Strictly Come Dancing 2014 champions Caroline Flack, Pasha Kovalev - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

December 20, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing | The Final

Strictly Come Dancing | The Final Part one of the two live shows that make up the Strictly Come Dancing Final saw Caroline & Pasha score a perfect 40 for each dance, putting them at the top of the leaderboard with the judges. Mark & Karen’s dances saw Bruno commenting “a lorry load of charm” scoring […]

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Benedicte Bemet in The Nutcracker. photo by Georges Antoni

December 18, 2014

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The Australian Ballet announces a very special Christmas Eve screening of The Nutcracker

The Australian Ballet announces a very special Christmas Eve screening of The Nutcracker Audiences across Australia can bring the festive magic of The Australian Ballet’s The Nutcracker into their own homes when ABC TV screens the full performance on Christmas Eve. Tune in to ABC at 3.40pm on Wednesday 24 December to relive this spectacular […]

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The Strictly Come Dancing dancers, Bruno Tonioli, Louis Smith - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

December 14, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing Results | Semi Final

Strictly Come Dancing Results | Semi Final Jake Wood is the eleventh celebrity to leave Strictly Come Dancing 2014 Jake and Janette were the eleventh couple to be eliminated from the competition in last night’s Strictly Come Dancing semi-final. They found themselves in the dance-off for the first time, where they competed against Mark and Karen […]

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

December 13, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing | Semi-Final

Strictly Come Dancing | Semi-Final Who would have thought it ? After a shaky start with their “not quite flawless” (Len) Foxtrot (35), Caroline & Pasha score a perfect 40 for their “hot salsa” (Darcey) and lead the scoreboard before the public vote. Jake & Janette went from Happy Hour at the Queen Vic in […]

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December 13, 2014

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Queensland Ballet announces new dancers for 2015

Queensland Ballet announces new dancers for 2015 Queensland Ballet has announced it will welcome a new Principal Dancer, a new Soloist, several new Company Dancers and eight Young Artists to its talented ensemble of dancers in 2015. Two of the National Ballet of Cuba’s top dancers will join Queensland Ballet next year: Yanela Piňera will […]

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Christopher Hampson’s Cinderella – the Royal New Zealand Ballet - The Roses. Photo by Maarten Holl

December 11, 2014

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SCOTTISH BALLET UNVEILS AN INSPIRED 2015/16 PROGRAMME

SCOTTISH BALLET UNVEILS AN INSPIRED 2015/16 PROGRAMME Scottish Ballet is delighted to announce its ambitious plans for 2015/16. Building on an incredibly prolific two years of choreographic creativity which has seen 9 new works staged by the company, and a further 12 added to the repertoire. Scottish Ballet will continue to expand its repertoire by […]

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December 10, 2014

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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire available on-demand in HD for the first time, courtesy of DigitalTheatre.com Collections

English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire available on-demand in HD for the first time, courtesy of DigitalTheatre.com Collections   Thursday 11 December 2014 from 5pm Rent: £3.99 Buy: £10.99 (HD)   DigitalTheatre.com expands its ballet content with Le Corsaire, the first production to be captured live in stunning HD by English National Ballet. Le Corsaire (The Pirate) […]

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December 8, 2014

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The Hong Kong Ballet announces today the cast list for the Company’s annual festive production – The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker: Cast announced for The Hong Kong Ballet’s Annual Festive Production The Hong Kong Ballet announces today the cast list for the Company’s annual festive production – The Nutcracker. 13 dazzling performances will be held at the Grand Theatre of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre from 19th to 21st and 24th to 28th December […]

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December 8, 2014

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AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE with BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET and THE ROYAL BALLET SINFONIA

AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE with BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET and THE ROYAL BALLET SINFONIA AT SYMPHONY HALL, BIRMINGHAM Compered by Birmingham Royal Ballet Director, David Bintley Performance: Saturday 31 January at 7.30pm   Town Hall & Symphony Hall Ticket Office: 0121 345 0600 or online   The Royal Ballet Sinfonia take centre stage at Birmingham’s […]

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Pixie & Trent take their final dance Trent Whiddon, Pixie Lott - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

December 7, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing Results | Quarter Finals

Strictly Come Dancing Results | Quarter Finals Pixie Lott is the tenth celebrity to leave Strictly Come Dancing 2014   Pixie Lott and professional partner Trent Whiddon found themselves in the dance-off in this week’s episode of Strictly Come Dancing: The Results alongside Simon Webbe and Kristina Rihanoff.   On Saturday night’s Strictly Come Dancing Quarter Final, the six remaining couples in […]

