Archive | May, 2013

La Sylphide: romantic ballet at its best

May 31, 2013

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Kevin Jackson and Madeleine Eastoe in La Sylphide. Photography Georges Antoni

La Sylphide: romantic ballet at its best Be swept away with fairies, witches and tutus in this lavish double bill Fall in love with the magic of ballet with La Sylphide. This sublime program brings you two heavenly ballets — Erik Bruhn’s La Sylphide and Marius Petipa’s Paquita – in a thoroughly enchanting double bill. La […]

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Join BalletBoyz® for an entertaining, one-off gala evening of dance and music

May 30, 2013

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BalletBoyz the Talent 2013 in Liam Scarlett's 'Serpent' photo2 by Panos

Join BalletBoyz® for an entertaining, one-off gala evening of dance and music At the Rose Theatre, Kingston-Upon-Thames   Saturday June 22nd at 7.30pm Tickets: £8 to £25   Following BalletBoyz® recent sellout and critically acclaimed UK tour of the Talent 2013, the company is to celebrate the opening of the new BalletBoyz studio and homebase […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Aulterra Mobile Phone EMF / RF Neutralizer

May 30, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | Aulterra Mobile Phone EMF / RF Neutralizer Do you spend a lot of time keeping up with the ballet while you’re on the move, or via a tablet or laptop when you get some free time? I hope you do, because digital media is the fastest way to get the latest […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Alys Shee, Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

May 29, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Alys Shee, Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Mondays begin at noon for us so the mornings are very relaxing. It makes it very easy to ease into the working week. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is […]

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Houston Ballet Revives Trey Mcintyre’s Magical Production Of Peter Pan

May 29, 2013

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James Gotesky_Peter Pan Houston Ballet_Photo Amitava

Houston Ballet Revives Trey Mcintyre’s Magical Production Of Peter Pan June 13 – 23   McIntyre Returns to Houston Ballet, Where His Career as a Choreographer Began in 1987   Production Features Lavish Scenery by Thomas Boyd and Dazzling Punk-Inspired Costumes by Broadway Designer Jeanne Button   Houston, Texas – From June 13-23, 2013, Houston […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet School Presents the 32nd ANNUAL PNB SCHOOL PERFORMANCES

May 29, 2013

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Pacific Northwest Ballet School Presents the 32nd ANNUAL PNB SCHOOL PERFORMANCES Featuring Twyla Tharp’s Sweet Fields, accompanied by the Tudor Choir; and George Balanchine’s Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet, accompanied by Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras   Saturday, June 15, 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center 1:30 & 7:00 pm   SEATTLE, WA — See and […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents NEXT STEP

May 29, 2013

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents NEXT STEP PNB’s Annual Choreographic Showcase of World Premieres Created by PNB Company Dancers for PNB School’s Professional Division Students   Featuring the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra   Friday, June 14, 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center 7:30 pm   SEATTLE, WA — For the past ten […]

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Roland Petit’s Coppélia starring Sergei Polunin

May 28, 2013

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Roland Petit’s Coppélia starring Sergei Polunin

Roland Petit’s Coppélia starring Sergei Polunin The Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet debuts Coppélia at the London Coliseum 6 performances only Thursday 11 to 14 July 2013 The Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet brings Roland Petit’s 1975 version of one of the world’s most well-known and charming ballets, Coppélia, to the London Coliseum for the first time this July, with music from the English National […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Adam Bull, Principal, The Australian Ballet

May 26, 2013

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Adam Bull Amber Scott in Swan Lake Photography Jim McFarlane

Cupcakes & Conversation with Adam Bull, Principal, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? A swim in the ocean at Manly beach followed by a long macchiato. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you stick with it ? Working in […]

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The Royal Ballet | Raven Girl in pictures

May 25, 2013

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The Royal Ballet | Raven Girl in pictures If you want to know more about the book, here’s my review

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RADICAL NEW RITE OF SPRING MARKS CENTENARY OF RIOTOUS PREMIERE

May 24, 2013

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RADICAL NEW RITE OF SPRING MARKS CENTENARY OF RIOTOUS PREMIERE    ‘In theatres now you can have a glass of champagne and a nice time, it’s all very civilised. That’s totally against the spirit of Stravinsky. Our production is radical, difficult and scary… that was the idea of Stravinsky.’ – Teodor Currentzis, Conductor   One hundred years […]

