June 17, 2015

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FIRST LOOK | World Premiere of David Bintley’s The King Dances

The King Dances - Alexander Bird and Tzu-Chao Chou as Magiciennes - photo Bill Cooper

FIRST LOOK | World Premiere of David Bintley’s The King Dances     CARMINA BURANA/THE KING DANCES Wednesday 17 – Saturday 20 June   Birmingham Hippodrome, B5 4TB Online or 0844 338 5000 Tonight, will present the World Premiere of The King Dances, a brand-new production by Director David Bintley at their home venue of Birmingham Hippodrome.   […]

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June 15, 2015

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES JAN TEO AS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES JAN TEO AS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE   The Board of Directors at Birmingham Royal Ballet has announced the appointment of Jan Teo as its new Chief Executive. Ms. Teo has served as a member of the Birmingham Royal Ballet Board for the past two years and has long experience in corporate […]

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June 11, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | Svetlana Lunkina Debuts as Princess Aurora

The National Ballet of Canada | Svetlana Lunkina Debuts as Princess Aurora Casting Update for The Sleeping Beauty Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Principal Dancer Svetlana Lunkina will make her debut as Princess Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty. Ms. Lunkina will perform with Francesco Gabriele Frola as […]

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June 9, 2015

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Casting For Queensland Ballet’s La Sylphide in London Announced

CASTING FOR THE OLIVIER AND EVENING STANDARD AWARD WINNING ‘LA SYLPHIDE’ AT LONDON COLISEUM 04-08 AUGUST 2015 ANNOUNCED Over 30 years since it first captivated the capital’s audiences, the legendary production of August Bournonville’s La Sylphide will return to London this summer. Making their UK debut, it will be performed by Queensland Ballet, one of Australia’s […]

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June 9, 2015

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HOUSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR STANTON WELCH AWARDED ORDER OF AUSTRALIA

HOUSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR STANTON WELCH AWARDED ORDER OF AUSTRALIA Houston, Texas – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch was awarded the Order of Australia for his contributions to the world of dance. The award recognizes his significant service to the performing arts as a ballet dancer, mentor, choreographer and artistic director. The prestigious Order […]

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June 9, 2015

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The Fifth International Dance Teacher Conference To Be Held At The Royal Ballet School

The Fifth International Dance Teacher Conference To Be Held At The Royal Ballet School 3rd to the 6th August 2015 at the Royal Ballet School, Covent Garden, London Three action packed days have been organised when you can learn from some of the best dance practitioners in the industry. There is an amazing line up […]

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June 8, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | Naoya Ebe and Elena Lobsanova Promoted to Principal Dancer

The National Ballet of Canada | Naoya Ebe and Elena Lobsanova Promoted to Principal Dancer 17 Promotions for 2015/16 David Tory Award and Patron Award of Merit Winners Announced Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Naoya Ebe and Elena Lobsanova will be promoted to Principal Dancer in the 2015/16 […]

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June 7, 2015

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Shoe Time

Photograph by Cheryl Angear Photography

Shoe Time As we edge ever so slowly into Summer I’d like to showcase ballet pointe shoes in a different setting. I’ll be photographing pointe shoes in a variety of settings as the summer progresses.

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June 3, 2015

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English National Ballet School is delighted to announce the patronage of HRH Princess Beatrice of York

English National Ballet School is delighted to announce the patronage of HRH Princess Beatrice of York    The School is a world renowned specialist training centre for aspiring and highly talented young ballet dancers aged 16 to 19 based in central London. Her Royal Highness paid a private visit to the School last month. She […]

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June 3, 2015

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Birmingham Royal Ballet & David Bintley unveil THE KING DANCES

Birmingham Royal Ballet & David Bintley unveil THE KING DANCES   CARMINA BURANA/THE KING DANCES Wednesday 17 – Saturday 20 June   Birmingham Hippodrome, B5 4T 0844 338 5000 In just two weeks’ time Birmingham Royal Ballet, one of the world’s leading classical companies and the UK’s premiere touring ballet company, will unveil a brand-new […]

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June 3, 2015

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Ballet Business In Print

Ballet Business by Cheryl Angear

Ballet Business In Print *Breaking News* My latest book, Ballet Business, is now available for sale from Amazon. I wanted to delve into the business of ballet, and to that end Ballet Business delivers information you’ll need if you’re thinking of training towards a career in classical ballet. From what you should eat, how (and […]

