Archive | August, 2013

Rachel Riley joins the Strictly 2013 line-up

August 31, 2013

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Rachel Riley joins the Strictly 2013 line-up This morning the third Strictly Come Dancing celebrity is revealed in the ‘countdown’ to the start of 2013 series. As the ‘numbers’ of contestants slowly increases, Rachel Riley plays a famous word game…        

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Richmond Ballet | STUDIO ONE TO LAUNCH 30th ANNIVERSARY SEASON

August 31, 2013

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Philip Skaggs and Kristen Gallagher in Bow Out by Val Caniparoli. Richmond Ballet 1995. All rights reserved. Photo by Suzanne Grandis

Richmond Ballet | STUDIO ONE TO LAUNCH 30th ANNIVERSARY SEASON     New Philip Neal Ballet, Phoenix Rising, to premiere; Bow Out to return RICHMOND, VA – Richmond Ballet is set to kick off its 30th Anniversary Season with the first installment of this year’s Studio Series, Studio One, October 1-6, 2013, at the Richmond […]

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OFFICIAL! TONY JACKLIN CONFIRMED AS SECOND CELEBRITY TO JOIN STRICTLY COME DANCING

August 30, 2013

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OFFICIAL! TONY JACKLIN CONFIRMED AS SECOND CELEBRITY TO JOIN STRICTLY COME DANCING   Golfing legend Tony Jacklin, 69, is the second celebrity to be confirmed in the line-up for Strictly Come Dancing 2013. He was revealed tonight on The One Show after some cryptic clues from golfing fan and Strictly host Sir Bruce Forsyth. Tony […]

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RWB PARTNERS WITH ICONIC INTERNATIONAL FASHION BRAND

August 30, 2013

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RWB PARTNERS WITH ICONIC INTERNATIONAL FASHION BRAND  CLUB MONACO FOR SPECTACULAR 2013/14 SEASON PHOTO SHOOT Winnipeg, MB – Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet is proud to announce the collaboration with international fashion brand Club Monaco for a stunning 2013/14 season look. The 26 dancers from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company were individually styled by the renowned […]

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The Hong Kong National Ballet | Nearly 6,000 people enchanted by Swan Lake last week

August 29, 2013

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Last Call: Nearly 6,000 people enchanted by Swan Lake last week Ultimate classical ballet already enjoyed by community groups Only 5 performances left – Buy tickets now! There will be 5 more performances of this crowd-pleasing favourite at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre until 1st September 2013. Nearly 6,000 people watched last week’s performances of […]

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First Strictly Come Dancing contestant to take to the floor

August 29, 2013

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First Strictly Come Dancing contestant to take to the floor This morning Strictly It Takes Two presenter Zoe Ball was joined by surprise special guest Vanessa Feltz on BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show, who revealed she WILL be taking to the dance floor this year for Strictly Come Dancing! Stay tuned over the next few […]

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NEW! STRICTLY COME DANCING TRAIL FOR 2013

August 28, 2013

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NEW! STRICTLY COME DANCING TRAIL FOR 2013 Back on screen next month with its eleventh series, Strictly Come Dancing is gearing up for its return with this brand new trail featuring the show’s spectacular professional dancers.   The minute long trail airs for the first time tonight ahead of Masterchef on BBC One, and will […]

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Houston Ballet Launches 2013-14 Season With Four Premieres

August 26, 2013

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Houston Ballet Launches 2013-14 Season With Four Premieres September 5 – 15, 2013 Acclaimed Canadian Choreographer James Kudelka Creates His Second Commissioned Work for Houston Ballet   American Premiere of Christopher Bruce’s Moving Intimate Pages   World Premieres By Up-and-Coming Choreographers Garrett Smith and Melissa Hough   From September 5-15, 2013, Houston Ballet launches its […]

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NEW STRICTLY 2013 PROFESSIONAL DANCERS LINEUP COMPLETE

August 22, 2013

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NEW STRICTLY 2013 PROFESSIONAL DANCERS LINEUP COMPLETE   15 professional dancers will partner 15 celebrities in the biggest line up ever   The new professional dancers joining Strictly Come Dancing 2013 have been confirmed, with Anya Garnis the final new dancer to join the series. With four brand new dancers, and the return of Iveta […]

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INVERNESS: THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO STAR ON STAGE WITH SCOTTISH BALLET

August 22, 2013

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INVERNESS: THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO STAR ON STAGE WITH SCOTTISH BALLET   Scottish Ballet is seeking young stars in Inverness to dance on stage with the professional company in the world premiere tour of Hansel & Gretel at Eden Court Theatre in January 2014.   Young dancers (boys and girls) aged 12 to 14 […]

