August 21, 2014

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Constella First Visit To Sadler’s Wells Features Triple Bill Première

Constella First Visit To Sadler’s Wells Features Triple Bill Première   Presenting three premières by English National Ballet’s Associate Artist George Williamson Featuring ENB dancers including Emerging Dancer Competition winner Nancy Osbaldeston 19 & 20 September, Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells      Constella Ballet and Orchestra present a triple bill in it’s first performance […]

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August 21, 2014

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The Hong Kong Ballet’s Celebratory 2014-15 Season

The Hong Kong Ballet’s Celebratory 2014-15 Season A dazzling line-up celebrating  the Company’s unique characteristics in its 35th year   Hong Kong – 21st August 2014 To mark The Hong Kong Ballet’s 35th anniversary, the Company has announced an exciting line-up for the 2014-15 season. The programme combines classical favourites with new commissioned ballets, and […]

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August 21, 2014

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Simon Webbe joins Strictly Come Dancing’s celebrity line-up

Simon Webbe joins Strictly Come Dancing’s celebrity line-up Simon Webbe is the fifth celebrity to be confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014. He made the announcement this morning, speaking on ITV’s Good Morning Britain. Best known as a member of boy band Blue, Simon shot to fame in 2001 with the release of their debut […]

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August 20, 2014

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Thom Evans is the fourth contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014

Thom Evans is the fourth contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014     Ex-rugby player Thom Evans is confirmed as the fourth celebrity taking part in the new series of Strictly Come Dancing. Thom said: “I’m so happy to be doing the show, I cannot wait to get started. I’m really looking forward to […]

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August 19, 2014

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Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley Announces 2014/2015 Season

Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley Announces 2014/2015 Season      Box Office now taking orders for renewals and new subscriptions for Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley’s 15th Season   Single and group tickets for The Nutcracker on sale now, with priority seating reserved for subscribers. Single ticket sales for the entire Season begin Monday, October 27, 2014.   Three […]

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August 19, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland New York Tour Principal Casting Announced

The National Ballet of Canada | Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland New York Tour Principal Casting Announced Presented by The Joyce Theater Foundation and  The National Ballet of Canada David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Centre  September 9 -14, 2014 The National Ballet of Canada and The Joyce Theater Foundation today announced the casting for Alice’s Adventures […]

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August 19, 2014

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Colorado Ballet presents Shakespearian classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Colorado Ballet presents Shakespearian classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream   DENVER – Colorado Ballet opens its 54th season with A Midsummer Night’s Dream, September 26-October 5, 2014 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.  The production features choreography by Christopher Wheeldon and a score by Felix Mendelssohn, performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra and the […]

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August 19, 2014

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Alison Hammond is the third contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014

Alison Hammond is the third contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014 TV Presenter Alison Hammond is confirmed as the third celebrity taking part in the new series of Strictly Come Dancing. Alison announced the news on ITV’s This Morning earlier today. Alison made her name as a contestant on the third series of ‘Big […]

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August 18, 2014

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Birmingham Royal Ballet | KARA LARSON APPOINTED DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Birmingham Royal Ballet | Kara Larson Appointed Director of Marketing & Communications Kara Larson has been appointed as the new Director of Marketing and Communications for Birmingham Royal Ballet. Ms Larson has previously worked in a number of senior marketing and communications roles for opera companies and performing arts centres in the United States including […]

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August 18, 2014

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English National Ballet | Principal Casting Autumn 2014 UK Tour and Nutcracker

English National Ballet | Principal Casting Autumn 2014 UK Tour and Nutcracker Principal casting for English National Ballet’s Autumn UK tour and Nutcracker is today announced. Joining English National Ballet from Boston Ballet, Alejandro Virelles makes his debut as Principal with the Company, performing the role of Prince Siegfried alongside Alina Cojocaru’s Odette/Odile in Derek […]

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August 18, 2014

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Judy Murray is the second contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014

Judy Murray is the second contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014 Judy Murray will be swapping her tennis racquet for dancing shoes as she is confirmed as the second celebrity taking part in the new series of Strictly Come Dancing. Judy said: “I’m a huge Strictly Come Dancing fan but a total armchair dancer. […]

