Archive | November, 2013

Strictly Come Dancing | Musicals week

November 30, 2013

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The scores are in for Abbey Clancey Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Musicals week This was the week that : 7 Guys & Dolls 3 weeks to the Strictly final 4 perfect 10’s in one dance for the first time this series 1 musical blast   In a series of stand-out Charleston’s, Patrick & Anya’s take on the dance flew through the Chitty Chitty Bang […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2013

November 30, 2013

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Anton Du Beke, Rufus Hound, Flavia Cacace, Elaine Paige, Pasha Kovalev, Janette Manrara, Ricky Norwood, Rochelle Humes, Ian Waite, Aliona Vilani, Matt Goss, sara cox, Robin Windsor, Karen Hauer - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2013 This week the line-up was announced for the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special, and here are two newly released images. Strictly So Far STRICTLY COME DANCING 2013 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL LINEUP CONFIRMED Strictly Come Dancing Results Week 9 Strictly Come Dancing week 9 Strictly Come Dancing | Natalie Gumede & […]

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2013 Telstra Ballet Dancer Award win marks a triumphant homecoming for VIC dancer

November 29, 2013

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Chris Rodgers-Wilson photo by Paul Scala

 2013 Telstra Ballet Dancer Award win marks a triumphant homecoming for VIC dancer Chris Rodgers-Wilson has been crowned the 2013 winner of the Telstra Ballet Dancer Award (TBDA), receiving a $20,000 cash prize awarded by Principal Partner Telstra. The win marks a triumphant homecoming for the 25-year-old from Camberwell in Victoria. Chris began his professional […]

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The Sarasota Ballet to Host the 2014 Sir Frederick Ashton Festival

November 28, 2013

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The Sarasota Ballet to Host the 2014 Sir Frederick Ashton Festival The four-day festival will honor the life and works of the acclaimed British choreographer and feature 10 Ashton ballets   The Sarasota Ballet formally announced today that they will host a four-day festival, April 30 through May 3, which will honor the life and […]

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STRICTLY COME DANCING 2013 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL LINEUP CONFIRMED

November 25, 2013

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STRICTLY COME DANCING 2013 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL LINEUP CONFIRMED   Deck the halls with glitter balls… the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special returns once again to light up a magical Christmas Day, as six brand new celebrities take part in a festive edition of the nation’s much loved show. Tonight it was confirmed officially on It […]

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Chengwu Guo rockets to the top of The Australian Ballet

November 25, 2013

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Chengwu Guo in Don Quixote. Photo by Lisa Tomasetti

Chengwu Guo rockets to the top of The Australian Ballet s most exciting young stars, Chengwu Guo s highest rank of principal artist. Artistic Director David McAllister made the surprise announcement onstage s closing performance of the La Sylphide season at the Sydney Opera House. Guo’s proud parents were secretly flown in from Melbourne to […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Results Week 9

November 24, 2013

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Ben and Kristina take their final dance Kristina Rihanoff, Ben Cohen - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron

Strictly Come Dancing Results Week 9 Ben Cohen is the eighth celebrity to leave the Strictly dance floor as Mark Benton survives his third dance-off It was another evening of sequins and sparkles on Saturday night as Strictly Come Dancing waltzed back home to Elstree Studios following last weekend’s phenomenal seaside special brought from the […]

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Strictly Come Dancing week 9

November 23, 2013

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Tess Daly - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron

Strictly Come Dancing Week 9 in photographs 8 couples 4 weeks remaining 1 very flat show Susanna & Kevin opened the show with a Cha Cha that left Bruno saying “your performances fly off the shelves like mince pies at Christmas but Craig said “it didn’t pop. It did not sing. For me it was […]

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Houston Ballet Presents One Night Only Jubilee Of Dance

November 23, 2013

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Artists of Houston Ballet - Amitava Sarkar

Houston Ballet Presents One Night Only Jubilee Of Dance Company Celebrates Stanton Welch’s 10th Anniversary as Artistic Director   Full Company Classical Showpiece Paquita, Returns to the Repertoire   Performance Features Excerpts of Stanton Welch’s Latest Work, Sounds of the Soul   Houston, Texas – Fresh from its tours to New York City in October […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Natalie Gumede & Artem Chigvintsev Tango into primary school

