January 6, 2017

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Colorado Ballet presents Ballet MasterWorks

Ballet MasterWorks - Maria Mosina by Allen Birnbach

Colorado Ballet presents Ballet MasterWorks Made possible by presenting sponsor Denver Ballet Guild Colorado Ballet will present a collection of three master ballet works to live music by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra in Ballet MasterWorks, February 17-26, 2017 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. “Colorado Ballet performed Ballet MasterWorks productions in 2013 and 2015 and […]

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January 6, 2017

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The National Ballet of Canada | YOU dance Returns to Regent Park for Second Residency

Clare Peterson at a YOU dance performance at Daniels Spectrum. Photo by Bruce Zinger

The National Ballet of Canada | YOU dance Returns to Regent Park for Second Residency Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the company will bring YOU dance to the Regent Park community in Toronto for the second time. The week-long residency will include workshops at local schools as well […]

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January 6, 2017

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Hong Kong Ballet | The Nutcracker in Macao!

Hong Kong Ballet |  The Nutcracker in Macao! Hong Kong Ballet kicks off 2017 with a return to Macao Cultural Centre,  13 – 15 January After five years since its last appearance in 2012, Hong Kong Ballet will return to the Grand Auditorium, Macao Cultural Centre at its invitation to perform for the sixth time, […]

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January 6, 2017

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Prix de Lausanne 2017

Prix de Lausanne 2017 Ticket sales opening, artistic team 2017 and interlude programme part I International competition for young dancers – Théâtre de Beaulieu Lausanne January 4th, 2017: John Neumeier will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award for his dedication to the education in dance and for his long collaboration with Prix de Lausanne. As part […]

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January 4, 2017

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NEW PRINCIPALS AND SOLOIST AT DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET

left to right: Qian Liu in Jewels (photo Angela Sterling), Sasha Mukhamedov in Giselle (photo Angela Sterling), Michaela DePrince in Coppelia (photo Marc Haegeman)

NEW PRINCIPALS AND SOLOIST AT DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET Promotions for Michaela DePrince, Sasha Mukhamedov & Qian Liu * Sasha Mukhamedov and Qian Liu promoted to principal * Michaela DePrince promoted to soloist Ballerinas Sasha Mukhamedov and Qian Liu have both been promoted to principal at Dutch National Ballet. Ballerina Michaela DePrince has been promoted to […]

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January 4, 2017

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Cast changes for English National Ballet’s performances of Mary Skeaping’s Giselle at the London Coliseum.

Cast changes for English National Ballet’s performances of Mary Skeaping’s Giselle at the London Coliseum Previously advertised Principal casting for Mary Skeaping’s Giselle has changed, due to injury.   Guest Artist Jurgita Dronina, Principal with the National Ballet of Canada, performs in the role of Giselle, joining previously announced Guest Artists for the productions run […]

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January 4, 2017

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The Sarasota Ballet Promotes Overstreet and Gonzalez to Principals

Ellen Overstreet and Edward Gonzalez as the Diamond's Principal Couple in George Balanchine's Jewels. Photography Frank Atura.

The Sarasota Ballet Promotes Overstreet and Gonzalez to Principals Live on stage during the curtain calls for George Balanchine’s Jewels after their performances as the principal couple of Diamonds, Ellen Overstreet and Edward Gonzalez were named Principals Just before the curtain calls came to an end for 17 December’s Saturday Matinee performance of George Balanchine’s […]

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January 2, 2017

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Stuttgart Ballet | Promotions as of January 1st

Stuttgart Ballet | Promotions as of January 1st Artistic Director Reid Anderson is happy to announce the following promotions: Agnes Su, who joined the company in the 2013-14 season has been promoted to Demi Solist. Adhonay Soares da Silva, who gave an outstanding performance as Basilio at the revival of Maxmiliano Guerra’s Don Quijote has […]

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December 25, 2016

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Christmas Special Episode

Gethin Jones, Chloe Hewitt - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Christmas Special Episode Melvin & Janette are crowned Strictly Christmas Champions.  

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December 25, 2016

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Happy Christmas

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Happy Christmas Happy Christmas Ballet Newsers around the world! Thank you for your support and here’s to 2017 !

