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Princeton Ballet School to Host Third Annual Fashion Show: “Turn Out for Fashion: Empowering Minds and Bodies” June 17

May 2, 2016

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Princeton Ballet School to Host Third Annual Fashion Show: “Turn Out for Fashion: Empowering Minds and Bodies” June 17   On Friday, June 17, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe, N.J., Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, will host its second annual fashion […]

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BOSTON BALLET AND THE ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCE FIRST CO-PRODUCTION

May 2, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET AND THE ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCE FIRST CO-PRODUCTION WITH WAYNE MCGREGOR’S OBSIDIAN TEAR WORLD PREMIERE IN LONDON MAY 28, 2016 AND U.S. PREMIERE IN BOSTON BALLET’S 2017–2018 SEASON   Boston Ballet and The Royal Ballet have announced their first co-production, Obsidian Tear, choreographed by The Royal Ballet Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor. Obsidian Tear, inspired […]

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Dancers In Need of Pointe Shoes

May 2, 2016

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Dancers In Need of Pointe Shoes The Washington Ballet (TWB) is raising support for its Student Pointe Shoe Fund, to provide pointe shoes to 59 dancers at its Southeast Washington, DC campus, TWB@THEARC, ahead of the group’s annual Spring Performance held at the end of May.   The Washington Ballet’s goal is to raise $7,500 […]

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Houston Ballet Presents Its Spring Mixed Repertory Program

May 2, 2016

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Ballet: Serenade

Houston Ballet Presents Its Spring Mixed Repertory Program   Alexander Ekman’s Cacti Added to Company’s Repertoire George Balanchine’s Serenade and Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Gloria Returns   From May 26 – June 5, 2016, Houston Ballet offers up its Spring Mixed Repertory Program.  The powerhouse program pairs two twentieth century masterpieces with the company premiere of […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS AMERICAN STORIES

April 28, 2016

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS AMERICAN STORIES     June 3 – 12, 2016 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   Seven performances only! June 3-4, 9-11 at 7:30 pm June 4 at 2:00 pm June 12 at 1:00 pm   SEATTLE, WA – For AMERICAN STORIES, the final program […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | YOU dance Live Stream Reaches Over 12,000 Students Across Canada

April 28, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | YOU dance Live Stream Reaches Over 12,000 Students Across Canada Karen Kain, Artistic Director, and  Barry Hughson, Executive Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that for the third consecutive year  YOU dance will be live streamed from the Betty Oliphant Theatre in Toronto to schools across Canada on […]

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LEADING BALLET DANCERS AND RUGBY PLAYERS GIVE IT SOME WELLY IN SUPPORT OF THE RNLI

April 28, 2016

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LEADING BALLET DANCERS AND RUGBY PLAYERS GIVE IT SOME WELLY IN SUPPORT OF THE RNLI   Prima ballerinas and Premiership rugby players have been captured swapping their ballet pointes and rugby boots for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s yellow wellies to show support for Mayday, the lifesaving charity’s annual national fundraising campaign. Birmingham Royal Ballet […]

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English National Ballet announces Patrick Harrison as new Executive Director

April 27, 2016

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English National Ballet announces Patrick Harrison as new Executive Director English National Ballet today announces the appointment of Patrick Harrison as Executive Director, commencing on 27 June 2016. Patrick is currently Executive Director of Cambridge Arts Theatre. Of his appointment, Patrick Harrison said; “I am truly thrilled to be joining English National Ballet. Under Tamara […]

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The Australian Ballet Regional Tour hits the road, taking the romantic and ghostly production of Giselle to regional Victoria and New South Wales in 2016

April 27, 2016

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Artists of The Australian Ballet in Giselle. Photo by Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet Regional Tour hits the road, taking the romantic and ghostly production of Giselle to regional Victoria and New South Wales in 2016 Hearts will melt across regional Victoria and New South Wales when The Australian Ballet Regional Tour presents the quintessential classical ballet, Giselle. With the support of Principal Partner Telstra, The […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2016 Repertoire

April 27, 2016

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2016 Repertoire   Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce the repertoire for its upcoming Spring Showcase 2016 performances, taking place from Wednesday, May 25 to Saturday, May 28 at the Betty Oliphant Theatre in Toronto, ON. This year’s program will feature a vibrant mixed program […]

