April 10, 2014

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2014 Repertoire

Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2014 Repertoire   TORONTO, ON (April 10, 2014) – Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce the repertoire for its upcoming Spring Showcase 2014 performances, presented by MAC Cosmetics.  Taking place from May 21 to May 24 at the Betty Oliphant Theatre, this year’s program will […]

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April 10, 2014

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Northern Ballet’s Three Little Pigs on CBeebies

CBeebies Three Little Pigs. Presented by Mr Bloom (Ben Faulks) with dancers from Northern Ballet. Straw Pig (Teresa Saavedra Bordes) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

  Northern Ballet’s Three Little Pigs on CBeebies This Easter, Three Little Pigs, presented my Mr Bloom with dancers from Northern Ballet will be broadcast on CBeebies on 21/4/2014.  

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April 9, 2014

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San Francisco Ballet 2015 Repertory Season

San Francisco Ballet 2015 Repertory Season PROGRAM ONE T R I P L E B I L L|JAN 27–FEB 7 Serenade Included in the Principal Series 5 and 8 Journey from the roots of classical ballet in America to the cutting-edge of contemporary dance. George Balanchine’s Serenade was his first U.S. commission. Don’t miss the […]

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April 9, 2014

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The Genée International Ballet Competition and Genée Dance Challenge

The Genée International Ballet Competition and Genée Dance Challenge The Royal Academy of Dance’s (RAD) flagship event, the Genée International Ballet Competition, will be held in the city of Antwerp, Belgium, in September 2014. Together with partners Royal Ballet Flanders, the Genée will, once again, prove to be one of the most exciting events on […]

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April 9, 2014

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Queensland Ballet announces research into benefits of Dance for Parkinson’s

Queensland Ballet announces research into benefits of Dance for Parkinson’s Queensland Ballet is undertaking research into its innovative new Dance for Parkinson’s pilot program to investigate the physical, social and emotional benefits that ballet and dance can have on people living with Parkinson’s disease (Parkinson’s). Queensland Ballet CEO Anna Marsden says, “Queensland Ballet is passionate […]

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April 9, 2014

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Houston Ballet’s Academy Presents Its 2014 Spring Showcase

Houston Ballet Academy - Studies - Mallory Mehaffey_photo by Amitava

Houston Ballet’s Academy Presents Its 2014 Spring Showcase   Young Dancers Perform George Balanchine’s Masterwork Serenade for the First Time, Coached by Former Principal Dancer Leslie Peck   David Lichine’s Comic Gem Graduation Ball Returns to the Repertoire     HOUSTON, TEXAS - On Friday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 26 at 1:30 […]

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April 9, 2014

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YOU dance Reaches Over 60,000 Young People & Families

YOU dance Reaches Over 60,000 Young People & Families Spring Season Features Two Special Performances  YOU dance, The National Ballet of Canada’s highly successful education and outreach programme, has reached over 60,000 young people and their families since it was created in 2007. This spring, YOU dance gives two special performances: a FREE performance in […]

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April 9, 2014

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PRESENT SLEEPING BEAUTY

CAROLINA BALLET TO PRESENT SLEEPING BEAUTY WITH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF THE TRIANGLE RALEIGH, NC — Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce that the company will end its 16th season with a production of Sleeping Beauty to Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet score, accompanied by live music of the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, May 15-18, […]

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April 9, 2014

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Northern Ballet announces UK Première of Jean-Christophe Maillot’s, Les Ballets de Monte Carlo production of Romeo & Juliet

Northern Ballet announces UK Première of Jean-Christophe Maillot’s, Les Ballets de Monte Carlo production of Romeo & Juliet Ahead of tonight’s Les Ballets de Monte Carlo’s UK Première of LAC (After Swan Lake) at the London Coliseum, Northern Ballet has announced that it will open its spring 2015 season with the UK Première of Jean-Christophe […]

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April 9, 2014

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NEW BOOK REVEALS AN INSIGHT INTO THE WORLD OF ROYAL BALLET PRINCIPAL STEVEN McRAE

Steven McRae

NEW BOOK REVEALS AN INSIGHT INTO THE WORLD OF ROYAL BALLET PRINCIPAL STEVEN McRAE  Steven McRae: Dancer in the Fast Lane Steven McRae: Dancer in the Fast Lane is a revealing insight into the world of Royal Ballet Principal Steven McRae. Photographed over the last 12 months by Andrej Uspenski, this book offers a glimpse […]

