April 9, 2015

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2015 Repertoire

Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2015 Repertoire   Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce the repertoire for its upcoming Spring Showcase 2015 performances, taking place from Wednesday, May 20 to Saturday, May 23 at the Betty Oliphant Theatre in Toronto, ON. This year’s program will feature classical and contemporary works […]

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April 9, 2015

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MAD HOT BALLET: Lost in Venice Promises to Raise $1 Million in Support of The National Ballet of Canada

MAD HOT BALLET: Lost in Venice Promises to Raise $1 Million in Support of  The National Ballet of Canada MAD HOT BALLET: Lost in Venice, The National Ballet of Canada’s annual fundraising gala, is on June 17, 2015 at 6:30 pm at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. One of Toronto’s most highly anticipated […]

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April 9, 2015

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English National Ballet | Choreographics

Choreographics Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells Friday 19 & Saturday 20 June 2015 Performances: 7.30pm (mat 2.30pm) Tickets: £15 Box office: 0844 412 4300   English National Ballet’s platform for emerging dance makers, Choreographics, takes place at Sadler’s Wells’ Lilian Baylis Studio on 19 and 20 June 2015. The initiative is vital to the development […]

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April 7, 2015

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French Sole Ballet Flats SS15

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French Sole Ballet Flats SS15 Just before the Easter break I was sent a pair of shoes from French Sole (pictured). If you like to show a little toe cleavage then this is the style for you as it has a low vamp. The shoe is elegant, quite narrow and perfectly made in nude/blush soft […]

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April 3, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Tours to Nation’s Capital

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Tours to Nation’s Capital Six Performances at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre April 9 – 12, 2014 The National Ballet of Canada returns to the National Arts Centre in Ottawa with the internationally acclaimed Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by choreographer Christopher Wheeldon. Following a successful sold-out run in Toronto, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland […]

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April 3, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet School Present Two Dance-Filled Days

Pacific Northwest Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet School Present Two Dance-Filled Days   Friday, June 12, 2015 – 7:30 pm NEXT STEP PNB’s Annual Choreographic Showcase of world premieres created by PNB Company dancers for Professional Division students   Saturday, June 13, 2015 – 2:00 and 7:00 pm THE 34th ANNUAL PNB SCHOOL PERFORMANCES Featuring […]

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April 3, 2015

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Happy Easter!

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Happy Easter Ballet Newsers Whatever you are doing, wherever you are, I hope you have a wonderful Easter (and a break if you can !)

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April 1, 2015

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2015 – 2016 SEASON

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2015 – 2016 SEASON AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   Balanchine’s Theme and Variations, the first ever ballet that the Company performed in 1990, returns to celebrate Birmingham Royal Ballet’s 25 years in the city The Nutcracker, created as a gift to the City of Birmingham, turns 25 The 2016 year-long commemoration of […]

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April 1, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Dancer Brittany Reid Announces Retirement

Pacific Northwest Ballet Dancer Brittany Reid Announces Retirement   Following a 15-Year Career with PNB, Final Performances in Swan Lake.   Seattle, WA – Pacific Northwest Ballet corps de ballet dancer Brittany Reid has announced she will be retiring at the end of the run of Kent Stowell’s Swan Lake (April 10 – 19), following […]

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April 1, 2015

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Grammy Award-winning South African legends LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO IN THE UK TOUR

Grammy Award-winning South African legends LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO IN THE UK TOUR INALA Featuring world class current and former dancers from THE ROYAL BALLET and RAMBERT   TICKETS ON SALE NOW   Following a phenomenal 2014 tour and sell-out runs at both the Edinburgh International Festival and London’s Sadler’s Wells, INALA brings together four time Grammy […]

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March 30, 2015

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s International Tour to Japan

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s International Tour to Japan APRIL AND MAY 2015              The company will perform Sir Peter Wright and Galina Samsova’s Swan Lake and David Bintley’s Cinderella   Matthew Golding will guest in Swan Lake at two performances   Birmingham Royal Ballet is currently in the final planning stages for its international tour to Japan […]

