November 19, 2016

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Blackpool

Oti Mabuse, Danny Mac - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Blackpool Claudia “Little Miss Dynamite” (Len) & AJ opened the Blackpool show with a Jive, scoring 36. Ore & Joanne’s Viennese Waltz saw Bruno commenting, “Ore, the ace in the pack.” They scored 38. Louise & Kevin’s Paso Doble “did not disappoint” (Craig) and they scored 38. Danny & Oti’s […]

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November 17, 2016

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Natasha Sheehan and Angelo Greco of San Francisco Ballet Win The Erik Bruhn Prize

Natasha Sheehan and Angelo Greco of San Francisco Ballet. Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic.

Natasha Sheehan and Angelo Greco of San Francisco Ballet Win The Erik Bruhn Prize Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Natasha Sheehan, 17, and Angelo Greco, 21, of San Francisco Ballet are the winners of The Twelfth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize. The competition took place […]

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November 16, 2016

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American Repertory Ballet Announces Nutcracker at the Patriots Theater at the War Memorial

American Repertory Ballet Announces Nutcracker at the Patriots Theater at the War Memorial American Repertory Ballet is pleased present its annual Nutcracker performance at the Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton, NJ. A holiday tradition for more than 50 years, American Repertory Ballet’s Nutcracker is one of the longest, continuously running Nutcracker productions […]

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November 16, 2016

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BBC Children in Need Strictly Special 2016

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BBC Children in Need Strictly Special 2016 Team GB Olympic medallists Helen Glover MBE, Hollie Webb, Joe Clarke and Lutalo Muhammad are to do their bit for BBC Children in Need 2016 as they join the stars of Strictly Come Dancing for the annual Appeal Night. Announced on Tuesday 25 October on BBC Two’s Strictly […]

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November 16, 2016

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SCOTTISH BALLET UNVEILS 2017/18 SEASON PROGRAMME

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SCOTTISH BALLET UNVEILS 2017/18 SEASON PROGRAMME Scottish Ballet’s 2017/18 Season features a vibrant and diverse programme including an innovative Digital Season, an ambitious American tour as well as performances in London, a World Premiere and a Stravinsky double bill.  Christopher Hampson, Scottish Ballet CEO / Artistic Director: “The diversity of the repertoire presented in our […]

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November 16, 2016

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The Australian Ballet releases two of its most enchanting stories on CD and DVD with ABC Classics

The Australian Ballet releases two of its most enchanting stories on CD and DVD with ABC Classics This November The Australian Ballet and ABC Classics are releasing two new recordings: the story and music of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker on CD and The Australian Ballet’s performance of David McAllister’s The Sleeping Beauty Live on DVD. Both […]

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November 16, 2016

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The Washington Ballet | The Nutcracker: Special Performance Dates

The Washington Ballet | The Nutcracker: Special Performance Dates Join The Washington Ballet for special performances of The Nutcracker, performed at the historic Warner Theatre December 1-24. Family Day: Sunday, December 4. Doors open at 11:30AM; Performance at 1PM. Pre-performance activities include discussion and audience participation as children of all ages discover what it takes […]

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November 16, 2016

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Royal Academy of Dance Announces Prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition to be Streamed Live Due to Overwhelming Demand

Royal Academy of Dance Announces Prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition to be Streamed Live Due to Overwhelming Demand The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is pleased to announce that the prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition Final at the Sydney Opera House on 11 December 2016 will be live streamed from Sydney Opera House online. Hosted by […]

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November 13, 2016

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Week 8 Results

Strictly Pro Dancers, Madge Lambert, Basil Lambert - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Week 8 Results Daisy Lowe is the eighth celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2016 This weekend, Daisy Lowe became the eighth contestant to leave Strictly Come Dancing as she faced Greg Rutherford in the dreaded dance off. The judges’ scores were combined with the results […]

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November 13, 2016

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American Repertory Ballet Announces Nutcracker at the McCarter Theatre

American Repertory Ballet Announces Nutcracker at the McCarter Theatre American Repertory Ballet is pleased to present its annual Nutcracker performance at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, N.J. this Thanksgiving weekend. A holiday tradition for more than 50 years, American Repertory Ballet’s Nutcracker is one of the longest, continuously running Nutcracker productions in the nation. The […]

