August 15, 2016

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DANCE CONSORTIUM PRESENTS ALVIN AILEY® AMERICAN DANCE THEATER UK TOUR 2016

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Photo by Andrew Eccles

DANCE CONSORTIUM PRESENTS ALVIN AILEY® AMERICAN DANCE THEATER UK TOUR 2016 6 September – 19 October Dance Consortium presented Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater UK Tour 2016 UK engagement kicks off with a two-week season at Sadler’s Wells, London Tour heads to Plymouth, Birmingham, Bradford, Nottingham, Cardiff, Salford Quays, Southampton, Canterbury and Edinburgh Five UK […]

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August 12, 2016

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English National Ballet / Akram Khan’s Giselle Creative Team Update

English National Ballet / Akram Khan’s Giselle Creative Team Update   Choreographer Akram Khan and composer Ben Frost have mutually agreed to part ways in the development of Akram’s reimagined Giselle for English National Ballet.   Musician and composer Vincenzo Lamagna, who recently worked on Akram’s Until the Lions, joins the creative team. He will […]

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August 12, 2016

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Fifth Celebrity Contestant for Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Confirmed

Fifth Celebrity Contestant for Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Confirmed Kiss FM DJ Melvin Odoom is the fifth celebrity contestant to be confirmed for the brand new series of Strictly Come Dancing on BBC One. The announcement was made this morning (Friday 12 August) on the Kiss FM Breakfast Show, where Melvin confirmed he will be […]

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August 12, 2016

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Fourth Celebrity Contestant for Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Confirmed

Fourth Celebrity Contestant for Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Confirmed   Ore Oduba is the fourth celebrity contestant to be confirmed for the brand new series of Strictly Come Dancing on BBC One. The announcement was made this evening (Thursday 11 August) on the official Strictly Come Dancing Twitter and Facebook accounts, where Ore was confirmed […]

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August 12, 2016

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The Washington Ballet | Theme & Variations Added to 40th Anniversary Celebration

NEW: Theme & Variations Added to 40th Anniversary Celebration  One Night Only, Special Finale, Narration by Julie Kent The Washington Ballet (TWB) has added the Finale of George Balanchine’s 1947 masterpiece Theme and Variations to its 40th Anniversary Celebration. The work is set to music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and will provide a grand conclusion […]

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August 12, 2016

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English National Ballet, Manchester International Festival, and the Whitworth Art Gallery present:

English National Ballet, Manchester International Festival, and the Whitworth Art Gallery present:   Artist Sundays: Akram Khan’s Giselle Takeover the Whitworth Art Gallery   Sunday 18 September 2016  To coincide with the world premiere of Akram Khan’s Giselle at The Palace Theatre, Manchester (27 Sept – 1 Oct), English National Ballet, Manchester International Festival and the […]

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August 10, 2016

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Greta Hodgkinson Celebrates Two Milestones in 2016/17 Season

Greta Hodgkinson. Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic

Greta Hodgkinson Celebrates Two Milestones in 2016/17 Season 25th Anniversary with The National Ballet of Canada 20th Anniversary as Principal Dancer The National Ballet of Canada announced today that Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson celebrates her 25th anniversary dancing with the company and her 20th season as Principal Dancer. To date, Ms. Hodgkinson is only one […]

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August 10, 2016

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Third Celebrity Contestant for Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Confirmed

Laura Whitmore

Third Celebrity Contestant for Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Confirmed   Laura Whitmore is the third celebrity contestant to be confirmed for the brand new series of Strictly Come Dancing on BBC One. The announcement was made this morning (Wednesday 10 August) on The Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw, where Laura joined Grimmy in […]

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August 10, 2016

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Second Celebrity Contestant for Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Confirmed

Second Celebrity Contestant for Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Confirmed   Multi-million selling Brit Award winning Singer and Actor Will Young is the second celebrity contestant to be confirmed for the brand new series of Strictly Come Dancing on BBC One. The announcement was made this afternoon (Tuesday 9 August) on the official Strictly Come Dancing Twitter […]

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August 9, 2016

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Madeleine Onne will leave Hong Kong Ballet at the end of the season after completing eight years as Artistic Director

Madeleine Onne will leave Hong Kong Ballet at the end of the season after completing eight years as Artistic Director   Hong Kong Ballet (HKB) announced today that Madeleine Onne will not renew her contract after the completion of her current and second contract as Artistic Director of the Company in June 2017.   Ms Onne […]

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August 8, 2016

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Cast Announced for Hong Kong Ballet’s Swan Lake

