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English National Ballet | Akram Khan’s Giselle

September 29, 2016

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Akram Khan's Giselle for English National Ballet. Photo by Laurent Liotardo

English National Ballet | Akram Khan’s Giselle All photos by Laurent Liotardo. Cast features Alina Cojocaru and Cesar Corrales

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Sky partners with English National Ballet to commission virtual reality experience inspired by Akram Khan’s Giselle

September 29, 2016

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Sky partners with English National Ballet to commission virtual reality experience inspired by Akram Khan’s Giselle Sky, Europe’s leading entertainment company, has partnered with the UK’s leading touring ballet company English National Ballet to offer audiences a ground-breaking virtual reality piece inspired by Akram Khan’s Giselle. By combining a mixture of leading-edge technology, new choreography and […]

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CANADA’S ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET SCHOOL SEEKS INTERNATIONAL TALENT

September 29, 2016

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CANADA’S ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET SCHOOL SEEKS INTERNATIONAL TALENT Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) School kicks off their 2016-17 International Audition Tour (IAT) on October 12 in Saskatoon.  This year’s IAT stops in various cities and venues a total of 17 times from October 2016 to January 2017.  IAT exists to discover dancers fit for one […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | World Ballet Day – October 4

September 27, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | World Ballet Day – October 4 World Ballet Day LIVE returns for the third year on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. The National Ballet of Canada joins The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet and San Francisco Ballet for the 20-hour livestream which will appear for the first-time on […]

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Award-winning Ballet Black returns to Leeds with dynamic Triple Bill

September 27, 2016

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Award-winning Ballet Black returns to Leeds with dynamic Triple Bill Award-winning dance company Ballet Black returns to Leeds this autumn as part of a new UK tour following a sold out launch at the Barbican Centre, London. Performing at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre on 14 and 15 October 2016, Ballet Black presents a […]

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The Australian Ballet reveals a season of wonderment for 2017

September 27, 2016

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The Australian Ballet reveals a season of wonderment for 2017 The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David McAllister and Executive Director Libby Christie today announced the 2017 program. Combining outstanding classic and contemporary works, the season showcases the artistry of dance with story ballets Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland©, The Sleeping Beauty and Nutcracker – The Story […]

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It Takes Two

September 26, 2016

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 - IT TAKES TWO - ZOE BALL Zoe Ball - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jay Brooks

It Takes Two Heads up everyone – Strictly Come Dancing | It Takes Two begins tonight, BBC Two, 6.30pm with Zoe Ball. It Takes Two is on every week night for the duration of the series. If you’ve missed any Strictly News so far, it’s all here : BBC announces professional dancer line up for Strictly […]

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The Washington Ballet | Online Auction: 40th Anniversary Celebration

September 26, 2016

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The Washington Ballet | Online Auction: 40th Anniversary Celebration Bid on Exclusive Items Beginning Tomorrow at 10AM   The Washington Ballet performing company is celebrating its historic 40th anniversary and supporting community engagement programs with an online auction that begins this week and features more than 20 exclusive items.   Auction items include:   Private […]

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Ballet News Reviews | StopGap

September 25, 2016

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Ballet News Reviews | StopGap StopGap ? Well, yes….. Don’t we all have DIY tasks, whether we dance or not ? This is a great time of year to get to grips with gaps in wooden flooring, because the weather is turning towards Autumn/Winter and as the temperature drops, you could begin to save on your […]

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Show No 1 Part 2

September 24, 2016

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Karen Clifton, Will Young - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Show No 1 Part 2 (Saturday night)   One word sums up tonight’s show : Elfish Thanks Claud! All photographs © BBC Pictures. Strictly, no unauthorised reproduction. Dress rehearsal photographs : Live show photographs :       Strictly So Far  BBC announces professional dancer line up for Strictly Come […]

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Show No 1

September 24, 2016

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Pasha Kovalev, Naga Munchetty - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Show No 1 The first six couples from the class of 2016 take to the floor in the first live show of the series: Naga & Pasha danced the Waltz and Len said “I loved the potential and elegance.” They scored 23. Laura & Giovanni opened the show with a […]

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Songs & Dances revealed for 1st show

September 23, 2016

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Len Goodman, Darcey Bussell, Craig Revel Horwood, Bruno Tonioli - (C) BBC - Photographer: JAY BROOKS

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Songs & Dances revealed for 1st show With the first live show tonight @ 9pm on BBC One, the full list of songs/dances has been released.   Anastacia and Brendan will be dancing the Cha Cha to ‘Lady Marmalade’ by Christina Aguilera, Mya, Lil’ Kim and Pink Claudia and AJ […]

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Royal Academy of Dance’s Prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition Returns to Australia in 2016

September 22, 2016

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Royal Academy of Dance’s Prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition Returns to Australia in 2016 Final to be held at Sydney Opera House on 11 December 2016 Judging panel: David McAllister, Artistic Director of The Australian Ballet, Kevin O’Hare, Director of The Royal Ballet & Francesco Ventrigilia, Artistic Director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet The […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Winners of RBC Emerging Artist Apprentice Award Announced

September 22, 2016

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Jeannine Haller and Isaac Wright. Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic.

The National Ballet of Canada | Winners of RBC Emerging Artist Apprentice Award Announced Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada announced today that Corps de Ballet member Jeannine Haller and Apprentice Isaac Wright are the recipients of the fourth annual RBC Emerging Artist Apprentice Award for their performances as Apprentices during […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Royal Ballet Diary 2017

September 21, 2016

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Ballet News Reviews | Royal Ballet Diary 2017 Looking for a week-to-view desk diary for next year? This one features Royal Ballet dancers such as Natalia Osipova and Sarah Lamb, beautifully printed on quality paper and hard bound for durability and ease of writing.  

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | The Celebrities interviewed

September 20, 2016

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Melvin Odoom, Anastacia, Greg Rutherford, Laura Whitmore, Daisy Lowe, Ed Balls MP, Louise Redknapp, Danny Mac, Tameka Empson, Will Young, Ore Oduba, Claudia Fragapane, Judge Robert Rinder, Lesley Joseph, Naga Munchetty - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jay Brooks

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | The Celebrities interviewed Danny Mac Why are you taking part in Strictly this year? I really, really wanted to try something new, try something different and everybody has told me how much fun it is. 2016 has been a bit of an odd year across the board for everyone and I […]

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | The Professionals

September 20, 2016

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Natalie Lowe - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jay Brooks

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | The Professional Dancers

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English National Ballet’s Nutcracker tour 2016-2017

September 20, 2016

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English National Ballet’s Nutcracker tour 2016-2017 This Christmas season English National Ballet presents its acclaimed production of Nutcracker in Milton Keynes (23 Nov 2016 – 26 Nov 2016) and Liverpool (29 Nov 2016 – 3 Dec 2016) as well as returning to the London Coliseum (14 Dec 2016 – 7 Jan 2017). 2015 saw English […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | The Class of 2016 Photographed

September 20, 2016

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Claudia Fragapane, AJ Pritchard - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jay Brooks

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Poldark | Episode 4 New Photographs

September 20, 2016

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Poldark Series 2 | Episode 4 New Photographs

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