January 25, 2016

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The Royal Academy of Dance Launches Repertoire Workshops

Natalia Osipova as Lise and Steven McRae as Colas in La Fille mal gardée. ©ROH 2015. Photographed by Tristram Kenton

The Royal Academy of Dance Launches Repertoire Workshops The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), supported by The Frederick Ashton Foundation, is launching new repertoire workshops based on Ashton’s vibrant ballet La Fille mal gardée. Mr Jean-Pierre Gasquet, who owns the copyright of the ballet, has granted the RAD the right to teach this choreography to […]

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January 25, 2016

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The Australian Ballet at London Coliseum in 2016

The Australian Ballet - Graeme Murphy's SWAN LAKE (Amber Scott and Adam Bull) - photography by Liz Ham

The Australian Ballet at London Coliseum in 2016 Graeme Murphy’s SWAN LAKE 13 – 16 July 2016 Alexei Ratmansky’s CINDERELLA 20 – 23 July 2016   London Coliseum, St Martin’s Lane, London, WC2N 4ES Tickets: 020 7845 9300 Presented by Askonas Holt and Raymond Gubbay Ltd and under the artistic helm of David McAllister, The […]

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January 24, 2016

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American Repertory Ballet Announces February 12 On Pointe Event: Spring Repertory Preview

American Repertory Ballet Announces February 12 On Pointe Event: Spring Repertory Preview   (Princeton, N.J.) – On Friday, February 12, 2016 at 5:15 p.m., American Repertory Ballet (ARB) will host Spring Repertory Preview, an On Pointe event featuring exclusive performances by the professional dancers of American Repertory Ballet, previewing never-before-seen works. This event will be held at […]

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January 24, 2016

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American Repertory Ballet to Host Its Annual Gala and Performance on March 5, 2016 in New Brunswick

American Repertory Ballet to Host Its Annual Gala and Performance on March 5, 2016 in New Brunswick     (New Brunswick, N.J.) –American Repertory Ballet is pleased to announce that it will host its annual Gala performance and reception, Focus Forward: Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Power, on Saturday, March 5, 2016, in downtown New […]

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January 24, 2016

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SUKI SCHORER TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

SUKI SCHORER TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION Former NYCB principal dancer to coach three roles choreographed on her by Balanchine New York City—Suki Schorer, who danced with New York City Ballet 1959-1972 (from 1968 as principal), will coach excerpts from roles in three ballets choreographed on her by Balanchine: Harlequinade (1965),   A […]

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January 24, 2016

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Laurretta Summerscales promoted to Principal of English National Ballet

Laurretta Summerscales as Prayer in English National Ballet's Coppelia

Laurretta Summerscales promoted to Principal of English National Ballet Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, has today (Sunday 24 January) announced that Laurretta Summerscales has been promoted to Principal of English National Ballet. Joining Laurretta on stage after her performance as Medora in Le Corsaire at the London Coliseum, Tamara Rojo announced the […]

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January 22, 2016

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English National Ballet and English National Ballet School present My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty

English National Ballet and English National Ballet School present My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty National Tour 24 March – 29 May 2016 Performance times and ticket prices vary English National Ballet and English National Ballet School present My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty, a reimagined version of the classic fairy-tale ballet created especially for children as young […]

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January 21, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | New York Premiere of The Winter’s Tale

The National Ballet of Canada | New York Premiere of The Winter’s Tale The National Ballet of Canada at Lincoln Center Festival Artistic Director Karen Kain and Executive Director Barry Hughson of The National Ballet of Canada today announced the company’s return to the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center in New York City. […]

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January 21, 2016

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CANADA`S ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET ANNOUNCES THE SUPPORT OF TD BANK GROUP FOR THE CANADIAN TOUR OF GOING HOME STAR – TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION

RWB Principal Dancer Sophia Lee Credit Réjean Brandt Photography

CANADA`S ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET ANNOUNCES THE SUPPORT OF TD BANK GROUP FOR THE CANADIAN TOUR OF GOING HOME STAR – TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION The Royal Winnipeg Ballet is gearing up to what promises to be one of the most important tours in its 76th year history.  After its successful premiere in Winnipeg back in October […]

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January 21, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES MID-SEASON PROMOTIONS IN THE COMPANY

BOSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES MID-SEASON PROMOTIONS IN THE COMPANY   PAUL CRAIG AND IRLAN SILVA PROMOTED TO SOLOIST   ALEXANDER MARYIANOWSKI PROMOTED TO CORPS DE BALLET   January 19, 2016—(Boston, MA) Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen has announced three promotions from within the Company: Paul Craig (USA) and Irlan Silva (Brazil) have been […]

