January 19, 2017

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The Washington Ballet | Dancers Promoted to Company and Studio Company

The Washington Ballet | Dancers Promoted to Company and Studio Company Sarah Steele promoted to Apprentice; Lucy Nevin to Studio Company Artistic Director Julie Kent is pleased to announce that Sarah Steele is promoted from the Studio Company to 1st year Apprentice with the Company and Lucy Nevin is promoted from the Trainee Program to […]

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The RAD’s new home to feature in a redeveloped site on York Road in Battersea, London. Artwork courtesy of Fifth Capital London.

January 19, 2017

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Royal Academy of Dance announces new purpose built headquarters

Royal Academy of Dance announces new purpose built headquarters The Royal Academy of Dance today announced plans for a new purpose built headquarters, just a mile away from its current location in Battersea.   This new building, with its state-of-the-art facilities, will enable the RAD to further strengthen its ties with the local community, to meet […]

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January 19, 2017

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All performances for Colorado Ballet’s season closer The Little Mermaid are sold out

All performances for Colorado Ballet’s season closer The Little Mermaid are sold out Colorado Ballet has sold out all five performances of the 2016-2017 season closer The Little Mermaid.  The production will run March 31-April 2, 2017 at the June Swaner Gates Concert Hall at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts and will open […]

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Léo Côté, Guillaume Côté, Heather Ogden and Emma Côté

January 17, 2017

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The National Ballet of Canada | Heather Ogden and Guillaume Côté Welcome a Son

The National Ballet of Canada | Heather Ogden and Guillaume Côté Welcome a Son The National Ballet of Canada today announced that Principal Dancers Heather Ogden and Guillaume Côté welcomed their son Léo Jeffrey Côté, born on January 14 2017 at Sunnybrook Hospital. Ms. Ogden and Mr. Côté met while dancing at the National Ballet […]

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Artist Emily Smith poses in front of part of Cinderella's giant clock, ready to be loaded as the production heads for Southampton later this month

January 17, 2017

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Birmingham Royal Ballet | Cinderella on Tour 4000 horses pull Cinders magical coach to five venues this winter

Birmingham Royal Ballet |  Cinderella on Tour 4000 horses pull Cinders magical coach to five venues this winter A fleet of articulated lorries, harnessing the equivalent power of 4000 horses, is set to roll out of Birmingham this month as Birmingham Royal Ballet begins its UK tour of Cinderella on a scale comparable to any […]

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January 17, 2017

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Ballet News Reviews | the happy kitchen

Ballet News Reviews | the happy kitchen Feeling blue ? Dry January ? Help is at hand. Right now, with the happy kitchen in hand, you could try spiced tomato baked eggs with sweet potato and guacamole. the happy kitchen takes the latest scientific research and melds it with the author’s experiences of low mood […]

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Leanne Cope in An American in Paris Original Broadway Cast Credit Matthew Murphy

January 16, 2017

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REHEARSALS BEGIN IN LONDON FOR THE TONY® AWARD-WINNING NEW MUSICAL AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

REHEARSALS BEGIN IN LONDON FOR THE TONY® AWARD-WINNING NEW MUSICAL AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Original Broadway stars Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope are joined by Jane Asher, Haydn Oakley, Zoë Rainey, David Seadon-Young and Ashley Day Rehearsals begin in London today for the highly anticipated new West End musical An American in Paris. Christopher Wheeldon’s stunning reinvention […]

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Photograph ; Rob Becker

January 13, 2017

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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet in the Studio

Ballet News Reviews | Ballet in the Studio Introduced by Dutch National Ballet Principal Jozef Varga, Ballet in the studio by Rob Becker is a beautifully produced photography book with a difference. Firstly, there’s a barre running through it. Almost every image is studio based, and the dancers were free to show their creativity, so what you […]

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ballet photography book

January 13, 2017

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Ballet News Reviews | The Art of Movement

Ballet News Reviews | The Art of Movement by Ken Browar & Deborah Ory Simply, this is a coffee table photography book capturing dancers in the studio. Some wear couture dresses, all are effortlessly showcasing the art of movement.

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Claudia Dean photographed by Joe Plimmer

January 13, 2017

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Claudia Dean Coaching

Claudia Dean Coaching I first wrote about Claudia Dean in 2010 when she was a student at the Royal Ballet School in Covent Garden, London. The Annual Matinee Performance is an annual showcase for the school, and Dean was dancing Fractals, when I commented, “Special mention to Claudia Dean, who made the stage her own.” […]

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January 13, 2017

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The Washington Ballet | Announcing Auditions for Summer Dance Programs

The Washington Ballet | Announcing Auditions for Summer Dance Programs The Washington Ballet is holding auditions for Summer Intensive and Summer Training programs at its Northwest campus, along with auditions for Summer Dance Programs at its Southeast campus, TWB@THEARC. NW Campus  Audition: Sunday, January 22. Registration at 9:30AM; Audition from 10AM-12:00PM. Location: 3515 Wisconsin Ave., […]

