May 12, 2016

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American Repertory Ballet Announces Princeton Ballet School’s Season Finale

American Repertory Ballet Announces Princeton Ballet School’s Season Finale Swan Lake at the War Memorial in Trenton, N.J.   Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, will present the full-length classical ballet Swan Lake on May 21, 2016 at the Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton, NJ. Performances will be […]

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May 10, 2016

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Northern Ballet’s Premier couple to become Resident Guest Artists

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Northern Ballet’s Premier couple to become Resident Guest Artists   Northern Ballet’s Premier Dancers Martha Leebolt and Tobias Batley are to take a leave of absence from the Company to pursue new opportunities. The pair, who have formed a dynamic dance partnership under the directorship of David Nixon OBE, will return as Resident Guest Artists […]

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May 10, 2016

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CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016-2017 SEASON

CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016-2017 SEASON Nineteenth Season Features New Work and Repertory Favorites Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce the roster of productions for the company’s 19th season, which includes several new works, as well as ballets from its repertory.  The programs will be performed in either the A.J. Fletcher Theater (AJF) or Raleigh Memorial […]

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May 10, 2016

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THE ROYAL BALLET TOUR TO JAPAN 2016

THE ROYAL BALLET TOUR TO JAPAN 2016 Tokyo 16 – 26 June / Fukuoka 29 June / Osaka 1 July / Nagoya 3 July/ Fukuyama 6 July   The Royal Ballet tours to Japan this summer with Romeo and Juliet and Giselle, two iconic productions from the repertory showcasing the Company’s virtuosity and theatricality. Performing […]

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May 10, 2016

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Hong Kong Ballet Announces 2016/17 Dancer Roster

Hong Kong Ballet Announces 2016/17 Dancer Roster Hong Kong Ballet (HKB), having recently returned from its highly acclaimed North America tour, announces today its 2016/17 season roster. Featuring four new additions, six promotions, as well as a returning dancer with a promotion, the Company in the new dance season will be comprised of a total […]

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May 8, 2016

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HOUSTON BALLET’S LOGO FOR THE NUTCRACKER RECEIVES A NEW LOOK

the nutcracker logo for Houston Ballet

HOUSTON BALLET’S LOGO FOR THE NUTCRACKER RECEIVES A NEW LOOK   Houston Ballet, America’s fifth largest ballet company, unveiled the first phase of a marketing plan for Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s new production of The Nutcracker which premieres on November 25, 2016. To build upon the anticipation and excitement surrounding the upcoming production Houston Ballet’s […]

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May 5, 2016

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The Autumn / Winter 2016 Season at Sadler’s Wells in detail

The Autumn / Winter 2016 Season at Sadler’s Wells in detail Carlos Acosta                                                                                            The Classical Farewell      ROYAL ALBERT HALL                                                                        Monday 3 – Friday 7 October Tickets: £20 – £110   Carlos Acosta bids farewell to classical ballet with his final performances at the Royal Albert Hall. The Classical Farewell celebrates highlights from Acosta’s […]

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May 5, 2016

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CAROLINA BALLET TO EXPAND BOYS’ BALLET CLASS

CAROLINA BALLET TO EXPAND BOYS’ BALLET CLASS The Robert Weiss Boys’ Scholarship Program to Continue at The Raleigh School of Ballet   Carolina Ballet is very pleased to announce the continuation of The Robert Weiss Boys’ Scholarship Program, offering 2 levels of ballet classes for the young dancers starting in fall 2016. Eleven boys between […]

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May 5, 2016

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ANDREW NIELSEN TO JOIN HOUSTON BALLET AS DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION

ANDREW NIELSEN TO JOIN HOUSTON BALLET AS DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION Houston Ballet is pleased to announce that Andrew Nielsen will join its artistic leadership team as Director of Production. Mr. Nielsen will oversee all technical and production management duties for Houston Ballet locally and internationally. “It is my pleasure to welcome Andrew to Houston Ballet […]

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May 5, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP WITH WILLIAM FORSYTHE

BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP WITH WILLIAM FORSYTHE   Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen is honored to announce a five-year partnership with internationally-renowned choreographer William Forsythe. The Company will add one new William Forsythe work to its repertoire each year, in addition to also presenting reprised works from the Company’s current repertoire. Nissinen and Forsythe […]

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May 3, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET SCHOOL PRESENTS THE ANNUAL NEXT GENERATION PERFORMANCE AT THE BOSTON OPERA HOUSE

