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Cupcakes & Conversation with Adam Bull, Principal, The Australian Ballet

May 26, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Adam Bull, Principal, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? A swim in the ocean at Manly beach followed by a long macchiato. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you stick with it ? Working in […]

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Park yourself at the ballet

April 2, 2013

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Parking at the ballet Planning a night out at the ballet usually involves travel considerations. Is it a Bank Holiday/will there be engineering works/how late do the trains run on a Sunday/will there be any point in taking the car ? The answer to the last question, in most major cities, would be no. Trying […]

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Ballet News does Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2012

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Ballet Valentine’s Day Last year for Valentine’s Day I published an exclusive on-location photoshoot with Daria Klimentova and Vadim Muntagirov. This year’s treats are more material – on this day of gift-giving – a gorgeous collection of things that seem to hit the perfect note for Valentine’s Day without being mushy or quaint. Probably the first, […]

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Ballet Austin launches free Mobile App

February 10, 2012

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Ballet Austin | Mobile App launch – and it’s free! Ballet Austin has launched an App for smartphones – it’s compatible with iPod Touch, iPad & iPhone as long as they are iOS 4.0 or later. Released on February 3rd, the App is sizeable if you already have a lot of data on your phone – at 16.2mb. It’s a brilliant […]

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Ballet for Christmas | Happy Christmas everyone!

December 5, 2011

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Ballet for Christmas – Happy Christmas! Happy Ballet Christmas everyone! Here are some of my favourite treats for the holidays.  Enjoy – and don’t forget to share !!! Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was a big hit for The Royal Ballet and is now available on DVD starring Lauren Cuthbertson, Steven McRae and Sergei Polunin. One of the best […]

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Ballet News | Mouse King Media releases The Nutcracker Musical Storybook App

December 3, 2011

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Ballet News | Mouse King Media releases The Nutcracker Musical Storybook App It’s pretty rare for me to recommend an App based on anything to do with ballet, but The Nutcracker Musical Storybook App is so adorable and well crafted that I just have to! What’s so great about it ? It’s beautifully made for starters. London-based fine artist […]

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Ballet News | Experienced Gamers needed

November 10, 2011

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Gamers needed!   Are you an experienced gamer ? Then Ballet News needs you! Would you like to test a new game developed for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad ? Ballet News seeks experienced gamers Do you play a lot of games already and would you be willing to be interviewed after the test period […]

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Ballet on Halloween | Shoes, Style and Shivers

October 28, 2011

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Ballet on Halloween – treats, style, shoes & ballet!   The folklore surrounding the annual Halloween celebration, on October 31st, links it to the Celtic festival of Samhain, which roughly means ‘summer’s end’ though it’s origins have also been associated with the Roman feast of Pomona (goddess of fruits and seeds).  The name itself, Halloween, is a Scottish vaiant […]

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National Youth Ballet | Ballet Chocolat reviewed plus Ballet News presents a British Sign Language Interpretation for the first time!

September 12, 2011

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Ballet Chocolat National Youth Ballet Sadlers Wells London Sunday, September 11th 2011 The first thing to say is that I echo fellow NYB first timer, Wayne McGregor (resident choreographer at The Royal Ballet) who said on stage at the end of this performance that he was “blown away” by the talent, passion and dedication shown […]

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Ballet NEWS | The National Ballet of Canada App is Apple’s “App of the Week”

February 1, 2011

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The National Ballet of Canada App is Apple’s “App of the Week” This App is my all-time favourite.  It’s simple to use, the layout is clean & sharp, the colours are warm & inviting, & the imagery is superb.  The ‘share’ features are brilliant, the videos work smoothly (via YouTube) and booking is a piece of cake […]

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