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January 19, 2016

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The Washington Ballet | AWARD: NEA Grant for Director’s Cut, Feb.24-28

AWARD: NEA Grant for Director’s Cut, Feb.24-28 $20k Art Works Grant Supports Diverse Performances Dance set to Piano Jazz, Electronic Music and Bach’s Goldberg Variations WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet will premiere Director’s Cut at the Kennedy Center next month with support from the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) in the form of […]

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January 19, 2016

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Northern Ballet’s Swan Lake returns for national tour

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Northern Ballet’s Swan Lake returns for national tour   Join Northern Ballet this spring for one of ballet’s most famous love stories with the return of David Nixon OBE’s Swan Lake. Performed to Tchaikovsky’s moving score, this production is a modern take on an iconic classic with all the beauty for which Swan Lake is […]

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January 15, 2016

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CINCINNATI BALLET PRESENTS CINDERELLA THIS VALENTINE’S WEEEKEND

CINCINNATI BALLET PRESENTS CINDERELLA THIS VALENTINE’S WEEEKEND The timeless fairytale returns with a fresh new look   CINCINNATI, OH. Cinderella returns this Valentine’s weekend with choreography by Victoria Morgan. The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra performs the music of the legendary Sergei Prokofiev, conducted by Maestro Carmon DeLeone. Audiences have five opportunities to see the beloved tale […]

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January 15, 2016

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The Washington Ballet | Director’s Cut, Premieres Feb.24-28

The Washington Ballet_Director's Cut_Aurora Dickie and Tamas Krisza_Photo by Dean Alexander

The Washington Ballet | Director’s Cut, Premieres Feb.24-28 A Tribute to Works that Changed the Ballet World Set to Live Piano, Plus Jazz, Electronic Music and Bach’s Goldberg Variations The Washington Ballet (TWB) premieres Director’s Cut February 24-28 at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater, a collection of works that centers on legendary choreographer William Forsythe’s […]

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January 15, 2016

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SCOTTISH BALLET UNVEILS AMBITIOUS 2016/17 PROGRAMME

Sophie Martin for David DawsonÔÇÖs new Swan Lake for Scottish Ballet. Photograph by David Eustace.

SCOTTISH BALLET UNVEILS AMBITIOUS 2016/17 PROGRAMME Building on a prolific period of creativity, Scottish Ballet sets out an ambitious programme for 2016/17, continuing to innovate and cultivate new dance and delivering cutting edge creative projects.   Spring 2016: World premiere of new Swan Lake by David Dawson Scottish Ballet has a reputation for producing cutting […]

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January 14, 2016

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1st recommendation of 2016

1st recommendation of 2016 Today I’d like to make my first recommendation of the year. It’s not related to ballet directly, but hair care is a big deal and I’ve spent time researching options. If, like me, you prefer to use organic shampoos and conditioners, it can be hard to find products that care for […]

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January 13, 2016

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Attitude on Santa Fe dinner and performance will showcase three works choreographed by Colorado Ballet artists

Attitude on Santa Fe dinner and performance will showcase three works choreographed by Colorado Ballet artists   DENVER – Colorado Ballet will host the second Attitude on Santa Fe at 6 p.m. on February 6, 2016 in the Black Box Theater at the Armstrong Center for Dance, 1075 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO.  The performance […]

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January 13, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Winter’s Tale Principal Casting Announced

The National Ballet of Canada | The Winter’s Tale Principal Casting Announced The National Ballet of Canada returns to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington,D.C. with the U.S. premiere of The Winter’s Tale from January 19 — 24, 2016. The company toured to the Kennedy Center with Alice’s Adventures in […]

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January 13, 2016

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Graham’s The Family Dairy En Pointe for Scottish Ballet

Scottish Ballet Principal dancer Sophie Martin launching the company's health partnership with Graham's Dairies with Odette the calf

Graham’s The Family Dairy En Pointe for Scottish Ballet Scottish Ballet confirms Graham’s As New Health Sponsor for 2016 Today, Wednesday 13 January 2016, Graham’s The Family Dairy and Scottish Ballet announce the dairy’s new role as official health sponsor.  The year-long partnership is the first of its kind for Scottish Ballet and will see […]

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January 13, 2016

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CAROLINA BALLET’S SPRING PROGRAMS HONOR WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

CAROLINA BALLET’S SPRING PROGRAMS HONOR WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Commemorating 400th Anniversary of the Bard’s Death   RALEIGH, NC — Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce that the focus of the company’s spring productions from February to May 2016 is the work of William Shakespeare – his comedies, tragedies and romantic sonnets brought to life by dance. […]

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