Archive | May, 2011

The Australian Ballet – British Liaisons: sharp, smart and seductive

May 31, 2011

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For immediate release Tuesday 31 May 2011 British Liaisons: sharp, smart and seductiveThree diverse works showcase the best of British ballet The Australian Ballet celebrates a longstanding love affair with British ballet in a triple bill spanning three generations. at the Arts Centre. British Liaisons features three of the biggest names in British choreography. Sharing […]

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Big Dance shortlisted for National Lottery Award: Voting now open

May 31, 2011

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   Big Dance shortlisted for National Lottery Award: Voting now open Big Dance has made it through to the semi-finals of the National Lottery Awards, and is one of only 10 projects in the Best Arts Project category.   The annual awards promote the UK’s favourite Lottery-funded projects, and they recognise and celebrate the […]

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BOSTON BALLET RESIDENT CHOREOGRAPHER JORMA ELO AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS BENOIS DE LA DANSE PRIZE

May 31, 2011

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BOSTON BALLET RESIDENT CHOREOGRAPHER JORMA ELO AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS BENOIS DE LA DANSE PRIZE FOR BEST CHOREOGRAPHY OF 2010 BOSTON, MA – May 31, 2011 – Boston Ballet Resident Choreographer Jorma Elo won the prestigious Benois de la Danse prize for best choreography of 2010 on Tuesday, May 24 in Moscow, Russia. Elo was nominated for […]

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Opus Arte to release The Royal Ballet’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on DVD

May 31, 2011

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Opus Arte to release Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on DVD   Opus Arte today celebrated its tenth anniversary with the announcement that it is to release the highly anticipated DVD recording of The Royal Ballet’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon & featuring Royal Ballet Principal Lauren Cuthbertson in the title role. Release date : 26 […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jozef Varga, Principal, Dutch National Ballet

May 31, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jozef Varga, Principal, Dutch National Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Well, actually my alarm clock! My motivation really depends on what I’m going to do that day. Why ballet? Why not! I love to dance, I started when I was 8 years old and when I […]

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Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss for Ballet News

May 30, 2011

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Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss goes backstage in rehearsals for Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for Ballet News Christopher Wheeldon has been in rehearsals with us since Wednesday. These rehearsals have been very detailed and extensive. This is important because the ballet has many small details that need to be communicated to the audience […]

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Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss for Ballet News

May 29, 2011

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Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss goes backstage in rehearsals for Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for Ballet News Time is racing by, and The National Ballet of Canada premiere Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland next week!  Here, Corps de ballet dancer Chelsy Meiss continues her reports on living Alice, with her fourth diary entry. Last Friday, […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET TO PRESENT THIRD DANCERS’ CHOICE PROGRAM

May 28, 2011

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET TO PRESENT THIRD DANCERS’ CHOICE PROGRAM

NEW YORK CITY BALLET TO PRESENT THIRD DANCERS’ CHOICE PROGRAM ON SUNDAY, JUNE 12 This Special One-Time-Only Program Initiated by Peter Martins will be supervised by Soloist Adrian Danchig-Waring and Corps Member Amanda Hankes with proceeds benefiting NYCB’s Dancers’ Emergency Fund Special Pricing of $50 for the Orchestra, First, Second, and Third Rings, and $25 […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET PRINCIPAL CASTING FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 7 – 12, 2011

May 28, 2011

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET PRINCIPAL CASTING FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 7 – 12, 2011 TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 7, 7:30 PM JEWELS (Conductor: Otranto) EMERALDS: T. Peck, J. Angle, Mearns, la Cour, Dronova, Suozzi, Laracey RUBIES: M. Fairchild, De Luz, Lowery [Solo Piano: Walters] DIAMONDS: Whelan, T. Angle WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 8, 7:30 PM JEWELS […]

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Russian Ballet Icons Gala – A tribute to Galina Ulanova

May 27, 2011

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Rehearsal of Sinatra Variations Tatyana Gorokhova, Igor Zelensky Photograph © 2011 Daniel Paul Jones Russian Ballet Icons Gala Tribute to Galina Ulanova London Coliseum 15th May 2011 Most of the audience (and the performers who are mostly students of students) hadn’t see Galina Sergeevna Ulanova dance live as this is just over the 100th anniversary […]

