Archive | March, 2014

Ballet Austin announces New American Talent/Dance Juror, Audience Selections

March 31, 2014

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Ballet Austin announces New American Talent/Dance Juror, Audience Selections WHO:              Ballet Austin WHAT:           Juror, Audience Favorite for New American Talent/Dance Choreographic Competition WHEN:           March 28-30, 2014 WHERE:         The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin TX   AUSTIN, TX – Ballet Austin today announces the juror and audience selections for prizewinners in their just completed, […]

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The Royal Ballet Season 2014/15

March 31, 2014

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The Royal Ballet Season 2014/15 The Royal Ballet 2014/15 season has three world premieres (with only one likely to be classical)  including a new full length ballet by Wayne McGregor, a new one act ballet from Liam Scarlett in November alongside Kim Brandstrup’s Ceremony of Innocence, and one by Hofesh Shechter. Carlos Acosta’s Don Quixote returns […]

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Atlanta Ballet Announces its 2014-15 Performance Season

March 28, 2014

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Seven Sonatas

Atlanta Ballet Announces its 2014-15 Performance Season Company Spices Up 85th Season with Audience Favorites and Avant-Garde Premieres Featuring Revival of Jean-Christophe Maillot’s Epic Roméo et Juliette Return of Ohad Naharin’s Minus 16 Premiere of San Francisco Ballet’s Resident Choreographer Yuri Possokhov’s Classical Symphony Atlanta Ballet Premiere of Swedish Choreographer Alexander Ekman’s Cacti World Premiere of Camino […]

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Ballet News Reviews | The Prince Of The Pagodas

March 26, 2014

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Tyrone Singleton as the King of the South; photo: Phil Hitchman

Ballet News Reviews | The Prince Of The Pagodas | Birmingham Royal Ballet The Prince of The Pagodas Birmingham Royal Ballet London Coliseum, 26th March 2014 David Bintley’s The Prince Of The Pagodas was funded by philanthropic support from Birmingham Royal Ballet’s audience. Touring, the support is harder to see. Tonight’s opening might have been […]

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American Repertory Ballet announces “Dancing Your Way into College” On Pointe lecture and Waiting in the Wings DANCE POWER program performance

March 26, 2014

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American Repertory Ballet announces “Dancing Your Way into College” On Pointe lecture and Waiting in the Wings DANCE POWER program performance NEW BRUNSWICK and PRINCETON, NJ – In April 2014, American Repertory Ballet’s Access & Enrichment department will present two events – one in each of the organization’s home communities of New Brunswick and Princeton. […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream

March 26, 2014

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Pacific Northwest Ballet presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream April 11-19, 2014 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center   April 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19 at 7:30 pm April 12 & 19 at 2:00 pm April 13 at 1:00 pm SEATTLE, WA – Pacific Northwest Ballet continues its 2013-2014 season with George […]

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Tony Hall announces greatest commitment to arts for a generation

March 25, 2014

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Picture Shows: Director General, Tony Hall - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Tony Hall announces greatest commitment to arts for a generation Introduction Arts will take centre-stage across the BBC with a new topical strand taking audiences to music and arts events across the UK; a new digital offering; closer engagement with artists and institutions; more distinctive arts content across all the BBC’s outlets; and stronger leadership […]

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English National Ballet | Lest We Forget

March 24, 2014

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English National Ballet rehearses Akram Khan 's new work: Dust, as part of a program entitled 'Lest We Forget' in commemoration of the start of World War I, at The Barbican Centre, London on March 15, 2014. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

English National Ballet | Lest We Forget English National Ballet will premiere three new works next week at The Barbican in a quadruple bill Lest We Forget including George Williamson’s The Firebird. You can watch the trailer and the rehearsal process You can book tickets online   Full disclosure : English National Ballet is a Ballet News client

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Scottish Ballet presents Krzysztof Pastor’s ROMEO & JULIET

March 24, 2014

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Scottish Ballet presents Krzysztof Pastor’s ROMEO & JULIET   Glasgow / Aberdeen / Inverness / London / Edinburgh 19 April – 24 May 2014   Choreography: Krzysztof Pastor / Music: Sergei Prokofiev / Dramaturgy: Willem Bruls / Design: Tatyana van Walsum This Spring, Scottish Ballet will return to the stage with the world’s most famous tale of […]

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CLASSICAL CHOREOGRAPHY, JACK THE RIPPER, AND HIGH-SPEED ACTION COMBINE FOR AN EXHILARATING TRIPLE BILL AT THE ROYAL BALLET

March 24, 2014

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CLASSICAL CHOREOGRAPHY, JACK THE RIPPER, AND HIGH-SPEED ACTION COMBINE FOR AN EXHILARATING TRIPLE BILL AT THE ROYAL BALLET Serenade – George Balanchine Sweet Violets – Liam Scarlett DGV: Danse à grande vitesse – Christopher Wheeldon 14 – 26 May The ethereal choreography of George Balanchine’s atmospheric and emotionally subtle Serenade opens the Triple-Bill with a […]