November 21, 2013

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Strictly Come Dancing | Natalie Gumede & Artem Chigvintsev Tango into primary school Yesterday Natalie and Artem visited a local primary school in Kentish Town, London to give the pupils a sneak peak of this week’s routine (the Tango) and to show all of the children how much fun dancing can be. Natalie and Artem […]

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Carolina Ballet’s Nutcracker returns for December

November 20, 2013

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Carolina Ballet’s Nutcracker returns for December Carolina Ballet’s Nutcracker to be Seen Throughout the Triangle RALEIGH, NC —  Carolina Ballet is presenting 21 performances of artistic director Robert Weiss’ classic Nutcracker during the month of December in Chapel Hill, Durham and Raleigh.  The schedule of performances in each venue is listed at the end of this […]

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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes

November 20, 2013

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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes and other digital video stores An unprecedented documentary showing the making and performance of excerpts from some of the most beloved classical ballet variations of all time : Don Quixote,  Flames of Paris,  Giselle,  The Nutcracker  and  Swan Lake. An international cast including Ashley […]

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MEN IN MOTION RETURN FOR TWO PERFORMANCES

November 20, 2013

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MEN IN MOTION RETURN FOR TWO PERFORMANCES AT THE LONDON COLISEUM January 2014 sees the return of the innovative show – Men In Motion, the brainchild of former Royal Ballet Principal, Ivan Putrov.  The show will return for two nights only at the London Coliseum with a new cast. Following in the footsteps of the […]

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Genée finalists get a place at Scottish Ballet for the Hansel & Gretel premiere season

November 20, 2013

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Genée finalists get a place at Scottish Ballet for the Hansel & Gretel premiere season   The Genée international Ballet Competition proves to be a great springboard for aspiring professional dancers once again. This year’s Genée, held in Glasgow, saw 58 candidates enter from 14 different countries. After a week of intensive training and competition […]

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Hong Kong Arts Festival and BNP Paribas join hands to bring Scottish Ballet and dance moves by Matthew Bourne to local students in 2014 Artists-in-Residence Project

November 20, 2013

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Hong Kong Arts Festival and BNP Paribas join hands to bring Scottish Ballet and dance moves by Matthew Bourne to local students in 2014 Artists-in-Residence Project Presented by Hong Kong Arts Festival (HKAF) and sponsored by BNP Paribas, the 2014 Artists-in-Residence Project provides a valuable opportunity for students from three local secondary schools to learn […]

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The Australian Ballet | David Hallberg to guest star in Cinderella

November 20, 2013

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David Hallberg in Jerome Robbins' Other Dances with ABT Photograph Rosalie O'Connor

The Australian Ballet | David Hallberg to guest star in Cinderella In an exciting coup, The Australian Ballet have secured international ballet sensation David Hallberg as a guest artist for the Sydney season of Cinderella. Hallberg will dance the role of the Prince in a select number of performances: the evenings of Tuesday 10, Thursday […]

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Northern Ballet goes to the ball

November 19, 2013

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Northern Ballet goes to the ball Northern Ballet will bring the ultimate rags to riches fairy-tale to the stage this December with a magical new production of Cinderella by David Nixon OBE. It will have its World Première at Leeds Grand Theatre on Tuesday 17 December and will tour nationally in 2014. In David Nixon’s […]

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English National Ballet |South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2014 nominee

November 19, 2013

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South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2014 nominees announced The South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2014 is the only awards ceremony to celebrate the UK’s towering achievements across all genres of the arts. The awards are one of the world’s most respected arts awards, celebrating the best of British culture and achievement across visual art, theatre, opera, […]

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Scottish Ballet’s Hansel & Gretel Reveal

November 18, 2013

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Scottish Ballet’s Hansel & Gretel Reveal In advance of the world premiere of Hansel & Gretel Scottish Ballet reinterpret a famous Degas Sketch, in celebration of its sale at Lyon & Turnbull. Scottish Ballet dancer Luciana Ravizzi today took a short break from rehearsing Hansel & Gretel to find inspiration from famous French artist Degas, […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Results | Blackpool Week

November 17, 2013

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The cast of Strictly Come Dancing 2013 - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Results | Blackpool Week Fiona Fullerton is the seventh celebrity to leave the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2013   It was a sparkling seaside special to remember as this weekend’s Strictly Come Dancing was broadcast live from the iconic Blackpool Tower Ballroom. Hosts Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daley welcomed the remaining nine couples onto the world famous dance floor for another chance to impress judges Len Goodman, Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood, and the viewers […]

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