April 28, 2016

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS AMERICAN STORIES

PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS AMERICAN STORIES     June 3 – 12, 2016 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   Seven performances only! June 3-4, 9-11 at 7:30 pm June 4 at 2:00 pm June 12 at 1:00 pm   SEATTLE, WA – For AMERICAN STORIES, the final program […]

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a ballet map in Canada

April 28, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | YOU dance Live Stream Reaches Over 12,000 Students Across Canada

The National Ballet of Canada | YOU dance Live Stream Reaches Over 12,000 Students Across Canada Karen Kain, Artistic Director, and  Barry Hughson, Executive Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that for the third consecutive year  YOU dance will be live streamed from the Betty Oliphant Theatre in Toronto to schools across Canada on […]

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April 28, 2016

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LEADING BALLET DANCERS AND RUGBY PLAYERS GIVE IT SOME WELLY IN SUPPORT OF THE RNLI

LEADING BALLET DANCERS AND RUGBY PLAYERS GIVE IT SOME WELLY IN SUPPORT OF THE RNLI   Prima ballerinas and Premiership rugby players have been captured swapping their ballet pointes and rugby boots for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s yellow wellies to show support for Mayday, the lifesaving charity’s annual national fundraising campaign. Birmingham Royal Ballet […]

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April 27, 2016

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English National Ballet announces Patrick Harrison as new Executive Director

English National Ballet announces Patrick Harrison as new Executive Director English National Ballet today announces the appointment of Patrick Harrison as Executive Director, commencing on 27 June 2016. Patrick is currently Executive Director of Cambridge Arts Theatre. Of his appointment, Patrick Harrison said; “I am truly thrilled to be joining English National Ballet. Under Tamara […]

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Artists of The Australian Ballet in Giselle. Photo by Jeff Busby

April 27, 2016

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The Australian Ballet Regional Tour hits the road, taking the romantic and ghostly production of Giselle to regional Victoria and New South Wales in 2016

The Australian Ballet Regional Tour hits the road, taking the romantic and ghostly production of Giselle to regional Victoria and New South Wales in 2016 Hearts will melt across regional Victoria and New South Wales when The Australian Ballet Regional Tour presents the quintessential classical ballet, Giselle. With the support of Principal Partner Telstra, The […]

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April 27, 2016

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2016 Repertoire

Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2016 Repertoire   Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce the repertoire for its upcoming Spring Showcase 2016 performances, taking place from Wednesday, May 25 to Saturday, May 28 at the Betty Oliphant Theatre in Toronto, ON. This year’s program will feature a vibrant mixed program […]

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a fashion inspired colouring book and brush

April 26, 2016

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Ballet News Reviews | Paris Street Style

Ballet News Reviews | Paris Street Style Paris Street Style by Zoe de las Cases is fascinating. The trend for adult colouring books continues apace and when you look at the quality of what’s on offer, it’s not hard to see why. Praised for its stress-relieving benefits, colouring has really taken off, with five of […]

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April 26, 2016

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

Join the revolution with the London Première of Northern Ballet’s 1984  As one man risks everything to fall in love, join Northern Ballet for the London Première of Jonathan Watkins’ critically acclaimed 1984. ‘The ballet equivalent of a page turner’ (The Stage), Northern Ballet is bringing this cult-classic to life for seven performances only at […]

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April 24, 2016

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF SCHOOL DIRECTOR KEE JUAN HAN

THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF SCHOOL DIRECTOR KEE JUAN HAN   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kee Juan Han, School Director of The Washington School of Ballet, has announced his retirement from the company. Under the direction of Mr. Han, the School has earned distinction for its excellence in ballet training with annual accolades at Youth American Grand […]

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Etienne Lavigne and Greta Hodgkinson. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

April 24, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | Greta Hodgkinson and Etienne Lavigne Welcome a Daughter

The National Ballet of Canada | Greta Hodgkinson and Etienne Lavigne Welcome a Daughter The National Ballet of Canada today announced that Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson and Principal Character Artist Etienne Lavigne welcomed their daughter Viviane Mary Lavigne, born on April 13, 2016. The couple met while dancing at the National Ballet, were married in […]

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April 24, 2016

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London welcomes AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

London welcomes AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Broadway’s Tony® Award-winning new musical Dominion Theatre from March 2017   An American in Paris bursts into life on the West End stage for the first time when Christopher Wheeldon’s multi award-winning new Broadway musical comes to London’s Dominion Theatre next spring.  Inspired by the Oscar® winning film and featuring the timeless music and […]

