September 10, 2014

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET SHOWCASES SIGNIFICANT WORKS OF THREE TOP EUROPEAN CHOREOGRAPHERS

Polyphonia - Brooklyn Mack and Maki Onuki by Dean Alexander

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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September 8, 2014

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

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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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September 8, 2014

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

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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September 8, 2014

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

Kevin O'Hare (Director The Royal Ballet)_receives the QEII Award from Darcey Bussell (President Royal_Academy of Dance) and Luke Rittner (CEO of the R

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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September 7, 2014

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STRICTLY COME DANCING CELEBRITIES AND PROFESSIONAL PARTNERS REVEALED

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STRICTLY COME DANCING CELEBRITIES AND PROFESSIONAL PARTNERS REVEALED   After weeks of anticipation, the 15 Strictly Come Dancing celebrities have been paired with their professional partners who will guide them through every step on the ballroom floor. Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman announced each pairing at the Strictly Come Dancing 2014 premiere on BBC One […]

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September 7, 2014

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS FROM HOUSTON TO THE WORLD

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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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September 7, 2014

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

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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September 7, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014 | Every Sequin So Far

Tim Wonnacott, Alison Hammond, Scott Mills, Judy Murray, Mark Wright, Pixie Lott, Jake Wood, Jenny Gibney, Thom Evans, Sunetra Sarker, Gregg Wallace, Caroline Flack, Simon Webbe, Frankie Bridge, Steve Backshall - (C) BBC - Photographer: Ray Burmiston

Strictly Come Dancing 2014 Ladies, Gentlemen and Children…. the Strictly Come Dancing class of 2014. Every Strictly sequin so far : Strictly News Strictly Come Dancing | Claudia & Tess Strictly Come Dancing 2014 | The Celebrities In Pictures Strictly Come Dancing 2014 Final Three Celebrities Confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014 Caroline Flack is […]

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September 4, 2014

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New stories from The Norwegian National Ballet

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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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September 4, 2014

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

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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September 4, 2014

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

INALA August 2014 Photos by Giulietta Verdon Roe

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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September 2, 2014

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2014 AUTUMN SEASON

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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September 2, 2014

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

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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September 2, 2014

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Queensland Ballet debut in London with La Sylphide

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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September 2, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing | Claudia & Tess

Claudia Winkleman, Tess Daly - (C) BBC - Photographer: Ray Burmiston

Strictly Come Dancing 2014 | Claudia & Tess In Pictures With Bruce Forsyth stepping down from Strictly Come Dancing this year, the show will be presented by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman. Tess Daly The ever glamorous Tess Daly returns to co-present her twelfth series of Strictly Come Dancing. This year, Tess will have the role […]

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September 2, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014 | The Celebrities In Pictures

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014 | The Celebrities Just released for publication, here are the new Strictly photographs of the class of 2014. TV Presenter and cookery judge Gregg Wallace is probably best known from his role on the hugely popular cookery challenge shows MasterChef, Celebrity MasterChef, MasterChef: The Professionals on BBC One and BBC Two. […]

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August 30, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014

Len Goodman, Darcey Bussell, Craig Revel Horwood, Bruno Tonioli - (C) BBC - Photographer: Ray Burmiston

Strictly Come Dancing 2014 – The Judges Strictly Come Dancing is back! The final line-up of celebrities for 2014 has been announced, and they are : Frankie Bridge, Judy Murray, Alison Hammond, Thom Evans, Simon Webbe, Mark Wright, Sunetra Sarker, Jake Wood, Steve Backshall, Scott Mills, Pixie Lott, Caroline Flack, Jennifer Gibney, Gregg Wallace and […]

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August 29, 2014

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Final Three Celebrities Confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014

Final Three Celebrities Confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014 The line-up for this year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing is now complete as the final three contestants were revealed live on The One Show tonight. Mrs Brown’s Boys actress Jennifer Gibney, MasterChef judge Gregg Wallace and Bargain Hunt presenter Tim Wonnacott joined presenters Chris Evans […]

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August 29, 2014

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

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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August 28, 2014

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

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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