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Ballet Business | Periscope

October 14, 2015

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Ballet News, Periscope, Ballet Business

Ballet Business | Periscope & how to use it noun periscope; plural noun: periscopes an apparatus consisting of a tube attached to a set of mirrors or prisms, by which an observer (typically in a submerged submarine or behind a high obstacle) can see things that are otherwise out of sight. Yes, but that’s not the […]

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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes

November 20, 2013

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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes and other digital video stores An unprecedented documentary showing the making and performance of excerpts from some of the most beloved classical ballet variations of all time : Don Quixote,  Flames of Paris,  Giselle,  The Nutcracker  and  Swan Lake. An international cast including Ashley […]

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Ballet News Christmas Cupcakes & Conversation 2012

December 18, 2012

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Ballet News Christmas Cupcakes & Conversation 2012 What does a ballet dancer do ? What happens when the curtain goes down ? The grit and the glamour : your backstage pass into ballet. It doesn’t matter whether you are new to ballet, a ballet teacher, dancer, student or someone who just loves ballet, there is always something […]

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Ballet News | The Cupcake

November 30, 2012

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ballet chirstmas cupcake

Ballet News & Cupcakes Through my Cupcakes & Conversation interview series with professional ballet dancers around the globe I bring you the delights of the Cupcake, which, as we’ve seen, is suitable for any occasion. A Cupcake and a cup of tea were made for each other; throw in a 30 minute interval at the ballet and hey presto – […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation …

August 21, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation … There are now four volumes of my interview series with professional ballet dancers called Cupcakes & Conversation with ..  From the back cover : “The grit and the glamour; your backstage pass into ballet.” It doesn’t matter whether you are new to ballet, a teacher, dancer or someone who just loves ballet, there is […]

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Ballet Business | Fundraising

June 11, 2012

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Ballet Business | the business of fundraising “It’s my dream. There’s nothing else I want to do.”  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard that. Dreams are vital and if you’ve got to the stage where you need to be thinking about fundraising – well done! The transition of dream to reality begins […]

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Pavlova 2012 | Anna Pavlova website launched

March 2, 2012

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Pavlova 2012 | Anna Pavlova website launched with event listings 2012 marks the centenary of ballet dancer Anna Pavlova making London, and Ivy House, her home. Pavlova lived at Ivy House from 1912 until her death in 1931. The the London Jewish Cultural Centre has launched a special website where you’ll find details of all the […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Cinderella on DVD now

April 12, 2011

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Today I’d like to recommend an excellent DVD choice – Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Cinderella. Starring Elisha Willis and Iain Mackay, the costumes and sets are sumptously sparkling.  Enjoy !

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Ballet NEWS | Ballet on the Kindle

February 13, 2011

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The Amazon Kindle.  You either love it or loathe it.  I’ve been trialling one for the last week or so, to see how useful it would be to Ballet NEWS readers.  Overall, it’s easy to hold & about the size of a paperback.  The actual screen size is smaller than I’d anticipated – and smaller than the page […]

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Ballet NEWS : Kindle & Cupcakes – your backstage pass into ballet

December 13, 2010

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Kindle, books, Amazon

Amazon’s top-selling e-reader, the Kindle is aimed at readers who want to get straight to the heart of a book – the content – rather than, say, those who like to see the cover of the book or the author’s photograph, smell the pages or actually ‘pick up a book’ to read. It’s a neat way of getting to the […]

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