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English National Ballet – National Tour Principal Casting

September 22, 2015

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English National Ballet – National Tour Principal Casting English National Ballet Lest We Forget / Romeo & Juliet / Le Corsaire National Tour 8 September – 28 November 2015 Performance times and ticket prices vary Continuing its commitment to taking world-class ballet to audiences across the country, this Autumn English National Ballet presents three critically […]

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English National Ballet | Lest We Forget | Principal Casting

July 28, 2015

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English National Ballet | Lest We Forget Sadler’s Wells, EC1R Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 September 2015 Performances at 7.30pm (mat at 2.30pm) Tickets: £12 – £45 Tickets online or 0844 412 4300  After moving audiences and critics alike at its premiere in 2014, English National Ballet’s poignant reflection on the First World War, Lest We Forget […]

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English National Ballet announces promotions and new joiners for the 2015/2016 Season

July 14, 2015

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English National Ballet announces promotions and new joiners for the 2015/2016 Season Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, has today announced promotions within the Company and details of new joiners for the 2015/2016 season. Alison McWhinney, James Streeter, and Max Westwell have been promoted to Soloist. Cesar Corrales has been promoted to Junior […]

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Spectacular Evening of Dance Entertainment at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London

September 8, 2014

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Spectacular Evening of Dance Entertainment at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London   Major stars of ballet combine with other performers to present a unique and dazzling program of dance with 12 short & exciting pieces including several premieres and new works alongside well loved classics. The event is in aid of new charity Dance Again Foundation which […]

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE EMERGING DANCER COMPETITION 2014

May 20, 2014

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE EMERGING DANCER COMPETITION 2014 English National Ballet is pleased to announce both Junor Souza and Alison McWhinney, as joint winners of the prestigious Emerging Dancer Competition 2014. Alison and Junor performed the pas de deux from Esmeralda. Junor, who performed Last Minute, also won the People’s Choice Award. […]

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NATASHA KAPLINSKY TO HOST 2014 EMERGING DANCER COMPETITION ALONGSIDE NEW JUDGING PANEL

April 16, 2014

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NATASHA KAPLINSKY TO HOST 2014 EMERGING DANCER COMPETITION ALONGSIDE NEW JUDGING PANEL English National Ballet is pleased to announce the Emerging Dancer Competition 2014 will be hosted by Natasha Kaplinsky, with tickets now on sale. The Competition, generously supported in its fifth year by Talbot Hughes McKillop (THM), will be held on Monday 19 May […]

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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire in pictures | part 2

October 17, 2013

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English National Ballet's Le Corsaire. Photograph: Cheryl Angear

English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire in pictures | part 2 If you missed the first look feature on English National Ballet’s new production of Le Corsaire which opens tonight in Milton Keynes, please follow the link. Here is the second instalment.  

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English National Ballet Collaborates with the Royal College of Music

March 21, 2013

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English National Ballet Collaborates with the Royal College of Music   Choreographics, A Letter To … 3-4 May 2013                                                                                                     English National Ballet dancers turn choreographers when five of them get a chance to create new works in collaboration with students from the Royal College of Music. In a new partnership, Choreographics, A Letter […]

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET ANNOUNCES WINNER OF THE EMERGING DANCER COMPETITION 2013

March 6, 2013

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English National Ballet. Emerging Dancer competition 2013.

ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET ANNOUNCES WINNER OF THE EMERGING DANCER COMPETITION 2013 English National Ballet is pleased to announce Nancy Osbaldeston as winner of the Emerging Dancer Competition 2013. Laurretta Summerscales won the People’s Choice Award. Both dancers are former pupils of English National Ballet School.   The Competition, held last night (4 March) at Southbank […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker

December 12, 2012

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker The Nutcracker English National Ballet London Coliseum Wednesday 12th December 2012 Party guests and puppets, magic, snow and glitter.  All the elements are there for the taking in The Nutcracker. Wayne Eagling’s production for English National Ballet brings a nephew from Military school (Vadim Muntagirov), a […]

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English National Ballet | AD Tamara Rojo announces new season

September 24, 2012

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English National Ballet | AD Tamara Rojo announces new season  Tamara Rojo, the new Artistic Director of English National Ballet, today announced details of the company’s new season, talked about her vision for the company and introduced her new artistic team. Ecstasy and Death – 20th Century masterpieces including the company premiere of Jiř Kylián’s […]

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Designer tutus on the catwalk at English National Ballet

June 14, 2011

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English National Ballet | Couture ballet  Later this month English National Ballet will auction 9 tutus  made for their dancers by fashion designers. There were ten tutus, but for personal reasons Bruce Oldfield is no longer able to take part. Begoña Cao & her Bruce Oldfield tutu will be missed ! Ballet Tutus for auction Ballet and […]

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Ballet meets couture fashion at Kensington Palace

May 20, 2011

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Ballet meets high fashion at Kensington Palace – English National Ballet launches designer tutu auction for its Summer Fundraising Party in June On 29 June 2011 English National Ballet will take over one of London’s most glorious outdoor settings, The Orangery, Kensington Palace, for an evening of breathtaking ballet, fabulous fashion and fundraising. The Company is […]

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Her Majesty The Queen hosts a reception co-produced by English National Ballet

May 10, 2011

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Last night Her Majesty The Queen and Prince Phillip hosted a reception at Buckingham Palace in celebration of young people in the performing arts. The Queen holds receptions throughout the year and the guests are drawn from all walks of life.  Celebrity guests including Jools Holland, Duffy, Dame Helen Mirren, Ellie Goulding, Sheila Hancock, Kevin […]

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English National Ballet : Black & White

March 17, 2011

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Resolution Photography throughout : Helen Maybanks Black & White English National Ballet London Coliseum 16th March 2011 Five ballets in one hit make quite an impact – first-timers to the ballet will find something to love in this programme. Wayne Eagling’s Resolution, based on Mahler’s Rückert Lieder is a collection of five songs, beautifully and clearly […]

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English National Ballet’s Daria Klimentová & Vadim Muntagirov in rehearsal

March 15, 2011

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If you’ve been entranced by Agony & Ecstasy, the three-part documentary series following English National Ballet over the course of 2010, you might be surprised to discover that neither Romeo & Juliet nor The Nutcracker are currently being performed.  Instead they have innovatively scheduled, among others, a hint of Swan Lake (Black Swan pas de deux) and […]

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