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Northern Ballet named Best Company at European Ballet Awards

October 1, 2014

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Northern Ballet named Best Company at European Ballet Awards On World Ballet Day, Northern Ballet is delighted to announce it has been named Best Company at the inaugural Taglioni European Ballet Awards which were held at a Gala performance in Berlin on Saturday 27 September and attended by dance companies from across Europe. Artistic Director David […]

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Choreographers’ Showcase 2014: Experimental, Visionary and Dynamic Choreography

September 30, 2014

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Choreographers' Showcase 2014

Choreographers’ Showcase 2014: Experimental, Visionary and Dynamic Choreography 10 of The Hong Kong Ballet’s talented dancers will be demonstrating another aspect of their creativity at the Company’s Choreographers Showcase 2014. The dancers will be choreographing 8 new creative pieces which will be performed in the intimate surroundings of the Studio Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre […]

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American Repertory Ballet Announces A Midsummer Night’s Dream Preview Performance at Union County PAC’s Hamilton Stage

September 30, 2014

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American Repertory Ballet Announces A Midsummer Night’s Dream Preview Performance at Union County PAC’s Hamilton Stage   RAHWAY, NJ – On October 17, 2014 at 8:00pm, American Repertory Ballet will present A Midsummer Night’s Dream Preview Performance at Union County PAC’s Hamilton Stage. The professional dancers of American Repertory Ballet will perform Act II of […]

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The Royal New Zealand Ballet | The Vodafone Season of A Christmas Carol is a Christmas cracker!

September 29, 2014

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RNZB's CHRISTMAS CAROL dancer MacLean Hopper - credit Ross Brown

The Royal New Zealand Ballet | The Vodafone Season of A Christmas Carol is a Christmas cracker!   The Royal New Zealand Ballet does Dickens   The heart-warming magic of Charles Dickens will leave audiences spellbound as the Royal New Zealand Ballet brings The Vodafone Season of A Christmas Carol to New Zealand in its […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal Announces Two Promotions at “Jewels” Opening Night

September 28, 2014

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal Announces Two Promotions at “Jewels” Opening Night.                                                                                                                            Seattle, WA – Before the curtain rose on Pacific Northwest Ballet’s season-opening performance of George Balanchine’s Jewels, PNB Artistic Director Peter Boal made a special announcement to the audience. “It gives me great pleasure to announce two well-deserved promotions.” To […]

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Vida Polakov shines at Genée International Ballet Competition 2014

September 28, 2014

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All candidates with Queen of the Belgians

Vida Polakov shines at Genée International Ballet Competition 2014     The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to reveal the medallists from the 2014 Genée International Ballet Competition. The judging panel, which included Dame Monica Mason DBE, former Director of The Royal Ballet, Petter Jacobsson, Directeur Général, Centre Chorégraphique National Ballet de Lorraine […]

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12 ballet dancers make Genée International Ballet Competition 2014 Final

September 26, 2014

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12 ballet dancers make Genée International Ballet Competition 2014 Final The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) announces the Finalists of the Genée International Ballet Competition 2014, held in Antwerp, Belgium. 57 contestants from 11 countries, have been whittled down to 12 Finalists, all set to compete in the first Genée Final ever to be held […]

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Coppélia takes centre stage for the G20 Summit

September 26, 2014

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Queensland Ballet’s Coppélia takes centre stage for the G20 Summit People of all ages will be able to enjoy Queensland Ballet’s box office hit Coppélia, when it comes as a free event to the G20 Cultural Celebrations for free. Arts Minister Ian Walker says it was the first time Queensland Ballet would give a full-length […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces 2014/2015 National Audition Tour & Open Class Dates

September 25, 2014

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces 2014/2015 National Audition Tour & Open Class Dates Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce that the 2014/2015 National Audition Tour (NAT), which includes Auditions and Open Classes, will commence in Halifax, NS on November 3.  This year’s NAT, which is presented by Sun Life Financial, will visit […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Streams Live On World Ballet Day

September 25, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada Streams Live On World Ballet Day   The Australian Ballet | Bolshoi Ballet | The Royal Ballet |  The National Ballet of Canada | San Francisco Ballet The first ever World Ballet Day on Wednesday, October 1 sees extraordinary and unprecedented access behind the scenes across five of the world’s […]

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World Ballet Day | What you’ll see

September 24, 2014

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear

World Ballet Day | What you’ll see THE ROYAL BALLET OPENS ITS ‘VIRTUAL DOORS’ FOR AN INSIDE VIEW OF THE WORKING DAY AS PART OF A GLOBAL FIRST: WORLD BALLET DAY ONE DAY OF LIVE STREAMING ON WEDNESDAY 1 OCTOBER The Australian Ballet | Bolshoi Ballet | The Royal Ballet | The National Ballet of […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Rolex Dancers First Winners: Rebekah Rimsay, Elena Lobsanova and Dylan Tedaldi

September 24, 2014

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Rebekah Rimsay, Elena Lobsanova and Dylan Tedaldi. Photos by Sian Richards.