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INNOVATION SOARS IN RICHMOND BALLET’S 30TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON

August 21, 2013

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INNOVATION SOARS IN RICHMOND BALLET’S 30TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON 2013-2014 Includes Both Cutting-Edge Works and Classic Ballets   Richmond, Va. – Richmond Ballet celebrates its 30th season this year, and with this landmark year comes a spectacular lineup of both contemporary and classic ballets.   “We are thrilled to be bringing our region a collection of […]

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Change of leadership planned at The Australian Ballet School

August 17, 2013

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2012 graduates from left to right; Madeleine Graham, Nicholas Shoesmith, Marilyn Rowe OBE, Brittany Haws

Change of leadership planned at The Australian Ballet School Cmr Leigh Johns, Chairman of The Australian Ballet School, today announced recruitment plans for the next Director of the school of The Australian Ballet.  The commencement of the recruitment process follows the decision of the current Director, Marilyn Rowe OBE, to retire at the end of […]

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Ballet News Interviewed

August 16, 2013

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A Ballet News World Exclusive Illustration by Noemi Manalang

Ballet News Interviewed So, this summer the tables were turned ! Here’s an interview I gave recently, which was published in the UK’s top-selling monthly photography magazine. Accompanying my interview are two of my photographs – one from the recent Boston Ballet tour to London which was published on Ballet News and one from a […]

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La Sylphide: romantic ballet at its best

August 15, 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. […]

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Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet Hires Two New Talents And Announces Exciting Promotions to Mark Start of Dynamic Season

August 14, 2013

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Canada’s Royal   Winnipeg Ballet Hires Two New Talents And Announces Exciting Promotions to   Mark Start of Dynamic Season RWB Welcomes Soloist   Artjom Maksakov from Boston Ballet for 2013/14 Winnipeg, Manitoba –   André Lewis, Artistic Director of Canada’s   Royal Winnipeg Ballet, proudly announces that Artjom Maksakov, former Company dancer   with Boston […]

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Ballet News | Forward Planning for a new ballet year 2013/14

August 13, 2013

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The Royal Ballet Yearbook

The new ballet year | forward planning   The end of the summer holidays signal a time for forward planning. It’s a new term, a lovely new Autumn season is just whispering around the edges of summer and a new season of ballet delights is just around the corner. It’s a busy time, so to […]

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A STAR-STUDDED GALA EVENING OF DANCE AND SONG IN AID OF THE YORKSHIRE BALLET SUMMER SCHOOL

August 12, 2013

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A STAR-STUDDED GALA EVENING OF DANCE AND SONG IN AID OF THE YORKSHIRE BALLET SUMMER SCHOOL Celebrating its 40th anniversary SADLER’S WELLS – Sunday September 29th at 7.00pm Tickets: £12 to £85 Hosted by SIR ANTHONY DOWELL and SIR DEREK JACOBI and with stars of the ROYAL BALLET, BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET, SCOTTISH BALLET, NORTHERN BALLET, ENGLISH NATIONAL […]

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The Australian Ballet | Bodytorque.technique: 19th-century dance meets 21st-century imagination

August 9, 2013

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Brett Chynoweth and Karen Nanasca. Photography Georges Antoni

Bodytorque.technique: 19th-century dance meets 21st-century imagination Discover the choreographic stars of tomorrow when The Australian Ballet’s Bodytorque program returns to unleash the country’s next generation of talent.   After a break in 2012, the ninth instalment of Bodytorque opens on 31 October at Sydney Theatre for five exclusive shows only.   Designed to push the […]

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Darcey Bussell launches Ballet Bedding Collection

August 8, 2013

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Darcey Bussell Ballerina Bedding Collection Every little girl dreams of becoming a ballerina – now you can embrace and encourage her dreams with this delightful BALLERINA BEDDING collection by former principal ballerina Darcey Bussell.   Indulge your budding ballet dancer with ‘Tiny Ballerina’ and ‘Classical Patchwork’.   In a colour palette of soft pink pastels, with […]

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English National Ballet | The Nutcracker Principal casting

August 7, 2013

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English National Ballet | The Nutcracker Principal casting Journey back in time with English National Ballet to a frost-covered, gas-lit London and join Clara, her Nutcracker doll and the magician Drosselmeyer in this traditional, festive tale for all the family. On an enchanted Christmas Eve, under the heavy boughs of the candlelit tree Clara battles […]

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