Archive | April, 2012

Ballet News | #aphotoadayinmay

April 29, 2012

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Ballet News | #aphotoadayinmay photographic challenge Readers, we’re off on an adventure ! #aphotoadayinmay is your chance to showcase your photography skills in a really easy way during May 2012. What happens is You take one photograph with your smartphone each day using the completely fabulous Instagram, based on the list in the photograph above, and try to […]

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Ballet News reviews | First Position

April 28, 2012

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Ballet News reviews | First Position First Position is a documentary film, following the fortunes of seven children between the ages of 10-17 (during filming) as they compete for scholarships at the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) in 2010. YAGP is an annual competition for students aged 9-19 and the final is held in New York, where only […]

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PRESENT BEAUTY AND THE BEAST AND WORLD PREMIERE FOR SEASON FINALE ROBERT WEISS’ BEETHOVEN: SYMPHONY NO. 9

April 26, 2012

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PRESENT BEAUTY AND THE BEAST AND WORLD PREMIERE FOR SEASON FINALE ROBERT WEISS’ BEETHOVEN: SYMPHONY NO. 9 RALEIGH, NC —  Carolina Ballet closes the 2011-2012 season with the premiere of artistic director Robert Weiss’ Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, and the return of Beauty and the Beast May 17-20, 2012 at Raleigh Memorial […]

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Ballet News Invites … YOU

April 26, 2012

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Ballet News Invites…. you to preview a selection of the most popular photographs on the website Today I received a message via the Ballet News facebook page, as follows : For publication “Dear Ballet News, I have been enjoying all the wonderful and interesting photographs that you have been sharing with us all. I know […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Emma Hawes, Corps de Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada

April 26, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Emma Hawes, Corps de Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? My motivation is different every day. It could be beautiful weather, friendly faces, or even catching the bus on time; it’s the little things that give me motivation for a day. Why […]

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Los Angeles Ballet PRESENTS FOUR WORLD PREMIERES IN nextwavela

April 25, 2012

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Los Angeles Ballet PRESENTS FOUR WORLD PREMIERES IN nextwavela   Featuring Internationally Acclaimed Southern California Choreographers Kitty McNamee, Sonya Tayeh, Stacey Tookey and Josie Walsh   (Los Angeles, CA) – Los Angeles Ballet will present four World Premieres created specifically for the company by internationally acclaimed choreographers based in Southern California – Kitty McNamee, Sonya […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces TMX Group as Presenting Sponsor of 2012 Golf Classic

April 25, 2012

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces TMX Group as Presenting Sponsor of 2012 Golf Classic April 25, 2012… Canada’s National Ballet School is pleased to announce TMX Group as the title sponsor of the 2012 Golf Classic. This is the second time TMX Group will partner with NBS at the annual Golf Classic event, following last […]

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World-renowned Prima Ballerina Darcey Bussell CBE to join Strictly Come Dancing judging panel

April 25, 2012

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World-renowned Prima Ballerina Darcey Bussell CBE to join Strictly Come Dancing judging panel Prima Ballerina Darcey Bussell CBE, the former Principal Dancer at the Royal Ballet, has been confirmed as the new judge on BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing when it returns in the autumn. Widely recognised as one of the most accomplished English ballerina […]

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Queensland Ballet Principal dancer Christian Tátchev steps into a new role

April 24, 2012

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Queensland Ballet Principal dancer Christian Tátchev steps into a new role Christian Tátchev, Principal Dancer at Queensland Ballet since joining the Company in October 2008, has announced he is retiring from dancing due to an ongoing injury, and to focus on his position as Ballet Master for the Company. Tátchev was appointed as Ballet Master […]

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The National Ballet of Canada & The Tutu Project

April 23, 2012

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Tutus made by participants at Family Day Fest in Downsview Park and Canada Day Celebrations in Ottawa. Photo by Setareh Sarmadi.

