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QUEENSLAND BALLET ACADEMY SETS THE STANDARD

May 26, 2016

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Queensland Ballet Pre Professional Program Student Hannah Clark. Photo David Kelly.

QUEENSLAND BALLET ACADEMY SETS THE STANDARD Queensland Ballet (QB) today announced that its much-respected dancer training programs will now be known as Queensland Ballet Academy. Artistic Director Li Cunxin said the Company was immensely proud of its training programs and feels the new name reflects the high standard of the program and its absolute commitment […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Le Petit Prince Principal Casting Announced

May 26, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | Le Petit Prince Principal Casting Announced Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the world premiere of Le Petit Prince choreographed by Guillaume Côté. The opening night cast will feature First Soloists Dylan Tedaldi and Tanya Howard in the lead […]

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American Repertory Ballet/Princeton Ballet School and Westminster College of the Arts

May 26, 2016

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American Repertory Ballet/Princeton Ballet School and Westminster College of the Arts Are Dance Partners This Summer   Princeton, N.J. — Westminster College of the Arts at Rider University has added a Summer Dance Institute to its repertoire. Rider’s established relationship with Princeton Ballet School will open the doors for students to experience their renowned classic […]

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Prix De Lausanne | Schools & Companies chosen by 2016 winners

May 26, 2016

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Prix De Lausanne | Schools & Companies chosen by 2016 winners

Schools and companies chosen by the 2016 prize winners The Prix de Lausanne is proud to announce the 2016 prize winner’s choices of Partner Schools and Companies : 1. Hang Yu – China –  School chosen: Royal Ballet School – Scholarship offered by Adveq 2. Madison Young – USA – Company chosen: Houston Ballet – Apprenticeship offered […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016.2017 SEASON

May 24, 2016

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016.2017 SEASON 40th Anniversary Celebration to Launch the Season  Company Premieres Plus World Premieres   Ballets by Sir Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, William Forsythe, Jiří Kylian, Justin Peck, Alexei Ratmansky, Twyla Tharp and Antony Tudor   New Series: Dialogue with Dancers and Beyond the Stage   Studio Company in Aladdin and in an Evening […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School Hosts Third Annual Sharing Dance Day in Toronto

May 24, 2016

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Canada’s National Ballet School Hosts Third Annual Sharing Dance Day in Toronto Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is hosting its third annual Sharing Dance Day on Friday, June 3 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Yonge-Dundas Square.  This FREE public event encourages Canadians of all ages and abilities to connect physically, emotionally, spiritually and […]

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My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty

May 24, 2016

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My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty  Peacock Theatre, London  Wednesday 6 – Sunday 10 July 2016 Performances at 10.30am, 2pm, 5.30pm Tickets: £10 – £25  Box Office 020 7863 8222   Due to popular demand, English National Ballet’s production of My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty, returns for a summer run at the Peacock Theatre, London from […]

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Stuttgart Ballet | Hattrick for Stuttgart Ballet Principal Alicia Amatriain

May 24, 2016

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Hattrick for Stuttgart Ballet Principal Alicia Amatriain: three prestigious awards in one season Stuttgart Ballet Principal Dancer Alicia Amatriain has received three prestigious awards in one season, on the local, national and international level: In September 2015 she was named “Kammertänzerin” by the State of Baden-Württemberg, the highest status a dancer can achieve in Germany […]

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Northern Ballet brings history’s greatest lover to the stage with the World Première of Casanova

May 24, 2016

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Northern Ballet brings history’s greatest lover to the stage with the World Première of Casanova   Northern Ballet is to bring history’s most notorious lover to life with its new ballet Casanova. The internationally acclaimed company will transport audiences to decadent 18th century Venice, telling the sensational story of the infamous Italian adventurer in a […]

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Princeton Ballet School Announces Dates for Placement Classes

May 24, 2016

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Princeton Ballet School Announces Dates for Placement Classes (Princeton/New Brunswick, N.J.) –Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, announces its Placement Class schedule in order to determine fall classes. Placement classes are conducted for entering students with prior dance training for 1st-5th graders, and for 6th and up. They are not an […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016 – 2017 SEASON AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

May 23, 2016

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Principal Ballerina underwater displaying remarkable poise and grace in a performance for The Birmingham Royal Ballet's production of The Tempest. Directed by David Bintley

