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April 16, 2015

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The Royal Ballet 2015/16 Season

The Royal Ballet 2015/16 Season Four World Premieres headline The Royal Ballet’s 2015/16 season announcement. They are : a new production of Carmen by Carlos Acosta (though this is a one act ballet programmed alongside Liam Scarlett’s Viscera, Jerome Robbin’s Afternoon of a Faun and George Balanchine’s Tchaikovsky pas de deux), Liam Scarlett’s first full […]

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April 16, 2015

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CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 SEASON

CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 SEASON Shakespeare’s Works are Highlights of 18th Season RALEIGH, NC  – – – Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce the lineup of productions for the company’s eighteenth season, the second half of which will be devoted to commemorating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death.  The programs will be performed in […]

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April 16, 2015

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet announces outstanding 76th season lineup

Royal Winnipeg Ballet announces outstanding 76th season lineup GOING HOME STAR – TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION EMBARKS ON NATIONAL TOUR   At Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet this morning, RWB Executive Director, Jeff Herd launched the 2015/16 season, the 76th year for the historic Winnipeg ballet company. The season launch event included an announcement of a national tour […]

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April 16, 2015

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COLORADO BALLET JOINS 2015 VAIL INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL SEASON

COLORADO BALLET JOINS 2015 VAIL INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL SEASON   Denver-Based Ballet Company to be Featured in Three Performances: Ballet Blast, Balanchine Celebration And Dance for $20.15   (VAIL, CO) – Marking its 27th season with world premieres, exceptional debuts, and captivating collaborations, the Vail International Dance Festival announces Colorado Ballet as a featured company […]

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April 15, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Selected for Wallace Foundation Audience-Building Initiative

Pacific Northwest Ballet Selected for Wallace Foundation Audience-Building Initiative $565,000 earmarked for research and development   Pacific Northwest Ballet has been selected for the New York-based Wallace Foundation’s Building Audiences for Sustainability effort – a  new, six-year, $52-million initiative aimed at developing practical insights into how exemplary performing arts organizations can successfully expand their audiences, […]

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April 15, 2015

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Royal Ballet Young Choreographer, Charlotte Edmonds to be Genée 2015 Commissioned Choreographer

Royal Ballet Young Choreographer, Charlotte Edmonds to be Genée 2015 Commissioned Choreographer   Rising choreographic talent Charlotte Edmonds joins The Royal Ballet for the 2015/16 Season for the first Royal Ballet Young Choreographer Programme and will undertake her first professional commission with the Royal Academy of Dance. Charlotte will be the Commissioned Choreographer for the […]

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Ako Kondo. Photography by Justin Ridler

April 15, 2015

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The Australian Ballet | Ako Kondo is promoted to Principal Artist

The Australian Ballet | Ako Kondo is promoted to Principal Artist Known for her explosive technique and beautiful quality of movement, Ako Kondo has been promoted to Principal Artist with The Australian Ballet, the Company’s highest rank. Artistic Director David McAllister made the surprise announcement on stage, following the performance of Giselle at Sydney Opera House […]

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April 15, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada| Retirements

The National Ballet of Canada| Retirements Keiichi Hirano, Patrick Lavoie, Christopher Stalzer and James Leja Stage Manager Ernie Abugov Retires After 42 Years   Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that four dancers from the company will be retiring following the 2014/15 season: First Soloists Keiichi Hirano and Patrick […]

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April 15, 2015

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American Repertory Ballet announces “Dancing Your Way into College” On Pointe discussion

American Repertory Ballet announces “Dancing Your Way into College” On Pointe discussion PRINCETON, NJ – On Friday, April 17, 2015 at 5:15 pm, American Repertory Ballet will host “Dancing Your Way into College,” an On Pointe enrichment series event. This event will be held at ARB’s Princeton studios, located in the Princeton Shopping Center (301 […]

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April 14, 2015

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How To Have An Unplugged Wedding

How To Have An Unplugged Wedding Your first question might be why should you have an unplugged wedding ? What’s wrong with your guests taking their own snaps if they want to ? Hasn’t everyone done that ? I think that if you’ve invested in a professional photographer whose sole aim is to capture those spontaneous moments of your […]

