Archive | January, 2013

Capezio to launch London’s biggest children’s dancewear department

January 31, 2013

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Capezio to launch London’s biggest children’s dancewear department Leading dancewear brand Capezio has announced today their Covent Garden flagship store will be launching the biggest children’s dancewear department in London on Monday 4th February 2013 during an exclusive VIP preview evening for dance teachers, schools and parents. In addition to the launch party, Capezio will […]

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HOUSTON BALLET II ANNOUNCES TOURING TO SWITZERLAND AND TORONTO IN SPRING 2013

January 31, 2013

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HOUSTON BALLET II ANNOUNCES TOURING TO SWITZERLAND AND TORONTO IN SPRING 2013   HOUSTON, TX – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch announces Spring 2013 touring schedule for Houston Ballet II. On Saturday, February 2, Houston Ballet II dancers will perform excerpts from Stanton Welch’s neoclassical work, A Dance in the Garden of Mirth, at […]

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Ballet Idaho | Don Quixote & Carmen

January 31, 2013

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Ballet Idaho presents Don Quixote & Carmen Friday, February 8, 2013 at 8 p.m. Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 8 p.m. Morrison Center   Don Quixote  “Will greed or love win in the end?” Music by Ludwig Minkus Choreography by Peter Anastos, after Petipa, Gorsky and Baryshnikov Costumes by David Heuvel (Costumes co-owned by Ballet […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS SPECIAL FAMILY MATINEES

January 30, 2013

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS SPECIAL FAMILY MATINEES  Hansel & Gretel 3 PUBLIC PERFORMANCES ONLY! Sunday, March 17 at 12:00 noon & 3:30 pm Saturday, March 23 at 3:30 pm   Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   Music by Oskar Nedbal Conceived and Choreographed by Bruce Wells Scenic Design […]

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Casting Announced for Pacific Northwest Ballet at New York City Center,

January 28, 2013

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Casting Announced for Pacific Northwest Ballet at New York City Center, February 13 – 16       First Full-Company NY Performances Since 1996   New York, NY, January 28, 2013 – New York City Center will present Pacific Northwest Ballet in its first full-company performance in NYC since 1996, February 13–16, 2013. PNB, celebrating […]

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Houston Ballet’s Education Outreach Program Wins The 2013 Tape Gold Award,

January 28, 2013

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Houston Ballet’s Education Outreach Program Wins The 2013 Tape Gold Award, Sponsored By The Texas Association Of Partners In Education   Houston, Texas — The Texas Association of Partners in Education (TAPE) has announced that Houston Ballet’s Education Outreach Program has been chosen as a recipient of the prestigious TAPE Gold Award in the Community […]

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Northern Ballet announces new Chair

January 28, 2013

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Northern Ballet announces new Chair   Northern Ballet is delighted to announce that Sir David Wootton will become its new Chair.   Bradford-born Sir David served as Lord Mayor of the City of London and elected head of the City of London Corporation from November 2011 to November 2012. During his year in office as […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Li Jia-bo, Soloist, The Hong Kong Ballet

January 27, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Li Jia-bo, Soloist, The Hong Kong Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Realizing that there are still so many interesting and challenging creations to be completed. Why ballet? Ballet chose me when I was a boy, then I started to appreciate and love ballet, and turned […]

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Ballet san Jose presents Don Quixote

January 26, 2013

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Ballet San Jose Don Quixote. Alexsandra Meijer as Kitri. Photograph Chris Hardy

Ballet san Jose presents Don Quixote AT A GLANCE WHO: Ballet San Jose presents WHAT: Don Quixote WHEN: February 15-17, 2013 WHERE: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Boulevard (corner of Park Avenue) in downtown San Jose. WHY: This is a Ballet San Jose company premiere. Comedy, adventure and romance. A wonderful […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Titian | Metamorphosis

January 24, 2013

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Federico Bonelli as Actaeon and Marianela Nunez as Diana with her Nymphs in Diana and Actaeon. Photographer : Andrej Uspenski/Royal Opera House

Ballet News Reviews | Titian | Metamorphosis: A collaboration between The Royal Ballet and The National Gallery It’s not often that a book comes along that is so compelling that you find yourself totally absorbed within its pages for hours at a time. Titian | Metamorphosis is one such rarity. If you missed the Imagine : Dancing with Titian programme, […]

