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Le Petit Prince Receives $2 Million from La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso

March 26, 2015

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Le Petit Prince Receives $2 Million from La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso Largest Gift to a New Production in The National Ballet of Canada’s History La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso has donated $2 million to The National Ballet of Canada for the creation of Le Petit Prince in the 2015/16 season. The gift is the largest single […]

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Royal Ballet School announces Summer Season

March 26, 2015

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Royal Ballet School announces Summer Season Choreographer Liam Scarlett returns to The Royal Ballet School to create new work for summer performances The School’s 2015 Summer Season at the Royal Opera House will include five performance in the Linbury Studio Theatre from 1 to 4 July and will culminate in a matinée performance on the […]

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Dutch National Ballet | FILM RIGHTS AUTOBIOGRAPHY

March 26, 2015

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FILM RIGHTS AUTOBIOGRAPHY MICHAELA DEPRINCE BOUGHT BY MGM Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has acquired the rights to the Michaela DePrince and Elaine DePrince’s children’s novel Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina. MGM will adapt the book into a feature length film with Alloy Entertainment. The book follows Michaela DePrince’s life as an orphan in war-torn Sierra […]

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For the first time, The Australian Ballet’s critically acclaimed Giselle dances its way to Brisbane’s Riverstage

March 26, 2015

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Artists of The Australian Ballet in Giselle. Photography by Jeff Busb

For the first time, The Australian Ballet’s critically acclaimed Giselle dances its way to Brisbane’s Riverstage with the announcement of Telstra Ballet in the Gardens free outdoor performance on 29 May 2015 Following the renewal of its 30 year partnership with Telstra for a further three years, The Australian Ballet is thrilled to be heading […]

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Hannah Fischer of The National Ballet of Canada & Carlo Di Lanno of San Francisco Ballet Win The Erik Bruhn Prize

March 26, 2015

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Hannah Fischer of The National Ballet of Canada & Carlo Di Lanno of San Francisco Ballet Win  The Erik Bruhn Prize Yury Yanowsky of Boston Ballet Wins Choreographic Prize Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Hannah Fischer, 20, of the National Ballet and Carlo Di Lanno, 22, of […]

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Queensland Ballet | Peter Pan set to be another favourite of ballet audiences

March 26, 2015

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Queensland Ballet | Peter Pan set to be another favourite of ballet audiences Queensland Ballet has added three extra performances to its mid year production of Peter Pan with tickets already selling fast. The additional tickets are now on sale. The extra performances of choreographer Trey McIntyre’s production of this children’s classic will bring the […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet’s Season Finale

March 26, 2015

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The Hong Kong Ballet’s Season Finale Paquita.Bolero.Carnival+ Including The Hong Kong Première of Alexei Ratmansky’s Le Carnaval des Animaux Plus Guest Appearances by 5 International Stars A Le French May 2015 Programme Tickets on Sale 29th March As the curtain falls on The Hong Kong Ballet’s 2014/15 season, the company presents Paquita.Bolero.Carnival+, a fantastic mixed […]

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Royal Academy of Dance | Winners of Phyllis Bedells Bursary announced

March 24, 2015

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(L-R) Valeri Hristov Harris Beattie Haley_Vaux Valerie Aitken and Petal Miller Ashmole at the 2015_Phyllis Bedells Bursary

Royal Academy of Dance | Winners of Phyllis Bedells Bursary announced The Phyllis Bedells Bursary has been awarded to two young dancers: 14 year-old Haley Vaux from Canada and 16 year-old Harris Beattie from Scotland. Named after Miss Phyllis Bedells, founding member and Vice-President of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), this year’s internationally-recognised competition […]

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English National Ballet Announces Winners of Emerging Dancer 2015

March 24, 2015

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English National Ballet Announces Winners of Emerging Dancer 2015 The winner of English National Ballet’s 2015 Emerging Dancer Award is Jinhao Zhang. Zhang, who joined the Company just last year after graduating from English National Ballet School, performed Dying Swan, which he choreographed himself, and also a pas de deux from Don Quixote with fellow […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Swan Lake

March 24, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Swan Lake Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Swan Lake, choreographed by Founding Artistic Director Kent Stowell, returns to the McCaw Hall stage as the fifth offering of PNB’s 2014-15 season. This beloved story ballet, revered by audiences and dancers alike, is classical ballet at its very best. Sumptuous scenery, costumes, and lighting, and an […]

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American Repertory Ballet Announces its Performance of Romeo and Juliet at McCarter Theatre Center on April 16

March 22, 2015

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American Repertory Ballet Announces its Performance of Romeo and Juliet at McCarter Theatre Center on April 16 PRINCETON, NJ – American Repertory Ballet will present Artistic Director Douglas Martin’s full-length Romeo and Juliet, set to Prokofiev’s score, on Thursday, April 16 at 7:30pm at McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, NJ.   Based on Shakespeare’s tragic […]