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April 8, 2014

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Ramona de Saa, Legendary Master Teacher of Cuban National Ballet School to guest teach at Florida’s Sarasota Cuban Ballet School Summer Program 2014

Ramona de Saa to guest teach at Sarasota Cuban Ballet School Summer Program 2014 The Sarasota Cuban Ballet School announces the legendary master teacher, Ramona de Saa, director of the National Ballet School of Cuba will teach master classes for the last three weeks of its Intermediate and Advanced Ballet Summer program.  The program will run for […]

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April 8, 2014

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BBC Worldwide celebrates 50th country sale of Strictly Come Dancing

BBC Worldwide celebrates 50th country sale of Strictly Come Dancing   8th April 2014, Cannes:  BBC Worldwide announced today that it has sold Dancing with the Stars to Planet TV in Slovenia, marking the 50th country to license the format of this global TV phenomenon. Since Strictly Come Dancing aired on BBC One in the […]

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April 7, 2014

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Les Sylphides and More: A Dazzling Showcase of 5 Captivating Ballets

Tan Yuan Yuan and Damian Smith in Finding Light

The Hong Kong Ballet | Les Sylphides and More: A Dazzling Showcase of 5 Captivating Ballets Whether you are new to the world of classical ballet or a confirmed aficionado, The Hong Kong Ballet’s mixed bill will have you coming back for more. The show is something of a gala, showcasing five different ballets ranging […]

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April 7, 2014

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The Bodytorque DNA: cutting-edge dance, design, music and fashion in an exclusive Melbourne-only season

Ako Kondo and Cristiano Martino in Bodytorque. Photography Paul Scala

The Australian Ballet | The Bodytorque DNA: cutting-edge dance, design, music and fashion in an exclusive Melbourne-only season Australia’s most promising choreographic talent will unleash five new works in the Melbourne debut of Bodytorque – a program that brings together cutting-edge dance, design, music and fashion. Five choreographers have been chosen to create works with […]

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April 4, 2014

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2014 – 2015 SEASON

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2014 – 2015 SEASON AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   A      re-creation by Dame Gillian Lynne of a ground-breaking work from the      Company’s history: Robert Helpmann’s 1944 ballet Miracle in the Gorbals Sir      Peter Wright’s The Nutcracker returns      for Christmas David      Bintley’s brand-new one-act ballet The      King […]

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April 4, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing | Bruce Forsyth steps down as regular weekly host

Sir Bruce Forsyth - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Bruce Forsyth steps down as host Sir Bruce Forsyth is stepping down as the regular weekly host of Strictly Come Dancing, the BBC has confirmed. He said it was the “right time to step down from the rigours” of hosting the live show, which celebrates its 12th series later this year. […]

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April 4, 2014

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DANCE MAGIC: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF RICHARD CALMES

DANCE MAGIC: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF RICHARD CALMES EXHIBITED AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF DANCE APRIL 2014-APRIL 2015   The National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs, New York has selected Dance Magic: the Photography of Richard Calmes to be on view from April 2014 to April, 2015. The exhibition was selected under the Museum’s Art in […]

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April 3, 2014

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CANADA’S ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET ANNOUNCES 75TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON

CANADA’S ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET ANNOUNCES 75TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON Artistic Director, André Lewis and Executive Director, Jeff Herd proudly launched Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s 75th Anniversary season today, a celebratory moment in the international ballet s history.  s 75th anniversary. This is a milestone in our history that we are very proud to have achieved. We are […]

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April 3, 2014

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Ballet Austin Artistic Director Stephen Mills Among Renowned Artists to Encourage Holocaust Education at United Nations Headquarters

Ballet Austin Artistic Director Stephen Mills Among Renowned Artists to Encourage Holocaust Education at United Nations Headquarters Ballet Austin’s Artistic Director Stephen Mills has been selected to join a group of award-wining artists on April 28, 2014 who will discuss the role of art in conveying the universal lessons of the Holocaust through a variety […]

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April 3, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | Le vertige de l’étoile: Documentary Starring Guillaume Côté Wins Prestigious Award

Le vertige de l’étoile: Documentary Starring Guillaume Côté Wins Prestigious Award Le vertige de l’étoile, a documentary featuring Principal Dancer  Guillaume Côté, has won the prestigious ICI ARTV Springboard to the World Award at the 32nd International Festival of Films on Art in Montréal, Québec. The film is directed by Jean-Pierre Dussault and Eric Côté. The […]

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