January 27, 2015

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English National Ballet announces Emerging Dancer 2015 finalists

English National Ballet announces Emerging Dancer 2015 finalists Emerging Dancer Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre Monday 23 March 2015, 7.30pm Tickets: £10 – £20 Box office: 0844 875 0073 English National Ballet’s 2015 Emerging Dancer competition will be held at the Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall on Monday 23 March 2015. This year’s finalists are: […]

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January 27, 2015

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET RETURN TO THE STAGE IN THEIR HOME CITY

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET RETURN TO THE STAGE IN THEIR HOME CITY MOVING STATESIDE Serenade/Lyric Pieces/In the Upper Room 18 – 21 February 2015   COPPÉLIA 24 – 28 February 2015 Birmingham Hippodrome 0844 338 5000   Birmingham Royal Ballet, one of the world’s leading classical ballet companies, are thrilled to announce their return to the stage […]

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Romeo sketch by Roberta

January 23, 2015

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Houston Ballet Presents The World Premiere Of Stanton Welch’s Romeo And Juliet

Houston Ballet Presents The World Premiere Of Stanton Welch’s Romeo And Juliet From February 26 – March 8, 2015, Houston Ballet presents the highlight of the 2014-2015 season:  the world premiere of a new production of Romeo and Juliet by Stanton Welch. One of Shakespeare’s most famous tales, Stanton Welch’s Romeo and Juliet will be […]

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January 21, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Man in Black Chroma & Allegro Brillante & Carousel (A Dance)

The National Ballet of Canada | The Man in Black Chroma & Allegro Brillante & Carousel (A Dance) Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, announced today that the Winter Season will feature The Man in Black by James Kudelka presented with Wayne McGregor’s Chroma and the company premieres of George Balanchine’s […]

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Darcey Bussell with Dance Track student Richard Kamara (age 10) photo Roy Smiljanic (2)

January 20, 2015

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DARCEY BUSSELL CBE ATTENDS THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S REFURBISHED HOME BASE

DARCEY BUSSELL CBE ATTENDS THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S REFURBISHED HOME BASE Following a dramatic transformation costing around £2.7m, last night Birmingham Royal Ballet unveiled its new look home at the Birmingham Hippodrome complex to a selection of invited guests who have supported the fundraising campaign including Campaign for the Future President, Darcey […]

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January 19, 2015

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English National Ballet | Modern Masters

Modern Masters Sadler’s Wells, EC1R 4TN Tuesday 10 – Sunday 15 March 2015 Performances: 7.30pm (mat 2.30pm Tickets: £12 – £45 Box office: 0844 412 4300 Presenting its first programme as an Associate Company of Sadler’s Wells, English National Ballet brings Modern Masters : Icons of 20th Century Choreography, a new triple bill, to Sadler’s […]

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Natasha Kusch, Shaun Andrews, Nicola Curry and Callum Linnane

January 19, 2015

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The Australian Ballet welcomes four new faces, and farewells two, as the New Year begins

The Australian Ballet welcomes four new faces, and farewells two, as the New Year begins Returning to the studio for the first time this year, The Australian Ballet welcomes four exciting new additions to the Company and farewells two dancers, as rehearsals for Swan Lake, Giselle and The Dream get under way. New dancers Acclaimed […]

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January 16, 2015

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The Royal Ballet School launches an inspiring series of seminars

The Royal Ballet School launches an inspiring series of seminars   We are proud to launch Inspire, a series of six seminars for classical ballet teachers devised and delivered by The Royal Ballet School and starting in May 2015. These innovative events, held in locations across the UK will support continued professional development (CPD) for […]

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January 16, 2015

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WORLD-FAMOUS BALLET FAVORITE DON QUIXOTE OPENS FEBRUARY 20

Richmond Ballet | WORLD-FAMOUS BALLET FAVORITE DON QUIXOTE OPENS FEBRUARY 20 Sizzling, Full-Length Ballet to Feature Two Principal Dancers from the National Ballet of China in Lead Roles   RICHMOND, VA – Richmond Ballet is pleased to welcome one of the world’s most popular ballets back to the River City, as Nicolas Beriozoff’s Don Quixote, […]

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January 15, 2015

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CAROLINA BALLET OPENS ITS SPRING SEASON WITH A PROGRAM DEDICATED TO GEORGE BALANCHINE

CAROLINA BALLET OPENS ITS SPRING SEASON WITH A PROGRAM DEDICATED TO GEORGE BALANCHINE Featuring The Four Temperaments     RALEIGH, NC —- All who are familiar with classical ballet “American style” know that George Balanchine, the founder and artistic director of New York City Ballet in 1948, is considered to be the greatest choreographer of […]

