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ROYAL BALLET’S LONGEST-SERVING PRINCIPAL BALLERINA RETURNS HOME TO AUSTRALIAN HONOURS

March 9, 2016

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ROYAL BALLET’S LONGEST-SERVING PRINCIPAL BALLERINA RETURNS HOME TO AUSTRALIAN HONOURS More than three decades after she left regional Queensland as a teenager to pursue her dreams on the international stage, one of Australia’s most accomplished dancers, Leanne Benjamin, will return home to be appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM). The award comes […]

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The Royal Ballet Principal Leanne Benjamin to retire

April 4, 2013

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LEANNE BENJAMIN TO RETIRE AFTER 20 YEARS AS A PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH THE ROYAL BALLET After an outstanding 21 years dancing with The Royal Ballet, Principal Dancer Leanne Benjamin has announced her intention to retire in July 2013, at the end of the current season.  Her last performance will be in Tokyo on 10 July in […]

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‘Celebrating Dance 2012’ – Fundraising for the Frank Freeman Scholarship Fund

October 24, 2012

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‘Celebrating Dance 2012’ – Fundraising for the Frank Freeman Scholarship Fund   Dance students can participate in ‘Celebrating Dance 2012’ – a day of dance to be held at the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) on Sunday 11 November to fundraise for the Frank Freeman Scholarship fund. The day will consist of two events: a […]

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