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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2014 AUTUMN SEASON at SADLER’S WELLS

September 15, 2014

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2014 AUTUMN SEASON at SADLER’S WELLS   Three one-act ballets each touched in some way by war, Shadows of War A revival of David Bintley’s gothic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast   Venue and booking information: Sadler’s Wells: Tickets: 0844 412 4300   Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to return to […]

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English National Ballet 2014/2015 Season

September 15, 2014

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English National Ballet 2014/2015 Season   English National Ballet presents Modern Masters: Icons of 20th Century Choreography at Sadler’s Wells in March 2015. Modern Masters includes works by Forsythe, Neumeier and Kylián. Guest Artists Ivan Vasiliev and Alban Lendorf perform in Swan Lake at the London Coliseum in January 2015. Ivan Vasiliev’s debut as Prince […]

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Royal New Zealand Ballet appoints new Artistic Director and announces 2015 programme

September 15, 2014

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Royal New Zealand Ballet appoints new Artistic Director and announces 2015 programme   The Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to announce the appointment of 36 year old Italian Francesco Ventriglia as the company’s new artistic director.   Francesco Ventriglia was appointed after an extensive international recruitment process. “The calibre of applicants was extremely high,” […]

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The Royal Opera House production of The Wind in the Willows at The Vaudeville Theatre

September 12, 2014

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CMP, ACT PRODUCTIONS WILLIAM ARCHER FOR BOB & CO and CELIA ATKIN present the Royal Opera House production of  The Wind in the Willows Directed and choreographed by Will Tuckett The Vaudeville Theatre  ALAN TITCHMARSH TO STAR AS NARRATOR IN OLIVIER AWARD-WINNING THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, MAKING HIS WEST END DEBUT THE ROYAL OPERA […]

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BALLETBOYZ DEBUT APPEARANCE AT THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE

September 11, 2014

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BALLETBOYZ DEBUT APPEARANCE AT THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE September 16th-27th LINBURY STUDIO THEATRE   BalletBoyz are to present theTalent 2014 in a brand new triple bill at the Linbury Studio Theatre in September as part of Deloitte Ignite 2014, the contemporary arts festival curated by The Royal Ballet and Minna Moore Ede of the National Gallery. […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET SHOWCASES SIGNIFICANT WORKS OF THREE TOP EUROPEAN CHOREOGRAPHERS

September 10, 2014

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET SHOWCASES SIGNIFICANT WORKS OF THREE TOP EUROPEAN CHOREOGRAPHERS The Washington Ballet (TWB) is Taking Flight at the start of the 2014.15 Performance Season with an exploration of three company premieres from renowned European choreographers. The evening of dance has been titled Petite Mort: Masterworks by Kylián/van Manen/Wheeldon. The repertory program includes Hans […]

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GLOBAL FIRST: FIVE WORLD-CLASS BALLET COMPANIES, ONE DAY OF LIVE STREAMING IN OCTOBER

September 8, 2014

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GLOBAL FIRST: FIVE WORLD-CLASS BALLET COMPANIES, ONE DAY OF LIVE STREAMING ON WEDNESDAY 1 OCTOBER   Australian Ballet | Bolshoi Ballet | The Royal Ballet | The National Ballet of Canada | San Francisco Ballet The first ever World Ballet Day will see an unprecedented collaboration between five of the world’s leading ballet companies. This […]

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Spectacular Evening of Dance Entertainment at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London

September 8, 2014

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Spectacular Evening of Dance Entertainment at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London   Major stars of ballet combine with other performers to present a unique and dazzling program of dance with 12 short & exciting pieces including several premieres and new works alongside well loved classics. The event is in aid of new charity Dance Again Foundation which […]

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The Royal Ballet receives the Royal Academy of Dance’s highest award during fundraising gala

September 8, 2014

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The Royal Ballet receives the Royal Academy of Dance’s highest award during fundraising gala The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) has marked the 60th anniversary of presenting its highest honour – the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award (QEII Award) – to The Royal Ballet with a spectacular gala fundraiser. The RAD’s initial projection is that […]