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December 23, 2016

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Ballet News Previews | Dancing The Nutcracker – Inside The Royal Ballet

The Nutcracker – Francessca Hayward and Alexander Campbell. The Prince and Sugarplum Fairy - (C) Royal Opera House - Photographer: Helen Maybanks

Ballet News Previews | Dancing The Nutcracker – Inside The Royal Ballet Dancing The Nutcracker – Inside The Royal Ballet 25th December, 4pm (90 minutes) BBC Two ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, […]

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December 23, 2016

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Queensland Ballet Company Artist, Alexander Idaszak promoted to the rank of Demi-Soloist

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Queensland Ballet Company Artist, Alexander Idaszak promoted to the rank of Demi-Soloist Queensland Ballet Company Artist, Alexander Idaszak, was today promoted to the rank of Demi-Soloist following the final performance of The Nutcracker.   After graduating the Australian Ballet School in 2012, Alexander joined Queensland Ballet as a Company Artist in 2013. He enjoyed a […]

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December 23, 2016

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ZENAIDA YANOWSKY TO RETIRE AS PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH THE ROYAL BALLET

ZENAIDA YANOWSKY TO RETIRE AS PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH THE ROYAL BALLET After 22 years with The Royal Ballet Zenaida Yanowsky has made the decision to step down as a Principal dancer with the Company in July 2017 at the end of the current Season.  Her last performance will be in Australia in July performing Paulina […]

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December 22, 2016

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Colorado Ballet’s The Nutcracker Named Best-Loved Nutcracker in the Nation

Colorado Ballet‘s The Nutcracker Named Best-Loved Nutcracker in the Nation Colorado Ballet has won the 10th Annual Goldstar National Nutcracker Award, the only Award which honors live performances of the seasonal classic. As winner of the audience-favorite competition, Colorado Ballet takes home “The Nutty” statuette, a cash prize for its education programs, and is named […]

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December 22, 2016

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English National Ballet presents Mary Skeaping’s Giselle at the London Coliseum from 11 – 22 January 2017

English National Ballet presents Mary Skeaping’s Giselle at the London Coliseum from 11 – 22 January 2017 English National Ballet Giselle the classic ballet by Mary Skeaping London Coliseum Wednesday 11 – Sunday 22 January 2017 Performances at 7.30pm (mat at 2.30pm) Tickets: £14 – £79 Following the world premiere of Akram Khan’s reinterpretation of […]

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December 22, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | Onegin Tours to National Arts Centre

McGee Maddox and Xiao Nan Yu in Onegin. Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic

The National Ballet of Canada | Onegin Tours to National Arts Centre Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the company’s will tour Onegin to the National Arts Centre in Ottawa January 19 – 21, 2017. The opening night on January 19 will feature Principal Dancer McGee Maddox in the […]

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December 20, 2016

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DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET APPOINTS YOUNG CREATIVE ASSOCIATES

DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET APPOINTS YOUNG CREATIVE ASSOCIATES * Juanjo Arqus & Peter Leung new Young Creative Associates *Part of new strategy for developing choreographic talent *Trajectory starts on 1 January 2017 On 1 January 2017, the young choreographers Juanjo Arqus and Peter Leung will be appointed Young Creative Associates of Dutch National Ballet. The appointment […]

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December 20, 2016

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Hong Kong Ballet | The Nutcracker Dazzled its Spectators over the Weekend

Hong Kong Ballet |The Nutcracker Dazzled its Spectators over the Weekend Hong Kong Ballets Festive Production will Delight More Audiences in its Second Week Proudly presented by FANCL Christmas would not be Christmas without The Nutcracker! Hong Kong Ballets The Nutcracker brought a wonderful sense of festivity to Hong Kong last weekend with its perfect […]

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December 19, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker Sold Out

The National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker Sold Out Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that all performances of The Nutcracker are completely sold out. For the first time ever, tickets for the holiday classic have sold out prior to Christmas. This season, The Nutcracker grossed a record-breaking […]

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December 19, 2016

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VAIL DANCE FESTIVAL TO RECEIVE $10K GRANT FROM THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS

VAIL DANCE FESTIVAL TO RECEIVE $10K GRANT FROM THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $30 million in grants as part of the NEAs first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $10,000 to […]

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