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Join the revolution with the London Première of Northern Ballet’s 1984

April 26, 2016

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Join the revolution with the London Première of Northern Ballet’s 1984  As one man risks everything to fall in love, join Northern Ballet for the London Première of Jonathan Watkins’ critically acclaimed 1984. ‘The ballet equivalent of a page turner’ (The Stage), Northern Ballet is bringing this cult-classic to life for seven performances only at […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF SCHOOL DIRECTOR KEE JUAN HAN

April 24, 2016

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF SCHOOL DIRECTOR KEE JUAN HAN   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kee Juan Han, School Director of The Washington School of Ballet, has announced his retirement from the company. Under the direction of Mr. Han, the School has earned distinction for its excellence in ballet training with annual accolades at Youth American Grand […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Greta Hodgkinson and Etienne Lavigne Welcome a Daughter

April 24, 2016

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Etienne Lavigne and Greta Hodgkinson. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

The National Ballet of Canada | Greta Hodgkinson and Etienne Lavigne Welcome a Daughter The National Ballet of Canada today announced that Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson and Principal Character Artist Etienne Lavigne welcomed their daughter Viviane Mary Lavigne, born on April 13, 2016. The couple met while dancing at the National Ballet, were married in […]

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London welcomes AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

April 24, 2016

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London welcomes AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Broadway’s Tony® Award-winning new musical Dominion Theatre from March 2017   An American in Paris bursts into life on the West End stage for the first time when Christopher Wheeldon’s multi award-winning new Broadway musical comes to London’s Dominion Theatre next spring.  Inspired by the Oscar® winning film and featuring the timeless music and […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Le Petit Prince World Premiere June 4

April 24, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | Le Petit Prince World Premiere June 4   Le Petit Prince makes its much anticipated world premiere on June 4. The first full-length ballet by Principal Dancer and Choreographic Associate Guillaume Côté, Le Petit Prince opens the company’s Summer Season June 4 and runs to June 12 at the […]

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English National Ballet Emerging Dancer

April 21, 2016

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English National Ballet Emerging Dancer London Palladium Tuesday 17 May 2016 Performance at 7.30pm Tickets: £10 – £25 Box office: 0844 412 4655 Entering its seventh consecutive year English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer competition will be held this year for the first time at the London Palladium on Tuesday 17 May 2016. Vital to English […]

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Northern Ballet prepares for World Première of Jane Eyre

April 21, 2016

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Hannah Bateman as Jane and Javier Torres as Mr Rochester in rehearsal for Jane Eyre. Photo Justin Slee (40)

Northern Ballet prepares for World Première of Jane Eyre Join one of literature’s most iconic heroines on a journey of courage, romance and tragedy with the World Première of Northern Ballet’s Jane Eyre. Based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë and performed during the 200th anniversary of her birth, Northern Ballet will bring this beautiful […]

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DANCE CONSORTIUM PRESENTS ALVIN AILEY® AMERICAN DANCE THEATER UK TOUR 2016

April 20, 2016

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AAADT. Photo by Andrew Eccles

DANCE CONSORTIUM PRESENTS ALVIN AILEY® AMERICAN DANCE THEATER UK TOUR 2016 6 September – 19 October Dance Consortium announces Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater UK Tour 2016 UK engagement kicks off with a two-week season at Sadler’s Wells, London Tour heads to Plymouth, Birmingham, Bradford, Nottingham, Cardiff, Salford Quays, Southampton, Canterbury and Edinburgh Five UK […]

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The Washington Ballet Invited to Perform at Millennium Stage

April 20, 2016

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The Washington Ballet Invited to Perform at Millennium Stage The Washington Ballet’s TWB@THEARC Performance Ensemble, an audition-only group, will perform at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage, presenting selections from ballets including Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet and more. This group of 20 dancers tours DC performing at venues including The White House, […]

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CAROLINA BALLET ENDS SPRING SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL WITH A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

April 20, 2016

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CAROLINA BALLET ENDS SPRING SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL WITH A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM     Carolina Ballet closes its eighteenth season with a presentation of George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium May 12-15, 2016.  Robert Weiss’ Water Music to George Frideric Handel’s music of the same name rounds out the program.  The schedule […]

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