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS FROM HOUSTON TO THE WORLD

September 7, 2014

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS FROM HOUSTON TO THE WORLD SEPTEMBER 18 – 28   Full Company Shines in the Classical Showpiece Paquita, Staged by Stanton Welch   Jorma Elo’s Witty and Arresting ONE/end/ONE Returns to Houston   Internationally Renowned Choreographer Edwaard Liang’s Murmuration, Inspired by the Flight Patterns of Starling Birds     Houston, Texas — […]

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Dances Patrelle presents Romeo and Juliet, a dazzling 25th Anniversary Performance

September 7, 2014

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Dances Patrelle presents Romeo and Juliet, a dazzling 25th Anniversary Performance September 11-14 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College New York, New York   In the spirit of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, our evening length revival features Francis Patrelle’s choreography, based on Shakespeare’s Play and Prokofiev’s celebrated score. Following dP’s tradition of educating children and nurturing […]

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New stories from The Norwegian National Ballet

September 4, 2014

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New stories from The Norwegian National Ballet   Ibsen’s Ghosts as a full-length ballet and a new Carmen by Liam Scarlett are among the highlights of The Norwegian National Ballet’s 2014/15 season program. – “We want to explore new ways of telling the timeless stories,” says artistic director Ingrid Lorentzen.   In June 2014, The […]

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SEMPLE BROWN DESIGN BRINGS COLORADO BALLET’S VISION FOR STATE’S DANCE CULTURE TO LIFE

September 4, 2014

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SEMPLE BROWN DESIGN BRINGS COLORADO BALLET’S VISION FOR STATE’S DANCE CULTURE TO LIFE Colorado Ballet’s new facility, designed by Semple Brown Design, brings artistic director Gil Boggs’ vision to reality while elevating dance as an art form in Colorado and beyond Colorado Ballet and Semple Brown Design, the most recognized performing arts design firm in […]

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CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED ZULU BALLET INALA EMBARKS ON LONDON AND NATIONAL TOUR

September 4, 2014

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CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED INALA EMBARKS ON LONDON AND NATIONAL TOUR Tour follows world première at Edinburgh International Festival in August 2014   Critically-acclaimed Zulu ballet INALA, featuring live music by four-time Grammy Award®-winning Ladysmith Black Mambazo and current and former members of The Royal Ballet and Rambert, will begin its UK tour at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2014 AUTUMN SEASON

September 2, 2014

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2014 AUTUMN SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   Three one-act ballets each touched in some way by war, Shadows of War A revival of David Bintley’s gothic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast   Venue and booking information: Birmingham Hippodrome: Tickets: 0844 338 5000   Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to return to […]

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Princeton Ballet School Announces New Class Offering: Conditioning for the Mind and Body

September 2, 2014

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Princeton Ballet School Announces New Class Offering: Conditioning for the Mind and Body PRINCETON, NJ – Princeton Ballet School will begin its 2014-2015 academic year on September 5, 2014. This year, the school is offering a new class: Conditioning for the Mind and Body, or CoMBo. CoMBo will join CardioBallet on the roster of Exercise […]

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Queensland Ballet debut in London with La Sylphide

September 2, 2014

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Australia’s Queensland Ballet debut in London with La Sylphide London Coliseum Theatre, London, 4th – 8th August 2015   In summer 2015 – over 30 years since it first captivated the capital’s audiences – the legendary production of August Bournonville’s ‘La Sylphide’ returns to London. This extraordinary reprise of Peter Schaufuss’ Evening Standard and Olivier […]

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Colorado Ballet completes move into new building in Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe

August 29, 2014

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Colorado Ballet completes move into new building in Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe   Colorado Ballet announced today that it has completed the move into its new building at 1075 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204.  Construction on the 30,000 square foot building at the north end of Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe […]

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RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL EXPERIENCES INSPIRE WORLD PREMIERE AT CANADA’S ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET

August 28, 2014

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RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL EXPERIENCES INSPIRE WORLD PREMIERE AT CANADA’S ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet proudly announces the World Premiere of Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation from October 1-5. Based on a story by Canadian author Joseph Boyden, the RWB’s new creation is a representation of the many stories, both told and untold, by […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET’S ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE

August 28, 2014

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET’S ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE Join The Washington Ballet for a FREE in-studio open house Sunday, September 21, 2-5PM. The Washington Ballet (TWB) will host its annual Open House at its northwest DC location at 3515 Wisconsin Avenue on Sunday, September 21 from 2PM to 5PM. Guests will have an opportunity to view exclusive […]

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