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April 24, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | Le Petit Prince World Premiere June 4

The National Ballet of Canada | Le Petit Prince World Premiere June 4   Le Petit Prince makes its much anticipated world premiere on June 4. The first full-length ballet by Principal Dancer and Choreographic Associate Guillaume Côté, Le Petit Prince opens the company’s Summer Season June 4 and runs to June 12 at the […]

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April 21, 2016

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English National Ballet Emerging Dancer

English National Ballet Emerging Dancer London Palladium Tuesday 17 May 2016 Performance at 7.30pm Tickets: £10 – £25 Box office: 0844 412 4655 Entering its seventh consecutive year English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer competition will be held this year for the first time at the London Palladium on Tuesday 17 May 2016. Vital to English […]

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April 21, 2016

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Northern Ballet prepares for World Première of Jane Eyre

Hannah Bateman as Jane and Javier Torres as Mr Rochester in rehearsal for Jane Eyre. Photo Justin Slee (40)

Northern Ballet prepares for World Première of Jane Eyre Join one of literature’s most iconic heroines on a journey of courage, romance and tragedy with the World Première of Northern Ballet’s Jane Eyre. Based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë and performed during the 200th anniversary of her birth, Northern Ballet will bring this beautiful […]

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April 20, 2016

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DANCE CONSORTIUM PRESENTS ALVIN AILEY® AMERICAN DANCE THEATER UK TOUR 2016

AAADT. Photo by Andrew Eccles

DANCE CONSORTIUM PRESENTS ALVIN AILEY® AMERICAN DANCE THEATER UK TOUR 2016 6 September – 19 October Dance Consortium announces Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater UK Tour 2016 UK engagement kicks off with a two-week season at Sadler’s Wells, London Tour heads to Plymouth, Birmingham, Bradford, Nottingham, Cardiff, Salford Quays, Southampton, Canterbury and Edinburgh Five UK […]

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April 20, 2016

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The Washington Ballet Invited to Perform at Millennium Stage

The Washington Ballet Invited to Perform at Millennium Stage The Washington Ballet’s TWB@THEARC Performance Ensemble, an audition-only group, will perform at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage, presenting selections from ballets including Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet and more. This group of 20 dancers tours DC performing at venues including The White House, […]

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April 20, 2016

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CAROLINA BALLET ENDS SPRING SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL WITH A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

CAROLINA BALLET ENDS SPRING SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL WITH A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM     Carolina Ballet closes its eighteenth season with a presentation of George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium May 12-15, 2016.  Robert Weiss’ Water Music to George Frideric Handel’s music of the same name rounds out the program.  The schedule […]

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April 19, 2016

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DANIEL CAMARGO NEW PRINCIPAL WITH DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET

Daniel Camargo in Don Quixotte by Maximiliano Guerra after Petipa - photo Stuttgarter Ballett

DANIEL CAMARGO NEW PRINCIPAL WITH DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET The Brazilian dancer Daniel Camargo will be joining Dutch National Ballet as a principal in August 2016. Camargo is currently a principal dancer with Stuttgarter Ballett in Germany. Camargo made his debut with Dutch National Ballet last December as a guest artist, dancing the role of the […]

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April 19, 2016

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Houston Ballet visits Melbourne for the first time this winter to perform Romeo and Juliet

Artists of Houston Ballet in Romeo and Juliet

Houston Ballet visits Melbourne for the first time this winter to perform Australian choreographer Stanton Welch’s acclaimed Romeo and Juliet 30 June–9 July 2016 Visiting Australia for the first time, leading US Company Houston Ballet presents its hit production of Stanton Welch’s Romeo and Juliet as part of The Australian Ballet’s 2016 season. Following its […]

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April 19, 2016

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET TO PERFORM AT SHAKESPEARE LIVE! FROM THE RSC

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET TO PERFORM AT SHAKESPEARE LIVE! FROM THE RSC Birmingham Royal Ballet Principal Dancers Elisha Willis and Tyrone Singleton will be making the short journey to Stratford-upon-Avon this week to take part in the BBC and Royal Shakespeare Company’s Shakespeare Live! From the RSC.   During 2016 Birmingham Royal Ballet are presenting seven […]

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