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World-renowned dancer David Hallberg returns to the stage with The Australian Ballet at Sydney Opera House

December 8, 2016

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David Hallberg. Photography Kate Longley

World-renowned dancer David Hallberg returns to the stage with The Australian Ballet at Sydney Opera House The Australian Ballet is thrilled to host the first appearance back to the stage of internationally acclaimed dancer David Hallberg after an injury over two years ago. Hallberg will make a guest appearance, performing his debut as Franz in […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancers Carrie Imler and Batkhurel Bold Announce Retirements

December 8, 2016

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancers Carrie Imler and Batkhurel Bold Announce Retirements Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal, with principal dancers Carrie Imler and Batkhurel Bold, has announced that Ms. Imler and Mr. Bold will retire at the end of the 2016/2017 season. Their acclaimed careers will be celebrated at PNB’s Season Encore Performance […]

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Ballerinas, a Blue Bomber, and a Blogger- Oh My! RWB’s Nutcracker Cast Expands

December 8, 2016

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Ballerinas, a Blue Bomber, and a Blogger- Oh My! RWB’s Nutcracker Cast Expands What does a Winnipeg Blue Bomber, a two-time Juno winner, and a ballerina have in common?  A role in Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB)’s Nutcracker.   This year, the RWB is pleased to welcome 14 special guests to Nutcracker’s cast from December 22-30 at the Centennial […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Olympian Penny Oleksiak Debuts in The Nutcracker as a Cannon Doll

December 8, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | Olympian Penny Oleksiak Debuts in The Nutcracker as a Cannon Doll Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, announces the 2016/17 season lineup of Cannon Dolls featured in The Nutcracker. The holiday favourite has a great tradition of inviting prominent Canadians to appear onstage in the […]

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DanceXchange launches inaugural dx Choreography Award

December 5, 2016

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DanceXchange launches inaugural dx Choreography Award DanceXchange, the Midlands-based dance house is extremely pleased to announce the inaugural dx Choreography Award to support artists at an early stage of their choreographic career. As part of DanceXchange’s new Artist Development programme which will be launched in Spring 2017, the dx Choreography Award will support the practice of up to eight […]

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Ballet Classics for Children: Cinderella

December 3, 2016

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Cinderella | Dancers: Yu-Yao Liu and Hong Kong Ballet Dancers |

Ballet Classics for Children: Cinderella Step into the magical world of ballet with this fun and educational production for all ages! Proudly presented by Repetto Following its huge success and sold-out performances in 2013, the fun, interactive production for the young and young at heart Ballet Classics for Children: Cinderella will return again to bewitch […]

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The National Ballet of Canada |Porsche Cars Canada Sponsors Dance Excellence

November 30, 2016

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Heather Ogden in Swan Lake. Photo by Christopher Wahl.

  The National Ballet of Canada |Porsche Cars Canada Sponsors Dance Excellence Barry Hughson, Executive Director of The National Ballet of Canada, is pleased to welcome Porsche Cars Canada Ltd. (PCL) as the company’s newest corporate sponsor. PCL is the presenting sponsor of Swan Lake, which runs June 15 – 25, 2017 at the Four […]

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Dutch National Ballet | JUNIORS GO DUTCH

November 30, 2016

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Dutch National Ballet | JUNIORS GO DUTCH The Junior Company’s tour of the Netherlands in 2017 * New touring programme for Dutch National Ballet’s Junior Company * World premieres by Ton Simons, Wubkje Kuindersma and Peter Leung * Dutch National Ballet premiere by Toer van Schayk * Talented youngsters also dance works by Hans van […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker a Holiday Tradition for Over 1 Million Torontonians

November 30, 2016

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Jillian Vanstone in The Nutcracker. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

The National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker a Holiday Tradition for Over 1 Million Torontonians Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for The Nutcracker. Choreographed by James Kudelka,  the National Ballet’s production has delighted more than 1 million adults and children since its premiere in […]

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From Gallops to Grand Pliés, Reindeer Join RWB’s Nutcracker on Stage

November 30, 2016

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Local Dancers from Fayetteville in RWB's 2016 Nutcracker Tour; Photo by David Warburton

From Gallops to Grand Pliés, Reindeer Join RWB’s Nutcracker on Stage Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) returns to the Centennial Concert Hall on December 22 for Nutcracker, an annual holiday favourite.  Running until December 30, audiences can expect classic Nutcracker nuances coupled with this year’s anticipated character addition: reindeer.   Proving that reindeer are no […]

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The Australian Ballet’s 2017 blockbuster Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland© goes on sale

