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Updated Principal Casting for English National Ballet’s Nutcracker and Swan Lake at the London Coliseum

October 23, 2014

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Updated Principal Casting for English National Ballet’s Nutcracker and Swan Lake at the London Coliseum   Nutcracker returns to the London Coliseum this Christmas from Thursday 11 December 2014 – Sunday 4 January 2015. Nutcracker sees Guest Artist Mathias Dingman’s debut performance with English National Ballet. He performs in the role of the Prince, alongside […]

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The Royal Ballet World Premiere of Liam Scarlett’s The Age Of Anxiety

October 23, 2014

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Ceremony of Innocence_ & Edward Watson Mara Galeazzi_photo_Rob Marrison

WORLD PREMIERE OF LIAM SCARLETT’S THE AGE OF ANXIETY ALONGSIDE WORK BY KIM BRANDSTRUP AND CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON   CEREMONY OF INNOCENCE / THE AGE OF ANXIETY / AETERNUM   Friday 7 – Monday 17 November 2014   The Royal Ballet presents the world premiere of Liam Scarlett’s The Age of Anxiety, his latest work for […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet Announces Promotions

October 22, 2014

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The Hong Kong Ballet Announces Promotions & US Tour The Hong Kong Ballet is delighted to announce the recently joined and promoted dancers, as well as a US tour to Northrop, Minneapolis on 6th and 7th November 2014. In the 2014/15 season there are 13 dancers who have joined The Hong Kong Ballet: Coryphées Nina […]

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PLACIDO DOMINGO AND DARCEY BUSSELL LEAD BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS TO HONOUR DAME VIVIEN DUFFIELD’S FOUNDATION

October 22, 2014

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Placido Domingo and Darcey Bussell join one of the UK's leading philanthropists, Dame Vivien Duffield

PLACIDO DOMINGO AND DARCEY BUSSELL LEAD BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS TO HONOUR DAME VIVIEN DUFFIELD’S FOUNDATION At the Royal Opera House in London tonight the world-famous tenor, Plácido Domingo and former ballerina Darcey Bussell joined leading figures from across the arts in singing “Happy Birthday” to celebrate the Clore Duffield Foundation 50th birthday under its Chair, the leading philanthropist, […]

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Calling All Dancers!

October 21, 2014

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Calling all dancers! #DanceSelfie Day Today Dance Proms need you to take a #DanceSelfie and tweet it today 21 October with the hashtag #DanceSelfie. They want to get dancers from all around the world tweeting their dancing selfies – highlighting what a large, diverse and inspirational community we all are! Make sure you use the […]

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A Celebration of Dance: Cast announced for The Hong Kong Ballet’s mixed bill production of Serenade, Castrati and Swan Lake Act III

October 21, 2014

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A Celebration of Dance: Cast announced for The Hong Kong Ballet’s mixed bill production of Serenade, Castrati and Swan Lake Act III The Hong Kong Ballet announces today the cast list for the Company’s jubilant mixed bill production: A Celebration of Dance – The Hong Kong Ballet at 35! Due to scheduling issues, the previously advertised […]

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Royal Academy of Dance and University of Bath announce new partnership

October 20, 2014

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Royal Academy of Dance and University of Bath announce new partnership    The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) has announced that the University of Bath is to be its new validating partner for its university degree programmes: BA in Dance Education, the BA in Ballet Education and the Postgraduate Certificate in Education: Dance Teaching with […]

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NYC BALLET STARS REICHLEN AND LA COUR IN GAINESVILLE BALLET NUTCRACKER

October 20, 2014

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New York City Ballet – The Nutcracker

NYC BALLET STARS REICHLEN AND LA COUR IN GAINESVILLE BALLET NUTCRACKER Gainesville Ballet is pleased to announce two performances of The Nutcracker on Friday, November 28, 2014 at 2 PM and 7 PM. The full-length ballet features international guest dancers, the professional dancers of Gainesville Ballet Company, and the students of Gainesville Ballet School. As […]

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The Australian Ballet | Swan Lake takes Los Angeles by storm before soaring to San Francisco Bay

October 17, 2014

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Benedicte Bemet in San Francisco. Photo by Lisa Tomasetti

The Australian Ballet | Swan Lake takes Los Angeles by storm before soaring to San Francisco Bay After an absence of four decades The Australian Ballet has made a triumphant return to Los Angeles, astounding the critics and melting the hearts of the public with a wildly successful premiere season of Graeme Murphy’s Swan Lake […]

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MARIJN RADEMAKER NEW PRINCIPAL WITH DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET

October 17, 2014

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MARIJN RADEMAKER NEW PRINCIPAL WITH DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET On 1 January 2015, Marijn Rademaker will join Dutch National Ballet as a principal. Rademaker, who is currently a principal with Stuttgarter Ballett in Germany, is regarded as the best Dutch male dancer in the world at the moment. Marijn Rademaker is the first Dutch male dancer […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Children In Need

