Archive | March, 2012

Easter Cupcakes & Conversation

March 30, 2012

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Easter Cupcakes & Conversation “The grit and the glamour; your backstage pass into ballet.” The latest Edition of the ‘Cupcakes & Conversation’ interview series with professional ballet dancers is hot off the press now, just in time for Easter! It doesn’t matter whether you are new to ballet, a teacher, dancer or someone who just […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Brendan Saye and Emma Hawes Perform in Halifax

March 29, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada | Brendan Saye and Emma Hawes Perform in Halifax March 29, 2012… The National Ballet of Canada’s Corps de Ballet members Brendan Saye and Emma Hawes will perform in Halifax Dance’s fundraising gala, the Viennese Opera Ball, on March 31, 2012 at the World Trade & Convention Centre in Halifax. Mr. […]

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Ballet San Jose To Host Teacher Training in the ABT National Training Curriculum

March 29, 2012

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Ballet San Jose hosts ABT National Training Curriculum Teacher Training Sessions, May 30-June 6 and August 12-17 in San Jose. Shown here is curriculum creator and Principal of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, Franco De Vita, who will lead Session #1. Photo by Rosalie O’Connor.

Ballet San Jose To Host Teacher Training in the ABT National Training Curriculum May 30 – June 6, 2012 and August 12 – 17, 2012 American Ballet Theatre (ABT) will hold National Training Curriculum Teacher Training Sessions at Ballet San Jose, to certify Ballet San Jose’s school faculty and professional dancers. Session #1 (May 30 […]

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English National Ballet’s Beyond Ballet Russes in pictures

March 29, 2012

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English National Ballet’s Beyond Ballet Russes in pictures English National Ballet opened Programme 2 of their Beyond Ballet Russes tribute, with Apollo/Le Train bleu/Jeux/Suite en blanc. Photographs © Helen Maybanks.  No unauthorised reproduction. [nggallery id=60] Ballet performance listing Apollo/Le Train bleu/Jeux/Suite en blanc is at the London Coliseum until Sunday 1st April. Ballet News offer Ballet News […]

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Royal Ballet Live

March 28, 2012

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Royal Ballet Live | Highlights Last Friday, March 23rd, The Royal Ballet launched a first for them – Royal Ballet Live; a live streaming day showing daily class, rehearsals, interviews and an Insight Evening, with their media partner The Guardian. The trailer for Royal Ballet Live asked the question, “have you ever wondered what it takes […]

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The Australian Ballet launches 10 part web series | A year inside The Australian Ballet

March 28, 2012

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The Australian Ballet launches 10 part web series | A year inside The Australian Ballet  Today The Australian Ballet has launched a 10 part web series, A year inside The Australian Ballet, following Senior Artist Amy Harris and Corps de ballet member Jake Mangakahia as they embark on our 50th anniversary. Filmed in high res and […]

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National Ballet of Canada | The Seagull Tours to Ottawa’s National Arts Centre

March 28, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada | The Seagull Tours to Ottawa’s National Arts Centre Photography Exhibition by Aleksandar Antonijevic on Display The National Ballet of Canada tours to the National Arts Centre (NAC) in Ottawa, April 12 – 14, 2012 with John Neumeier’s acclaimed adaptation of The Seagull.   The Seagull explores the nature of love […]

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BALLET SAN JOSE’S PROGRAM TWO IS AN “ALL PREMIERE PROGRAM”, APRIL 13-15

March 28, 2012

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Alexsandra Meijer in Jessica Lang’s SPLENDID ISOLATION III. Photo by Chris Hardy

BALLET SAN JOSE’S PROGRAM TWO IS AN “ALL PREMIERE PROGRAM”, APRIL 13-15 Ballet San Jose’s PROGRAM OF PREMIERES includes four Company Premieres (two of which are also Bay Area Premieres), April 13-15 at San Jose Center for the Performing Arts in downtown San Jose. Jessica Lang’s pas de deux, Splendid Isolation III, and Stanton Welch’s […]

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Ballet News offers English National Ballet tickets @ £10

March 27, 2012

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Ballet News offers English National Ballet tickets @ £10 In the mood for a trip to the ballet but feeling the pinch a bit ? English National Ballet is delighted to offer Ballet News readers best available seats for Beyond Ballets Russes: programme 2. Tickets cost £10* and are available from 12 noon tomorrow (28th March). […]

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Ballet News | Phyllis Bedells Bursary winner 2012 is announced

March 27, 2012

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Panel of judges, left-right Valerie Aitken ARAD, Lauren Cuthbertson and Marly Apoliano, with 2012 winner, Chisato Katsura Photo Mark Lees