November 30, 2016

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Amber Scott, Principal Artist – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland©. Photo Justin Ridle

The Australian Ballet’s 2017 blockbuster Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland© goes on sale Audiences will discover a world beyond their imagination when they fall down the rabbit hole with The Australian Ballet’s 2017 season of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland©. Earmarked as the ballet blockbuster of the year, tickets will be in high demand when they go […]

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The Sarasota Ballet performs Jewels, Balanchine’s Full-Length Masterpiece

November 30, 2016

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The Sarasota Ballet performs Jewels, Balanchine’s Full-Length Masterpiece Balanchine’s glorious Jewels provides a unique and exquisite treat for the holiday season with its beautiful and mesmerizing choreography and costumes. George Balanchine’s Jewels opens at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on December 16, marking the first time The Sarasota Ballet will perform Emeralds, Rubies and […]

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Jury members for the Prix de Lausanne 45th edition

November 30, 2016

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2017 Prix de Lausanne Jury members for the Prix de Lausanne 45th edition International competition for young dancers – Théâtre de Beaulieu Lausanne November 29th, 2016 : the jury of Prix de Lausanne 2017 is composed by nine major personalities of the dance world, presided by Kevin O’Hare, Director at Royal Ballet (London). The jury of […]

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ALINA COJOCARU TO RETURN TO QUEENSLAND BALLET

November 25, 2016

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Alina Cojocaru and Chi Cao in The Sleeping Beauty image by David Kelly

ALINA COJOCARU TO RETURN TO QUEENSLAND BALLET One of the world’s best ballerinas is set to return to Australia again alongside Queensland Ballet. Queensland Ballet Artistic Director, Li Cunxin today announced that Romanian ballet star Alina Cojocaru will return to Brisbane to perform in the Company’s 2017 season of Ben Stevenson’s Swan Lake. “Alina Cojocaru […]

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The Australian Ballet | Three Australian premieres | Faster goes on sale today

November 21, 2016

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The Australian Ballet's Vivienne Wong. Photo Justin Ridler

The Australian Ballet | Three Australian premieres | Faster goes on sale today Charging on to the stage with athleticism to the power of three, Faster opens The Australian Ballet’s Sydney and Melbourne 2017 seasons at full velocity. Today single tickets go on sale for both seasons. This contemporary triple bill showcases some of the world’s […]

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Natasha Sheehan and Angelo Greco of San Francisco Ballet Win The Erik Bruhn Prize

November 17, 2016

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Natasha Sheehan and Angelo Greco of San Francisco Ballet. Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic.

Natasha Sheehan and Angelo Greco of San Francisco Ballet Win The Erik Bruhn Prize Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Natasha Sheehan, 17, and Angelo Greco, 21, of San Francisco Ballet are the winners of The Twelfth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize. The competition took place […]

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American Repertory Ballet Announces Nutcracker at the Patriots Theater at the War Memorial

November 16, 2016

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American Repertory Ballet Announces Nutcracker at the Patriots Theater at the War Memorial American Repertory Ballet is pleased present its annual Nutcracker performance at the Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton, NJ. A holiday tradition for more than 50 years, American Repertory Ballet’s Nutcracker is one of the longest, continuously running Nutcracker productions […]

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SCOTTISH BALLET UNVEILS 2017/18 SEASON PROGRAMME

November 16, 2016

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SCOTTISH BALLET UNVEILS 2017/18 SEASON PROGRAMME Scottish Ballet’s 2017/18 Season features a vibrant and diverse programme including an innovative Digital Season, an ambitious American tour as well as performances in London, a World Premiere and a Stravinsky double bill.  Christopher Hampson, Scottish Ballet CEO / Artistic Director: “The diversity of the repertoire presented in our […]

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The Australian Ballet releases two of its most enchanting stories on CD and DVD with ABC Classics

November 16, 2016

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The Australian Ballet releases two of its most enchanting stories on CD and DVD with ABC Classics This November The Australian Ballet and ABC Classics are releasing two new recordings: the story and music of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker on CD and The Australian Ballet’s performance of David McAllister’s The Sleeping Beauty Live on DVD. Both […]

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The Washington Ballet | The Nutcracker: Special Performance Dates

November 16, 2016

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The Washington Ballet | The Nutcracker: Special Performance Dates Join The Washington Ballet for special performances of The Nutcracker, performed at the historic Warner Theatre December 1-24. Family Day: Sunday, December 4. Doors open at 11:30AM; Performance at 1PM. Pre-performance activities include discussion and audience participation as children of all ages discover what it takes […]

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