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Year of Song and Dance Launch Pictures Darcey Bussell - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes

January 15, 2015

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Darcey Bussell joins BBC Young Dancer 2015

The BBC presents brand-new documentaries and exceptional live performances in a year-long celebration of culture Unveiled today, former Royal Ballet Principal Ballerina Darcey Bussell joins BBC Young Dancer 2015 as co-presenter and dance expert for the Grand Final Also announced, Chief Executive of The Place Kenneth Tharp joins BBC Young Dancer 2015 as Category Finalist Judge across all categories A […]

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January 15, 2015

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BIRMINGHAM’S VERY OWN BALLET COMPANY

BIRMINGHAM’S VERY OWN BALLET COMPANY BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET OPEN THE DOORS OF THEIR REFURBISHED HOME TO THE PUBLIC   SUNDAY 25 JANUARY 2015: 11AM – 4PM ALL WELCOME Following a drastic transformation costing around £2.7m, Birmingham Royal Ballet is proud to reveal its new look home at the Birmingham Hippodrome complex to the people of […]

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January 14, 2015

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Ballet News Reviews | Strictly Inspirational

Ballet News Reviews | Strictly Inspirational Camilla Sacre-Dallerup Ex-Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer Camilla Sacre-Dallerup writes her own story, layered with her new understanding of the mind and how to harness its power to achieve happiness, success and more. What you’ll gain from reading this book much depends on your view of self-help, life coach techniques and […]

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January 13, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada & The Royal Danish Ballet Dancer Exchange Programme

The National Ballet of Canada & The Royal Danish Ballet Dancer Exchange Programme Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Corps de Ballet member Emma Hawes will be with The Royal Danish Ballet from January 26 – April 18, 2015 as part of a Dancer Exchange Programme. Ms. Hawes […]

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January 13, 2015

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The Hong Kong Ballet presents The Sleeping Beauty

The Hong Kong Ballet presents The Sleeping Beauty Four Performances in Tuen Mun Town Hall Auditorium Tickets on Sale Today Step into a truly majestic world as the dancers of The Hong Kong Ballet enchant you with The Sleeping Beauty, an eternal classic in ballet history. Perfect for the entire family, you and your loved […]

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January 12, 2015

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Queensland Ballet to celebrate international Tutu Day

Photography by Ali Cameron

Queensland Ballet to celebrate international Tutu Day On Sunday 1 February Queensland Ballet will open up the doors of its home in West End, the Thomas Dixon Centre, to celebrate International Tutu Day. Queensland Ballet CEO Anna Marsden is thrilled to celebrate Tutu Day for the second year running after the success of 2014. “Everyone […]

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January 10, 2015

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The Royal Danish Ballet in London

Gudrun Bojesen as the Sylph from La Sylphide photographed by Cheryl Angear

The Royal Danish Ballet in London The Royal Danish Ballet Soloists and Principals arrived in London this week for a tiny number of performances at the Peacock Theatre. They danced extracts from La Sylphide and Napoli as well as other works by August Bournonville, choreographer and ballet master from the 19th century who created more […]

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January 10, 2015

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The Washington Ballet presents Sleepy Hollow

The Washington Ballet presents Sleepy Hollow The Washington Ballet presents Sleepy Hollow, the third installation in its ongoing “The American Experience” series of developing original full-length ballets based on iconic American literary masterworks. America’s first great ghost story is Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. In choosing to adapt this story into a ballet, […]

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January 8, 2015

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HOUSTON BALLET DOCUMENTARY HOUSTON BALLET: BREAKING BOUNDARIES TO AIR ON KPRC CHANNEL 2

HOUSTON BALLET DOCUMENTARY HOUSTON BALLET: BREAKING BOUNDARIES TO AIR ON KPRC CHANNEL 2   HOUSTON – On Saturday, January 17, 2015 Houston Ballet’s documentary Houston Ballet: Breaking Boundaries will air on KPRC Channel 2 from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. The 85 minute documentary travels through the rich history of Houston Ballet starting with the city’s […]

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January 8, 2015

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VIOLETTE VERDY and JEAN-PIERRE BONNEFOUX TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

VIOLETTE VERDY and JEAN-PIERRE BONNEFOUX TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION Former principals to coach their roles in Sonatine , which premiered at the New York City Ballet Ravel Festival of 1975 New York City—Violette Verdy and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux (formerly Bonnefous), former principal dancers with New York City Ballet, will teach and […]

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