobsson, Directeur Général, Centre Chorégraphique National Ballet de Lorraine […]

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Frankie Bridge, Kevin Clifton - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

September 27, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing | The First Saturday

Strictly Come Dancing | The First Saturday All photographs © BBC Pictures. Strictly, no unauthorised reproduction. (scroll down for live show photographs from tonight’s show, and if you missed Friday night’s dances, follow the link under Strictly News for all those photos too) Saturday night saw Karen Hauer catching her man (Mark Wright) with orange […]

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Pixie Lott, Trent Whiddon - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

September 26, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing | The First Friday

Strictly Come Dancing 2014 | The First Friday All photographs © BBC Pictures. Strictly, no unauthorised reproduction. (scroll down for live show photographs)   15 celebrities 4 dancing judges 3 weeks 1 live Piper 0 public votes This was the week that Caroline Flack opened the show with style, confidence and yes, musicality with a Cha […]

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September 26, 2014

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12 ballet dancers make Genée International Ballet Competition 2014 Final

12 ballet dancers make Genée International Ballet Competition 2014 Final The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) announces the Finalists of the Genée International Ballet Competition 2014, held in Antwerp, Belgium. 57 contestants from 11 countries, have been whittled down to 12 Finalists, all set to compete in the first Genée Final ever to be held […]

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September 26, 2014

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Coppélia takes centre stage for the G20 Summit

Queensland Ballet’s Coppélia takes centre stage for the G20 Summit People of all ages will be able to enjoy Queensland Ballet’s box office hit Coppélia, when it comes as a free event to the G20 Cultural Celebrations for free. Arts Minister Ian Walker says it was the first time Queensland Ballet would give a full-length […]

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September 25, 2014

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces 2014/2015 National Audition Tour & Open Class Dates

Canada’s National Ballet School Announces 2014/2015 National Audition Tour & Open Class Dates Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce that the 2014/2015 National Audition Tour (NAT), which includes Auditions and Open Classes, will commence in Halifax, NS on November 3.  This year’s NAT, which is presented by Sun Life Financial, will visit […]

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September 25, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada Streams Live On World Ballet Day

The National Ballet of Canada Streams Live On World Ballet Day   The Australian Ballet | Bolshoi Ballet | The Royal Ballet |  The National Ballet of Canada | San Francisco Ballet The first ever World Ballet Day on Wednesday, October 1 sees extraordinary and unprecedented access behind the scenes across five of the world’s […]

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September 24, 2014

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World Ballet Day | What you’ll see

Photograph by Cheryl Angear

World Ballet Day | What you’ll see THE ROYAL BALLET OPENS ITS ‘VIRTUAL DOORS’ FOR AN INSIDE VIEW OF THE WORKING DAY AS PART OF A GLOBAL FIRST: WORLD BALLET DAY ONE DAY OF LIVE STREAMING ON WEDNESDAY 1 OCTOBER The Australian Ballet | Bolshoi Ballet | The Royal Ballet | The National Ballet of […]

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September 24, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | Rolex Dancers First Winners: Rebekah Rimsay, Elena Lobsanova and Dylan Tedaldi

Rebekah Rimsay, Elena Lobsanova and Dylan Tedaldi. Photos by Sian Richards.

The National Ballet of Canada | Rolex Dancers First Winners: Rebekah Rimsay, Elena Lobsanova and Dylan Tedaldi   Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada announced today that Principal Character Artist Rebekah Rimsay, First Soloist Elena Lobsanova and Second Soloist Dylan Tedaldi are the recipients of the Rolex Dancers First Award. Ms.Kain […]

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September 22, 2014

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Queensland Ballet continues its Super Star year

Queensland Ballet continues its Super Star year   Queensland’s reputation as an arts leader is set to get another Super Star boost with two of the world’s leading dancers coming exclusively to the state to perform with Queensland Ballet.   Arts Minister Ian Walker said the Super Star Fund would bring Alina Cojocaru from English National […]

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September 22, 2014

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FAIRY TALES ARE BACK IN FASHION | Queensland Ballet announces Season 2015

FAIRY TALES ARE BACK IN FASHION | Queensland Ballet announces Season 2015 Queensland Ballet’s Artistic Director Li Cunxin continues to dream big in his third season for the Company, announcing a program of four magical ballets by celebrated international choreographers for Season 2015. Queensland Ballet will perform Peter Schaufuss’ La Sylphide, Trey McIntyre’s Peter Pan, Greg […]

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September 22, 2014

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The Australian Ballet unveils its 2015 season: “A Year of Beauty”

The Australian Ballet unveils its 2015 season: “A Year of Beauty” A lavish new production of The Sleeping Beauty from Artistic Director David McAllister crowns a year-long exploration of beauty Melbourne, Australia: The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David McAllister and Executive Director Libby Christie today unveiled the 2015 season, which celebrates the unique beauty, artistry […]

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September 21, 2014

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Donny Osmond to make a guest judge appearance on Strictly Come Dancing

Donny Osmond to make a guest judge appearance on Strictly Come Dancing   Show-business veteran Donny Osmond will be joining Strictly Come Dancing’s judging panel for a special one-off guest appearance this autumn. For one week only, Donny will join the Strictly Come Dancing judges – Bruno Tonioli, Craig Revel-Horwood, Darcey Bussell and head judge […]

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September 20, 2014

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOURING SCHEDULE FOR 2014-15 SEASON

Photo: Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOURING SCHEDULE FOR 2014-15 SEASON   Houston Ballet Makes Debut in Detroit with Performances of Giselle November 1-2, 2014   Company Returns to Canada, Performing Stanton Welch’s La Bayadère in Calgary and Edmonton in Spring 2015   Houston Ballet II Performs Mixed Rep in Durham, NH September 23, 2014   Houston, TX […]

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