Cast Announced for Hong Kong Ballet’s Swan Lake

Cast Announced for Hong Kong Ballet’s Swan Lake Performances at Yuen Long Theatre and Hong Kong Cultural Centre Proudly Sponsored by China Everbright Ltd Hong Kong Ballet announces the official cast list for its 2016/17 Season Opener, China Everbright Ltd. Proudly Presents: Swan Lake, a revival of the romantic classic especially staged for Hong Kong […]

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August 8, 2016

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Royal Ballet’s Fernando Montano Staging Special Show

Royal Ballet’s Fernando Montano Staging Special Show Royal Ballet soloist Fernando Montaño is delighted to announce that he will be staging a special show at the world’s oldest indoor theatre, the Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza, on Sunday August 28th. Fernando will be onstage throughout the evening and will produce, choreograph and star in a special celebration […]

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August 8, 2016

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First Celebrity Contestant for Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Confirmed

First Celebrity Contestant for Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Confirmed Former MP Ed Balls is the first celebrity contestant to be confirmed for the brand new series of Strictly Come Dancing, BBC One’s BAFTA award winning entertainment series where celebrities take to the dance floor each week to perform a dazzling display of ballroom routines. The […]

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August 8, 2016

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PER AQUUM BRINGS BALLET TO THE MALDIVES

PER AQUUM BRINGS BALLET TO THE MALDIVES From Russia to the Indian Ocean with Love Until now the only type of ballet to be found in the Maldives has been the graceful antics of manta rays. PER AQUUM is changing the tempo this August with one-of-a-kind performances at PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi and PER AQUUM […]

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August 1, 2016

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Hong Kong Ballet | Choreographers’ Showcase 2016

Choreographers’ Showcase 2016 promotional image |

Hong Kong Ballet | Choreographers’ Showcase 2016 Nurturing Local Choreographic Talent and  Celebrating Our Dancers’ Creativity and Versatility Committed to unleashing the creative talent of and showcasing new works by rising dance-makers, Hong Kong Ballet’s annual Choreographers’ Showcase series has fast attracted a loyal following that resulted in two sold-out showcases in 2014 and 2015. […]

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August 1, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET SCHOOL TRAINEE TYSON ALI CLARK WINS 2016 PRINCESS GRACE AWARD

BOSTON BALLET SCHOOL TRAINEE TYSON ALI CLARK WINS 2016 PRINCESS GRACE AWARD Boston Ballet School Trainee Tyson Ali Clark has been named a recipient of a 2016 Princess Grace Award for Dance Performance by the Princess Grace Foundation-USA. Named after the beloved Princess Grace (Kelly) of Monaco, the nonprofit aims to assist rising talent in […]

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August 1, 2016

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Colorado Ballet promotes two Corps de Ballet dancers to Soloists and two Studio Company dancers to Apprentices

Colorado Ballet promotes two Corps de Ballet dancers to Soloists and two Studio Company dancers to Apprentices   DENVER – Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Gil Boggs promoted Corps de Ballet dancers Morgan Buchanan and Kevin Gaël Thomas to Soloists.  In addition, Boggs promoted two Studio Company dancers to Apprentices, for a total of 30 professional […]

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August 1, 2016

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Natalia Osipova

Natalia Osipova Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui / Russell Maliphant / Arthur Pita Tuesday 27 September – Saturday 1 October 2016 Performances: Tues – Sat at 7.30pm Tickets: £12 – £60 Ticket Office: 020 7863 8000 Following the summer World Premiere, multi-award-winning ballerina Natalia Osipova returns to Sadler’s Wells with the triple bill of work created for […]

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August 1, 2016

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CANADA’S ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET DANCERS TAKE HOME SILVER MEDALS FOR CANADA FROM INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION

RWB Apprentices Saeka Shirai and Yue Shi at Varna's International Ballet Competition Photo Victor Viktorov

CANADA’S ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET DANCERS TAKE HOME SILVER MEDALS FOR CANADA FROM INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company dancers Saeka Shirai and Yue Shi are bringing home medals from the prestigious worldwide competition held in Varna, Bulgaria. They are each taking home a Silver Medal in the Female and Male Senior Categories from Varna’s International Ballet […]

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July 26, 2016

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Three new professional dancers join the Strictly Come Dancing line-up for 2016

Strictly Come Dancing

Three new professional dancers join the Strictly Come Dancing line-up for 2016   The BBC announced today that three more professional dancers will be joining the new series of Strictly Come Dancing. The all-British dancers include World Champion Neil Jones and British and European Youth Latin and Ballroom Champions, AJ Pritchard and Chloe Hewitt, who […]

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