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REHEARSALS BEGIN IN LONDON FOR THE TONY® AWARD-WINNING NEW MUSICAL AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

January 16, 2017

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Leanne Cope in An American in Paris Original Broadway Cast Credit Matthew Murphy

REHEARSALS BEGIN IN LONDON FOR THE TONY® AWARD-WINNING NEW MUSICAL AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Original Broadway stars Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope are joined by Jane Asher, Haydn Oakley, Zoë Rainey, David Seadon-Young and Ashley Day Rehearsals begin in London today for the highly anticipated new West End musical An American in Paris. Christopher Wheeldon’s stunning reinvention […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet in the Studio

January 13, 2017

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Photograph ; Rob Becker

Ballet News Reviews | Ballet in the Studio Introduced by Dutch National Ballet Principal Jozef Varga, Ballet in the studio by Rob Becker is a beautifully produced photography book with a difference. Firstly, there’s a barre running through it. Almost every image is studio based, and the dancers were free to show their creativity, so what you […]

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Ballet News Reviews | The Art of Movement

January 13, 2017

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Ballet News Reviews | The Art of Movement by Ken Browar & Deborah Ory Simply, this is a coffee table photography book capturing dancers in the studio. Some wear couture dresses, all are effortlessly showcasing the art of movement.

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Claudia Dean Coaching

January 13, 2017

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Claudia Dean photographed by Joe Plimmer

Claudia Dean Coaching I first wrote about Claudia Dean in 2010 when she was a student at the Royal Ballet School in Covent Garden, London. The Annual Matinee Performance is an annual showcase for the school, and Dean was dancing Fractals, when I commented, “Special mention to Claudia Dean, who made the stage her own.” […]

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The Washington Ballet | Announcing Auditions for Summer Dance Programs

January 13, 2017

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The Washington Ballet | Announcing Auditions for Summer Dance Programs The Washington Ballet is holding auditions for Summer Intensive and Summer Training programs at its Northwest campus, along with auditions for Summer Dance Programs at its Southeast campus, TWB@THEARC. NW Campus  Audition: Sunday, January 22. Registration at 9:30AM; Audition from 10AM-12:00PM. Location: 3515 Wisconsin Ave., […]

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CELEBRATE CANADA’S 150TH BY JOINING WINNIPEG’S SHARING DANCE MOVEMENT

January 12, 2017

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CELEBRATE CANADA’S 150TH BY JOINING WINNIPEG’S SHARING DANCE MOVEMENT On January 17 it is time to put your New Year’s fitness resolution to the test. Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) invites you to participate in Sharing Dance Canada 2017. An initiative of Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), Sharing Dance Canada 2017, is a nation-wide movement […]

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BOSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES MID-SEASON PROMOTIONS IN THE COMPANY

January 12, 2017

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BOSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES MID-SEASON PROMOTIONS IN THE COMPANY LAUREN HERFINDAHL AND ADDIE TAPP PROMOTED TO SECOND SOLOISTS Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen has announced two promotions from within the Company: Lauren Herfindahl (Kingston, MA) and Addie Tapp (Glenwood Springs, CO) have been promoted from Company artists to second soloists. The Company is […]

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RWB BEGINS 2017 ON HIGH NOTE WITH MIXED PROGRAMME’S DYNAMIC REPERTOIRE

January 11, 2017

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RWB Company Dancers; Photo: Réjean Brandt Photography

Royal Winnipeg Ballet | BEGINS 2017 ON HIGH NOTE WITH MIXED PROGRAMME’S DYNAMIC REPERTOIRE Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) begins 2017 with Mixed Programme at the Pantages Playhouse Theatre on January 27-28. This year’s Mixed Programme offers four popular and diverse ballets: Mark Godden’s Angles in the Architecture, Lila York’s Celts, William Forsythe’s The Vertiginous Thrill of […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | 150 Pointes of Canada

January 11, 2017

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Karen Kain. Photo by Karolina Kuras

The National Ballet of Canada | 150 Pointes of Canada Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the launch of 150 Pointes of Canada in celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial. To commemorate this milestone in Canadian history, 150 pointe shoes will travel across Canada, spanning all provinces and territories, to the […]

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Performance Added as The Sarasota Ballet Sells Out Ashton, Graziano & Tuckett

January 11, 2017

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The Sarasota Ballet Director Iain Webb and The Royal Ballet Director Kevin O'Hare in the 1986 revival of Sir Frederick Ashton's Valses nobles et sentimentales - Photography Leslie Spatt

Performance Added as The Sarasota Ballet Sells Out Ashton, Graziano & Tuckett Audience demand for Will Tuckett’s Changing Light adds additional matinee performance The Sarasota Ballet announced today that with four of the six performances sold out, a third matinee will be added—Monday 30 January 2017—to allow more people to experience the production.  Ashton, Graziano […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS NORTH AMERICAN COMPANY PREMIERE OF

