Archive | July, 2013

English National Ballet | Principal Casting Announced For Le Corsaire

July 31, 2013

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Le Corsaire

English National Ballet | Principal Casting Announced For Le Corsaire Principal casting is today announced for English National Ballet’s new production of Le Corsaire (The Pirate) which premieres in Milton Keynes on 17 October 2013.  The production will then tour to Southampton, Oxford, Bristol, London and Manchester. Full details as follows:   Milton Keynes Thursday […]

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A Classic Christmas with Northern Ballet

July 31, 2013

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A Classic Christmas with Northern Ballet   Northern Ballet celebrates the festive season with a magical programme of breathtaking ballet, an enchanting black-tie ball and a fun-filled family day.   The Cinderella Ball on 5 December features exclusive preview excerpts from the Company’s new production of Cinderella and the unique opportunity for ball-goers to take […]

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Carlos Acosta | Classical Selection

July 30, 2013

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Carlos Acosta and Marianela Nunez in Scheherazade. Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Carlos Acosta | Classical Selection @ the London Coliseum One of the greatest male dancers of his generation, Carlos Acosta returns to the London Coliseum for a limited run from Tuesday 30 July – Sunday 4 August 2013, with Classical Selection, a new show presenting highlights from Carlos’ career in celebration of the year of […]

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English National Ballet Announces New Starters Autumn 2013

July 29, 2013

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English National Ballet Announces New Starters Autumn 2013

English National Ballet Announces New Starters Autumn 2013   English National Ballet announces the following new dancers, with effect from the new Autumn Season:   Alina Cojocaru (Royal Ballet) – Lead Principal Dancer Fernando Bufala (Barcelona Ballet, English National Ballet, Royal Ballet School) – Soloist D Jeanette Kakareka (The Rock School and San Francisco Ballet School) – 1st […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet presents Swan Lake

July 27, 2013

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Kim Kimin. The Mariinsky Ballet, Russia

The Hong Kong Ballet presents Swan Lake Back by popular demand for 10 performances Featuring guest star Kim Kimin from The Mariinsky Ballet, Russia The Hong Kong Ballet will open its new season with a revival of Swan Lake, one of the world’s best loved classical ballets. Tickets for the 5 performances of this ballet […]

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Oklahoma City Ballet Announces Promotions and New Company Dancers for the 2013-14 Season

July 26, 2013

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Oklahoma City Ballet Announces Promotions and New Company Dancers for the 2013-14 Season   OKLAHOMA CITY (July 26, 2013) – Oklahoma City Ballet Artistic Director Robert Mills has announced new additions and company promotions for the 2013-14 Season.  “Each year I am amazed at the amount of talented dancers attending our national auditions who are all […]

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Oklahoma City Ballet Comes Full Circle

July 26, 2013

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Oklahoma City Ballet Comes Full Circle Over 40 years after its beginnings, Oklahoma City Ballet’s school completes its own pirouette and returns to where it all began   The Dance Center of Oklahoma City Ballet announces the addition of a satellite school location to meet the increasing demand for enrollment. Classes will be held Thursdays […]

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Ballet News Style Edit

July 25, 2013

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Ballet News Style Edit | Boden When the Boden catalogue thuds onto the mat (even in the middle of a thunderstorm, as it did today), it commands attention. The company has worked hard to bump up its image and offers a delicious range of clothing and accessories which are popular. That means you have to […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Christopher Harrison, Principal, Scottish Ballet

July 24, 2013

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Christopher Harrison and Sophie Martin in Scottish Ballet’s EIF promotional pictures. Photo by Graham Wylie

Cupcakes & Conversation with Christopher Harrison, Principal, Scottish Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? A shower and a coffee. Along with some music to help me get in the right frame of mind. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET DANCERS ALONG WITH ARITIST DIRECTOR, SEPTIME WEBRE, STAGE SEPTIME WEBRE’S CINDERELLA

July 24, 2013

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET STAGE SEPTIME WEBRE’S CINDERELLA A Collaboration with Ballet Hawaii     WASHINGTON, D.C. – Septime Webre, Artistic Director of The Washington Ballet (TWB), along with Company dancers, Emily Ellis, Jonathan Jordan, Sona Kharatian, Tamás Krizsa, Corey Landolt, Jared Nelson, Maki Onuki, Daniel Roberge, Morgann Rose, and Luis R. Torres will join Ballet Hawaii […]

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ARE YOU A WEE MOUSE OR DO YOU DREAM OF BECOMING A BALLERINA?

