Archive | June, 2013

American Ballet Theatre announces new season

June 27, 2013

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American Ballet Theatre announces new season

American Ballet Theatre announces new Fall season Box Office Opens Monday, July 22 The World Premiere of The Tempest by Alexei Ratmansky will highlight American Ballet Theatre’s inaugural Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater, October 30-November 10, 2013.  The Fall 2013 season, announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie, will also feature revivals […]

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Dutch National Ballet | OVERTURE NOMINATED FOR ‘ZWAAN’ – MOST IMPRESSIVE DANCE PRODUCTION 2013

June 27, 2013

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Dutch National Ballet | OVERTURE NOMINATED FOR ‘ZWAAN’ – MOST IMPRESSIVE DANCE PRODUCTION 2013 * Nomination for Overture by choreographer David Dawson * ‘Zwaan’ award ceremony on Sunday 6 October 2013 in Maastricht Dutch National Ballet has been nominated for the ‘Zwaan’ for the most impressive dance production 2013. The nomination went to Overture by  choreographer […]

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The Spending Review | Further cuts for ballet companies

June 26, 2013

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The Spending Review | Further cuts for ballet companies Today The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, made a statement in the House of Commons on the Spending Review and said, “Britain is moving out of intensive care and from rescue to recovery.” The Spending Review 2013 will set out how the government will spend tax-payers’ money between […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Pippa Moore, Premier Dancer, Northern Ballet

June 26, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Pippa Moore, Premier Dancer, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I must be hard wired after all these years of discipline and dedication; by 8am I’ve been up a while organising what needs to be done! If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it […]

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ROYAL BALLET LIVE CINEMA SEASON

June 25, 2013

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ROYAL BALLET LIVE CINEMA SEASON TICKETS ON SALE FOR 2013/14 SEASON Tickets for the entire ROH Live Cinema Season 2013/14 are now on sale. The 2013/14 Season sees the expansion of the ROH Live Cinema Season through a new partnership with Mr Wolf Presents which will build on the achievements of ROH Cinema to date and accelerate global […]

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ST.PETERSBURG-SAVONLINNA BALLET DAYS: master-classes for ballet students and SUMMER NIGHT STARS GALA

June 24, 2013

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Lucia Lacarra and Marlon Dino Photo by Vladimir Cherenkov

ST.PETERSBURG-SAVONLINNA BALLET DAYS: master-classes for ballet students and SUMMER NIGHT STARS GALA Savonlinna, Mikkeli, Finland 9-14 July 2013   International Ballet Festival DANCE OPEN (St.Petersburg) improves cultural links between Finland and Russia: Gala SUMMER NIGHT STARS will gather the brightest soloists in the medieval Olavinlinna castle while master-classes will provide the best ballet students of […]

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first direct increases sponsorship of Northern Ballet

June 21, 2013

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Northern Ballet Dancers Mariana Rodrigues and Olivia Holland with children from first direct crèche, left to right Anna James, Eleni Kanakari, Violet Beddall and Lottie King

first direct increases sponsorship of Northern Ballet In a challenging climate for arts and culture funding, Leeds-based bank first direct, has announced that it will extend its sponsorship of internationally acclaimed Northern Ballet, continuing the successful partnership which started in 2010. To launch the sponsorship and in honour of midsummer’s day on Monday 24 June, Northern […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Dreda Blow, Soloist, Northern Ballet

June 20, 2013

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Dreda Blow as Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream Photo Jason Tozer

Cupcakes & Conversation with Dreda Blow, Soloist, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I really enjoy my work so I don’t really have trouble motivating myself on a Monday morning. It is, however, tough to get your motor running again after a few days off. I love breakfast and […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Nancy Osbaldeston, Artist, English National Ballet

June 19, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Nancy Osbaldeston, Artist, English National Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Knowing I get paid to do what I love for a living. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you stick with it ? I would say […]

