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The Australian Ballet announces a very special Christmas Eve screening of The Nutcracker

December 18, 2014

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Benedicte Bemet in The Nutcracker. photo by Georges Antoni

The Australian Ballet announces a very special Christmas Eve screening of The Nutcracker Audiences across Australia can bring the festive magic of The Australian Ballet’s The Nutcracker into their own homes when ABC TV screens the full performance on Christmas Eve. Tune in to ABC at 3.40pm on Wednesday 24 December to relive this spectacular […]

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Queensland Ballet announces new dancers for 2015

December 13, 2014

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Queensland Ballet announces new dancers for 2015 Queensland Ballet has announced it will welcome a new Principal Dancer, a new Soloist, several new Company Dancers and eight Young Artists to its talented ensemble of dancers in 2015. Two of the National Ballet of Cuba’s top dancers will join Queensland Ballet next year: Yanela Piňera will […]

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SCOTTISH BALLET UNVEILS AN INSPIRED 2015/16 PROGRAMME

December 11, 2014

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Christopher Hampson’s Cinderella – the Royal New Zealand Ballet - The Roses. Photo by Maarten Holl

SCOTTISH BALLET UNVEILS AN INSPIRED 2015/16 PROGRAMME Scottish Ballet is delighted to announce its ambitious plans for 2015/16. Building on an incredibly prolific two years of choreographic creativity which has seen 9 new works staged by the company, and a further 12 added to the repertoire. Scottish Ballet will continue to expand its repertoire by […]

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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire available on-demand in HD for the first time, courtesy of DigitalTheatre.com Collections

December 10, 2014

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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire available on-demand in HD for the first time, courtesy of DigitalTheatre.com Collections   Thursday 11 December 2014 from 5pm Rent: £3.99 Buy: £10.99 (HD)   DigitalTheatre.com expands its ballet content with Le Corsaire, the first production to be captured live in stunning HD by English National Ballet. Le Corsaire (The Pirate) […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet announces today the cast list for the Company’s annual festive production – The Nutcracker

December 8, 2014

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The Nutcracker: Cast announced for The Hong Kong Ballet’s Annual Festive Production The Hong Kong Ballet announces today the cast list for the Company’s annual festive production – The Nutcracker. 13 dazzling performances will be held at the Grand Theatre of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre from 19th to 21st and 24th to 28th December […]

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AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE with BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET and THE ROYAL BALLET SINFONIA

December 8, 2014

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AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE with BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET and THE ROYAL BALLET SINFONIA AT SYMPHONY HALL, BIRMINGHAM Compered by Birmingham Royal Ballet Director, David Bintley Performance: Saturday 31 January at 7.30pm   Town Hall & Symphony Hall Ticket Office: 0121 345 0600 or online   The Royal Ballet Sinfonia take centre stage at Birmingham’s […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet | Turandot

December 6, 2014

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Hope, Passion, Death and Love. Examine life with Turandot – A dramatic, thought-provoking ballet   Returning from Minneapolis, USA following a hugely successful tour with two sensational début performances of Turandot at the prestigious Northrop Auditorium in November 2014, The Hong Kong Ballet will perform this powerful production again, this time for the audiences of […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Mayor John Tory Opens The Nutcracker as a Cannon Doll

December 6, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | Mayor John Tory Opens The Nutcracker as a Cannon Doll Newly elected Toronto Mayor John Tory makes his debut as a Cannon Doll in the opening performance of The National Ballet of Canada’s The Nutcracker on Saturday, December 13 at 2:00 pm at the Four Seasons Centre for the […]

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‘Tis the season to love ballet: new capsule collection for The Australian Ballet shop

November 28, 2014

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Photography Thomas Dallas Watson

‘Tis the season to love ballet: new capsule collection for The Australian Ballet shop Just in time for the festive season, The Australian Ballet has unveiled a beautiful new range of gifts with plenty of pointe-shoe pop. The capsule collection includes limited-edition art prints, T-shirts, postcard sets, calendars, and – for the ultimate ballet fan […]

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The Australian Ballet | 2014 Telstra Ballet Dancer Award win concludes incredible year for young dancer Dimity Azoury

November 28, 2014

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Dimity Azoury. Photography James Braund

2014 Telstra Ballet Dancer Award win concludes incredible year for young dancer Dimity Azoury  Dimity Azoury has been crowned the 2014 winner of the Telstra Ballet Dancer Award (TBDA), the most prestigious prize for ballet in Australia. In recognition of her outstanding achievements throughout the year, Dimity will receive a $20,000 cash prize from Principal […]

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The Royal Danish Ballet Soloists and Principals -Bournonville Celebration

