February 13, 2015

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2015 with performances of Serenade and CARMINA BURANA

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2015 with performances of Serenade and  CARMINA BURANA London Coliseum Saint Martin’s Lane, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4ES Thursday 19 March – Saturday 21 March 2015 2015 is already an auspicious year for Birmingham Royal Ballet as it honours two important reasons to celebrate: the 25th anniversary […]

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February 13, 2015

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ARTISTS JOINED BY ABT PRINCIPAL XIOMARA REYES FOR WORLD PREMIERE OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

Sona Kharatian by Dean Alexander and Design Army

THE WASHINGTON BALLET ARTISTS JOINED BY ABT PRINCIPAL XIOMARA REYES FOR WORLD PREMIERE OF SLEEPY HOLLOW FEBRUARY 18 – 22, 2015 WITH ALL-ORIGINAL MUSICAL SCORE, SET, LIGHTING, COSTUME, PROJECTION AND PUPPET DESIGN The Washington Ballet is pleased to announce casting and libretto for the world premiere of Septime Webre’s Sleepy Hollow, Wednesday, February 18 – […]

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February 13, 2015

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Three Nationally Renowned Ballet Stars Choose Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet as New Home

Three Nationally Renowned Ballet Stars Choose Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet as New Home Simon Ball, Amanda Edge, Matthew Powell Join CPYB Faculty   Nicholas Ade, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet CEO, along with Founding Artistic Director Marcia Dale Weary today announced that Simon Ball will join CPYB in September in the new position of full-time faculty member […]

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February 13, 2015

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My First Ballet: SWAN LAKE

English National Ballet and  English National Ballet School present My First Ballet:  SWAN LAKE English National Ballet and English National Ballet School are delighted to announce tour details for My First Ballet: Swan Lake, the reimagined iconic Tchaikovsky ballet made accessible and enjoyable for audiences as young as three years old. Adapted to one hour […]

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February 12, 2015

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Sergei Polunin, “Take Me to Church” by Hozier, Directed by David LaChapelle

Sergei Polunin, “Take Me to Church” by Hozier, Directed by David LaChapelle Sergei Polunin “Take me to Church” by Hozier Directed by David LaChapelle Choreography by Jade Hale-Christofi Proving very popular, this video showing ex- Royal Ballet Principal dancer Sergei Polunin was recently released on YouTube. The video is beautiful. The choreography by Jade Hale-Christofi […]

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February 10, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada 2015/16 Season

The National Ballet of Canada 2015/16 Season World Premiere of Le Petit Prince by Guillaume Côté The Winter’s Tale Makes North American Premiere The Nutcracker Celebrates 20th Anniversary Tours to Montréal and Ottawa Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the 2015/16 season featuring the world premiere of Le Petit […]

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February 10, 2015

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CAROLINA BALLET CELEBRATES MASTER COMPOSERS AND THEIR MUSIC FOR DANCE

CAROLINA BALLET CELEBRATES MASTER COMPOSERS AND THEIR MUSIC FOR DANCE Music of Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Stravinsky among Names on Program   RALEIGH, NC — After the success of Robert Weiss’ Vivaldi’s Four Seasons in February 2014,  Carolina Ballet decided to present a program of dance by famous composers through the ages.  The Master Composers program […]

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February 10, 2015

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Queensland Ballet | The award-winning production by Peter Schaufuss La Sylphide has sold out

Queensland Ballet | The award-winning production by Peter Schaufuss La Sylphide has sold out Queensland Ballet’s Brisbane season of Peter Schaufuss’ award-winning production of La Sylphide has sold out. Queensland Ballet’s Artistic Director Li Cunxin is thrilled. “I’m so excited that La Sylphide has been so popular among audiences. “Peter Schaufuss is an international ballet […]

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February 9, 2015

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The Sarasota Ballet Restructures Administrative Staff by Creating an Expanded Development Department

The Sarasota Ballet Restructures Administrative Staff by Creating an Expanded Development Department Ballet Company strengthens resources by hiring two new employees   SARASOTA, Fla. – February 9, 2015 – The Sarasota Ballet announced today that Janet K. Ginn has joined the staff as Development Director to further expand the financial foundation of the Company.  The […]

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February 9, 2015

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Happy Monday

Happy Monday At the start of a new week (or if you’re already through Monday), sparkle your own trail and make this a week to remember.

