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Dancing in the Blitz : How WW2 made British Ballet

February 26, 2014

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(L-R) in Les Sylphides, circa 1939. Robert Helpmann, Margot Fonteyn - (C)

Dancing in the Blitz : How WW2 made British Ballet     As part of the BBC’s Short Ballet Season, Dancing in the Blitz : How WW2 made British Ballet describes how the onset of war isolated Britain and its small ballet companies, which were then given the chance to shine through adversity. From 1939 […]

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National Youth Ballet to Entertain at the Coronation Festival

April 11, 2013

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Buckingham Palace

National Youth Ballet to Entertain at the Coronation Festival The National Youth Ballet (NYB) is set to entertain visitors at the Coronation Festival, with performances from a variety of its ballet productions which will take place throughout the Gardens of Buckingham Palace.  This unique event which runs from the 11th – 14th July 2013, brings […]

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The Royal Ballet School celebrates its founder on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2011

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Freed shoes logo and two other ballet companies

Today is International Women’s Day, and I’d like to highlight the day with some information about an up-coming conference hosted by The Royal Ballet School to mark the 10th Anniversary of the death of the Founder of The Royal Ballet School and Companies – the one and only Dame Ninette de Valois OM, CH, DBE (1898-2001). Entitled […]

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