October 22, 2014

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The Hong Kong Ballet Announces Promotions

The Hong Kong Ballet Announces Promotions & US Tour The Hong Kong Ballet is delighted to announce the recently joined and promoted dancers, as well as a US tour to Northrop, Minneapolis on 6th and 7th November 2014. In the 2014/15 season there are 13 dancers who have joined The Hong Kong Ballet: Coryphées Nina […]

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Placido Domingo and Darcey Bussell join one of the UK's leading philanthropists, Dame Vivien Duffield

October 22, 2014

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PLACIDO DOMINGO AND DARCEY BUSSELL LEAD BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS TO HONOUR DAME VIVIEN DUFFIELD’S FOUNDATION

PLACIDO DOMINGO AND DARCEY BUSSELL LEAD BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS TO HONOUR DAME VIVIEN DUFFIELD’S FOUNDATION At the Royal Opera House in London tonight the world-famous tenor, Plácido Domingo and former ballerina Darcey Bussell joined leading figures from across the arts in singing “Happy Birthday” to celebrate the Clore Duffield Foundation 50th birthday under its Chair, the leading philanthropist, […]

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October 22, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet Spectacular

Ballet News Reviews | Ballet Spectacular Ballet Spectacular. Quite a title to live up to, and the good news is that this book is a delight. Beautifully put together without overloading young readers, this book acts as a guide to all things ballet. Its glossy production is perfect for the lavish photography as you begin […]

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October 21, 2014

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Calling All Dancers!

Calling all dancers! #DanceSelfie Day Today Dance Proms need you to take a #DanceSelfie and tweet it today 21 October with the hashtag #DanceSelfie. They want to get dancers from all around the world tweeting their dancing selfies – highlighting what a large, diverse and inspirational community we all are! Make sure you use the […]

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October 21, 2014

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A Celebration of Dance: Cast announced for The Hong Kong Ballet’s mixed bill production of Serenade, Castrati and Swan Lake Act III

A Celebration of Dance: Cast announced for The Hong Kong Ballet’s mixed bill production of Serenade, Castrati and Swan Lake Act III The Hong Kong Ballet announces today the cast list for the Company’s jubilant mixed bill production: A Celebration of Dance – The Hong Kong Ballet at 35! Due to scheduling issues, the previously advertised […]

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October 20, 2014

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Royal Academy of Dance and University of Bath announce new partnership

Royal Academy of Dance and University of Bath announce new partnership    The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) has announced that the University of Bath is to be its new validating partner for its university degree programmes: BA in Dance Education, the BA in Ballet Education and the Postgraduate Certificate in Education: Dance Teaching with […]

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New York City Ballet – The Nutcracker

October 20, 2014

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NYC BALLET STARS REICHLEN AND LA COUR IN GAINESVILLE BALLET NUTCRACKER

NYC BALLET STARS REICHLEN AND LA COUR IN GAINESVILLE BALLET NUTCRACKER Gainesville Ballet is pleased to announce two performances of The Nutcracker on Friday, November 28, 2014 at 2 PM and 7 PM. The full-length ballet features international guest dancers, the professional dancers of Gainesville Ballet Company, and the students of Gainesville Ballet School. As […]

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(C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

October 19, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing results week Four

Strictly Come Dancing results week Four Tim Wonnacott is the third celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2014    TV and radio presenter Mark Wright and professional partner Karen Hauer and Bargain Hunt’s antiques expert Tim Wonnacott and his partner Natalie Lowe, found themselves in the dance-off.  The 13 couples each […]

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Thom Evans, Iveta Lukosiute - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

October 18, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing Week Four | Every Sequin Photographed

Strictly Come Dancing | Week Four Highlights from tonight’s show :  Joint leaders Caroline & Pasha and Jake & Janette with 33 points for their Quickstep and Jive respectively Frankie & Kevin Cha Cha’d to 32 Mark’s Tiger Feet “took the Quickstep at full gallop” according to Bruno and scored them 29 The illegal lifts […]

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Benedicte Bemet in San Francisco. Photo by Lisa Tomasetti

October 17, 2014

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The Australian Ballet | Swan Lake takes Los Angeles by storm before soaring to San Francisco Bay

