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Northern Ballet endorsed as key organisation in Arts Council England’s National Portfolio

July 1, 2014

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Northern Ballet endorsed as key organisation in Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Northern Ballet has received a 23% increase in its funding from Arts Council England and has secured a place as a National Portfolio Organisation for 2015-18. The increase represents an additional £550,000 for the Leeds-based company. Northern Ballet currently tours full-length ballets, mixed […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET IS A SUCCESSFUL RECIPIENT OF ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND’S CAPITAL INVESTMENT PROGRAMME

October 23, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET IS A SUCCESSFUL RECIPIENT OF ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND’S CAPITAL INVESTMENT PROGRAMME   Birmingham Royal Ballet is thrilled to announce it is a successful recipient under Arts Council England’s Capital Investment Programme.  Earlier in the year the Company was successful at Stage One of the Capital application process. The Company continued to Stage […]

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The Space aims to re-launch in Spring/Summer 2014

October 8, 2013

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The Space aims to re-launch in Spring/Summer 2014 The Space, the experimental digital arts service developed by Arts Council England and the BBC, is applying to the BBC Trust for approval to be re-launched in Spring/Summer 2014 as a dynamic new space for artists and audiences to invent and explore brilliant digital art. In a […]

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The Spending Review | Further cuts for ballet companies

June 26, 2013

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The Spending Review | Further cuts for ballet companies Today The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, made a statement in the House of Commons on the Spending Review and said, “Britain is moving out of intensive care and from rescue to recovery.” The Spending Review 2013 will set out how the government will spend tax-payers’ money between […]

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Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet attends Rural Retreat in the UK

January 9, 2013

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Madeleine Onne, Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet, attends Rural Retreat in the UK <Hong Kong – 9 January 2012> At the beginning of January 2013, The Hong Kong Ballet’s Madeleine Onne was one of 28 Artistic Directors from the world’s foremost dance companies who attended the 10th Rural Retreat for dance leaders. The event, hosted […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET CELEBRATES THE SUCCESS OF ITS DANCE TRACK PROGRAMME

December 11, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET CELEBRATES THE SUCCESS OF ITS DANCE TRACK PROGRAMME   Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Dance Track programme seeks out and nurtures dance talent from primary schools across the City of Birmingham   Annually Dance Track reaches out to 35 schools across North and SouthBirmingham and delivers workshops to 2500 Year 1 pupils Former Dance […]

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London 2012 Festival presents ambitious and ground-breaking new commissions in the run up to the Paralympic Games including Globe Head Ballerina @ The Royal Opera House

August 22, 2012

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London 2012 Festival presents ambitious and ground-breaking new commissions in the run up to the Paralympic Games Hans Peter Kuhn, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Samuel Beckett, Claire Cunningham, Craig Coulthard, Robert Wilson, Jenny Eclair, Sinéad O’Donnell, Oliver Knussen, Camille O’Sullivan, Annie Mac, Grandmaster Flash, Idris Elba, Atom Egoyan, Sue Austin, Gavin Bryars and Ariane Mnouchkine are among the artists and performers featured in the tenth […]

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New work by disabled and deaf artists presented alongside the London 2012 Paralympic Games

August 21, 2012

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'Fusional Fragments' by Marc Brew with Dame Evelyn Glennie. Photographer Irven Lewis

New work by disabled and deaf artists presented alongside the London 2012 Paralympic Games   Last year Ballet News broke new ground : Ballet News presents a British Sign Language Interpretation for the first time I’d like to introduce you to Kelly Johnson, a Junior Trainee Sign Language Interpreter.  Kelly has, for the first time, interpreted […]

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London 2012 Festival presents Olympic inspired programme for the London 2012 Olympic Games

August 1, 2012

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London 2012 Festival presents Olympic inspired programme for the London 2012 Olympic Games   Antony Hegarty, Meera Syal, Laurence Clark, Thomas Heatherwick, Olafur Eliasson, Richard Long, Susan Philipsz, Laurie Anderson, Mark Rees, Una Stubbs, Michael Ball, Gillian Keith, Sir James Galway, Rankin, Martin Parr, Yoko Ono, Mary McCartney, Tania Bruguera, Mike Pearson, and The Wooster Group are among […]

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Wayne McGregor’s Big Dance Trafalgar Square 2012 spectacular finale for Big Dance

July 10, 2012

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Choreographer Wayne McGregor at the Royal Opera House in London.

