July 16, 2014

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RICHMOND BALLET LEADERS RETURN FROM STATE DEPARTMENT FORUM IN CHINA

RICHMOND BALLET LEADERS RETURN FROM STATE DEPARTMENT FORUM IN CHINA Secretary Kerry endorses cultural exchange programs while the Ballet lays groundwork for new, future partnerships Richmond Ballet Artistic Director Stoner Winslett and Managing Director Brett Bonda have returned to the United States after presenting the Ballet’s Road to China and Beyond initiative at the U.S. […]

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July 16, 2014

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American Repertory Ballet announces new Executive Director

American Repertory Ballet announces new Executive Director   NEW BRUNSWICK and PRINCETON, NJ – American Repertory Ballet has named Vanessa Logan as its new Executive Director. Logan joins ARB from Boston Ballet, where she most recently served as Chief of Staff.   “During the past 5 years Vanessa has made tremendous contributions to Boston Ballet,” […]

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July 16, 2014

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Northern Light – a season of Nordic dance at Sadler’s Wells

Northern Light – a season of Nordic dance at Sadler’s Wells Sadler’s Wells celebrates Nordic dance culture this Autumn with Northern Light, a season of six productions, including five UK premieres, across the main stage and Lilian Baylis Studio, as well as off-site at the Platform Theatre in King’s Cross. From 18 September to 14 […]

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July 15, 2014

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Tickets are on sale now for Colorado Ballet’s 2014-2015 season

Tickets are on sale now for Colorado Ballet’s 2014-2015 season   DENVER – Single tickets went on sale today for Colorado Ballet’s 54th season, which will include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Dracula, The Nutcracker and Ballet MasterWorks at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House and Peter and the Wolf at the Newman Center for the Performing […]

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July 15, 2014

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HOUSTON BALLET 2014-15 SEASON

HOUSTON BALLET 2014-15 SEASON April 26, 2014 marks the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth. In honour of this milestone in world culture, Houston Ballet will present dance interpretations of great Shakespearean works by choreographers from three continents: a lavish new production of Romeo and Juliet by Stanton Welch; the company premiere of John Neumeier’s […]

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July 14, 2014

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English National Ballet and English National Ballet School

English National Ballet and English National Ballet School seek new joint home English National Ballet and English National Ballet School have announced plans to find a joint London home, which will become the first combined training and dance facility in the UK. National commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton has been appointed to find premises […]

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July 11, 2014

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The Royal Ballet School announces a special event showcasing British dance training

The Royal Ballet School announces a special event showcasing British dance training We are pleased to announce an event bringing together the country’s leading dance schools in a collaboration at the Royal Opera House Linbury Studio Theatre in March 2015, hosted by The Royal Ballet School. Spring Celebration: A showcase of British dance training, will […]

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July 11, 2014

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The Australian Ballet | The Nutcracker

Artists of The Australian Ballet in The Nutcracker. Photography Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet | The Nutcracker 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, this magical production will bring festive cheer to Melbourne from […]

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July 11, 2014

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NATALIA OSIPOVA & IVAN VASILIEV in SOLO FOR TWO

NATALIA OSIPOVA & IVAN VASILIEV in SOLO FOR TWO 6th – 9th August 2014, London Coliseum Please note the slight programme change : The world’s most celebrated dancing partners, Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev are re-united for this summer’s hottest ticket, at the London Coliseum, Wednesday 6th – Saturday 9th August in producer Sergei Danilian’s […]

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July 11, 2014

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Dutch National Ballet | BIOGRAPHY OF MICHAELA DEPRINCE PUBLISHED MID-SEPTEMBER 2014

Dutch National Ballet | BIOGRAPHY OF MICHAELA DEPRINCE PUBLISHED MID-SEPTEMBER 2014 * Taking Flight published on 13 September 2014 in the Netherlands * International release on 14 October 2014 * Biography written in collaboration with her mother Taking Flight, the biography of Michaela DePrince from Dutch National Ballet’s Junior Company, will be published in mid-September. […]

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July 8, 2014

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English National Ballet commission Cameron McMillan to create new work for Big Dance