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Stars line the red carpet for the opening night of Birmingham Royal Ballet at the London Coliseum

March 20, 2015

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Guest, Director David Bintley, Elaine Paige, Soloist Maureya Lebowitz and Principal Dancer Joseph Caley

Stars line the red carpet for the opening night of Birmingham Royal Ballet at the London Coliseum IN THE COMPANY’S 25TH YEAR AND DAVID BINTLEY’S 20TH YEAR AS DIRECTOR   SERENADE/CARMINA BURANA Thursday 19 – Saturday 21 March 2015 London Coliseum Saint Martin’s Lane, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4ES Box Office: 020 7845 9300 or via the […]

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CAROLINA BALLET’S SWAN LAKE RETURNS FOR ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY

March 20, 2015

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CAROLINA BALLET’S SWAN LAKE RETURNS FOR ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY Carolina Ballet plans to reprise Robert Weiss’ Swan Lake to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score, accompanied by live symphonic music of the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle April 16-19, 2015.  The ballet was a triumph at the premiere, ten years ago in May 2005, and again when it […]

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet | SHAKESPEARE-INSPIRED BALLET PREMIERES IN THE PRAIRIES

March 20, 2015

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet | SHAKESPEARE-INSPIRED BALLET PREMIERES IN THE PRAIRIES RWB takes foremost work of Canadian choreographer to Saskatoon, Regina, Brandon, Winnipeg Coming from a highly successful run of Swan Lake, Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet continues its 75th Anniversary season with The Faerie Queen – A Ballet Based On A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the seminal […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Choreographic Associate Robert Binet Creates New Work for New York City Ballet

March 20, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | Choreographic Associate Robert Binet Creates A New Work for New York City Ballet September 30, 2015 Robert Binet, Choreographic Associate with The National Ballet of Canada, makes his choreographic debut at New York City Ballet (NYCB). Mr. Binet will create a new work that will premiere at NYCB’s annual […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet announces New Guest Principal Dancer Jurgita Dronina

March 20, 2015

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Jurgita Dronina. Photo by Serguei Endinian.

The Hong Kong Ballet announces New Guest Principal Dancer Jurgita Dronina The Hong Kong Ballet announces today an exciting addition – Russian-born ballerina Jurgita Dronina, Principal Dancer of Dutch National Ballet, joins the Company as Guest Principal Dancer. Her début performance with The Hong Kong Ballet will be in the company’s 2014/15 season finale: Paquita.Bolero.Carnival+ (29th […]

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New Zealand School of Dance Choreographic Season 2015

March 20, 2015

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New Zealand School of Dance students William Keohavong, Latisha Sparks and Felix Sampson photographed by Stephen A’Court

New Zealand School of Dance Choreographic Season 2015   15 – 23 May 2015 at New Zealand School of Dance 7pm (no performance Monday) Known for technically accomplished dance performance, New Zealand School of Dance students’ choreographic talents are showcased in this annual performance season. Production, lighting and costumes by students from Toi Whakaari: NZ […]

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Richmond Ballet | BALANCHINE’S LIEBESLIEDER WALZER WILL MARK A SPECIAL FAREWELL

March 20, 2015

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BALANCHINE’S LIEBESLIEDER WALZER WILL MARK A SPECIAL FAREWELL Studio Three performances will close the regular season in Richmond, as Phillip Skaggs says good-bye   Richmond, VA – George Balanchine’s elegant Liebeslieder Walzer (“Love Song Waltzes”), the most popular Studio Theatre production in Richmond Ballet history, returns to Richmond, April 14-19, to mark both the conclusion […]

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The Australian Ballet | 24-year old Coryphée Jessica Fyfe granted Walter Bourke Prize

March 19, 2015

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Jessica Fyfe of The Australian Ballet. Photography James Braund

The Australian Ballet | 24-year old Coryphée Jessica Fyfe granted Walter Bourke Prize, which sees her travelling to Germany and UK during 2014-2015 Following tonight’s performance of Giselle, at Arts Centre Melbourne, The Australian Ballet was thrilled to announce that Jessica Fyfe has been granted the Walter Bourke Prize. This $25,000 travel scholarship will see […]

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VAIL INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL 2015 EXCLUSIVE FAN CLUB PRE-SALE TICKETS ON SALE

March 19, 2015

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VAIL INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL 2015 EXCLUSIVE FAN CLUB PRE-SALE TICKETS ON SALE  TUESDAY, MARCH 17   Public Tickets To Go On Sale Beginning March 24   WHAT: On Tuesday, March 17, the Vail International Dance Festival Fan Club Pre-Sale Ticketing opens to members.  The Festival’s 2015 season will be held July 27 – August 10 […]

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