May 8, 2015

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Dutch National Ballet | Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella

Dutch National Ballet | Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella London Coliseum UK PREMIERE Wednesday 8 – Saturday 11 July 2015 Performances: Wed – Sat at 7.30pm, Sat & Thu Mat at 2pm Tickets: £10 – £80 Ticket Office: 0844 412 4300 Dutch National Ballet presents a new interpretation of Cinderella, choreographed by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Christopher Wheeldon. Premiered […]

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May 7, 2015

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HOUSTON BALLET’S MORRIS, WELCH & KYLIÁN

Svadebka (Artists of HB) - Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET’S MORRIS, WELCH & KYLIÁN FEATURES WORLD PREMIERES BY MARK MORRIS AND STANTON WELCH   Celebrated American Choreographer Mark Morris Creates The Letter V, His First New Work for Houston Ballet   Stanton Welch Creates Zodiac to a Commissioned Score by Renowned Australian Composer Ross Edwards   Jiri Kylián’s Svadebka Returns to Houston    […]

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May 7, 2015

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WORLD PREMIERE: OTHER STORIES

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WORLD PREMIERE: OTHER STORIES EDWARD WATSON AND WENDY WHELAN – FIVE CHOREOGRAPHERS, FIVE NEW WORKS Thursday 9 July – Sunday 12 July Linbury Studio Theatre Royal Ballet Principal Edward Watson and Wendy Whelan, former Principal at New York City Ballet for over 20 years, perform Whelan/Watson: Other Stories a programme of five contemporary works created […]

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May 7, 2015

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The Hong Kong Ballet announces 2015/16 Season Including the World Première of Pinocchio this summer and an International Tour in 2016

Photo9: Production: In Light and Shadow. Dancers: Frank van Tongeren and Liu Miao-miao. Photographer: Jamie Kraus.

The Hong Kong Ballet announces 2015/16 Season Including the World Première of Pinocchio this summer and an International Tour in 2016 The Hong Kong Ballet announces today its 2015/16 season line-up, including the world première of Pinocchio by renowned Swedish choreographer Pär Isberg, the enduring tragic romance Romeo and Juliet by Rudi van Dantzig, the […]

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May 7, 2015

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Dutch National Ballet Junior company returns to the Royal Opera House with new programme

Dutch National Ballet Junior company returns to the Royal Opera House with new programme Dutch National Ballet’s Junior Company, will return to The Royal Opera House in London after two successful, sold out performances last season. The new programme consists of two premieres by young choreographic talents existing of Surfacing by Robert Binet and Blink […]

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May 5, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Sleeping Beauty Debuts

The National Ballet of Canada | The Sleeping Beauty Debuts Elena Lobsanova Debuts as Princess Aurora McGee Maddox, Naoya Ebe and Francesco Gabriele Frola Debut as Prince Florimund Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced four debuts this Summer Season in The Sleeping Beauty. Choreographed by Rudolf Nureyev and staged by Ms. Kain, […]

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May 5, 2015

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The Autumn / Winter 2015 Season at Sadler’s Wells

The Autumn / Winter 2015 Season at Sadler’s Wells The Autumn / Winter 2015 Season is on sale from Monday 11 May 2015 at 10am Sadler’s Wells and Lilian Baylis Studio Ticket Office: 0844 412 4300 The Peacock Ticket Office: 0844 412 4322   Dutch National Ballet LONDON COLISEUM Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella UK PREMIERE Wednesday […]

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May 5, 2015

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The Australian Ballet announces ‘pop-up’ Bodytorque Up Late performance for audiences in Sydney and Melbourne in 2015

Charles Thompson and Heidi Martin rehearse From something, To nothing.

The Australian Ballet announces ‘pop-up’ Bodytorque Up Late performance for audiences in Sydney and Melbourne in 2015 The Australian Ballet has just announced that Bodytorque Up Late, its contemporary dance initiative showcasing rising talent in the company, continues in 2015 as a pop-up performance program. Audiences attending The Dream program on Friday 8 May will have the chance […]

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May 3, 2015

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HOUSTON BALLET RETURNS TO CANADA, PERFORMING STANTON WELCH’S LA BAYADÈRE

Artists of Houston Ballet - La Bayadere 2015 - Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET RETURNS TO CANADA, PERFORMING STANTON WELCH’S LA BAYADÈRE IN CALGARY AND EDMONTON   Principal Yuriko Kajiya Debuts as Nikiya   Houston, TX – April 30-May 9, 2015, Houston Ballet returns to Canada to perform Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s acclaimed staging of La Bayadère (“The Temple Dancer”). This dramatic ballet, set in royal India, […]

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April 30, 2015

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English National Ballet School Choreographic Competition 2015 Live Stream