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February 7, 2015

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43rd Edition of Prix de Lausanne

43rd Edition of Prix de Lausanne

The Curtain has Fallen on the 43rd Edition of Prix de Lausanne Lausanne, February 7th, 2015. The Prix de Lausanne has yet again attracted young, promising dancers from all parts of the world. This 43rd edition began with a total of 67 candidates, 20 of which were selected to compete in the finals on Saturday, […]

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February 6, 2015

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2015 Prix de Lausanne finalists

2015 Prix de Lausanne finalists Among the 67 candidates who took part in the Prix de Lausanne’s selections, the jury has selected 20 finalists: GIRLS 102, Scudamore Bianca, Australia 105, Armstrong Sierra, USA 106, Park SeonMee, South Korea 107, Ray Amber, USA 108, Blenkinsop Rebecca, Australia 301, Kanehara Rina, Japan 302, Park Jisoo, South Korea […]

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February 6, 2015

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Queensland Ballet presents award-production by Peter Schaufuss – La Sylphide

Queensland Ballet presents award-production by Peter Schaufuss – La Sylphide Woken on his wedding day by a beautiful, winged sylph, the Scotsman James is utterly bewitched. Elusive and playful, she professes her love for him. James’s obsessive pursuit of the otherworldly creature leads him to abandon his fiancé and follow the sylph into the dangerous […]

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February 6, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | Hannah Fischer and Ethan Watts Compete for The Erik Bruhn Prize

The National Ballet of Canada | Hannah Fischer and Ethan Watts Compete for The Erik Bruhn Prize Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, announced that Corps de Ballet members Hannah Fischer (20) and Ethan Watts (20) will represent the company at The Eleventh International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize on Tuesday, […]

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February 6, 2015

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The Paris Opera’s 2015/2016 Season

The Paris Opera’s 2015/2016 Season On Wednesday February 4th 2015, Stéphane Lissner, Director of the Paris Opera, Musical Director Philippe Jordan and Director of Dance Benjamin Millepied, presented the programme of the first season they have designed together. UNITY / AMBITION / BALANCE Three central concepts have guided the preparation of this first season: Unity: […]

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February 5, 2015

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Ballet News Reviews | Friends Food Family

Ballet News Reviews | Friends Food Family by Sasha Wilkins It’s February. We’re all shivering our way through the short, dull days and looking for diversion from the relentless greyness of everything. Step forward Friends Food Family by Sasha Wilkins. I’ve been reading Sasha’s lifestyle blog, LibertyLondonGirl since she started writing it, and it’s no surprise […]

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February 5, 2015

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Kew Gardens | Flowers that dance

Alluring Orchids 7 February to 8 March 2015 – Princess of Wales Conservatory (9.30am – 5pm daily) A floral feast to seduce the senses Escape the winter cold and enter the steamy Princess of Wales Conservatory for a tropical floral extravaganza this February. Experience an explosion of colour and discover why plants have evolved to look stunningly vibrant and […]

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February 4, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet | The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude

Pacific Northwest Ballet | The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude With THE VERTIGINOUS THRILL OF FORSYTHE, Pacific Northwest Ballet becomes the first major American dance company to present a program devoted entirely to the work of acclaimed choreographer William Forsythe. The triple bill, including two PNB premieres, presents distinctive works from a dance maker legendary for […]

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February 2, 2015

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Blue Peter’s Radzi and RAD are Moving North with a brand new dance competition

Blue Peter’s Radzi and RAD are Moving North with a brand new dance competition  Leeds heats: Sunday 3 May 2015 (applications close on Monday 9 March 2015) Bolton heats: Sunday 10 May 2015 (applications close on Monday 16 March 2015) York heats: Sunday 21 June 2015 (applications close on Monday 13 April 2015) Final: The […]

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February 1, 2015

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS MODERN MASTERS

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS MODERN MASTERS   Harald Lander’s Etudes Returns to the Repertoire for the First Time in Over a Decade   George Balanchine’s Classic Masterpiece Ballo della Regina and Nacho Duato’s Catalonian Folk Tale Jardí Tancat Round Out the Program     HOUSTON, TEXAS – From March 12 – 22, 2015 Houston Ballet offers […]

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