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

December 6, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing | Quarter Finals

Strictly Come Dancing | Quarter Finals Strictly Come Dancing introduced the Waltz-a-thon into the quarter finals; a chance to see all the couples on the dance floor together, dancing the same dance. But first, they each have their first dance to contend with, and this is how it went : Simon & Kristina opened the […]

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December 6, 2014

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The Hong Kong Ballet | Turandot

Hope, Passion, Death and Love. Examine life with Turandot – A dramatic, thought-provoking ballet   Returning from Minneapolis, USA following a hugely successful tour with two sensational début performances of Turandot at the prestigious Northrop Auditorium in November 2014, The Hong Kong Ballet will perform this powerful production again, this time for the audiences of […]

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December 6, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | Mayor John Tory Opens The Nutcracker as a Cannon Doll

The National Ballet of Canada | Mayor John Tory Opens The Nutcracker as a Cannon Doll Newly elected Toronto Mayor John Tory makes his debut as a Cannon Doll in the opening performance of The National Ballet of Canada’s The Nutcracker on Saturday, December 13 at 2:00 pm at the Four Seasons Centre for the […]

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December 6, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2014

Tess Daly, Sir Bruce Forsyth - (C) BBC - Photographer: Ray Burmiston

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2014 Recently the celebrities taking part in the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special were announced. The pairings are as follows: Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Aljaž Skorjanec Lisa Riley and Robin Windsor Rachel Stevens and Tristan MacManus Louis Smith and Aliona Vilani Chris Hollins and Iveta Lukosiute Russell Grant and Joanne Clifton […]

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November 30, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing results | Around The World

Lord of the Dance - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing results | Around The World Sunetra Sarker is the ninth celebrity to leave Strictly Come Dancing 2014   Sunetra Sarker and professional partner Brendan Cole found themselves in the dance-off in this week’s episode of Strictly Come Dancing: The Results alongside Mark Wright and professional partner, Karen Hauer.    On Saturday night’s ‘Around […]

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November 29, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing | Around The World

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

Strictly Come Dancing | Around The World Did you agree with the scoring this week ? Caroline and Pasha’s Charleston is top of the leader board with 39 points, with Darcey saying the dance was “amazing.” Was it ? Simon & Kristina danced a beautiful Waltz that was “fabulous” (Len) and “so fine, almost Princely” […]

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November 28, 2014

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‘Tis the season to love ballet: new capsule collection for The Australian Ballet shop

Photography Thomas Dallas Watson

‘Tis the season to love ballet: new capsule collection for The Australian Ballet shop Just in time for the festive season, The Australian Ballet has unveiled a beautiful new range of gifts with plenty of pointe-shoe pop. The capsule collection includes limited-edition art prints, T-shirts, postcard sets, calendars, and – for the ultimate ballet fan […]

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November 28, 2014

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The Australian Ballet | 2014 Telstra Ballet Dancer Award win concludes incredible year for young dancer Dimity Azoury

Dimity Azoury. Photography James Braund

2014 Telstra Ballet Dancer Award win concludes incredible year for young dancer Dimity Azoury  Dimity Azoury has been crowned the 2014 winner of the Telstra Ballet Dancer Award (TBDA), the most prestigious prize for ballet in Australia. In recognition of her outstanding achievements throughout the year, Dimity will receive a $20,000 cash prize from Principal […]

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November 27, 2014

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The Royal Danish Ballet Soloists and Principals -Bournonville Celebration

The Royal Danish Ballet Soloists and Principals -Bournonville Celebration   9th & 10th January, 2015                               Peacock Theatre   Ten years since The Royal Danish Ballet’s last visit to Sadler’s Wells, principals and soloists from this internationally renowned company perform a programme featuring excerpts from works by August Bournonville, the acclaimed 19th century Royal Danish Ballet choreographer and ballet master […]

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November 26, 2014

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Backes & Strauss and English National Ballet renew their partnership

Backes & Strauss and English National Ballet renew their partnership Backes & Strauss, the world’s oldest diamond company (est. 1789) is delighted to announce that its partnership with English National Ballet is to continue, entering into its second year. Marking a celebration of the deepening relationship between these two iconic brands, Artistic Director of English […]

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