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March 30, 2015

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Scottish Ballet

Scottish Ballet The Board of Scottish Ballet announces today, Monday 30 March 2015, that, for personal reasons, Cindy Sughrue, is stepping down from her role as Chief Executive / Executive Producer with immediate effect.   The Board would like to acknowledge the considerable contribution Cindy has made to Scottish Ballet and wishes her success in the […]

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March 26, 2015

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Le Petit Prince Receives $2 Million from La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso

Le Petit Prince Receives $2 Million from La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso Largest Gift to a New Production in The National Ballet of Canada’s History La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso has donated $2 million to The National Ballet of Canada for the creation of Le Petit Prince in the 2015/16 season. The gift is the largest single […]

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March 26, 2015

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Royal Ballet School announces Summer Season

Royal Ballet School announces Summer Season Choreographer Liam Scarlett returns to The Royal Ballet School to create new work for summer performances The School’s 2015 Summer Season at the Royal Opera House will include five performance in the Linbury Studio Theatre from 1 to 4 July and will culminate in a matinée performance on the […]

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March 26, 2015

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Dutch National Ballet | FILM RIGHTS AUTOBIOGRAPHY

FILM RIGHTS AUTOBIOGRAPHY MICHAELA DEPRINCE BOUGHT BY MGM Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has acquired the rights to the Michaela DePrince and Elaine DePrince’s children’s novel Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina. MGM will adapt the book into a feature length film with Alloy Entertainment. The book follows Michaela DePrince’s life as an orphan in war-torn Sierra […]

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March 26, 2015

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For the first time, The Australian Ballet’s critically acclaimed Giselle dances its way to Brisbane’s Riverstage

Artists of The Australian Ballet in Giselle. Photography by Jeff Busb

For the first time, The Australian Ballet’s critically acclaimed Giselle dances its way to Brisbane’s Riverstage with the announcement of Telstra Ballet in the Gardens free outdoor performance on 29 May 2015 Following the renewal of its 30 year partnership with Telstra for a further three years, The Australian Ballet is thrilled to be heading […]

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March 26, 2015

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Hannah Fischer of The National Ballet of Canada & Carlo Di Lanno of San Francisco Ballet Win The Erik Bruhn Prize

Hannah Fischer of The National Ballet of Canada & Carlo Di Lanno of San Francisco Ballet Win  The Erik Bruhn Prize Yury Yanowsky of Boston Ballet Wins Choreographic Prize Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Hannah Fischer, 20, of the National Ballet and Carlo Di Lanno, 22, of […]

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March 26, 2015

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Queensland Ballet | Peter Pan set to be another favourite of ballet audiences

Queensland Ballet | Peter Pan set to be another favourite of ballet audiences Queensland Ballet has added three extra performances to its mid year production of Peter Pan with tickets already selling fast. The additional tickets are now on sale. The extra performances of choreographer Trey McIntyre’s production of this children’s classic will bring the […]

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March 26, 2015

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The Hong Kong Ballet’s Season Finale

The Hong Kong Ballet’s Season Finale Paquita.Bolero.Carnival+ Including The Hong Kong Première of Alexei Ratmansky’s Le Carnaval des Animaux Plus Guest Appearances by 5 International Stars A Le French May 2015 Programme Tickets on Sale 29th March As the curtain falls on The Hong Kong Ballet’s 2014/15 season, the company presents Paquita.Bolero.Carnival+, a fantastic mixed […]

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March 24, 2015

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Royal Academy of Dance | Winners of Phyllis Bedells Bursary announced

(L-R) Valeri Hristov Harris Beattie Haley_Vaux Valerie Aitken and Petal Miller Ashmole at the 2015_Phyllis Bedells Bursary

Royal Academy of Dance | Winners of Phyllis Bedells Bursary announced The Phyllis Bedells Bursary has been awarded to two young dancers: 14 year-old Haley Vaux from Canada and 16 year-old Harris Beattie from Scotland. Named after Miss Phyllis Bedells, founding member and Vice-President of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), this year’s internationally-recognised competition […]

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