English National Ballet School Choreographic Competition 2015 Live Stream English National Ballet School Studio Theatre SW10 Tuesday 19 May 2015 Performance at 7pm Arlene Philips, CBE will be head judge at English National Ballet School’s 2015 Choreographic Competition on Tuesday 19 May at 7pm.   Arlene Philips said “I am really looking forward to seeing the […]

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April 29, 2015

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Queensland Ballet brings childhood favourite to life

Queensland Ballet brings childhood favourite to life Queensland Ballet will bring one of the world’s most loved childhood stories to life when its latest ballet, Peter Pan, opens on 26 June at the Playhouse, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC). This production of Peter Pan is choreographed by American Trey McIntyre who uses a wonderful mix […]

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April 29, 2015

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Princeton Ballet School to Host its 2nd Annual Fashion Show

Princeton Ballet School to Host its 2nd Annual Fashion Show “Turn Out for Fashion: See Your Brilliance” on June 12 and Participates in Lord & Taylor’s “Charity Day” on May 2 SKILLMAN, NJ – On Friday, June 12, 2015 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm at the Cherry Valley Country Club in Skillman, NJ, Princeton Ballet School, […]

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April 29, 2015

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Richmond Ballet | CHINA TOURING PROGRAM MADE IN THE USA: TRADITIONS & INNOVATION

Richmond Ballet | CHINA TOURING PROGRAM MADE IN THE USA: TRADITIONS & INNOVATIONS PREVIEWS IN RICHMOND Festive opening night marks the beginning of a new journey for returning company member, Shira Lanyi, as she bids a formal farewell to her hometown audience     Richmond, VA – Richmond Ballet is excited to announce that the […]

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April 27, 2015

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Poldark Finale watched by 5.9 million people

Ross Poldark (AIDAN TURNER) - (C) Mammoth Screen - Photographer: Mike Hogan

Poldark Finale watched by 5.9 million people Surprised to find Poldark on Ballet News ? Here on the blog section of the website I like to cover different subjects, and as Poldark is set in Cornwall, and I have family there, it’s a place close to my heart. It’s been magical to see the County […]

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April 27, 2015

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S MID-SCALE TOUR

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S MUCH-LOVED MID-SCALE TOUR CELEBRATES ITS 12th SEASON in 2015 Celebrating the 12th season of its much-loved mid-scale theatre tour initiative, Birmingham Royal Ballet continues with its policy of presenting its diverse repertory to the widest possible audience from 19 to 30 May 2015. The Company will once again split into two, half […]

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April 26, 2015

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BBC Young Dancer 2015 – Ballet final

Jenny Hackwell - (C) BBC - Photographer: Steve Pope

BBC Young Dancer 2015 – Ballet final The BBC is to turn the spotlight on the UK’s best young dancers with the first ever BBC Young Dancer 2015. The nationwide award has invited dancers to submit entries to compete for six places in a televised Grand Final to be shown live on BBC Two in […]

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April 24, 2015

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CAROLINA BALLET ENDS SEASON WITH DAZZLING DOUBLE BILL

CAROLINA BALLET ENDS SEASON WITH DAZZLING DOUBLE BILL ROBERT WEISS’ CINDERELLA AND A WORLD PREMIERE BY ZALMAN RAFFAEL   RALEIGH, NC — Carolina Ballet concludes its 17th season with the ballet company’s very popular Cinderella choreographed by artistic director Robert Weiss to the commissioned score of Cary resident Karl Moraski.  Also on this program will […]

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April 23, 2015

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Strictly Come Dancing Professionals 2015

Giovanni Pernice - (C) Alex Calderone - Photographer: Alex Calderone

Strictly Come Dancing Professionals 2015 The Strictly Come Dancing 2015 professional dancer line up is revealed today and includes three sensational, brand new dancers: Russian-born Dancing With The Stars favourite Gleb Savchenko, 2012 Italian Champion Giovanni Pernice and eight-times South African Latin American Champion Otlile Mabuse. They are joined by many Strictly favourites who are […]

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April 22, 2015

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Wayne Sleep OBE to adjudicate over the South East’s finest young dancers in London

Wayne Sleep OBE to adjudicate over the South East’s finest young dancers in London   The best young ballerinas in the South East of England are set for a competition final co-judged by celebrity dancer and choreographer, Wayne Sleep OBE. Following regional heats spanning seven counties and featuring over 500 local young people, Wayne Sleep, […]

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April 22, 2015

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CHRISTIAN BROWN TO JOIN HOUSTON BALLET AS DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

CHRISTIAN BROWN TO JOIN HOUSTON BALLET AS DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS   Houston, Texas – Houston Ballet is pleased to announce that Christian Brown will join its senior management team as Director of Marketing and Public Relations. Mr. Brown will be responsible for coordinating all of Houston Ballet communications strategies and overseeing the […]

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