February 8, 2016

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Northern Ballet returns home from Gatsby glory in China

Northern Ballet returns home from Gatsby glory in China Northern Ballet has returned home to Leeds following a sell-out international tour to China that saw them perform to over 10,000 people. The Company performed its blockbuster production, The Great Gatsby, to packed houses at Shanghai Grand Theatre and Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts […]

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February 6, 2016

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Washington Ballet Artistic Director Septime Webre to Step Down in June

Washington Ballet Artistic Director Septime Webre to Step Down in June   After seventeen years as Artistic Director of The Washington Ballet, Septime Webre has announced that he will step down at the end of June 2016 when his current contract ends.   “I have loved every minute of my years at The Washington Ballet – I feel […]

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February 6, 2016

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2016 SPRING SEASON

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2016 SPRING SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   Two of Sir Frederick Ashton’s classic ballets pair up for a double bill; The Dream, and for the first time ever performed by Birmingham Royal Ballet, A Month in the Country A revival of Kenneth Macmillan’s Romeo and Juliet   Venue and booking information: Birmingham […]

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February 6, 2016

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George Street Playhouse, American Repertory Ballet to Host Discussion on Ballet Icon Rudolf Nureyev

George Street Playhouse, American Repertory Ballet to Host Discussion on Ballet Icon Rudolf Nureyev on February 19th George Street Playhouse and American Repertory Ballet will co-host a discussion on the late ballet and film legend, Rudolf Nureyev, led by Princeton Ballet School Director Mary Pat Robertson, on Friday, February 19, 2016.  The discussion — free […]

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February 4, 2016

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English National Ballet | She Said

English National Ballet | She Said Sadler’s Wells Wednesday 13 – Saturday 16 April 2016 Performances at 7.30pm (mat at 2.30pm Tickets: £12 – £45 English National Ballet’s highly anticipated new triple bill dedicated to female choreography, She Said premieres this spring at London’s Sadler’s Wells from Wednesday 13 – Saturday 16 April She Said features […]

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February 3, 2016

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How To Successfully Feng Shui Your Wedding Day

How To Successfully Feng Shui Your Wedding Day Feng Shui noun Thousands of years old, Feng Shui is a Chinese system of laws considered to govern spatial arrangement and orientation in relation to the flow of energy (chi). Working with these principles can benefit you in your life, health, career and relationships. Is there a […]

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RNZB Speed of Light

February 3, 2016

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Dancing at the Speed of Light – RNZB’s high-energy start to 2016

Dancing at the Speed of Light – RNZB’s high-energy start to 2016   An iconic dance work that is credited with changing ballet for ever, and another two internationally acclaimed contemporary works, make up the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s (RNZB) explosive start to 2016. Speed of Light a mixed bill of three works by some […]

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February 3, 2016

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The Washington Ballet | Shakespeare Without the Words

The Washington Ballet | Shakespeare Without the Words Stephen Mills’ Hamlet – A Company Premiere Featuring Music by Philip Glass The Washington Ballet (TWB) premieres Hamlet March 23- April 3 at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. Set to the spellbinding music of Philip Glass, Hamlet redefines this tragic Shakespeare classic and the limits of dance […]

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February 3, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS JOHN CRANKO’S ONEGIN

BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS JOHN CRANKO’S ONEGIN POIGNANT LOVE STORY RETURNS TO BOSTON BALLET AFTER 14 YEARS Boston Ballet’s 52nd season continues with John Cranko’s emotionally evocative love story Onegin. Returning to Boston Ballet after fourteen years, this passionate tale of unrequited love is based on Russian poet Alexander Pushkin’s popular 19th century verse-novel. With all […]

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Ballet: La Bayadère

January 31, 2016

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HOUSTON BALLET 2016-2017 SEASON OVERVIEW

HOUSTON BALLET 2016-2017 SEASON OVERVIEW     All performances listed here are in Wortham Theater Center.   I           DIRECTOR’S CHOICE: AMERICAN INGENUITY featuring:   THEME AND VARIATIONS (1947) Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), Suite No. 3 for Orchestra in G major, Op. 55 Choreography by George Balanchine (1904-1983) Costume Designs after Karinska Lighting Design by Tony […]

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January 29, 2016

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BIG DANCE 2016: CELEBRATING THE DANCE DECADE

