Tag Archives: Alessandra Ferri

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2016 SPRING SEASON

February 6, 2016

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2016 SPRING SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   Two of Sir Frederick Ashton’s classic ballets pair up for a double bill; The Dream, and for the first time ever performed by Birmingham Royal Ballet, A Month in the Country A revival of Kenneth Macmillan’s Romeo and Juliet   Venue and booking information: Birmingham […]

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Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet School Annual Performance 2015

July 13, 2015

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The Royal Ballet School Annual Performance 2015 The Royal Ballet School Royal Opera House Sunday, 12th July 2015 It’s easy to spot the dancers with the technical ability that allows them a certain freedom on stage. Their pointe shoes are silent. When dancers are nervous or uncertain, chances are they’ll keep their pointe shoes a little harder, and with that […]

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Vail International Dance Festival 2014

August 4, 2014

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Misa Kuranaga (Boston Ballet) performs an excerpt from Bournonville's Kermesse in Bruges on the second International Evening of Dance program at the 2014 Vail International Dance Festival.

Vail International Dance Festival 2014

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The Royal Ballet Season 2014/15

March 31, 2014

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The Royal Ballet Season 2014/15 The Royal Ballet 2014/15 season has three world premieres (with only one likely to be classical)  including a new full length ballet by Wayne McGregor, a new one act ballet from Liam Scarlett in November alongside Kim Brandstrup’s Ceremony of Innocence, and one by Hofesh Shechter. Carlos Acosta’s Don Quixote returns […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Michaela Paolacci, First Soloist, Northern Ballet

December 27, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Michaela Paolacci, First Soloist, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? This depends on what time I get it bed the night before! Monday mornings can be very tricky, especially after a relaxing weekend but generally speaking, ballet dancers have to be naturally motivated especially if […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with William Newton, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet

October 7, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with William Newton, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? All the roles I would love to have the opportunity to perform one day…are one of the few things that can persuade me to get up at 8am. Regrettably, I am not a morning person. […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Carli Samuelson, Corps de Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet

March 27, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Carli Samuelson, Corps de Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? It can be very difficult to find motivation on a Monday morning, but my motivation comes from the fact that I’m a part of this amazing professional ballet company (Pacific Northwest Ballet) and […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Natalia Kremen, Artist, English National Ballet

February 10, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Natalia Kremen, Artist, English National Ballet  You can see Natalia performing Suite en Blanc as part of Black & White with English National Ballet at the London Coliseum from 16 – 19 March.  Tickets £10 – £50. The performance dates are : Wednesday 16 March at 7.30pm, Thursday 17 March at […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Lydia Wellington, Corps de ballet, New York City Ballet

February 8, 2011

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   Cupcakes & Conversation with Lydia Wellington, Corps de ballet, New York City Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Tuesday morning? I can’t relax for more than one day (and I really take that Monday to veg out), so I practically jump out of bed on Tuesday morning. I think I get really […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sophie Fletcher, Principal, Melbourne Ballet Company

August 3, 2010

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cupcakes courtesy of the Primrose Bakery, supporters of BALLET NEWS Cupcakes & Conversation with Sophie Fletcher, Principal, Melbourne Ballet Company (this month, Sophie moves to The National Theatre in Prague). What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Funnily enough, I have always found Monday’s the best day of the week – I […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kathryn Morgan, Soloist, New York City Ballet

April 18, 2010

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  Primrose Bakery supports Ballet News Cupcakes & Conversation with Kathryn Morgan, Soloist, New York City Ballet Kathryn and I share a passion for widening the reach of ballet; bringing ballet to people who, at the moment, just don’t see what ballet has to offer them or why it’s even relevant to their lives.  And […]

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