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National Ballet of Canada’s Jillian Vanstone is Opening Night Alice in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

May 27, 2011

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Jillian Vanstone is Opening Night Alice in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Opening Night Ballet Talk with Christopher Wheeldon and Karen Kain May 27, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the North American premiere of Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, onstage June 4 – […]

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English National Ballet present Roland Petit’s Carmen at the London Coliseum

May 27, 2011

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Roland Petit’s Carmen at the London Coliseum and the ballet maestro’s greatest works English National Ballet’s Summer season at the London Coliseum offers audiences a rare opportunity to see Roland Petit’s extraordinary work in London. Carmen exploded into the decorous world of British ballet at its premiere in 1949, with ballet lovers shocked by the […]

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So you want to be a ballet dancer? by Jennifer Kronenberg, principal with Miami City Ballet

May 26, 2011

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SO YOU WANT TO BE A BALLET DANCER? Making it in the rough & tumble world of professional ballet. Jennifer Kronenberg Jennifer Kronenberg has been a principal dancer with Miami City Ballet since 2001, for 10 years, with a ballet career spanning 15 years, and with this book aimed at students, young professionals and their […]

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National Ballet of Canada’s Sonia Rodriguez recieves honour

May 26, 2011

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Principal Dancer Sonia Rodriguez Honoured with Spain’s Officer’s Cross of the Civil Merit May 25, 2011… The National Ballet of Canada’s Principal Dancer Sonia Rodriguez has been awarded the Officer’s Cross of the Civil Merit by His Majesty, King Juan Carlos I of Spain, in recognition of her excellence in dance and her contribution to […]

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Backstage Reporter : Chelsy Meiss for Ballet News

May 25, 2011

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Backstage Reporter : Chelsy Meiss for Ballet News

Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss goes backstage in rehearsals for Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for Ballet News Corps de ballet dancer Chelsy Meiss continues her backstage diary The sets, props and costumes from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland are so intricate and elaborate it is somewhat mindboggling. Other than The Nutcracker, this is the […]

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THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE 2011/12 CINEMA SEASON

May 25, 2011

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THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE 2011/12 CINEMA SEASON 9 Productions, 22 Countries, Over 600 Cinemas Generously supported by Bank of America Merrill Lynch The Royal Opera House is pleased to announce its 2011/12 Cinema Season of nine titles, five live and four recently recorded productions, from the world renowned Covent Garden stage.  With a line up […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 39th Season Line-Up

May 25, 2011

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 39th Season Line-Up PNB Box Office Opens for 2011-2012 ticket sales on Monday, July 18 Special One Week Offer: NO SERVICE FEES July 18 – 24! September 2011 – June 2012 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, Washington Season to feature American premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s Don […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2011-2012 SEASON FEATURING WORLD PREMIERE BALLETS BY PETER MARTINS, BENJAMIN MILLEPIED AND CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON

May 25, 2011

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2011-2012 SEASON FEATURING WORLD PREMIERE BALLETS BY PETER MARTINS, BENJAMIN MILLEPIED AND CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON Four Week Fall Season Begins on September 13 Highlighted by the September 22 World Premiere of Sir Paul McCartney and Peter Martins’ Ocean’s Kingdom The Fall Season Will Also Include a Farewell Performance for Principal Dancer […]

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BBC Performing Arts Fund awarding grants to the dance sector in 2011

May 25, 2011

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The BBC Performing Arts Fund is delighted to announce that it will be awarding up to £350,000 in grants to the dance sector in 2011 via two brand new schemes – Community Dance and Dance Fellowships. For the first time in the history of the Fund, we’re supporting all things dance in 2011 with two brand […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jennifer Kronenberg, Principal, Miami City Ballet

May 24, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jennifer Carlynn Kronenberg, Principal, Miami City Ballet     Jennifer is married to fellow Miami City Ballet principal, Cuban Carlos Miguel Guerra. Jennifer joined MCB in 1994 as an apprentice and has been a principal since 2001, the year that Carlos joined the company. Jennifer writes on her blog and has recently […]

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