Ballet News | Phyllis Bedells Bursary winner 2012 is announced Fifteen-year-old Chisato Katsura, has won the prestigious Phyllis Bedells Bursary, held on Sunday 25 March 2012 at Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Headquarters.   Named after Miss Phyllis Bedells, founding member and Vice President of the RAD, this year’s internationally-recognised competition attracted a record-breaking 40 […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Carli Samuelson, Corps de Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet

March 27, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Carli Samuelson, Corps de Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? It can be very difficult to find motivation on a Monday morning, but my motivation comes from the fact that I’m a part of this amazing professional ballet company (Pacific Northwest Ballet) and […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON INCLUDING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE NEW NUTCRACKER

March 26, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON INCLUDING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE NEW NUTCRACKER   Boston Ballet’s thrilling season of dance features The Sleeping Beauty, Coppélia, Balanchine classics, a Jorma Elo world premiere, and an all Kylían program   BOSTON, MA – March 26, 2012 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today the programming for […]

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Northern Ballet to stage American classic The Great Gatsby

March 26, 2012

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Northern Ballet to stage American classic The Great Gatsby Northern Ballet is thrilled to announce an exciting new full-length ballet, The Great Gatsby, for 2013.   Choreographed by David Nixon OBE, the ballet will be adapted from the classic novel by F Scott Fitzgerald. On New York’s Long Island, in the heady, indulgent days of […]

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Ballet News Suits You

March 25, 2012

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Ballet News | Whistles trouser suit recommended Recently I featured a collection of heavenly dresses for Spring, but I know that at this tricky-to-navigate time of year, when it’s warm as you enter the theatre for a ballet performance but by the time you leave it’s nippy around the fringes, it’s sometimes a great deal easier […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet presents George Balanchine’s Coppelia

March 25, 2012

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She’s back!  Pacific Northwest Ballet presents George Balanchine’s Coppelia                      Music: Léo Delibes Book: Charles Nuitter, after E.T.A. Hoffmann’s Der Sandmann, 1815 Choreography: Alexandra Danilova and George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust (after Petipa) Staging: Judith Fugate and Garielle Whittle Scenic and Costume Design: Roberta Guidi di Bagno Lighting Design: Randall G. Chiarelli Running […]

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Strictly for Sport Relief 2012

March 24, 2012

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Picture Shows: (L-R) Strictly Underwater Chelsea Healey, Harry Judd - (C) Gary Moyes/Comic Relief Ltd - Photographer: Gary Moyes

Strictly for Sport Relief 2012 If you missed yesterday’s broadcast, you can catch up with Sport Relief 2012 via iPlayer or iTunes (where part of your money will go to the charity), and in the meantime, enjoy a selection of photos from the night.  More than £50m has been raised so far – and there’s […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF SEPTIME WEBRE’S ALICE (IN WONDERLAND)

March 24, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF SEPTIME WEBRE’S ALICE (IN WONDERLAND)   CATCH A SNEAK PEEK OF ALICE (IN WONDERLAND) AT THE NATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND.   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet’s (TWB) spring programming begins with Artistic Director Septime Webre’s world premiere of ALICE (in wonderland), April 11-15 at […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Programme 1

March 23, 2012

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Programme 1 | L’Après-midi d’un faune, Faun(e), World Premiere Firebird, The Rite of Spring English National Ballet Programme One – L’Après-midi d’un faune, Faun(e), World Premiere Firebird, The Rite of Spring London Coliseum Thursday March 22nd 2012 In this programme, and for the most part, the dancers and artistic […]

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The George Balanchine Foundation is pleased to announce the release of the complete series of THE BALANCHINE ESSAYS

March 23, 2012

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The George Balanchine Foundation is pleased to announce the release of the complete series of THE BALANCHINE ESSAYS in DVD format. Toward the latter part of his life, Balanchine talked about creating a “dictionary” of his technique, a visual reference for students of the ballet. The George Balanchine Foundation has helped to fulfill his wish […]

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Scottish Ballet | Live behind the scenes for Streetcar

March 23, 2012

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Tama Barry as Stanley and Eve Mutso as Blanche. Photograph by Graham Wylie

Scottish Ballet | Live behind the scenes for Streetcar Scottish Ballet will be opening its online doors for a glimpse behind the scenes with the creative team of our brand new production of A Streetcar Named Desire next Thursday evening at 7pm. How it works Hashtag Scottish Ballet on twitter @ScottishBallet #SBstreetcar if you’ve got any questions […]

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