July 12, 2016

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Dutch National Ballet | DUTCH MASTERS

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Dutch National Ballet | DUTCH MASTERS * celebration of Toer van Schayk’s 80th birthday * tribute programme of masterpieces by Van Schayk, Van Dantzig and Van Manen * new work by Toer van Schayk * 14 to 25 September 2016 in Amsterdam In September 2016, choreographer and designer Toer van Schayk will celebrate his 80th […]

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July 12, 2016

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Ethan Stiefel’s quintessential Romantic ballet returns to the Royal New Zealand Ballet

Lucy Green as Giselle in Giselle - credit Bill Cooper

Ethan Stiefel’s quintessential Romantic ballet returns to the Royal New Zealand Ballet The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s internationally acclaimed classic production of Giselle, created in Wellington by ballet superstars Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg, returns to New Zealand this August and September for a seven centre tour. The quintessential Romantic ballet has become a signature […]

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July 12, 2016

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces SCULPTURED DANCE

Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces SCULPTURED DANCE Collaboration with Seattle Art Museum at Olympic Sculpture Park   Free Summer at SAM event to feature new site-specific dance works created by five local choreographers, performed by dancers from Pacific Northwest Ballet, PNB School, Spectrum Dance Theater, and Whim W’Him.   6:00 pm Thursday, August 11, 2016 Olympic […]

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July 9, 2016

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Dutch National Ballet | Gala 2016 dedicated to Igone de Jongh & Toer van Schayk

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Dutch National Ballet | Gala 2016 dedicated to Igone de Jongh & Toer van Schayk * wednesday 7 September: Festive opening of the 2016-2017 ballet season * Igone de Jongh – Dutch National Ballet ballerina for 20 years * Toer van Schayk – 80th birthday * ballet gala with two world premieres, one Dutch premiere […]

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July 9, 2016

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Swan tutus and glass slippers are packed, as The Australian Ballet embarks on its 25th international tour

Swan Lake cygnets 2012 NY Tour. Natasha Kusen backstage 2014 LA Tour. Photos Lisa Tomasetti

Swan tutus and glass slippers are packed, as The Australian Ballet embarks on its 25th international tour The Australian Ballet departs Melbourne tonight, taking off on its 25th international tour. Between 13 and 23 July 2016 the company will perform Graeme Murphy’s Swan Lake and Alexei Ratmasnky’s Cinderella at London’s Coliseum theatre. Principal Artist Amber […]

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July 9, 2016

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American Repertory Ballet Announces “Nutcracker in July”

American Repertory Ballet Announces “Nutcracker in July” Promotion and Ticket Giveaway Social Media Contest This July 11 through July 31, American Repertory Ballet will celebrate “Nutcracker in July,” offering 15% off tickets for its annual Nutcracker performances at the State Theatre in New Brunswick and McCarter Theatre in Princeton. Additional components of the special July […]

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July 9, 2016

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Princeton Ballet School Names Pamela Levy New School Director

Princeton Ballet School Names Pamela Levy New School Director   American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School announced today that, after an international search, Pamela Levy has been selected as the school’s director. Levy will be the fourth director in its 62-year history.   According to Chuck Metcalf, Chair of the organization’s Board of Trustees, […]

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July 6, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET REPORTS A RECORD-BREAKING 2015–2016 SEASON

BOSTON BALLET REPORTS A RECORD-BREAKING 2015–2016 SEASON   BEST BOX OFFICE YEAR IN BOSTON BALLET’S HISTORY   DRIVERS OF SUCCESS ROOTED IN BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE     Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Executive Director Meredith (Max) Hodges announce the success of the 2015–2016 season, which enjoyed the highest attendance in more than a decade […]

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July 6, 2016

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Ballet News Previews | The South Bank Show – Ballet Black

Ballet News Previews | The South Bank Show – Ballet Black Here’s a charming opportunity to get to know Ballet Black a little better. The company was founded in 2001 by Royal Academy of Dance and Durham University graduate Cassa Pancho, and provides a vital platform for young, aspiring dancers of black and Asian descent. It was felt […]

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July 5, 2016

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Northern Ballet announces promotions and joiners for 2016/17 season

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Northern Ballet announces promotions and joiners for 2016/17 season   Northern Ballet will welcome ten new dancers for the 2016/17 season and has also announced promotions for existing members of the Company.   Joining the corps de ballet are: Naomi Bottomer (English National Ballet); Sarah Chun (Kansas City Ballet); Abigail Cockrell (Romanian National Opera); Jonathan […]