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June 2, 2015

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HOUSTON BALLET CAPS ITS 2014-15 SEASON WITH JOHN CRANKO’S THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

HOUSTON BALLET CAPS ITS 2014-15 SEASON WITH JOHN CRANKO’S THE TAMING OF THE SHREW   HOUSTON, TEXAS – From June 11-21, 2015, Houston Ballet will present John Cranko’s staging of The Taming of the Shrew, a masterful choreographic depiction of Shakespeare’s perpetually battling lovers, Petruchio and Katherina, and of Petruchio’s determination to bend the feisty, […]

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June 1, 2015

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Top Ten Clanger Facts & The First Pictures Of The New Clangers

Tiny and Small visit Mother in her garden. She say she heard the notes of the tune coming from the sky. - (C) Coolabi, Smallfilms and Peter Firmin - Photographer: Production

Top Ten Clanger Facts After their debut in 1969, Mother, Major, Tiny, Small and Granny make their way home to BBC Television for the highly anticipated return of the Clangers. Watch a Sneak Peak of the new Clangers Featuring the loveable, pink, mouse-like creatures who communicate in whistles and eat soup from their little blue […]

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May 31, 2015

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The return of The Clangers

The Clangers, Michael Palin - (C) Coolabi, Smallfilms and Peter Firmin - Photographer: Jonathan Birch

The return of The Clangers Stars lined the ‘blue’ carpet at The Ham Yard Hotel in Soho today for the very special premiere of the new series of Clangers, which will air on CBeebies from 15 June, 2015. Narrator Michael Palin, Clangers’ original creator Peter Firmin and Dan Postgate, son of Oliver Postgate, the other […]

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May 29, 2015

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Dancers Responding to AIDS Announces Performers for the 21st Annual Fire Island Dance Festival

Dancers Responding to AIDS Announces Performers for the 21st Annual Fire Island Dance Festival Lineup includes  : Ailey II, Ballet Hispanico, Pontus Lidberg Dance and More   Three performances only: July 17-19 in Fire Island Pines, NY   Produced by and benefiting Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS   Fire […]

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May 28, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | Inside the Studio with Being and Nothingness by Guillaume Côté

The National Ballet of Canada | Inside the Studio with Being and Nothingness by Guillaume Côté New video Go inside the studio with Choreographer and Principal Dancer Guillaume Côté as he creates his new work Being and Nothingness, a reflection in dance of a key theme in Jean-Paul Sartre’s existential philosophy, set to music by […]

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May 28, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet to live-stream 2014-2015 Season Encore Performance

Pacific Northwest Ballet to live-stream 2014-2015 Season Encore Performance Featuring Carla Körbes’ final performance with PNB SEATTLE, WA – The curtain comes down on Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 42nd season with its annual Season Encore Performance, a crowd-pleasing reprise of some of PNB’s greatest hits.  An evening of thrilling selections and inspired performances, the program will […]

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May 28, 2015

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Sonia Rodriguez Celebrates 25th Anniversary with The National Ballet of Canada

Sonia Rodriguez Celebrates 25th Anniversary with The National Ballet of Canada May 27, 2015… This season Principal Dancer Sonia Rodriguez celebrates her 25th anniversary with The National Ballet of Canada and the company honours her extraordinary contributions on June 13, 2015 at 7:30 pm in The Sleeping Beauty. Ms Rodriguez performs Princess Aurora, a role she’s […]

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May 28, 2015

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Schools and companies chosen by the Prix de Lausanne 2015 prize winners

Schools and companies chosen by the Prix de Lausanne 2015 prize winners The Prix de Lausanne is proud to announce the 2015 prize winner’s choices of Partner Schools and Companies : 1. Harrison Lee – Australia –  School chosen: Royal Ballet School – Scholarship offered by Fondation Leenards 2. Jisoo Park – South Korea – […]

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May 27, 2015

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Sadler’s Wells awards title of Associate Artist Emeritus to Sylvie Guillem

Sadler’s Wells awards title of Associate Artist Emeritus to Sylvie Guillem In the week of Sylvie Guillem’s final performances on the Sadler’s Wells stage, the theatre has given her the title of Associate Artist Emeritus. The title will come into effect in January 2016. A dancer renowned the world over, Guillem has been an Associate […]

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