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August 18, 2014

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HOUSTON BALLET LAUNCHES 45TH SEASON WITH THE COMPANY PREMIERE OF JOHN NEUMEIER’S A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

Artists of Hamburg Ballet

HOUSTON BALLET LAUNCHES 45TH SEASON WITH THE COMPANY PREMIERE OF JOHN NEUMEIER’S A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM SEPTEMBER 4 – 14   Company Begins Season-Long Celebration of William Shakespeare on the 450th Anniversary of His Birth, Showcasing Three Productions Inspired by His Works   Houston Ballet is the First American Company to Perform A Midsummer Night’s […]

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August 18, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | Shostakovich Trilogy (Parts 1 and 3) The Tempest postponed

The National Ballet of Canada | Shostakovich Trilogy  (Parts 1 and 3) The Tempest postponed Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that the company will be performing Alexei Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy (Parts 1 and 3) May 30 – June 7, 2015 in Toronto at the Four Seasons Centre for […]

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August 15, 2014

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Skate at Somerset House with Fortnum & Mason

Skate at Somerset House with Fortnum & Mason 11 November 2014 – 11 January 2015 Tickets from £7.50 available online Skate at Somerset House partners with Fortnum & Mason for the first time to present the most chic and complete Christmas experience in London this season In the countdown to Christmas, Skate at Somerset House […]

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August 15, 2014

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American Repertory Ballet Announces September Events and Performances in the Princeton Area: “Meet the Company” and Fall Kick-Off Performance

American Repertory Ballet Announces September Events and Performances in the Princeton Area: “Meet the Company” and Fall Kick-Off Performance PRINCETON and LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – American Repertory Ballet will begin its 2014-2015 Season this September with events and performances in Princeton and Lawrenceville, NJ. American Repertory Ballet will kick-off its monthly On Pointe series with its […]

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August 14, 2014

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The Australian Ballet’s The Nutcracker: an enchanting festive favourite back by popular demand to delight Melbourne and Sydney audiences

Benedicte Bemet and Andrew Killian in The Nutcracker. Photography Georges Antoni

The Nutcracker: an enchanting festive favourite back by popular demand to delight Melbourne and Sydney audiences The Australian Ballet prepares to enchant audiences with The Nutcracker, an unmissable opportunity to delve into the wintery fairytale land of Clara and her magical friends. Returning to the stage for the first time since sell-out seasons in 2010, […]

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August 14, 2014

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CAROLINA BALLET OPENS 17TH SEASON WITH STRAVINSKY’S FIREBIRD

CAROLINA BALLET OPENS 17TH SEASON WITH STRAVINSKY’S FIREBIRD Two Premieres Complete the Program   RALEIGH, NC — Carolina Ballet open its 17th season September 11-28, 2014 with a reprise of Robert Weiss’ Firebird, the classic Russian fairy tale ballet, to the music of Igor Stravinsky.  Also on the program are two premieres by Weiss and […]

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August 13, 2014

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The Ballet News Summer Puzzle

Yonah Acosta & Shiori Kase photographed by Cheryl Angear

The Ballet News Summer Puzzle Following on from the extremely successful puzzles offered previously, the image you see above is set to be turned into a bespoke Limited Edition jigsaw puzzle (without the watermark) just for you. The Ballet News Summer Puzzle measures 10 x 7″ and has 140 pieces. It’s ideal for holidays and travel, […]

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August 13, 2014

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Frankie Bridge confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014

Frankie Bridge confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014   Frankie Bridge is the first celebrity to be confirmed for the line-up for Strictly Come Dancing 2014. She made the announcement this morning, during an appearance on BBC Breakfast with her fellow bandmates from The Saturdays. “I’m such a huge fan of Strictly! I’ve always wanted […]

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August 12, 2014

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Open House London Programme Launched

Open House London Programme Launched Revealing 800 Buildings (Pre-booking buildings embargoed until 15.08.14) The Open House London programme for the 2014 event, to be held on 20 & 21 September, will be launched online this Friday 15th September The programme sheds light on the latest contemporary architecture in our city, from the newest completed city […]

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