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November 12, 2016

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Week 8

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Week 8 Live show photographs © BBC Pictures. Strictly, no unauthorised reproduction Dress rehearsal photographs © BBC Pictures. Strictly, no unauthorised reproduction. Strictly So Far BBC announces professional dancer line up for Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Tess Daly, Claudia Winkleman and the fabulous four Judges are back for Strictly Come Dancing […]

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November 12, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada Launches $100 Million Soaring Campaign

The National Ballet of Canada Launches $100 Million Soaring Campaign The National Ballet of Canada has launched the largest campaign in its 65-year history, with the goal of raising $100 million in creative capital by 2020. Soaring: The Campaign for The National Ballet of Canada will provide transformational investment in Artistic Director Karen Kain’s strategic goals […]

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November 11, 2016

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Alina Cojocaru Auctions Signed Pointe Shoes & 4 English National Ballet Nutcracker Tickets

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Alina Cojocaru Auctions Signed Pointe Shoes & 4 English National Ballet Nutcracker Tickets for charity Afternoon tea with Alina at the Millennium Hotel, London Auction bundle includes Alina’s signed pointe shoes (pictured below) plus 4 tickets to English National Ballet’s Nutcracker in London Romanian-born ballet dancer, Alina Cojocaru, has been a patron of Hospices of Hope since 2008 when […]

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November 10, 2016

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Birmingham Royal Ballet performs Sir Peter Wright’s magical production of The Nutcracker

Momoko Hirata as the Sugar Plum Fairy and Joseph Caley as

Birmingham Royal Ballet performs Sir Peter Wright’s magical production of The Nutcracker Christmas starts here… Friday 25 November – Tuesday 13 December 2016 Birmingham Royal Ballet performs Sir Peter Wright’s magical production of The Nutcracker at Birmingham Hippodrome from 25 November to 13 December. Celebrating its 500th performance this season, this world-acclaimed production with its […]

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November 9, 2016

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Robert Binet Creates New Work For The Royal Ballet

Robert Binet Creates New Work For The Royal Ballet   Robert Binet, Choreographic Associate with The National Ballet of Canada, creates a new work this month for The Royal Ballet in England. Void and Fire will be presented on a sold-out mixed programme, November 10 – 19, 2016, celebrating Wayne McGregor’s 10th year as Resident […]

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November 8, 2016

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Hong Kong Ballet Spreads Christmas Joy with The Nutcracker

Hong Kong Ballet Spreads Christmas Joy with  The Nutcracker

Hong Kong Ballet Spreads Christmas Joy with  The Nutcracker   This Christmas, celebrate with your loved ones at Hong Kong Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker, one of the world’s most beloved ballets, with FANCL as its Title Sponsor. Join Clara and Fritz as they get swept up in a fantastic Christmas Eve journey in an […]

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November 8, 2016

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ROBERT BARNETT, GLORIA GOVRIN, ALLEGRA KENT, AND PATRICIA WILDE TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

ROBERT BARNETT, GLORIA GOVRIN, ALLEGRA KENT, AND PATRICIA WILDE TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION Former NYCB principals and soloists to be taped coaching roles from George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ and Stars and Stripes   NOVEMBER 14, 2016 ROSE BUILDING LINCOLN CENTER   For the GBF Video Archives, Robert Barnett, Patricia Wilde, […]

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November 8, 2016

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Strictly Christmas Special line-up revealed

Strictly Christmas Special line-up revealed Six former Strictly celebrities will be taking to the floor for an all-star Christmas extravaganza on BBC One as the previous ballroom contestants return for a yuletide special filled with festive fun. This year the leading ladies set to trip the light fantastic are: Olympian and presenter, Denise Lewis (series […]

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November 6, 2016

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Laura Whitmore is the seventh celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2016

Claudia Winkleman, Tess Daly - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Laura Whitmore is the seventh celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2016   This weekend, Laura Whitmore became the seventh contestant to leave Strictly Come Dancing as she faced Ore Oduba in the dreaded dance off. The judges’ scores were combined with the results of the viewers’ vote to decide the […]

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November 6, 2016

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Ballet News Reviews | RAD Home Fragrance Collection

ballet candle for chrismas

Ballet News Reviews | RAD Home Fragrance Collection Just in time for Christmas, this is the perfect candle for anyone with an interest in dance. The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) worked with Heyland & Whittle to create this Earl Grey fragranced first candle. Sumptuously packaged & beribboned, the 100% pure soy wax candle (220gms of a sustainable wax […]

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