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July 5, 2016

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS 2016

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS 2016   At the end of the 2015/2016 season, Birmingham Royal Ballet is able to announce the following:   Samara Downs is promoted from First Soloist to Principal. Céline Gittens is promoted from First Soloist to Principal.   Delia Mathews is promoted from Soloist to First Soloist.   Yijing Zhang is […]

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July 1, 2016

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The Washington Ballet | New Details: 40th Anniversary Celebration

The Washington Ballet | New Details: 40th Anniversary Celebration One Night Only, Special Performances, Narration by Julie Kent Tickets on Sale Today The Washington Ballet (TWB) celebrates 40 years with a special one night only evening of works by Choo San Goh, Septime Webre as well as other favorites from TWB repertoire on September 30, […]

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June 30, 2016

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Celebrating a decade of Big Dance, the biggest and most ambitious celebration of dance in the UK

Celebrating a decade of Big Dance, the biggest and most ambitious celebration of dance in the UK   Hundreds take part in Big Dance Trafalgar Square to launch Big Dance Week 2016 Get our nation fit with dance in schools Darcey Bussell announced today Keep ‘dance big’ – the call for a National Dance Masterplan Big […]

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June 30, 2016

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Hong Kong Ballet Opens 2016/17 Season with Timeless Masterpiece Swan Lake

Hong Kong Ballet Opens 2016/17 Season with Timeless Masterpiece Swan Lake

Hong Kong Ballet Opens 2016/17 Season with Timeless Masterpiece Swan Lake Performances at Yuen Long Theatre and Hong Kong Cultural Centre Proudly Sponsored by China Everbright Ltd Hong Kong Ballet will open its 2015/16 Season on 19 August 2016 with a revival of the romantic classic Swan Lake, especially staged for Hong Kong Ballet by […]

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June 28, 2016

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BBC announces professional dancer line up for Strictly Come Dancing 2016

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BBC announces professional dancer line up for Strictly Come Dancing 2016 The BBC today unveiled the dynamic new Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer line up which includes three brand new sensational dancers alongside the return of viewers’ favourites. New to the fold are world-class Latin and Ballroom dance experts including World Champion Katya Jones, Ukrainian […]

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June 27, 2016

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Stars of The Australian Ballet begin preparations on two signature works for the upcoming tour to London

Amber Scott and Adam Bull – Swan Lake. Photo Lynette Wills Leanne Stojmenov – Cinderella. Photo Lynette Wills

Stars of The Australian Ballet begin preparations on two signature works for the upcoming tour to London This week The Australian Ballet commences rehearsals for its upcoming tour to London, where it will perform at the Coliseum, the West End’s largest theatre, over a two-week season, from 13 to 23 July 2016. Tail feathers are being […]

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June 27, 2016

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Shiori Kase promoted to Principal of English National Ballet

Yonah Acosta & Shiori Kase photographed by Cheryl Angear

Shiori Kase promoted to Principal of English National Ballet Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, has announced that Shiori Kase has been promoted to Principal of English National Ballet. Joining Shiori onstage after her performance as Gulnare in Le Corsaire on Saturday 25 June at the Palais Garnier, Tamara Rojo announced the promotion in front of […]

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June 24, 2016

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A Stylish Way To Carry Your Photography Kit

Ona Brooklyn bag photographed on location by Cheryl Angear Photography

Photographer’s Guide | Carrying Your Kit With Panache For a long while I’ve used traditional camera bags to carry my gear – you know, the black fabric ones – and they’ve been great workhorses but recently I’ve been considering whether it’s sensible to be so obvious about what a bag contains. In the theatre, it’s […]

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June 24, 2016

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Her Majesty The Queen presents Sir Matthew Bourne with Royal Academy of Dance Award

Dawn French and Darcey Bussell. Photo by Elliott Franks

Her Majesty The Queen presents Sir Matthew Bourne with Royal Academy of Dance Award On Friday 24 June, Darcey Bussell CBE, in her capacity as President of the Royal Academy of Dance, escorted Sir Matthew Bourne to Buckingham Palace for an Audience with Her Majesty The Queen. As Patron of the Royal Academy of Dance, […]

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June 24, 2016

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American Repertory Ballet’s Princeton Ballet School Welcomes Students from Cities Across the Country and Around the World to Summer Intensive Program

American Repertory Ballet’s Princeton Ballet School Welcomes Students from Cities Across the Country and Around the World to Summer Intensive Program    PRINCETON, N.J. — On Monday, June 27, the Princeton Ballet School will open its doors to students from all over the country to participate in an intense, five-week summer training program. The school’s […]

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