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Darcey’s Ballerina Heroines

February 24, 2014

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Darcey’s Ballerina Heroines As courtesans, fashion icons, political pawns and international celebrities, the great ballerinas have played a multitude of roles both on and off the stage. They have moved from the courts of kings to stages around the globe, from the highs of public adoration to the lows of injury and scandal. But few […]

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The Royal Ballet School presents landmark series of masterclasses

July 4, 2012

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The Royal Ballet School presents landmark series of masterclasses The Royal Ballet School is pleased to present a landmark series of lectures and masterclasses exploring the European and Russian ballet schools, their influence on Ninette de Valois and the development of an ‘English’ style. In 1926 Ninette de Valois set out to establish a national […]

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Ballet School – behind the barre

November 11, 2010

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English National Ballet School | Behind the barre This year I am following two English National Ballet School (ENBS) students; one in the first year and one in the third (graduate) year. The latest available Ofsted inspection report (2008) gave the three year National Diploma in Professional Dance (classical ballet) an ‘outstanding’ grade.  The report […]

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