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Dance panellists needed to judge 2014 Olivier Awards with MasterCard

January 23, 2013

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Dance panellists needed to judge 2014 Olivier Awards with MasterCard Applications now open for public panellists to judge 2014 Olivier Awards with MasterCard and there is a dance category An opportunity for keen theatre-goers to enjoy free theatre in 2013 Applications now open and close 5 February 2013 The Society of London Theatre (SOLT) has declared […]

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS STANTON WELCH’S LA BAYADÈRE

January 23, 2013

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Nozomi Iijima and Artists of Houston Ballet. Photo: Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS STANTON WELCH’S LA BAYADÈRE (“The Temple Dancer”) Bollywood Meets Ballet in Story of  Love, Mystery, Fate, Vengeance and Justice in India Houston, Texas — From February 21-March 3, 2013, Houston Ballet presents Stanton Welch’s La Bayadère (“The Temple Dancer”), a historic classic stagedby Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch and set in […]

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Pirouette into Spring with NO7’s Limited Edition Ballet Beauty Collection

January 22, 2013

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Pirouette into Spring with NO7’s Ballet Beauty Collection SUGAR AND SPICE AND LASHINGS OF BLACK EYELINER The 60s graced the catwalks for spring 2013, awash with sophisticated elegance and understated beauty, soft pinks, refined nudes and a touch of black edginess. From tomorrow, you can get the No7 Ballerina Beauty Limited Edition Spring range exclusively at […]

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CHOREOGRAPHER PETER QUANZ TO BE AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS STATE MEDAL

January 22, 2013

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CHOREOGRAPHER PETER QUANZ TO BE AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS STATE MEDAL   Winnipeg, Manitoba (January 21, 2012) – Internationally renowned Winnipeg-based choreographer Peter Quanz will be awarded the prestigious State Medal in Literature and the Arts by President Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn of the Republic of Buryatia, Russia next month on February 11, 2013.   The state medal recognizes […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School 2012/2013 Audition Tour Visits Toronto, Ontario

January 20, 2013

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Canada’s National Ballet School 2012/2013 Audition Tour Visits Toronto, Ontario Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is excited to announce that the 2012/2013 National Audition Tour, which includes both Auditions and Open Classes, will be in Toronto, Ontario on Sunday, January 27th at Canada’s National Ballet School.   Auditions for the School’s full-time Professional Ballet Program […]

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The Royal Ballet Spring 2013 Season casting

January 19, 2013

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The Royal Ballet Spring 2013 Season casting

The Royal Ballet Spring 2013 Season Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland returns for The Royal Ballet’s Spring 2013 season. For the first time ever, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland will be broadcast live from Covent Garden on 28th March, which also means that if you are attending performances on 21st and 28th March, you should be aware […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Andreas Kaas, Corps de Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet

January 18, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Andreas Kaas, Corps de Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? First of all, my morning coffee. I’m married to my Nespresso Machine. Right after that, what motivates is how excited I am to do class. I love to take class in the morning […]

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET UNVEILS NEW REBRAND AND COLLABORATION WITH VIVIENNE WESTWOOD

January 18, 2013

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET UNVEILS NEW REBRAND AND COLLABORATION WITH VIVIENNE WESTWOOD   English National Ballet is pleased to reveal details of its new rebrand, which includes an exciting collaboration with designer Vivienne Westwood, in a creative brand campaign for 2013. Confident, creative and contemporary, the new English National Ballet identity has been designed to reflect […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET STAGES L’AMOUR (love, baby…)

January 17, 2013

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET STAGES  L’AMOUR (love, baby…) TWB presents a “love triangle” of ballets, including The World Premieres of David Palmer’s Dangerous Liaisons and Amy Seiwert’s Under Covers and the Company Premiere of Elaine Kudo’s Opposites Distract   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) kicks off 2013 with L’Amour (love, baby…), an evening featuring […]

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Dutch National Ballet announce Best of Balanchine

January 17, 2013

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Dutch National Ballet announce Best of Balanchine * Three faces of a choreographic genius * programme to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of his death * première 7 February 2013 at The Amsterdam Music Theatre * performances until 1 March 2013 in Amsterdam, Groningen, Zwolle, The Hague, Heerlen, Utrecht, Breda and Enschede George Balanchine (1904-1983) was the […]

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