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BNP Paribas supports Hong Kong Arts Festival in offering local students chance to learn dancing from Scottish Ballet

March 24, 2014

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BNP Paribas supports Hong Kong Arts Festival in offering local students chance to learn dancing from Scottish Ballet With the continued support from BNP Paribas, the 2014 Artists-in-Residence Project of Hong Kong Arts Festival (HKAF) has come to a successful close. Under the guidance of artists from the internationally acclaimed Scottish Ballet and a professional […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Sport Relief

March 22, 2014

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Pasha Kovalev, Hannah Cockroft - (C) COMIC RELIEF - Photographer: N/A

Strictly Come Dancing Sport Relief Four Paralympians – Martine Wright, David Clarke, Hannah Cockroft and Nathan Stephens took to the Strictly dance floor in aid of Sport Relief. They were inspirational in their outlook and their dancing. Partnered by four of Strictly’s pro dancers – Ian Waite, Karen Hauer, Pasha Kovalev and Iveta Lukosiute – […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS TOUR-DE-FORCE: BALANCHINE!

March 22, 2014

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS TOUR-DE-FORCE: BALANCHINE! The Washington Ballet (TWB) continues soaring through the 2013.14 season with Tour-de-Force: Balanchine!, a gala-style mixed repertory program that features classical and contemporary ballets, with a grand finale of the company premiere of George Balanchine’s Theme and Variations. The production opens with a preview April 23 and runs April […]

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The Value Of Arts & Culture To People & Society

March 21, 2014

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The Value Of Arts & Culture To People & Society The latest Arts Council England report, The Value Of Arts And Culture To People And Society, is an evidence review aimed squarely at the specifics of the value of arts and culture to society – mostly a philosophical assertion at the moment – and highlighting the […]

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RICHMOND BALLET TO PERFORM AT 2015 ‘MEET IN BEIJING’ FESTIVAL

March 20, 2014

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Richmond Ballet inErshter Valsby Ma Cong, part of theMade in The USAProgram the company plans to take to China. Richmond Ballet 2013. All right reserved. Photo by Sarah Ferguson.

RICHMOND BALLET TO PERFORM AT 2015 ‘MEET IN BEIJING’ FESTIVAL RICHMOND, Va – Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is pleased to announce that Richmond Ballet, The State Ballet of Virginia, has accepted an invitation to perform at the 15th Annual ‘Meet in Beijing’ Arts Festival in Beijing, China at the National Centre for the Performing Arts […]

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The Sarasota Ballet Revisits Two Audience Favorites and Debuts a Company Premiere

March 20, 2014

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Victoria Hulland in Ashton's Birthday Offering - Photo by Frank Atura

The Sarasota Ballet Revisits Two Audience Favorites and Debuts a Company Premiere in Program Six: Ashton, Graziano, Tudor SARASOTA, Fla. – March 20, 2014 – Mixing both old and new, Program Six of The Sarasota Ballet’s 23rd Season – Ashton, Graziano, Tudor – offers something for everyone.  Performances of Sir Frederick Ashton’s Birthday Offering and Ricardo […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet Debuts in Japan

March 20, 2014

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Dancers of The Hong Kong Ballet

The Hong Kong Ballet Debuts in Japan on 20th – 21st March at the influential Architanz 2014 Company to perform at Tokyo’s New National Theatre Ten of The Hong Kong Ballet’s outstanding male dancers are now in Tokyo, in preparation for the Company’s first official visit to Japan. Invited by Architanz, one of the most […]

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Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo to dance together on closing night of English National Ballet’s Lest We Forget

March 20, 2014

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Tamara Rojo & Akram Khan Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo to dance together on closing night of  English National Ballet’s Lest We Forget Full principal casting announced English National Ballet today reveals full principal casting for Lest We Forget which includes the announcement that Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo will dance together on closing night (Saturday 12th April). This is […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Iain Mackay, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet

March 20, 2014

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Grosse Fuge Iain Mackay photo Roy Smiljanic

Cupcakes & Conversation with Iain Mackay, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? My four year old son Oscar gets me out of bed every day of the week, usually around  7.30am and always with a smile on his face. He’s so funny and happy in the morning, […]

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English National Ballet | Dance Statement by Sweaty Betty

March 19, 2014

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Sweaty Betty collaborate with the English National Ballet For the second year running, the chic, performance-driven activewear of Sweaty Betty launches their new SS14 collection featuring a collaborative dance range with the prestigious English National Ballet. Inspired by traditional ballet with a contemporary urban edge, each piece in the Dance Statement line presents the perfect combination […]

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