The National Ballet of Canada & The Tutu Project: Celebrating 60 Years with 60 Tutus April 23, 2012… The Tutu Project, a year-long project to create 60 original tutus for The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th anniversary, will culminate with exhibits at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts and the Design Exchange in […]

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Ballet News Selects

April 23, 2012

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Ballet News Selects Today I want to share with you some of the gems I stumbled upon over the weekend.  I’ve selected a couple of new suppliers who have produced beautiful items in perfect colours for Spring.  This time, the fashion picks are casual. First up, Boden.  I know – it’s not the trendiest place […]

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English National Ballet returns to The Orangery, Kensington Palace, for it’s second annual Summer Fundraising Party

April 20, 2012

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English National Ballet returns to The Orangery, Kensington Palace, for it’s second annual Summer Fundraising Party On 27 June 2012 English National Ballet will once again take over one of London’s most glorious outdoor settings, The Orangery, Kensington Palace, for an evening of breathtaking ballet, sumptuous surroundings and fundraising. The 2011 Summer Party was a […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 40th Anniversary Line-Up

April 20, 2012

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 40th Anniversary Line-Up PNB Box Office Opens for 2012-2013 ticket sales on Monday, July 23 Special One-Week Offer: NO SERVICE FEES July 23 – 29! (Nutcracker tickets on sale May 1)   September 2012 – June 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, Washington 40th Season to […]

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San Francisco Ballet Company Roster Update

April 19, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet Company Roster Update San Francisco Ballet has announced the promotion of Elizabeth Powell to corps de ballet member, effective immediately. Hailing from Boston, Powell joined the SF Ballet School during the 2007 Summer Session and participated in the 2010-11 Trainee Program. She began her professional career in 2011 as an apprentice with […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS ITS 2011-2012 Season Encore Performance

April 18, 2012

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  PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS ITS 2011-2012 Season Encore Performance Performance to include works by Balanchine, Wheeldon, Maillot, and more! Featuring the mighty PNB Orchestra. ONE NIGHT ONLY! Sunday, June 10, 2012 – 6:30 pm Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109 SEATTLE, WA – The curtain will come down on Pacific […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Miki Kawamura, Oklahoma City Ballet

April 17, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Miki Kawamura, Oklahoma City Ballet   What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Having days off always motivates me to start a new work week. I’m usually eager to go to work after day off. Why ballet? Actually I ask myself this question all the time. When I was […]

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Ballet San Jose presents Cinderella with guest dancer Sascha Radetsky

April 16, 2012

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Alexsandra Meijer as Cinderella. Photos by Chris Hardy

Ballet San Jose presents Cinderella with guest dancer Sascha Radetsky Ballet San Jose presents its final program of the 2011-2012 season, May 4-6 with the Company Premiere of Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella set to music by Sergei Prokofiev.  All the classic elements are here: the ugly stepsisters (danced by company men with cross-dressing humor) an elaborate […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet embarks on a 3-week tour to North America

April 16, 2012

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The Hong Kong Ballet embarks on a 3-week tour to North America Including a debut at Jacob’s Pillow, America’s longest-running and most prestigious Dance Festival <Hong Kong – 16 April 2012> This summer, The Hong Kong Ballet will embark on a three week long tour to North America from 18th July. The Company will make […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Tours to Los Angeles for First Time in 35 Years with Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

April 16, 2012

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The Cheshire Cat from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

The National Ballet of Canada Tours to Los Angeles for First Time in 35 Years with Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland October 19 – 21, 2012 April 16, 2012… The National Ballet of Canada today announced that Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland will tour to Los Angeles’ Music Center, October 19 – 21, 2012, as part of their 2012-2013 […]

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A year inside The Australian Ballet

April 16, 2012

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A year inside The Australian Ballet   Episode 2 of A year inside The Australian Ballet   This episode focuses on Corps de ballet member Jake Mangakahia as he is specially chosen to work with Stephen Page in Warumuk – in the dark night, as part of the Infinity triple bill currently showing in Sydney […]

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