The National Ballet of Canada | Rolex Dancers First Winners: Rebekah Rimsay, Elena Lobsanova and Dylan Tedaldi   Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada announced today that Principal Character Artist Rebekah Rimsay, First Soloist Elena Lobsanova and Second Soloist Dylan Tedaldi are the recipients of the Rolex Dancers First Award. Ms.Kain […]

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Queensland Ballet continues its Super Star year

September 22, 2014

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Queensland Ballet continues its Super Star year   Queensland’s reputation as an arts leader is set to get another Super Star boost with two of the world’s leading dancers coming exclusively to the state to perform with Queensland Ballet.   Arts Minister Ian Walker said the Super Star Fund would bring Alina Cojocaru from English National […]

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The Australian Ballet unveils its 2015 season: “A Year of Beauty”

September 22, 2014

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The Australian Ballet unveils its 2015 season: “A Year of Beauty” A lavish new production of The Sleeping Beauty from Artistic Director David McAllister crowns a year-long exploration of beauty Melbourne, Australia: The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David McAllister and Executive Director Libby Christie today unveiled the 2015 season, which celebrates the unique beauty, artistry […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOURING SCHEDULE FOR 2014-15 SEASON

September 20, 2014

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Photo: Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOURING SCHEDULE FOR 2014-15 SEASON   Houston Ballet Makes Debut in Detroit with Performances of Giselle November 1-2, 2014   Company Returns to Canada, Performing Stanton Welch’s La Bayadère in Calgary and Edmonton in Spring 2015   Houston Ballet II Performs Mixed Rep in Durham, NH September 23, 2014   Houston, TX […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancer Carla Körbes to Retire at End of the 2014-2015 Season

September 19, 2014

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancer Carla Körbes to Retire at End of the 2014-2015 Season Special Tribute to be part of Season Encore Performance, June 7, 2015   SEATTLE, WA — Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal and principal dancer Carla Körbes have announced that Ms. Körbes will retire from the Company at the […]

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English National Ballet Lead Principal Zdenek Konvalina has announced he is to leave the Company

September 19, 2014

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English National Ballet Lead Principal Zdenek Konvalina has announced he is to leave the Company Zdenek Konvalina joined English National Ballet as Lead Principal in 2011. During his time with the Company he performed lead roles in productions including Swan Lake, Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Manon and Apollo. Konvalina says, “being a member of English National […]

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Colorado Ballet presents spine-tingling Dracula during Halloween weekend

September 19, 2014

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Colorado Ballet presents spine-tingling Dracula during Halloween weekend   DENVER – Colorado Ballet will present Dracula, October 31-November 2, 2014 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.  Dracula features choreography by Michael Pink and music by Philip Feeney, performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra.   “Come sink your teeth into this spine-tingling ballet full of […]

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ROYAL WINNEPEG BALLET SCHOOL KICKS OFF INTERNATIONAL AUDITION TOUR AS WINNIPEG-BORN DANCER TAKES FLIGHT

September 18, 2014

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ROYAL WINNEPEG BALLET SCHOOL KICKS OFF INTERNATIONAL AUDITION TOUR AS WINNIPEG-BORN DANCER TAKES FLIGHT Winnipeg-born talent, Jaimi Deleau is the newest Company dancer in the renowned Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company. Beginning her tenure in 2014, the St James native is the only Winnipeg-born dancer in the RWB Company and since the age of three, Deleau trained […]

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Dutch National Ballet | DANSERSFONDS AWARDS FOR TED BRANDSEN AND WENDELINE WIJKSTRA

September 17, 2014

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The Award winners together with Han Ebbelaar and Alexandra Radius.

Dutch National Ballet | DANSERSFONDS AWARDS FOR TED BRANDSEN AND WENDELINE WIJKSTRA * Merit Award 2014 for Ted Brandsen, director of Dutch National Ballet * Incentive Award for Wendeline Wijkstra, corps de ballet, Dutch National Ballet   Stichting Dansersfonds ’79 has announced its annual dance awards. The Merit Award 2014 goes to Ted Brandsen, director […]

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