January 11, 2017

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS NORTH AMERICAN COMPANY PREMIERE OF WILLIAM FORSYTHE’S FULL-LENGTH ARTIFACT LAUNCH OF FIVE-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH THE INTERNATIONALLY-ACCLAIMED CHOREOGRAPHER Boston Ballet proudly begins its five-year partnership with world-renowned choreographer William Forsythe with the North American company premiere of his full-length ballet Artifact. Forsythe revolutionized ballet.  Artifact, Forsythe’s ode to ballet, is accompanied by an […]

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The Washington Ballet | Premiering Tomorrow: Historical Video Series that Celebrates 40th Anniversary Season

January 9, 2017

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The Washington Ballet | Premiering Tomorrow: Historical Video Series that Celebrates 40th Anniversary Season Videos Reveal Early Days of TWB: Interviews, Tour & Studio Footage To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of The Washington Ballet performance company, the Ballet will premiere to the general public, a three-part video series that takes viewers on an emotional and […]

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Sergei Polunin returns to Sadler’s Wells with Project Polunin – March 2017

January 9, 2017

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Sergei Polunin dancing

Sergei Polunin returns to Sadler’s Wells with Project Polunin – March 2017 Sergei Polunin Project Polunin Tuesday 14 – Saturday 18 March Performances: Tuesday – Saturday at 7.30pm, Saturday at 2.30pm Tickets: £12 – £60 Ticket Office: 020 7863 8000 or online Internationally acclaimed dancer Sergei Polunin returns to the Sadler’s Wells stage with Project […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2017 BB@HOME SERIES

January 6, 2017

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2017 BB@HOME SERIES PROGRAMS HIGHLIGHT BOSTON BALLET’S NEW FIVE-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH WILLIAM FORSYTHE AND THE TALENT OF BOSTON BALLET II Boston Ballet is pleased to announce its BB@home performance series for the 2016–2017 season. Boston Ballet II (BBII), Boston Ballet’s second company, will present a range of diverse repertoire January 21–22, 2017 […]

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Colorado Ballet presents Ballet MasterWorks

January 6, 2017

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Ballet MasterWorks - Maria Mosina by Allen Birnbach

Colorado Ballet presents Ballet MasterWorks Made possible by presenting sponsor Denver Ballet Guild Colorado Ballet will present a collection of three master ballet works to live music by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra in Ballet MasterWorks, February 17-26, 2017 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. “Colorado Ballet performed Ballet MasterWorks productions in 2013 and 2015 and […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | YOU dance Returns to Regent Park for Second Residency

January 6, 2017

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Clare Peterson at a YOU dance performance at Daniels Spectrum. Photo by Bruce Zinger

The National Ballet of Canada | YOU dance Returns to Regent Park for Second Residency Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the company will bring YOU dance to the Regent Park community in Toronto for the second time. The week-long residency will include workshops at local schools as well […]

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Hong Kong Ballet | The Nutcracker in Macao!

January 6, 2017

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Hong Kong Ballet |  The Nutcracker in Macao! Hong Kong Ballet kicks off 2017 with a return to Macao Cultural Centre,  13 – 15 January After five years since its last appearance in 2012, Hong Kong Ballet will return to the Grand Auditorium, Macao Cultural Centre at its invitation to perform for the sixth time, […]

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Prix de Lausanne 2017

January 6, 2017

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Prix de Lausanne 2017 Ticket sales opening, artistic team 2017 and interlude programme part I International competition for young dancers – Théâtre de Beaulieu Lausanne January 4th, 2017: John Neumeier will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award for his dedication to the education in dance and for his long collaboration with Prix de Lausanne. As part […]

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NEW PRINCIPALS AND SOLOIST AT DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET

January 4, 2017

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left to right: Qian Liu in Jewels (photo Angela Sterling), Sasha Mukhamedov in Giselle (photo Angela Sterling), Michaela DePrince in Coppelia (photo Marc Haegeman)

NEW PRINCIPALS AND SOLOIST AT DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET Promotions for Michaela DePrince, Sasha Mukhamedov & Qian Liu * Sasha Mukhamedov and Qian Liu promoted to principal * Michaela DePrince promoted to soloist Ballerinas Sasha Mukhamedov and Qian Liu have both been promoted to principal at Dutch National Ballet. Ballerina Michaela DePrince has been promoted to […]

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Cast changes for English National Ballet’s performances of Mary Skeaping’s Giselle at the London Coliseum.

January 4, 2017

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Cast changes for English National Ballet’s performances of Mary Skeaping’s Giselle at the London Coliseum Previously advertised Principal casting for Mary Skeaping’s Giselle has changed, due to injury.   Guest Artist Jurgita Dronina, Principal with the National Ballet of Canada, performs in the role of Giselle, joining previously announced Guest Artists for the productions run […]

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