The Royal Danish Ballet in London The Royal Danish Ballet Soloists and Principals arrived in London this week for a tiny number of performances at the Peacock Theatre. They danced extracts from La Sylphide and Napoli as well as other works by August Bournonville, choreographer and ballet master from the 19th century who created more […]
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January 7, 2015
English National Ballet’s Swan Lake English National Ballet’s Swan Lake opens at the London Coliseum tonight, with Alina Cojocaru and Ivan Vasiliev in the title roles.
January 2, 2015
It’s All About The Ballet Details Attention to detail is the thing that raises your work beyond an ordinary level, in any field. Here on Ballet News I’m constantly striving to create unique, creative and – sometimes – edgy work. Specific tools are needed for some of this work and this campaign is all about raising […]
January 1, 2015
Happy New Year Thank you all so much for your support during 2014. Bring on 2015!
December 31, 2014
A Year On Pointe During 2014, across Ballet News’ media streams, photographs of pointe shoes taken in various locations throughout the year have been published, and they’ve proved so popular ! This is your chance to see them all together, here on the Ballet News website. If you’d like to follow Ballet News via other […]
December 24, 2014
Happy Holidays from Ballet News Happy Holidays to all Ballet Newsers. Thank you for your support during 2014 and here’s to a mahoosive 2015 for all of us!
November 9, 2014
Ballet News | Remembrance Sunday This is a photograph I took earlier this year, of Royal Ballet School student Prisca Bertoni. The colour and position of the tutu remind me of a red poppy and so I’m publishing it again today as it’s Remembrance Sunday here in the UK. Follow this link to view the […]
November 8, 2014
The Royal Ballet | Age of Anxiety Triple Bill In Pictures The Royal Ballet’s latest triple bill, Ceremony of Innocence / The Age of Anxiety / Aeternum, is in rep until 17th November. Liam Scarlett and Kim Branstrup choreograph new and recent works for the company.
October 31, 2014
Ballet News | Halloween Giveaway Halloween (or Hallowe’en) is also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows’ Eve, or All Saints’ Eve, and is an annual celebration of carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns and trick or treating on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows’ Day. Grishko coloured pointe shoes are special orders as the shoes are […]
October 23, 2014
Ballet News Giveaway Earlier this week I reviewed the wonderful Ballet Spectacular, a children’s guide to the ballet. “Ballet Spectacular. Quite a title to live up to, and the good news is that this book is a delight. Beautifully put together without overloading young readers, this book acts as a guide to all things ballet. […]
August 13, 2014
The Ballet News Summer Puzzle Following on from the extremely successful puzzles offered previously, the image you see above is set to be turned into a bespoke Limited Edition jigsaw puzzle (without the watermark) just for you. The Ballet News Summer Puzzle measures 10 x 7″ and has 140 pieces. It’s ideal for holidays and travel, […]
August 6, 2014
Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev | Solo For Two | In Pictures Tonight in London, the UK premiere of Arthur Pita’s Facada will be performed as part of Solo For Two, with Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev. Pita adapted Facada specifically, from his original piece God’s Garden. The piece features Elizabeth McGorian and original music. […]
August 4, 2014
Vail International Dance Festival 2014
July 30, 2014
English National Ballet’s Coppelia in Pictures English National Ballet recently completed a run of Coppélia at the London Coliseum, with debuts from Shiori Kase and Yonah Acosta.
July 27, 2014
Fire Island Dance Festival Continuing coverage from this year’s Fire Island Dance Festival.
July 24, 2014
Live Stream from BALLETBOYZ today Ahead of BALLETBOYZ’ Roundhouse dates next week – July 31st, August 1st – the company will be live streaming rehearsals from their studios in Kingston Upon Thames tomorrow, Thursday July 24th at 3.30pm. Follow the link to see theTALENT, composer Keaton Henson and choreographer Iván Pérez in rehearsal for the […]
July 23, 2014
English National Ballet’s Coppélia In Pictures English National Ballet’s production of Coppélia opens tonight at the London Coliseum, with Yonah Acosta and Shiori Kase both making debuts as Franz and Swanlida respectively. Both have recently been promoted – Acosta to Principal and Kase to First Soloist.
July 22, 2014
The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2014 To The Royal Ballet Reece Clarke Calvin Richardson Gina Storm-Jensen Grace Blundell Grace Horler To Birmingham Royal Ballet Alexander Bird Edivaldo Souza da Silva To Bavarian State Ballet Maud-Hélène Treille To Stuttgart Ballet Adam Russell-Jones To Royal Danish Ballet Drew Nelson Samuel Rees […]
July 21, 2014
Ballet News To Build on Its Success Nobody likes to ask, do they ? But if you don’t ask, you don’t get…. Expanding Ballet News is an expensive business. Planning & development behind the scenes/production of regular exclusive content published for you : there’s always a cost involved. Heading to an event : there’s a cost involved in […]
July 18, 2014
The Royal Ballet School Annual Matinee Performance 2014 Last weekend The Royal Ballet School performed their annual matinee show on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, including the famously fantastic Grand Défilé.