July 23, 2013

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SBYC - Photo by Andy Ross

Scottish Ballet announces autumn term 2013 and brand new auditions for the SB Youth Collective  ARE YOU A WEE MOUSE OR DO YOU DREAM OF BECOMING A BALLERINA? Have you ever wanted to explore Scottish Ballet’s headquarters and meet the dancers, discover the magical fairy world of the Company’s beautiful story ballets, improve your ballet […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET presents the LONDON premiere performances of David Bintley’s THE PRINCE OF THE PAGODAS

July 23, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET presents the LONDON premiere performances of David Bintley’s THE PRINCE OF THE PAGODAS     The full-length ballet is one of the closing highlights of the world-wide Britten 100 celebrations   Britten’s only ballet score to be performed during the Britten 100 celebrations      Designs by Olivier award-winning and War Horse […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS AIR TWYLA

July 22, 2013

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS AIR TWYLA Featuring Nine Sinatra Songs, the PNB premiere of Brief Fling, and the world premiere of Waiting at the Station   September 27 – October 6, 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street at Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   September 27 – 28, October 3 – 5 at […]

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English National Ballet @ The Coronation Festival Gala

July 19, 2013

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English National Ballet at The Coronation Festival Gala. Photograph : Theo Cohen

English National Ballet @ The Coronation Festival Gala Yesterday I published the first part of this photographic series on English National Ballet’s participation in the Coronation Festival Gala that took place last week in the gardens on Buckingham Palace. In this final part you can see further images from the stage, the audience and the […]

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English National Ballet Announces Dancer Promotions

July 18, 2013

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English National Ballet. Emerging Dancer competition 2013.

English National Ballet Announces Dancer Promotions  We are delighted to announce that English National Ballet has made the following promotions, with effect from the new Autumn Season:   James Forbat promoted to First Soloist (currently Soloist) Shiori Kase is to be promoted to Soloist (currently 5th Year Artist) Nancy Osbaldeston promoted to First Artist (currently […]

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English National Ballet Fouette @ The Festival

July 18, 2013

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Coronation Festival at Buckingham Palace

English National Ballet Fouette @ The Festival Last week, in the gardens of Buckingham Palace, English National Ballet performed for The Queen at the Coronation Festival Gala. The Festival was organised by the Royal Warrant Holders Association, whose members supply goods or services to The Queen, her husband or her eldest son. The Queen’s Coronation […]

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Northern Ballet welcomes new dancers

July 17, 2013

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Northern Ballet welcomes new dancers   Northern Ballet welcomes five new dancers to the Company for the autumn season and bids farewell to seven popular dancers, well-known to Northern Ballet audiences.   Lucia Solari will join the Company as a Soloist. Originally from Italy, Lucia is currently at Hamburg Ballet.  Northern Ballet also welcomes to […]

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Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet School Annual Matinee Performance

July 15, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet School Annual Matinee Performance The Royal Ballet School Annual Matinee Performance Royal Opera House, London 14th July 2013 This isn’t what I expected to be writing, but the stand-out piece from the Annual Matinee was a contemporary one – Seven Greek Dances (excerpts) by Maurice Béjart. It was the stand-out […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet announces promotions

July 15, 2013

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The Hong Kong Ballet announces promotions and welcomes 2 new faces <Hong Kong – 15 July 2013>  The Hong Kong Ballet announces that in recognition of their outstanding performances in the 2012-13 season, two dancers and one member of the artistic team will be promoted. In addition, two new dancers will be joining the Company for the 2013-14 […]

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Alina Cojocaru to Join English National Ballet

July 15, 2013

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Alina Cojocaru to Join English National Ballet

Alina Cojocaru to Join English National Ballet   Alina Cojocaru, one of the world’s greatest ballerinas, is to join English National Ballet. Speaking of her new role, Alina Cojocaru said: “I am very excited to be joining English National Ballet next season.  I am attracted by the opportunities the repertoire offers, the combination of the […]

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