Wayne McGregor’s Big Dance Trafalgar Square 2012 spectacular finale for Big Dance Wayne McGregor’s spectacular new dance piece, BIG DANCE TRAFALGAR SQUARE 2012, involving 1,000 performers from 30 London groups will take place on Saturday 14 July in Trafalgar Square, as the finale of Big Dance 2012. The performance will be part of a whole […]

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BIG DANCE ON TELEVISION AND ON SCREEN

July 6, 2012

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BIG DANCE ON TELEVISION AND ON SCREEN Big Dance and Channel 4 in association with BAFTA will release Big Dance Shorts, five specially commissioned short films made by rising young choreographers and film-makers, chosen by competition and made with the support of leading film luminaries. The films will be broadcast as part of the Random […]

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MAYOR OF LONDON LAUNCHES BIG DANCE 2012

July 6, 2012

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Arlene Phillips and Boris Johnson

MAYOR OF LONDON LAUNCHES BIG DANCE 2012 Kate Prince sets the nation dancing St Pancras Station the stage for dancers from every part of the UK Part of the London 2012 Festival Today, dancers from Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and from across England, converged on the platforms of St Pancras International Station for the Mayor […]

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London 2012 Festival

July 5, 2012

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Baaba Maal, Gilberto Gil, Ms Dynamite, Alfred Hitchcock, Jane & Louise Wilson, Matthew Williamson, Paul Smith, Kate Prince, Pina Bausch, Douglas Gordon, Wendy Ramshaw, Mira Calix, Sarnath Bennerjee, Richard Wilson, and John Gerrard, among the stars of London 2012 Festival’s third week London 2012 Festival 4 July 2012 – An extraordinary week of events taking […]

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MAYOR OF LONDON LAUNCHES BIG DANCE 2012

June 27, 2012

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Big Dance 2012

MAYOR OF LONDON LAUNCHES BIG DANCE 2012 Kate Prince sets the nation dancing St Pancras Station the stage for dancers from every part of the UK Part of the London 2012 Festival Dancers from Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and across England, will converge on the platforms of St Pancras International Station on Thursday 5 July […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet celebrates funding announcement and further develops its relationship with one of the UK’s most philanthropic families

June 26, 2012

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Birmingham Royal Ballet celebrates funding announcement and further develops its relationship with one of the UK’s most philanthropic families   In a speech in London on Wednesday 20th June, Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport and Arts Council England (ACE) announced the successful recipients of its Catalyst Endowment Match Funding […]

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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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London 2012 opportunity for Birmingham dancers with a learning disability

February 24, 2012

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London 2012 opportunity for Birmingham dancers with a learning disability People with a learning disability in Birmingham have been given the opportunity to take part in a dance project inspired by the London 2012 Games, which will be screened throughout the UK by the BBC. We Dance is a grassroots dance scheme that will see […]

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Ballet News | Arts Council England and the BBC take a leap into digital space

November 14, 2011

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Arts Council England and the BBC take a leap into digital space Arts Council England and the BBC have today (Monday 14 November) announced a partnership to create The Space – an experimental digital arts media service and commissioning programme that could help to transform the way people connect with, and experience, arts and culture. […]

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BIG DANCE AND UNIVERSITY OF EAST LONDON DANCE FOR THE QUEEN

May 9, 2011

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BIG DANCE AND UNIVERSITY OF EAST LONDON DANCE FOR THE QUEEN •BIG DANCE CELEBRATES ROYAL PATRONAGE OF THE PERFORMING ARTS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN THE UK With one year to go to its 2012 programme, Big Dance was delighted to mark the occasion by celebrating Her Majesty The Queen’s and His Royal Highness The Duke […]

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Ballet companies : New National portfolio organisations

March 30, 2011

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Following today’s Arts Council England funding announcement, here are the classical ballet companies in the new National portfolio organisations list and how the funding compares (I’ve included Sadlers Wells because they do put on classical ballet as well as a vast array of other dance styles).  As you can see, there has been no funding given […]

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