BOSTON BALLET SCHOOL PRESENTS THE ANNUAL NEXT GENERATION PERFORMANCE AT THE BOSTON OPERA HOUSE   Boston Ballet continues its 52nd season with its annual Next Generation performance at the Boston Opera House. The program features the Pre-Professional Program students from Boston Ballet School (BBS). The performance will also include dancers from Boston Ballet’s second company […]

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May 2, 2016

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Princeton Ballet School to Host Third Annual Fashion Show: “Turn Out for Fashion: Empowering Minds and Bodies” June 17

Princeton Ballet School to Host Third Annual Fashion Show: “Turn Out for Fashion: Empowering Minds and Bodies” June 17   On Friday, June 17, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe, N.J., Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, will host its second annual fashion […]

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May 2, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET AND THE ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCE FIRST CO-PRODUCTION

BOSTON BALLET AND THE ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCE FIRST CO-PRODUCTION WITH WAYNE MCGREGOR’S OBSIDIAN TEAR WORLD PREMIERE IN LONDON MAY 28, 2016 AND U.S. PREMIERE IN BOSTON BALLET’S 2017–2018 SEASON   Boston Ballet and The Royal Ballet have announced their first co-production, Obsidian Tear, choreographed by The Royal Ballet Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor. Obsidian Tear, inspired […]

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May 2, 2016

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Dancers In Need of Pointe Shoes

Dancers In Need of Pointe Shoes The Washington Ballet (TWB) is raising support for its Student Pointe Shoe Fund, to provide pointe shoes to 59 dancers at its Southeast Washington, DC campus, TWB@THEARC, ahead of the group’s annual Spring Performance held at the end of May.   The Washington Ballet’s goal is to raise $7,500 […]

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May 2, 2016

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Houston Ballet Presents Its Spring Mixed Repertory Program

Ballet: Serenade

Houston Ballet Presents Its Spring Mixed Repertory Program   Alexander Ekman’s Cacti Added to Company’s Repertoire George Balanchine’s Serenade and Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Gloria Returns   From May 26 – June 5, 2016, Houston Ballet offers up its Spring Mixed Repertory Program.  The powerhouse program pairs two twentieth century masterpieces with the company premiere of […]

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April 28, 2016

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS AMERICAN STORIES

PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS AMERICAN STORIES     June 3 – 12, 2016 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   Seven performances only! June 3-4, 9-11 at 7:30 pm June 4 at 2:00 pm June 12 at 1:00 pm   SEATTLE, WA – For AMERICAN STORIES, the final program […]

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April 28, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | YOU dance Live Stream Reaches Over 12,000 Students Across Canada

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The National Ballet of Canada | YOU dance Live Stream Reaches Over 12,000 Students Across Canada Karen Kain, Artistic Director, and  Barry Hughson, Executive Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that for the third consecutive year  YOU dance will be live streamed from the Betty Oliphant Theatre in Toronto to schools across Canada on […]

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April 28, 2016

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LEADING BALLET DANCERS AND RUGBY PLAYERS GIVE IT SOME WELLY IN SUPPORT OF THE RNLI

Jeff Moore

LEADING BALLET DANCERS AND RUGBY PLAYERS GIVE IT SOME WELLY IN SUPPORT OF THE RNLI   Prima ballerinas and Premiership rugby players have been captured swapping their ballet pointes and rugby boots for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s yellow wellies to show support for Mayday, the lifesaving charity’s annual national fundraising campaign. Birmingham Royal Ballet […]

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April 27, 2016

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English National Ballet announces Patrick Harrison as new Executive Director

English National Ballet announces Patrick Harrison as new Executive Director English National Ballet today announces the appointment of Patrick Harrison as Executive Director, commencing on 27 June 2016. Patrick is currently Executive Director of Cambridge Arts Theatre. Of his appointment, Patrick Harrison said; “I am truly thrilled to be joining English National Ballet. Under Tamara […]

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April 27, 2016

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The Australian Ballet Regional Tour hits the road, taking the romantic and ghostly production of Giselle to regional Victoria and New South Wales in 2016

Artists of The Australian Ballet in Giselle. Photo by Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet Regional Tour hits the road, taking the romantic and ghostly production of Giselle to regional Victoria and New South Wales in 2016 Hearts will melt across regional Victoria and New South Wales when The Australian Ballet Regional Tour presents the quintessential classical ballet, Giselle. With the support of Principal Partner Telstra, The […]

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