October 17, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing | Children In Need An exciting array of the biggest names in music and entertainment are coming together for the annual BBC Children in Need Appeal show extravaganza on Friday 14th November 2014.  The glittering night will be live from the home of EastEnders, Albert Square, which will host big name guests, […]

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The National Ballet of Canada in the Black

October 16, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada in the Black 2013/14 Annual Report The National Ballet of Canada announced today that the 2013/14 season was highly successful, resulting in an operating surplus for the year. The Annual General Meeting was held today at 5:30 pm at The Walter Carsen Centre for The National Ballet of Canada in […]

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American Repertory Ballet Announces A Night at the Ballet

October 13, 2014

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American Repertory Ballet Announces A Night at the Ballet at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College BRANCHBURG, NJ – On October 25, 2014 at 8:00pm, American Repertory Ballet will return to The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College to present an evening of world premieres and unique revivals. A Night at the Ballet will […]

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The Australian Ballet lands en pointe in USA this week for its 33rd international tour

October 10, 2014

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Benedicte Bemet, Brooke Lockett, Karen Nanasca and Heidi Martin. Photo by Lisa Tomasetti

The Australian Ballet lands en pointe in USA this week for its 33rd international tour The Australian Ballet has departed local shores and has arrived in California, USA for the West Coast premiere of its most successful work, Graeme Murphy’s Swan Lake. The company has returned to Los Angeles for the first time in 43 […]

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XL Group sponsor Junor Souza, First Soloist at English National Ballet

October 8, 2014

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XL Group sponsor Junor Souza, First Soloist at English National Ballet   In a dynamic new partnership with English National Ballet, XL Group, the global insurance and reinsurance group has announced it is to sponsor First Soloist with English National Ballet, Junor Souza. Born in Brazil, Junor Souza joined English National Ballet in 2008, following […]

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The Royal Ballet | Music Director Appointed to Succeed Barry Wordsworth

October 7, 2014

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The Royal Ballet | Music Director Appointed KOEN KESSELS TO SUCCEED BARRY WORDSWORTH AS MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE ROYAL BALLET AND BARRY WORDSWORTH TO BECOME PRINCIPAL GUEST CONDUCTOR   Kevin O’Hare, Director of The Royal Ballet, announced today that Koen Kessels has been appointed Music Director of The Royal Ballet to succeed Barry Wordsworth who […]

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English National Ballet | Swan Lake Principal Casting

October 6, 2014

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English National Ballet | Swan Lake Principal Casting Swan Lake London Coliseum, WC2 Wednesday 7 – Sunday 18 January 2015 Performances: 7.30pm (mat 2.30pm) Tickets: £14 – £79 Box office: 020 7845 9300   Guest Artists Ivan Vasiliev, Alban Lendorf and Vitor Luiz  perform with the Company Elena Glurdjidze’s farewell performance with English National Ballet […]

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World Ballet Day LIVE leaps to lead place in global online trending

October 3, 2014

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Artists of The Australian Ballet during class on World Ballet Day LIVE. Photography Kate Longley

World Ballet Day LIVE leaps to lead place in global online trending The inaugural World Ballet Day LIVE on Wednesday 1 October 2014 highlighted an enormous global love of ballet as audiences joined to watch the live online stream, engaging across social media channels in unprecedented numbers. Streamed online for 20 hours from 12pm Australian […]

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Richmond Ballet | CARMINA BURANA RETURNS TO THE CARPENTER THEATRE

October 3, 2014

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Richmond Ballet | CARMINA BURANA RETURNS TO THE CARPENTER THEATRE WITH FULL SYMPHONY AND CHORUS Butler’s controversial spectacle will be staged alongside Balanchine’s Mozartiana and Winslett’s own Danse Macabre in celebration of 40 Years of The School of Richmond Ballet   Richmond, Va. – One of the most popular works from the Richmond Ballet repertory […]

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BBC launches search for UK’s most talented dancers with first ever BBC Young Dancer

October 2, 2014

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(L-R) The BBC’s Director-General Tony Hall and internally renowned Ballet star Carlos Acosta launching BBC Young Dancer 2015 at Sadler’s Wells, London. Carlos Acosta has been named as an Ambassador for the Award. BBC Young Dancer launches with four categories – Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop and South Asian Dance – and will be broadcast on BBC Two and BBC Four. Tony Hall, Carlos Acosta - (C) BBC - Photographer: Sim Cannety-Clarke

BBC launches search for UK’s most talented dancers with first ever BBC Young Dancer BBC Young Dancer launches with four categories: Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop and South Asian Dance BBC Young Dancer 2015 Grand Final Judges today announced as: Matthew Bourne, Akram Khan, Wayne McGregor, Tamara Rojo, Kenrick Sandy and Alistair Spalding Carlos Acosta announced […]

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