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David Wall CBE

June 19, 2013

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David Wall CBE   Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, said: “David Wall was one of the greatest British dancers of his generation. He had a very special relationship with English National Ballet as a valued and inspirational teacher. I was privileged to have worked with him on Sleeping Beauty, my first production […]

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Scottish Ballet | Summer Fit

June 18, 2013

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Scottish Ballet | Summer Fit Scottish Ballet has released the fourth download in a fitness series designed to work with ballet positions and improve posture and fitness with Gyrotonics. Summer Fit is designed to help tone, lengthen and strengthen muscles this time with designed to tone legs, stomach and upper body whilst also introducing light weights […]

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Lexus Europe celebrate IS launch with English National Ballet

June 17, 2013

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Lexus Europe celebrate IS launch with English National Ballet Lexus Europe today announces details of their integrated advertising campaign to promote the launch of the New Generation IS model. Lexus has partnered with English National Ballet and renowned choreographer Russell Maliphant for the campaign by London advertising agency CHI &Partners, which stars ENB Lead Principal Dancer […]

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English National Ballet inspire Thomas Campbell & Lily and Lionel

June 15, 2013

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Tom Campbell paints Lily and Lionel Beyond Ballet Russes pano

English National Ballet inspire Thomas Campbell & Lily and Lionel Summer 2013 sees two great artistic talents collide: British artist Thomas Campbell and luxury scarf House Lily and Lionel recipient of Walpole Brand of Tomorrow award. Under the guidance of Creative Director Alice Stone, this British design duo has created a collection of limited edition wearable […]

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Ballet Backstage | Swan Lake in pictures

June 14, 2013

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Ballet Backstage | Swan Lake in pictures If you’re heading to see English National Ballet’s Swan Lake in the round at the Royal Albert Hall over the coming weeks, here’s a taster of what you may see. The casting is available here if you’d like to choose which dancers to see. You can see more photos and […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Swan Lake in the round

June 13, 2013

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Tamara Rojo and Matthew Golding

Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Swan Lake in the round Swan Lake English National Ballet Royal Albert Hall 12th June 2013 An arena production such as this one can never deliver the intimacy and story-telling that you get in a traditional theatre, but that’s not to say that it is without merit. It’s […]

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D. David Brown, Executive Director of Pacific Northwest Ballet, to Retire in June 2014

June 13, 2013

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D. David Brown, Executive Director of Pacific Northwest Ballet, to Retire in June 2014 Seattle, WA – Aya Hamilton, Chairman of the Board of Pacific Northwest Ballet, today announced that Executive Director D. David Brown will be retiring in June 2014, after more than 14 years with the company.   “David Brown has been a […]

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Roland Petit’s Coppélia starring Sergei Polunin opens at the London Coliseum in one month

June 13, 2013

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Roland Petit’s Coppélia starring Sergei Polunin opens at the London Coliseum in one month In one months’ time, 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 Ballet […]

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Swan Lake illustrations inspired by English National Ballet’s production which opens tonight

June 12, 2013

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Swan Lake illustrations inspired by English National Ballet’s production which opens tonight Tonight English National Ballet open with Swan Lake in-the-round at the Royal Albert Hall, and to celebrate this landmark production with 60 swans on stage together, Ballet News releases the latest Limited Edition illustrations as part of my collaboration with Berenice Berelli. The Swan Lake theme […]

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‘Dance United’ to raise money for Oklahoma tornado relief June 15

June 11, 2013

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‘Dance United’ to raise money for Oklahoma tornado relief June 15 OKLAHOMA CITY (June 11, 2013) – Four Central Oklahoma dance companies have joined forces to raise money for tornado relief efforts with a special gala performance at 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 15 in the newly renovated Hudson Performance Hall, 2801 N.W. 27th St. […]

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Northern Ballet announces new season tour for 2013

June 11, 2013

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Northern Ballet announces new season tour for 2013   Northern Ballet is bringing a spectacular season of magical ballet to ten venues around the UK on its second national tour of the year. The season opens with A Midsummer Night’s Dream, at West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds on Friday 6 September, which then tours to […]

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