The Australian Ballet | Swan Lake takes Los Angeles by storm before soaring to San Francisco Bay After an absence of four decades The Australian Ballet has made a triumphant return to Los Angeles, astounding the critics and melting the hearts of the public with a wildly successful premiere season of Graeme Murphy’s Swan Lake […]

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October 17, 2014

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MARIJN RADEMAKER NEW PRINCIPAL WITH DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET

MARIJN RADEMAKER NEW PRINCIPAL WITH DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET On 1 January 2015, Marijn Rademaker will join Dutch National Ballet as a principal. Rademaker, who is currently a principal with Stuttgarter Ballett in Germany, is regarded as the best Dutch male dancer in the world at the moment. Marijn Rademaker is the first Dutch male dancer […]

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October 17, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing | Children In Need

Strictly Come Dancing | Children In Need An exciting array of the biggest names in music and entertainment are coming together for the annual BBC Children in Need Appeal show extravaganza on Friday 14th November 2014.  The glittering night will be live from the home of EastEnders, Albert Square, which will host big name guests, […]

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October 16, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada in the Black

The National Ballet of Canada in the Black 2013/14 Annual Report The National Ballet of Canada announced today that the 2013/14 season was highly successful, resulting in an operating surplus for the year. The Annual General Meeting was held today at 5:30 pm at The Walter Carsen Centre for The National Ballet of Canada in […]

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October 13, 2014

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American Repertory Ballet Announces A Night at the Ballet

American Repertory Ballet Announces A Night at the Ballet at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College BRANCHBURG, NJ – On October 25, 2014 at 8:00pm, American Repertory Ballet will return to The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College to present an evening of world premieres and unique revivals. A Night at the Ballet will […]

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October 12, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing results | Movie Week

The Strictly Come Dancing professional dancers - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing results | Movie Week Jennifer Gibney is the second celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2014    ‘Mrs Brown’s Boys’ star Jennifer Gibney and her partner Tristan McManus found themselves in the bottom two for second time. They faced the dance off with pop star Simon Webbe and his professional partner Kristina Rihanoff.   In […]

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October 11, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing Week 3 | Movie Week

Caroline Flack, Pasha Kovalev - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Week 3 | Movie Week   For movie week, we saw : Frankie & Kevin top the leader board with their Paso Doble (and my costume of the night for Frankie) with 45 (the scores were out of 50 tonight as Donny Osmond inexplicably joined the panel as a fifth judge) Jake […]

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October 10, 2014

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The Australian Ballet lands en pointe in USA this week for its 33rd international tour

Benedicte Bemet, Brooke Lockett, Karen Nanasca and Heidi Martin. Photo by Lisa Tomasetti

The Australian Ballet lands en pointe in USA this week for its 33rd international tour The Australian Ballet has departed local shores and has arrived in California, USA for the West Coast premiere of its most successful work, Graeme Murphy’s Swan Lake. The company has returned to Los Angeles for the first time in 43 […]

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October 8, 2014

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XL Group sponsor Junor Souza, First Soloist at English National Ballet

XL Group sponsor Junor Souza, First Soloist at English National Ballet   In a dynamic new partnership with English National Ballet, XL Group, the global insurance and reinsurance group has announced it is to sponsor First Soloist with English National Ballet, Junor Souza. Born in Brazil, Junor Souza joined English National Ballet in 2008, following […]

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October 7, 2014

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The Royal Ballet | Music Director Appointed to Succeed Barry Wordsworth

The Royal Ballet | Music Director Appointed KOEN KESSELS TO SUCCEED BARRY WORDSWORTH AS MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE ROYAL BALLET AND BARRY WORDSWORTH TO BECOME PRINCIPAL GUEST CONDUCTOR   Kevin O’Hare, Director of The Royal Ballet, announced today that Koen Kessels has been appointed Music Director of The Royal Ballet to succeed Barry Wordsworth who […]

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October 6, 2014

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English National Ballet | Swan Lake Principal Casting

English National Ballet | Swan Lake Principal Casting Swan Lake London Coliseum, WC2 Wednesday 7 – Sunday 18 January 2015 Performances: 7.30pm (mat 2.30pm) Tickets: £14 – £79 Box office: 020 7845 9300   Guest Artists Ivan Vasiliev, Alban Lendorf and Vitor Luiz  perform with the Company Elena Glurdjidze’s farewell performance with English National Ballet […]

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