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January 12, 2017

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CELEBRATE CANADA’S 150TH BY JOINING WINNIPEG’S SHARING DANCE MOVEMENT

CELEBRATE CANADA’S 150TH BY JOINING WINNIPEG’S SHARING DANCE MOVEMENT On January 17 it is time to put your New Year’s fitness resolution to the test. Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) invites you to participate in Sharing Dance Canada 2017. An initiative of Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), Sharing Dance Canada 2017, is a nation-wide movement […]

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January 12, 2017

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BOSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES MID-SEASON PROMOTIONS IN THE COMPANY

BOSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES MID-SEASON PROMOTIONS IN THE COMPANY LAUREN HERFINDAHL AND ADDIE TAPP PROMOTED TO SECOND SOLOISTS Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen has announced two promotions from within the Company: Lauren Herfindahl (Kingston, MA) and Addie Tapp (Glenwood Springs, CO) have been promoted from Company artists to second soloists. The Company is […]

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January 11, 2017

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RWB BEGINS 2017 ON HIGH NOTE WITH MIXED PROGRAMME’S DYNAMIC REPERTOIRE

RWB Company Dancers; Photo: Réjean Brandt Photography

Royal Winnipeg Ballet | BEGINS 2017 ON HIGH NOTE WITH MIXED PROGRAMME’S DYNAMIC REPERTOIRE Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) begins 2017 with Mixed Programme at the Pantages Playhouse Theatre on January 27-28. This year’s Mixed Programme offers four popular and diverse ballets: Mark Godden’s Angles in the Architecture, Lila York’s Celts, William Forsythe’s The Vertiginous Thrill of […]

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January 11, 2017

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The National Ballet of Canada | 150 Pointes of Canada

Karen Kain. Photo by Karolina Kuras

The National Ballet of Canada | 150 Pointes of Canada Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the launch of 150 Pointes of Canada in celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial. To commemorate this milestone in Canadian history, 150 pointe shoes will travel across Canada, spanning all provinces and territories, to the […]

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January 11, 2017

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Performance Added as The Sarasota Ballet Sells Out Ashton, Graziano & Tuckett

The Sarasota Ballet Director Iain Webb and The Royal Ballet Director Kevin O'Hare in the 1986 revival of Sir Frederick Ashton's Valses nobles et sentimentales - Photography Leslie Spatt

Performance Added as The Sarasota Ballet Sells Out Ashton, Graziano & Tuckett Audience demand for Will Tuckett’s Changing Light adds additional matinee performance The Sarasota Ballet announced today that with four of the six performances sold out, a third matinee will be added—Monday 30 January 2017—to allow more people to experience the production.  Ashton, Graziano […]

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January 11, 2017

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS NORTH AMERICAN COMPANY PREMIERE OF

BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS NORTH AMERICAN COMPANY PREMIERE OF WILLIAM FORSYTHE’S FULL-LENGTH ARTIFACT LAUNCH OF FIVE-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH THE INTERNATIONALLY-ACCLAIMED CHOREOGRAPHER Boston Ballet proudly begins its five-year partnership with world-renowned choreographer William Forsythe with the North American company premiere of his full-length ballet Artifact. Forsythe revolutionized ballet.  Artifact, Forsythe’s ode to ballet, is accompanied by an […]

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January 9, 2017

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The Washington Ballet | Premiering Tomorrow: Historical Video Series that Celebrates 40th Anniversary Season

The Washington Ballet | Premiering Tomorrow: Historical Video Series that Celebrates 40th Anniversary Season Videos Reveal Early Days of TWB: Interviews, Tour & Studio Footage To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of The Washington Ballet performance company, the Ballet will premiere to the general public, a three-part video series that takes viewers on an emotional and […]

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January 9, 2017

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Sergei Polunin returns to Sadler’s Wells with Project Polunin – March 2017

Sergei Polunin dancing

Sergei Polunin returns to Sadler’s Wells with Project Polunin – March 2017 Sergei Polunin Project Polunin Tuesday 14 – Saturday 18 March Performances: Tuesday – Saturday at 7.30pm, Saturday at 2.30pm Tickets: £12 – £60 Ticket Office: 020 7863 8000 or online Internationally acclaimed dancer Sergei Polunin returns to the Sadler’s Wells stage with Project […]

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January 6, 2017

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2017 BB@HOME SERIES

BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2017 BB@HOME SERIES PROGRAMS HIGHLIGHT BOSTON BALLET’S NEW FIVE-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH WILLIAM FORSYTHE AND THE TALENT OF BOSTON BALLET II Boston Ballet is pleased to announce its BB@home performance series for the 2016–2017 season. Boston Ballet II (BBII), Boston Ballet’s second company, will present a range of diverse repertoire January 21–22, 2017 […]

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