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Sadler’s Wells awards title of Associate Artist Emeritus to Sylvie Guillem

May 27, 2015

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Sadler’s Wells awards title of Associate Artist Emeritus to Sylvie Guillem In the week of Sylvie Guillem’s final performances on the Sadler’s Wells stage, the theatre has given her the title of Associate Artist Emeritus. The title will come into effect in January 2016. A dancer renowned the world over, Guillem has been an Associate […]

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Royal Academy of Dance and The Sarasota Ballet to train Professional Dancers to become Dance Teachers

May 27, 2015

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Royal Academy of Dance and The Sarasota Ballet to train Professional Dancers to become Dance Teachers The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is delighted to announce a new and exciting programme for professional dancers wishing to prepare for a career in teaching, in partnership with The Sarasota Ballet. In the 40th Anniversary year of the […]

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The Australian Ballet announces China tour program, with confirmed support from government and two new sponsors

May 27, 2015

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Chengwu Guo and Ako Kondo, photography by Justin Ridler

The Australian Ballet announces China tour program, with confirmed support from government and two new sponsors The Australian Ballet have today announced the company will tour to Beijing and Shanghai in October 2015, performing programs which include two of the company’s best loved signature works Graeme Murphy’s Swan Lake, Cinderella and a Mixed Bill  program […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | MAD HOT BALLET: Lost In Venice Repetoire Announced

May 25, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | MAD HOT BALLET: Lost In Venice Repetoire Announced Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the repertoire for MAD HOT BALLET: Lost in Venice, the company’s annual million-dollar fundraising gala on June 17, 2015 at 6:30 pm at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing […]

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Queensland Ballet announces new Principal Dancer

May 25, 2015

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Queensland Ballet announces new Principal Dancer Queensland Ballet today welcomes a new Principal Dancer with Argentinian born Laura Hildago joining the Company from the Royal Ballet of Flanders. Laura has danced with numerous prestigious ballet companies around the world including the American Ballet Theatre, Het National Ballet, Staatstheater Nürnberg and the Slovenian National Ballet. Queensland […]

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The Sarasota Ballet Welcomes its 25th Anniversary Season Board of Directors and Officers

May 24, 2015

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The Sarasota Ballet Welcomes its 25th Anniversary Season Board of Directors and Officers Including approvals of the 2015-2016 budget and new organization By-Laws as well as the creation of three new Board Committees SARASOTA, FL (May 21, 2015) –The Sarasota Ballet enters its 25th Anniversary Season with new officers and an additional member to The […]

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Cast Announced for The Hong Kong Ballet’s Season Finale

May 24, 2015

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Liu Yu-yao as Elephant. Photo: Cheung Chi Wai. Le Carnaval des Animaux costume courtesy of San Francisco Ballet.

Cast Announced for  The Hong Kong Ballet’s Season Finale Paquita.Bolero.Carnival+ The Hong Kong Ballet announces today the cast list for Paquita.Bolero.Carnival+, a fantastic mixed bill production featuring 5 international guest stars, including the Company’s two Guest Principal Dancers, Tan Yuan Yuan and Jurgita Dronina; Alice Renavand (Etoile, Paris Opera Ballet), Florian Magnenet (Principal Dancer, Paris […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Sleeping Beauty Principal Casting

May 22, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Sleeping Beauty Principal Casting Corps de Ballet Member Harrison James Debuts as Prince Florimund   Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for The Sleeping Beauty. Corps de Ballet member Harrison James makes his debut as Prince Florimund opposite Principal Dancer […]

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English National Ballet and English National Ballet School announce plans for a new joint home

May 22, 2015

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Tamara Rojo at London City Island Photo © Perry Curties

English National Ballet and English National Ballet School announce plans for a new joint home English National Ballet and English National Ballet School today announce plans for a new joint home in East London. The move will bring under one roof one of the world’s leading ballet companies with a world renowned ballet school, and […]

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The National Ballet of Canada| Ratmansky & Côté Opens May 30

May 21, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada| Ratmansky & Côté Opens May 30 Three Premieres by Alexei Ratmansky and Guillaume Côté Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the casting for Ratmansky & Côté which features two company premieres by Alexei Ratmansky and a world premiere by Guillaume Côté. Ratmansky & Côté, […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2015 SUMMER SEASON