BIG DANCE 2016:  CELEBRATING THE DANCE DECADE Big Dance celebrates a decade of expansion and development in dance across the country in 2016, in this, the final Big Dance year, with events and performances all over the country between 2 and 10 July 2016. Big Dance, founded by the Mayor of London in 2006 and now […]

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January 29, 2016

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Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Undertakes $1.25 Million Building Expansion

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Undertakes $1.25 Million Building Expansion Steve Riccio, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB) board president, today announced unanimous board approval of a $1.25M project that will include building expansion consisting of four new rehearsal studios and other needed facility space to ensure the growth of the organization. CEO Nicholas Ade stated the […]

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January 29, 2016

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Colorado Ballet receives $75,000 Arts Innovation Grant from Bonfils-Stanton Foundation

Colorado Ballet receives $75,000 Arts Innovation Grant from Bonfils-Stanton Foundation   DENVER – Colorado Ballet received a $75,000 Arts Innovation Grant from the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation for its New Cultural Works Project.  The purpose of the Project is to explore Colorado’s people and heritage in order to create a diverse body of new works by emerging […]

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January 29, 2016

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Prix de Lausanne 44th Annual International Ballet Competition

44th annual international competition for young dancers February 1st to 6th, 2016, at Beaulieu Theatre, in Lausanne A total of 71 candidates, representing 19 nationalities, have been selected out of 300 applicants to participate in the annual week-long competition in Lausanne. After the selections taking place on Friday, February 5th in front of a live […]

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January 27, 2016

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Wedding Photography | Decoded

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Wedding Photography | Decoded I see couples in a quandary over which wedding photographer to choose, and I want to decode the mystery for you right now. Two decisions to make Choices. Basically, there are only two you need to make right off the bat. First, what sort of photos do you like ? And second, do […]

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January 27, 2016

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Cuban star returns to join Queensland Ballet

Queensland Ballet Principal Laura Hidalgo rehearsing with Victor Estévez as a guest artist in The Sleeping Beauty. Photo Christian Tiger

Cuban star returns to join Queensland Ballet Queensland Ballet has lured one of Cuba’s rising ballet stars to Australia to join its Company ranks for the 2016 season. Victor Estévez , who visited Brisbane as a guest star for Queensland Ballet’s 2015 season of The Sleeping Beauty, will join the Company next week as a […]

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January 27, 2016

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Opening its 2016 season at top speed, The Australian Ballet’s contemporary triple bill Vitesse pushes the boundaries of ballet

The Australian Ballet's Imogen Chapman for Vitesse. Photo by Justin Ridler

Opening its 2016 season at top speed, The Australian Ballet’s contemporary triple bill Vitesse pushes the boundaries of ballet The Australian Ballet’s contemporary triple bill Vitesse is ballet at full voltage. Three stripped-back abstract works by three of the world’s leading choreographers show the men and women of the Company at their strongest and fastest, […]

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January 27, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada’s Etienne Lavigne Appointed Executive Director of Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur

Etienne Lavigne Appointed Executive Director of Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur The National Ballet of Canada’s Principal Character Artist Etienne Lavigne has been appointed Executive Director of Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur in Saint-Sauveur, Québec, effective February 1. Mr. Lavigne succeeds Nathalie Grosshenny and will continue as a Principal Character Artist with The National Ballet […]

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January 27, 2016

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Celebrity Series of Boston Presents Akram Khan & Israel Galván, Torobaka Boston Debut

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Celebrity Series of Boston Presents Akram Khan & Israel Galván, Torobaka Boston Debut February 27-28, 2016 — Citi Shubert Theatre  Celebrity Series of Boston will present the Boston debut of Torobaka by Akram Khan & Israel Galván. The performances will take place on Saturday, February 27 at 8pm, and Sunday, February 28 at 3pm at the […]

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January 27, 2016

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Colorado Ballet seeks schools for free live streaming of ALICE (in wonderland) performance on February 18

Colorado Ballet seeks schools for free live streaming of ALICE (in wonderland) performance on February 18   DENVER – Colorado Ballet seeks schools and educational organizations throughout Colorado and out-of-state to participate in a free remote live stream of its student matinee performance of ALICE (in wonderland) at 10:30 a.m. on February 18.   “The […]

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