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April 13, 2015

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Dutch National Ballet |Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella

Dutch National Ballet |Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella London Coliseum UK PREMIERE Wednesday 8 – Saturday 11 July Performances: Wed – Sat at 7.30pm, Sat & Thu Mat at 2pm Tickets: £10 – £80 Ticket Office: 0844 412 4300 Dutch National Ballet presents a new interpretation of Cinderella, choreographed by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Christopher Wheeldon. Premiered at Dutch […]

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Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev in Facada. Photograph by Cheryl Angear

April 13, 2015

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NATALIA OSIPOVA, IVAN VASILIEV, EDWARD WATSON and MARCELO GOMES star in

NATALIA OSIPOVA, IVAN VASILIEV, EDWARD WATSON and MARCELO GOMES star in ARDANI 25 DANCE GALA Friday 17th and Saturday 18th July 2015, London Coliseum   This summer’s hot dance ticket will be the ARDANI 25 DANCE GALA at the Coliseum on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th July, presented by producer and impresario Sergei Danilian (Ardani […]

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April 10, 2015

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The Sarasota Ballet Celebrates Ballet History in 2014-2015 Season Finale

The Sarasota Ballet Celebrates Ballet History in 2014-2015 Season Finale Honoring Vaslav Nijinsky, the Company pays tribute to The Ballets Russes SARASOTA, FL (April 2, 2015) –The Sarasota Ballet ends the 2014-2015 Season with a retrospective paying tribute to The Ballets Russes and the famed male dancer, Vaslav Nijinsky. The program featuring Michel Fokine’s Les […]

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April 9, 2015

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2015 Repertoire

Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2015 Repertoire   Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce the repertoire for its upcoming Spring Showcase 2015 performances, taking place from Wednesday, May 20 to Saturday, May 23 at the Betty Oliphant Theatre in Toronto, ON. This year’s program will feature classical and contemporary works […]

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April 9, 2015

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MAD HOT BALLET: Lost in Venice Promises to Raise $1 Million in Support of The National Ballet of Canada

MAD HOT BALLET: Lost in Venice Promises to Raise $1 Million in Support of  The National Ballet of Canada MAD HOT BALLET: Lost in Venice, The National Ballet of Canada’s annual fundraising gala, is on June 17, 2015 at 6:30 pm at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. One of Toronto’s most highly anticipated […]

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April 9, 2015

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English National Ballet | Choreographics

Choreographics Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells Friday 19 & Saturday 20 June 2015 Performances: 7.30pm (mat 2.30pm) Tickets: £15 Box office: 0844 412 4300   English National Ballet’s platform for emerging dance makers, Choreographics, takes place at Sadler’s Wells’ Lilian Baylis Studio on 19 and 20 June 2015. The initiative is vital to the development […]

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April 7, 2015

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French Sole Ballet Flats SS15

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French Sole Ballet Flats SS15 Just before the Easter break I was sent a pair of shoes from French Sole (pictured). If you like to show a little toe cleavage then this is the style for you as it has a low vamp. The shoe is elegant, quite narrow and perfectly made in nude/blush soft […]

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April 3, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Tours to Nation’s Capital

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Tours to Nation’s Capital Six Performances at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre April 9 – 12, 2014 The National Ballet of Canada returns to the National Arts Centre in Ottawa with the internationally acclaimed Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by choreographer Christopher Wheeldon. Following a successful sold-out run in Toronto, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland […]

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April 3, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet School Present Two Dance-Filled Days

Pacific Northwest Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet School Present Two Dance-Filled Days   Friday, June 12, 2015 – 7:30 pm NEXT STEP PNB’s Annual Choreographic Showcase of world premieres created by PNB Company dancers for Professional Division students   Saturday, June 13, 2015 – 2:00 and 7:00 pm THE 34th ANNUAL PNB SCHOOL PERFORMANCES Featuring […]

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April 3, 2015

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Happy Easter!

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Happy Easter Ballet Newsers Whatever you are doing, wherever you are, I hope you have a wonderful Easter (and a break if you can !)

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