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Sadler’s Wells awards title of Associate Artist Emeritus to Sylvie Guillem

May 27, 2015

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Sadler’s Wells awards title of Associate Artist Emeritus to Sylvie Guillem In the week of Sylvie Guillem’s final performances on the Sadler’s Wells stage, the theatre has given her the title of Associate Artist Emeritus. The title will come into effect in January 2016. A dancer renowned the world over, Guillem has been an Associate […]

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GLOBAL FIRST: FIVE WORLD-CLASS BALLET COMPANIES, ONE DAY OF LIVE STREAMING IN OCTOBER

September 8, 2014

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GLOBAL FIRST: FIVE WORLD-CLASS BALLET COMPANIES, ONE DAY OF LIVE STREAMING ON WEDNESDAY 1 OCTOBER   Australian Ballet | Bolshoi Ballet | The Royal Ballet | The National Ballet of Canada | San Francisco Ballet The first ever World Ballet Day will see an unprecedented collaboration between five of the world’s leading ballet companies. This […]

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Genée finalists get a place at Scottish Ballet for the Hansel & Gretel premiere season

November 20, 2013

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Genée finalists get a place at Scottish Ballet for the Hansel & Gretel premiere season   The Genée international Ballet Competition proves to be a great springboard for aspiring professional dancers once again. This year’s Genée, held in Glasgow, saw 58 candidates enter from 14 different countries. After a week of intensive training and competition […]

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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’S CINDERELLA BY DIRECTOR DAVID BINTLEY RETURNS TO BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

November 2, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S CINDERELLA BY DIRECTOR DAVID BINTLEY RETURNS TO BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   WITH CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED DESIGNS by JOHN MACFARLANE Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street, Southside, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 4TB Wednesday 21 November – Sunday 9 December 2012 Box Office: 0844 338 5000 Following its world premiere season in Birmingham in 2010 and subsequent Christmas Day BBC […]

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San Francisco Ballet School Associate Director Lola de Avila to step down

March 8, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet School Associate Director Lola de Avila to step down Current SF Ballet School Trainee Principal Patrick Armand Named Successor SAN FRANCISCO—March 8, 2012—Following a distinguished, cumulative thirteen-year tenure as San Francisco Ballet School associate director, Lola de Avila will be stepping down in late August to oversee the full-time operation of the Maria de […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Rachael Walsh, Principal Dancer, Queensland Ballet

February 16, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Rachael Walsh, Principal Dancer, Queensland Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? The aroma of espresso coffee and my two energetic puppies waiting for their morning walk help me out of bed early, but it’s my work that continues to motivate me each day. The work is varied […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE AT SYMPHONY HALL BIRMINGHAM

January 18, 2012

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Media release: Wednesday 18 January 2012 BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE AT SYMPHONY HALL BIRMINGHAM Presented by David Bintley, CBE Performance: Friday 17th February at 7.30pm Town Hall & Symphony Hall Ticket Office: 0121 780 3333 or visit the Town Hall website. For one performance only, Birmingham Royal Ballet returns to […]

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Dance Theatre of Tennessee presents “Swan Lake Act 2” as part of its opening series “At 75 – A Tribute to Elaine Thomas”

September 19, 2011

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Dance Theatre of Tennessee presents “Swan Lake Act 2” as part of its opening series “At 75 – A Tribute to Elaine Thomas” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: September 30, 2011, Friday and October 1, 2011, Saturday, 8:00pm, Harpeth Hall Auditorium   Nashville, TN – September 30, 2011 The Dance Theatre of Tennessee (DTT) will bring […]

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BIG DANCE GOES NATIONAL IN 2012 with English National Ballet

May 4, 2011

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BIG DANCE GOES NATIONAL IN 2012 •WAYNE MCGREGOR UNVEILS PLANS FOR TRAFALGAR SQUARE   •BIG DANCE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS INITIATIVE LAUNCHED Big Dance, London’s Legacy Trust UK programme, delivered by the Mayor of London and Arts Council England, announced today plans for Big Dance 2012, taking place from 7-15 July 2012, as part of London 2012 […]

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SADLER’S WELLS ANNOUNCES SYLVIE GUILLEM WORLD PREMIERE

March 23, 2011

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SADLER’S WELLS ANNOUNCES SYLVIE GUILLEM WORLD PREMIERE Sadler’s Wells is delighted to announce the world premiere in July 2011 of a mixed programme devised and performed by internationally acclaimed dancer and Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Sylvie Guillem.       Widely recognised as one of the world’s greatest dancers, Sylvie Guillem stars in a new […]

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National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancers Heather Ogden and Guillaume Côté Perform at Stuttgart Ballet’s 50th Anniversary Gala

February 10, 2011

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Principal Dancers Heather Ogden and Guillaume Côté Perform at Stuttgart Ballet’s 50th Anniversary Gala February 10, 2011… Principal Dancers Heather Ogden and Guillaume Côté will perform at the ballet gala celebrating the 50th anniversary of Stuttgart Ballet on February 12 & 13, 2011. They will dance a new work by Canadian choreographer Sabrina Matthews called […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s London premiere of Cinderella

January 24, 2011

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s London premiere of Cinderella

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S LONDON PREMIERE OF CINDERELLA BY DIRECTOR DAVID BINTLEY WITH CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED DESIGNS by JOHN MACFARLANE Following its world premiere season in Birmingham and subsequent Christmas Day BBC Television debut, Birmingham Royal Ballet’s new production of Cinderella, by Director David Bintley, will receive its London Premiere on Tuesday 29 March 2011, at the London […]

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Ballet NEWS | BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE

January 10, 2011

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Media release: Monday 10 January 2011 BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE AT SYMPHONY HALL BIRMINGHAM presented by David Bintley, CBE Performance: Friday 4th February at 7.30pm Town Hall & Symphony Hall Box Office: 0121 780 3333   For one performance only, Birmingham Royal Ballet returns to Symphony Hall Birmingham, one of the […]

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