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The Pointe Shoe Puzzle

May 24, 2013

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The Pointe Shoe Puzzle The photograph above shows the latest image that will be turned into a Ballet News jigsaw puzzle. As you can see, it will be quite a challenging puzzle this time ! These collectable bespoke puzzles are made in the UK on 3mm wooden board from forests managed on a sustainable basis. […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet performs The Merry Widow A revival of the smash-hit production by The Australian Ballet

May 24, 2013

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The Hong Kong Ballet performs The Merry Widow A revival of the smash-hit production by The Australian Ballet Ever since Ronald Hynd created The Merry Widow for The Australian Ballet back in 1975, it has been one of the most successful ballets in the Company’s history. When The Hong Kong Ballet’s Principal Dancer Jin Yao […]

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HRH Earl of Wessex renews Patronage of Northern Ballet

May 24, 2013

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HRH Earl of Wessex renews Patronage of Northern Ballet HRH The Earl of Wessex KG GCVO has renewed his Royal Patronage of Northern Ballet, a position he has held since 2003.   The news was confirmed during Northern Ballet’s run at Sadler’s Wells in London last week, which saw the Company performing The Great Gatsby […]

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Olfactory Choreography | English National Ballet & Pengaligon’s

May 23, 2013

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Iris Prima Photograph Cheryl Angear

Olfactory Choreography | English National Ballet & Pengaligon’s Last night saw the preview of a unique collaboration between English National Ballet and British fragrance house Penhaligon’s, for the launch of Iris Prima : The Spirit of the Ballet. Bottled. It’s a lovely collaboration between two creative companies who are constantly striving for excellence with innovative […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Widdison-Jacobs, Artist, West Australian Ballet

May 21, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Widdison-Jacobs, Artist,  West Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Well, to be honest, I do need my coffee in the morning but as soon as that kicks in I am excited to start the week. You never know what kind of rehearsals you will have […]

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Chelsea Flower Show 2013

May 20, 2013

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Chelsea Flower Show 2013 Today is press day at the Chelsea Flower Show, which is celebrating 10o years. If you’d like to keep up with all the exibitors, the gardens, the flowers and of course the live updates regarding the medals, then you might be interested in downloading the iPhone app from iTunes. What else will […]

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BALLET STAR TAMARA ROJO LAUNCHES GLOBAL ‘BIG DANCE’ IN LONDON

May 16, 2013

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Ballet Star Tamara Rojo Launches Global 'Big Dance' In London Photograph :Tim P. Whitby

BALLET STAR TAMARA ROJO LAUNCHES GLOBAL ‘BIG DANCE’ IN LONDON   Dancers from English National Ballet, led by their Artistic Director, Tamara Rojo, were joined today at their Kensington Studios by young dancers from Chingford Foundation School, to launch the BIG DANCE PLEDGE, to be performed by thousands of people all over the world this […]

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Metropolitan Ballet Company Announces Auditions for Boys’ Scholarship Dance Program, Led by Alexander Iziliaev, Former Principal Dancer with Pennsylvania Ballet

May 16, 2013

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Metropolitan Ballet Company Announces Auditions for Boys’ Scholarship Dance Program, Led by Alexander Iziliaev, Former Principal Dancer with Pennsylvania Ballet The Boys’ Scholarship Program, celebrating its 15th year in 2013, provides tuition-free training in all-male classes to more than 50 boys, ages 7-18, each year.  Boys’ unique movement and learning styles are addressed by distinguished […]

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Ballet Austin Academy Placement Auditions for 2013/14 School Year

May 16, 2013

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Ballet Austin Academy Placement Auditions for 2013/14 School Year Dreams Begin Here.   WHO:                     Ballet Austin Academy, where we nurture dreams, spark creativity and foster aspirations. WHAT:                    Audition for Placement in Ballet Austin Academy’s 2013/14 School Year WHEN:                   June 1, 2013 (Ages 8-12 – 2:00-3:30 pm; Ages 13 and Older – 3:30-5:00 pm) WHERE:                 […]

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