November 27, 2014

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The Royal Danish Ballet Soloists and Principals -Bournonville Celebration   9th & 10th January, 2015                               Peacock Theatre   Ten years since The Royal Danish Ballet’s last visit to Sadler’s Wells, principals and soloists from this internationally renowned company perform a programme featuring excerpts from works by August Bournonville, the acclaimed 19th century Royal Danish Ballet choreographer and ballet master […]

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Backes & Strauss and English National Ballet renew their partnership

November 26, 2014

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Backes & Strauss and English National Ballet renew their partnership Backes & Strauss, the world’s oldest diamond company (est. 1789) is delighted to announce that its partnership with English National Ballet is to continue, entering into its second year. Marking a celebration of the deepening relationship between these two iconic brands, Artistic Director of English […]

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Houston Ballet Presents One Night Only Jubilee Of Dance

November 26, 2014

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Ballet: Velocity

Houston Ballet Presents One Night Only Jubilee Of Dance   Acclaimed Ballerina Julie Kent to Perform in Stanton Welch’s Clear   Company Pays Tribute to Retiring First Soloist Kelly Myernick After Stellar Career With Houston Ballet    Houston, Texas – Houston Ballet presents its eleventh annual Jubilee of Dance, a special one-night only performance on […]

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Dutch National Ballet | DAVID DAWSON APPOINTED ASSOCIATE ARTIST

November 25, 2014

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David Dawson by Patrick Wamsganz

Dutch National Ballet | DAVID DAWSON APPOINTED ASSOCIATE ARTIST The internationally renowned choreographer David Dawson will be appointed Associate Artist of Dutch National Ballet on 1 January 2015. The appointment is for the period 2015 -2020. The company will thus enter into intensive collaboration with Dawson, who is internationally acclaimed as one of the major […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker Casting

November 21, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker  Debuts by Evan McKie and Emma Hawes Shows Before Christmas Selling Out Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced principal casting for The Nutcracker. Performances before Christmas are selling out for Toronto’s favourite holiday tradition. Principal Dancer Evan McKie makes his company […]

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Houston Ballet Kicks Off The Holiday Season With FREE Wortham Theater Center Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 21, 2014

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Wortham Tree Lighting Ceremony

Houston Ballet Kicks Off The Holiday Season With FREE Wortham Theater Center Tree Lighting Ceremony  Costumed characters from Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker Greet the Public in Event Sponsored by Houston First Corporation, Houston Public Media, Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera   HOUSTON — On Wednesday, November 26 from 11:00 AM-12:30 PM, the holiday season will […]

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The Australian Ballet returns in 2015 with the ultimate Romantic ballet

November 21, 2014

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Madeleine Eastoe as Giselle. photo by Dan Boud

An ethereal masterpiece: The Australian Ballet returns in 2015 with the ultimate Romantic ballet One of the world’s most heart-rending classics and oldest ballets in repertoire history will sweep audiences off their feet when The Australian Ballet returns in 2015 with the Romantic blockbuster, Giselle. Maina Gielgud’s critically acclaimed production will return for the first […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET TO MAKE HISTORIC DEBUT OF SWAN LAKE WITH RENOWNED BALLERINA MISTY COPELAND

November 19, 2014

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Brooklyn Mack and Misty Copeland by Theo Kossenas

THE WASHINGTON BALLET TO MAKE HISTORIC DEBUT OF SWAN LAKE WITH RENOWNED BALLERINA MISTY COPELAND AND PREMIERE OF PARTNERSHIP WITH EVERMAY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) will lift the curtain in April 2015 with a series of firsts during its upcoming production of Swan Lake, including the U.S. premiere of star […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS THE FINAL SEASON OF THE NUTCRACKER

November 18, 2014

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS THE FINAL SEASON OF THE NUTCRACKER Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography: Kent Stowell Scenic and Costume Design: Maurice Sendak Lighting Design: Randall G. Chiarelli Stowell/Sendak Premiere: December 13, 1983, PNB   November 28 – December 28, 2014 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street at Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   […]

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HOUSTON BALLET DANCERS MAKE GUEST APPEARANCES WITH THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET

November 15, 2014

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Ballet: Giselle

HOUSTON BALLET DANCERS MAKE GUEST APPEARANCES WITH THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET   Karina Gonzalez and Connor Walsh Travel to Australia to Dance Leading Roles in Stanton Welch’s La Bayadère     Houston Ballet Principal Dancers Karina Gonzalez and Connor Walsh will travel to Sydney, Australia to perform the leads roles of Nikiya and Solar in Houston Ballet […]

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