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The National Ballet of Canada | World Ballet Day – October 4

September 27, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | World Ballet Day – October 4 World Ballet Day LIVE returns for the third year on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. The National Ballet of Canada joins The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet and San Francisco Ballet for the 20-hour livestream which will appear for the first-time on […]

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Award-winning Ballet Black returns to Leeds with dynamic Triple Bill

September 27, 2016

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Award-winning Ballet Black returns to Leeds with dynamic Triple Bill Award-winning dance company Ballet Black returns to Leeds this autumn as part of a new UK tour following a sold out launch at the Barbican Centre, London. Performing at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre on 14 and 15 October 2016, Ballet Black presents a […]

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The Australian Ballet reveals a season of wonderment for 2017

September 27, 2016

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The Australian Ballet reveals a season of wonderment for 2017 The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David McAllister and Executive Director Libby Christie today announced the 2017 program. Combining outstanding classic and contemporary works, the season showcases the artistry of dance with story ballets Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland©, The Sleeping Beauty and Nutcracker – The Story […]

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The Washington Ballet | Online Auction: 40th Anniversary Celebration

September 26, 2016

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The Washington Ballet | Online Auction: 40th Anniversary Celebration Bid on Exclusive Items Beginning Tomorrow at 10AM   The Washington Ballet performing company is celebrating its historic 40th anniversary and supporting community engagement programs with an online auction that begins this week and features more than 20 exclusive items.   Auction items include:   Private […]

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Royal Academy of Dance’s Prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition Returns to Australia in 2016

September 22, 2016

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Royal Academy of Dance’s Prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition Returns to Australia in 2016 Final to be held at Sydney Opera House on 11 December 2016 Judging panel: David McAllister, Artistic Director of The Australian Ballet, Kevin O’Hare, Director of The Royal Ballet & Francesco Ventrigilia, Artistic Director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet The […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Winners of RBC Emerging Artist Apprentice Award Announced

September 22, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | Winners of RBC Emerging Artist Apprentice Award Announced Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada announced today that Corps de Ballet member Jeannine Haller and Apprentice Isaac Wright are the recipients of the fourth annual RBC Emerging Artist Apprentice Award for their performances as Apprentices during […]

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English National Ballet’s Nutcracker tour 2016-2017

September 20, 2016

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English National Ballet’s Nutcracker tour 2016-2017 This Christmas season English National Ballet presents its acclaimed production of Nutcracker in Milton Keynes (23 Nov 2016 – 26 Nov 2016) and Liverpool (29 Nov 2016 – 3 Dec 2016) as well as returning to the London Coliseum (14 Dec 2016 – 7 Jan 2017). 2015 saw English […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School’s Sharing Dance Canada 2017 Chosen as A Canada 150 Signature Project

September 19, 2016

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Canada’s National Ballet School’s Sharing Dance Canada 2017 Chosen as A Canada 150 Signature Project Celebrating Canada’s 150th through dance   Julie Dabrusin, Member of Parliament (Toronto-Danforth), on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, yesterday in Toronto announced $499,144 in funding for Canada’s National Ballet School’s (NBS) Canada 150 Signature Project, […]

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Hong Kong Ballet Returns to the Renowned Fall For Dance Festival in New York

September 19, 2016

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Hong Kong Ballet Returns to the Renowned  Fall For Dance Festival in New York Following its successful début appearance in 2012, Hong Kong Ballet, one of Asia’s premier ballet companies, will return to New York City Center to perform at the 13th edition of the annual Fall For Dance Festival on 30 September and 1 […]

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Principal Dancer Maria Mosina announces retirement 2016-2017 will be her final season at Colorado Ballet

September 19, 2016

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Principal Dancer Maria Mosina announces retirement 2016-2017 will be her final season at Colorado Ballet   DENVER – After 21 seasons as a Principal Dancer at Colorado Ballet and 26 seasons as a professional dancer, Maria Mosina announced her plan to retire at the end of the 2016-2017 season.   “To be honest, I would […]

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The National Ballet of Canada| Rolex Dancers First Award Winners

September 19, 2016

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Piotr Stanczyk and Hannah Fischer in The Winter's Tale. Photo by Karolina Kuras