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016 – 2017 SEASON AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   The world premiere of David Bintley’s new ballet The Tempest, with a commissioned score by Sally Beamish Sir Peter Wright’s beloved classic The Nutcracker returns to the Hippodrome stage Bintley’s Cinderella enchants Birmingham audiences after an absence of five years A new ballet […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Giselle Principal Casting Announced

May 23, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | Giselle Principal Casting Announced Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, announced the principal casting for Giselle including several exciting debuts. Giselle closes the 2015/16 season at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto June 15 – 19. The role of Giselle has been […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET and Aston Hall collaborate for Romeo and Juliet project

May 20, 2016

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET and Aston Hall collaborate for Romeo and Juliet project Young people of Birmingham have been putting on their dancing shoes and working with Birmingham Royal Ballet to come up with a very special performance based on William Shakespeare’s famous play Romeo and Juliet.   The Birmingham Royal Ballet Ambassadors are a group […]

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SCOTTISH BALLET TO TAKE AWARD-WINNING PRODUCTION OF A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE TO WEST COAST OF AMERICA IN SPRING 2017

May 20, 2016

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SCOTTISH BALLET TO TAKE AWARD-WINNING PRODUCTION OF A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE TO WEST COAST OF AMERICA IN SPRING 2017 Scottish Ballet will return to the USA in May 2017 with its multi award-winning production of A Streetcar Named Desire, marking the 70th anniversary year of Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Scottish Ballet’s A Streetcar Named Desire […]

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Dutch National Ballet | THREE PREMIERES IN TRANSATLANTIC

May 20, 2016

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Dutch National Ballet | THREE PREMIERES IN TRANSATLANTIC * Transatlantic, new programme of four ballets * Two world premieres by Ernst Meisner and George Williamson * European premiere by Justin Peck to music by Sufjan Stevens * Jan Taminiau designs costumes for new ballet by Ernst Meisner * David Bamber designs costumes for new ballet […]

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English National Ballet Swan Lake in-the-round | Principal Casting

May 19, 2016

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English National Ballet's Swan Lake photographed by Cheryl Angear

English National Ballet Swan Lake in-the-round Royal Albert Hall, SW7 Wednesday 1 – Sunday 12 June 2016 Performances at 7.30pm (mats at 2.30pm on 4, 5, 9, 11, 12) Tickets: £22.39 to £73.90* Tickets  0845 401 5045 Raymond Gubbay Ltd. and the Royal Albert Hall present English National Ballet’s critically acclaimed production of Swan Lake […]

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FIRST LOOK: English National Ballet’s Giselle by Akram Khan

May 19, 2016

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English National Ballet’s Giselle by Akram Khan. Dancer Tamara Rojo Photographer Jason Bell

FIRST LOOK: English National Ballet’s Giselle by Akram Khan One of the greatest romantic ballets of all time, Giselle is Akram Khan’s first full length ballet and will see Academy-Award winning designer Tim Yip, known for his work on the hit film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, create the set and costumes, while composer Ben Frost will create […]

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English National Ballet Announces Winners of Emerging Dancer 2016

May 18, 2016

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English National Ballet Announces Winners of Emerging Dancer 2016 English National Ballet is pleased to announce the winner of both the 2016 Emerging Dancer Award and People’s Choice Award is Cesar Corrales. Cesar, who joined the Company in 2014 and was promoted to Junior Soloist last year, performed Contrabajo para hombre solo by Julio Lopez […]

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English National Ballet School is delighted to announce their recent Ofsted grading of Outstanding

May 17, 2016

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English National Ballet School is delighted to announce their recent Ofsted grading of Outstanding.   The School is a world renowned specialist training centre for aspiring and highly talented young ballet dancers aged 16 to 19 based in central London. We have consistently achieved outstanding since inspections began in 2002. Director Delia Barker said, “We […]

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BALLETBOYZ LAUNCHES MOOVBANK

May 17, 2016

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BALLETBOYZ LAUNCHES MOOVBANK, A BESPOKE DIGITAL PLATFORM HELPING TEACHERS DELIVER DANCE TO STUDENTS AGED 7 – 18 FILMED IN CLASS WITH THE INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED BALLETBOYZ DANCERS, MOOVBANK FEATURES FILMED LESSONS, PERFORMANCE CLIPS AND INTERVIEWS LIVE STREAMED MASTERCLASSES WILL TAKE PLACE FROM THE BALLETBOYZ STUDIO The internationally celebrated dance company BalletBoyz have launched MoovBank, a brand […]

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