English National Ballet commission Cameron McMillan to create new work for Big Dance English National Ballet has commissioned award-winning choreographer, Cameron McMillan to create a new work for Big Dance in West London. The piece, Kinetic Echo – Our Dancing Selves, explores questions of online identity and self expression and will be performed at Westfield […]

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July 8, 2014

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Dutch National Ballet: Back to Bach – premieres and revivals

Dutch National Ballet: Back to Bach – premieres and revivals * Four ballets to music by Johann Sebastian Bach * Newly compiled ballet by Hans van Manen * World premiere by Ernst Meisner * Modern international hits by Krzysztof Pastor and David Dawson * Presented from 11 October 2014 in Dutch National Opera & Ballet, […]

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July 8, 2014

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Romeo & Juliet breaks a 54-year box office record for Queensland Ballet

Romeo & Juliet breaks a 54-year box office record for Queensland Ballet Queensland Ballet’s Australian première of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s iconic Romeo & Juliet production has broken a 54-year box office record. This world famous production of Shakespeare’s tragic tale of star-cross’d lovers, with guest appearances by international ballet stars Tamara Rojo, Carlos Acosta and […]

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July 7, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | Romeo and Juliet Makes US Premiere

Romeo and Juliet Makes US Premiere at Los Angeles’ The Music Center The National Ballet of Canada tours to The Music Center in Los Angeles with Romeo and Juliet. The critically acclaimed production choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky is onstage July 10 – 13, 2014 for only five performances. This will be the National Ballet’s second engagement at […]

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July 5, 2014

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Ballet Meets Wimbledon 2014

The Wimbledon Mash Up As the final matches at Wimbledon are played out this weekend, Ballet News took the tennis theme and highlighted the products making the news. Babolat, the inventor of natural gut strings, provides the official tennis rackets, shoes,* bags and accessories for the Championships, Wimbledon 2014. If they’re good enough for Rafael Nadal…  […]

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July 3, 2014

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The Royal Ballet School announces three new members of its teaching faculty

The Royal Ballet School announces three new members of its teaching faculty We are delighted to announce three new artistic staff will be joining us to teach at the School from September 2014. Carol-Anne Millar has been appointed as our new girls’ Artistic Teacher at White Lodge. Carol was a student of The Royal Ballet […]

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July 3, 2014

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Promotions, joiners and leavers at The Royal Ballet

Promotions, joiners and leavers at The Royal Ballet Kevin O’Hare, Director of The Royal Ballet, has made the following promotions for the forthcoming 2014/15 Season.   Akane Takada and Valentino Zucchetti have been promoted to First Soloists. Francesca Hayward, Yasmine Naghdi, Tristan Dyer and Fernando Montaño are promoted to Soloists, along with Jacqueline Clark, Elsa […]

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July 3, 2014

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Dutch National Ballet Gala & Swan Lake

Dutch National Ballet Gala & Swan Lake * 13 September: Gala, festive opening of the 2014-2015 ballet season * 14 September: Swan Lake – the ballet of ballets – returns to   Dutch National Ballet * Exclusive ballet gala with highlights from the repertoire * Performances by all the stars of Dutch National Ballet * […]

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July 2, 2014

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BALLET IN THE PARK KICKS OFF RWB’S 75TH SEASON

BALLET IN THE PARK KICKS OFF RWB’S 75TH SEASON RWB celebrates milestone anniversary with free performances for all to attend Winnipeg, Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet launches its 75th Anniversary season from July 23-25 with Ballet in the Park. The free family-friendly event returns to Assiniboine Park for three outdoor performances on the Lyric Theatre stage […]

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July 2, 2014

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DARCEY BUSSELL AND THE MAYOR OF LONDON LAUNCH BIG DANCE 2014

Darcey Bussell and the Mayor of London Boris Johnson warm up at City Hall in London for Big Dance 2014, 5–13 July.

DARCEY BUSSELL AND THE MAYOR OF LONDON LAUNCH BIG DANCE 2014  GLASGOW, LONDON AND SYDNEY JOIN UP FOR BIG COMMONWEALTH DANCE   Big Dance Special Ambassador, Darcey Bussell, and Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, launched Big Dance 2014 today, Wednesday 2 July, at City Hall in London, with a warm up for this year’s Big Dance, […]

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