The National Ballet of Canada | Rolex Dancers First Award Winners:  Piotr Stanczyk and Hannah Fischer Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada announced today that Principal Dancer Piotr Stanczyk and Second Soloist Hannah Fischer are the recipients of the Rolex Dancers First Award. Ms. Kain and Victor Royce, President and CEO […]

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Northern Ballet to hold three World Premières in 2017

September 19, 2016

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Northern Ballet to hold three World Premières in 2017   Northern Ballet is to create a record three new full-length ballets for 2017. Following the previously announced World Première of Casanova in March 2017, Northern Ballet is also to adapt John Boyne’s bestselling novel The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, followed by Hans Christian Andersen’s […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Evan McKie Honoured with Inaugural Kirov Academy Alumni Award

September 19, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | Evan McKie Honoured with Inaugural Kirov Academy Alumni Award Principal Dancer Evan McKie has been awarded the first-ever Kirov Academy Alumni Award for his outstanding contribution and commitment to the arts. The award was presented to Mr. McKie in July 2016 at a ceremony at the academy in Washington, […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet | World Premiere: The Tempest | Casting for Birmingham and Sadler’s Wells announced

September 19, 2016

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Birmingham Royal Ballet | World Premiere: The Tempest | Casting for Birmingham and Sadler’s Wells announced   David Bintley’s The Tempest receives its world premiere at Birmingham Hippodrome on 1 October 2016. The principal roles have been created by five of the Company’s talented Principal dancers, with second and third casts drawn from other Principals and […]

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PER AQUUM Introduces Ballet to the Maldives

September 15, 2016

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PER AQUUM Introduces Ballet to the Maldives The final curtain has come down on PER AQUUM’s ‘Motions of the Ocean’, a series of open air gala ballet performances and underwater masterclasses by some of the best dancers from Russia and the UK at PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi and PER AQUUM Niyama in the Maldives. Part […]

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Dutch National Ballet | TOER VAN SCHAYK OFFICER OF THE ORDER OF ORANGE-NASSAU

September 15, 2016

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Dutch National Ballet | TOER VAN SCHAYK OFFICER OF THE ORDER OF ORANGE-NASSAU Choreographer and designer Toer van Schayk has been granted the honour of Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau. Minister of Culture Jet Bussemaker presented the honour to Van Schayk on the stage of Dutch National Opera & Ballet, in Amsterdam, when the […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | World Ballet Day Returns Tuesday, October 4

September 14, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | World Ballet Day Returns Tuesday, October 4 20 Hours Non-Stop Exclusive Backstage Footage From 5 of the World’s Leading Ballet Companies To be Streamed on Facebook Live for the First Time The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada and San Francisco Ballet will […]

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KARIN VON AROLDINGEN AND JEAN-PIERRE BONNEFOUX TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES

September 14, 2016

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KARIN VON AROLDINGEN AND JEAN-PIERRE BONNEFOUX TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION   Former New York City Ballet principals to be taped coaching roles created for them by George Balanchine   New York City – Karin von Aroldingen and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, former principal dancers with the New York City Ballet, will coach […]

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Dutch National Ballet | ARTUR SHESTERIKOV WINNER OF THE ALEXANDRA RADIUS PRIZE 2016

September 14, 2016

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Dutch National Ballet | ARTUR SHESTERIKOV WINNER OF THE ALEXANDRA RADIUS PRIZE 2016 * “The quality of a danseur noble.” (from the jury’s report) * Winner of the 28th edition receives € 2500 and an artwork. * Prize presented by Alexandra Radius at Dutch National Ballet’s annual Gala. Artur Shesterikov, principal dancer with Dutch National […]

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American Repertory Ballet Announces “Meet the Dancers!” On Pointe at Rider University

September 11, 2016

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American Repertory Ballet Announces “Meet the Dancers!” On Pointe at Rider University American Repertory Ballet’s On Pointe series, a free lecture-demonstration series, will open at Rider University in Lawrenceville, N.J. This special “Meet the Dancers!” On Pointe will be held on Wednesday, September 21 at 4:30 p.m. in the theater at the Bart Luedeke Center. […]

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