September 19, 2016

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

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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September 19, 2016

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

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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September 19, 2016

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

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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September 19, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada| Rolex Dancers First Award Winners

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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September 19, 2016

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Northern Ballet to hold three World Premières in 2017

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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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September 19, 2016

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

Evan McKie. Photo courtesy of NYC Dance Project

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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September 19, 2016

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

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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September 15, 2016

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PER AQUUM Introduces Ballet to the Maldives

Beauty and the beach - Oxana Bondareva #PULSEbyPAQ Motions Of The Ocean. Photo Credit. Andrej Uspenski (1)_RT_LR_FN

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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September 15, 2016

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

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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September 14, 2016

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

: Artists of the Ballet rehearsing Nijinsky for World Ballet Day 2014.

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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September 14, 2016

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

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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September 14, 2016

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

Artur Shesterikov in George Balanchine’s Apollon Musagète

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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September 13, 2016

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Poldark | New Images

Demelza and Ross Poldark. Demelza ((ELEANOR TOMLINSON), Ross Poldark (AIDAN TURNER) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Adrian Rogers

Poldark | New Images

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September 11, 2016

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

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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September 11, 2016

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DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET DANCES IN FRONT OF THE NIGHTWATCH

image by Mart Goossens.

DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET DANCES IN FRONT OF THE NIGHTWATCH To promote the new ballet programme Dutch Masters, Dutch National Ballet is dancing in front of Rembrandts the Night Watch in the Rijksmuseum. In the promo film, three couples dance their way through the galleries of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, ending their journey in front of the […]

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September 11, 2016

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Full West End casting announced for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

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Full West End casting announced for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Jane Asher, Haydn Oakley, Zoë Rainey, David Seadon-Young and Ashley Day join Broadway stars Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope in the Tony® Award-winning new musical Dominion Theatre from 4 March 2017 Full casting is announced for Christopher Wheeldon’s stunning reinvention of the Oscar® winning film (that starred Gene Kelly and […]

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September 8, 2016

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Northern Ballet announces major spring tour of new children’s ballet

Northern Ballet announces major spring tour of new children’s ballet Northern Ballet has announced that its new ballet for children, Goldilocks & the Three Bears, will embark on an extensive national tour throughout spring 2017. Following the World Première in October and a brief autumn 2016 tour, the production will run from March to May […]

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September 8, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | Xiao Nan Yu: 20 Years of Dance

Xiao Nan Yu. Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic.

The National Ballet of Canada | Xiao Nan Yu: 20 Years of Dance The National Ballet of Canada today announced that Principal Dancer Xiao Nan Yu  will  celebrate her 20th anniversary with the company this season. Ms. Yu will be honored at a performance of Onegin during the Fall Season. A dancer of exquisite feeling and impeccable dramatic intuition, Ms. Yu […]

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September 8, 2016

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HOUSTON BALLET REVIVES ARTISTIC DIRECTOR STANTON WELCH AM’S EPIC MADAME BUTTERFLY

IMG_9385 Amy Fote and Artists of Houston Ballet. By Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET REVIVES ARTISTIC DIRECTOR STANTON WELCH AM’S EPIC MADAME BUTTERFLY From September 22 – October 2, Houston Ballet will revive artistic director Stanton Welch AM’s signature work Madame Butterfly in a program with his one-act ballet Son of Chamber Symphony. Set to Puccini’s memorable score, in an arrangement by John Lanchbery, Madame Butterfly chronicles […]

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September 8, 2016

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TWB Signals New Era of Commitment to Education and Community Engagement Programs

  TWB Signals New Era of Commitment to Education and Community Engagement Programs Monica Stephenson Joins Faculty at TWB@THEARC, DanceDC Artistic Director Julie Kent is pleased to announce that Monica Stephenson joined the faculty at The Washington Ballet’s southeast campus TWB@THEARC effective September 1. The move reaffirms TWB’s commitment to continuing the growth and excellence […]

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