May 19, 2015

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at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   David Bintley’s earliest work for the Company Carmina burana pairs up with his latest work, the world premiere of The King Dances     A revival of Bintley’s full length comedy Sylvia     Venue and booking information: Birmingham Hippodrome: Tickets: 0844 338 5000   Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to […]

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English National Ballet | Choreographics Live

May 14, 2015

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Choreographics Live Saturday 20 June 2015 Performance at 2.15pm   English National Ballet’s platform for emerging dance makers, Choreographics, at Sadler’s Wells’ Lilian Baylis Studio on 19 and 20 June, will this year be live streamed for the first time, in partnership with ArtStreamingTV, on Saturday 20 June at 2.15pm.   As well as being […]

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Dutch National Ballet | COOL BRITANNIA

May 13, 2015

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Dutch National Ballet | COOL BRITANNIA A programme of leading choreographers from England * world premiere by Associate Artist David Dawson * world premiere by Christopher Wheeldon * Dutch premiere of Chroma, by Wayne McGregor * 17 to 27 June 2015 in Dutch National Opera & Ballet * programme presented as part of the Holland […]

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RICHMOND BALLET ANNOUNCES THE 2015-16 SEASON

May 13, 2015

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RICHMOND BALLET ANNOUNCES THE 2015-16 SEASON Artistic Director’s Own Work and Shakespeare’s Timeless Tale of Love and Hate Anchor New Season with Another Memorable Goodbye Richmond, VA – Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce the line-up for the 2015-16 professional season. After returning from a four-city tour to China, the 2015-16 season will be marked […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | YOU dance Streams Live to Over 8,000 Students Across Canada

May 12, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | YOU dance Streams Live to Over 8,000 Students Across Canada The National Ballet of Canada’s highly successful education and outreach programme, YOU dance, was live streamed over three performances on February 20, May 5 and 6, 2015. Over 8,000 students in classrooms across Canada participated in the three live streams. […]

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

May 12, 2015

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Canada’s National Ballet School Hosts Second Annual Sharing Dance Day in Toronto Dance to Make a Difference   Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto (BBBST), Parkinson Society Canada (PSC), and World Animal Protection, is hosting the second annual Sharing Dance Day on Sunday, May 24 from 2:00 […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOUR TO HAMBURG GERMANY JULY 7-8, 2015

May 12, 2015

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Ballet: Maninyas

HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOUR TO HAMBURG GERMANY JULY 7-8, 2015   Company To Perform Stanton Welch’s Tapestry, Maninyas, and Velocity Houston, TX – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch announces a tour to Hamburg, Germany to perform at the 41st Hamburg Ballet Days and the Nijinsky Gala, from July 7-8 & 12, 2015. These performances […]

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South East dancers triumph in competition judged by Wayne Sleep OBE

May 11, 2015

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RAD South East Awards 2015 at the RAD Hq, London on the 10/05/2015. Photo: David Tett

The Royal Academy of Dance | South East dancers triumph in competition judged by Wayne Sleep OBE   Dancers across seven counties have succeeded in a Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) competition to find the best young ballerinas in the South East of England. Twelve winners and runners up were selected at the final of […]

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BBC Young Dancer Award

May 10, 2015

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Archie Sullivan - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

BBC Young Dancer Award A 17-year-old contemporary dancer from Northumberland has been named the first winner of the BBC Young Dancer award. Connor Scott beat five other finalists after they all performed before a panel of leading dance experts at Sadler’s Wells in London. The award was presented by Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta – […]

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Royal New Zealand Ballet showcases NZ artists with two world premieres and an international tour

May 8, 2015

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Dear Horizon Choreographer Andrew Simmons dancer Kirby Selchow. Photog Ross Brown

Royal New Zealand Ballet showcases NZ artists with two world premieres and an international tour   The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s mixed bill Salute – Remembering WW1 which opens on 22 May will showcase the talents of New Zealand artists working at the top of their field.   NZ choreographers Neil Ieremia and Andrew Simmons […]

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