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National Ballet of Canada | Nijinsky Principal Casting Announced

February 20, 2013

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Alexandre Riabko, Anna Polikarpova and Otto Bubenicek of The Hamburg Ballet in Nijinsky.

National Ballet of Canada | Nijinsky Principal Casting Announced February 19, 2013… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the highly anticipated Canadian premiere of Nijinsky which opens the Winter Season in Toronto at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on March 2, 2013. Principal […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Tatiana Leskova : A ballerina at large

January 3, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | Tatiana Leskova : A ballerina at large Tatiana Leskova is one of the last surviving pupils of dancers from the golden age of the Imperial Russian Ballet; the daughter of exiled Russians whose mother, Helena, conceived her in Venice, Italy, and born in Paris in 1922. This biography, first published in Brazil and […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Anna Pavlova, Twentieth Century Ballerina

July 15, 2012

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Ballet Books | Anna Pavlova | Twentieth Century Ballerina Beautifully put together, the covetable coffee-table book Anna Pavlova, Twentieth Century Ballerina is a treasure. “It was Anna Pavlova, and no one else, who opened the world to ballet.” Written by Jane Pritchard (Curator of dance at the V&A) with Caroline Hamilton (dance and costume historian) and […]

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The South Bank Show | The Male dancer

May 9, 2012

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The South Bank Show The most respected arts programme in the world is revived on Sky Arts from 27th May on Sky Arts 1 HD From Broadway to Bow, from the First World War   to female songwriters, The South Bank Show returns to screens this May with a   brand new, exclusive line up, […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Russian Ballet Icons Gala

March 9, 2012

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Russian Ballet Icons Gala London Coliseum Sunday 4th March 2012 What a night. The thing about this Gala series is that you don’t get standard gala fare – Don Quixote, Swan Lake etc,. Galas can present the kind of difficulties that you don’t find in the standard repertory and arise out of a lack of rehearsal […]

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English National Ballet season 2011/12

July 23, 2011

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English National Ballet has released details of it’s 2011/12 season as follows : Strictly Gershwin on tour 6 – 9 October (preview week) 12 Oct-19 November (National tour) 14-18 February 2012 Bristol Hippodrome January 2012 London Coliseum The Nutcracker 7 December – 14 January 2012 London Coliseum Beyond Ballet Russes (The Rite of Spring/Ode:Meditation sur […]

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Rephrasing Ballets Russes @ The V&A

October 3, 2010

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English National Ballet Artist Jennie Harrington models a dress designed by Celia Ming Fung Choi BA (Hons) Fashion Design Technology Womenswear, London College of Fashion, as part of Ballets Russes Design Perspectives.   Rephrasing Ballet Russes English National Ballet and partners in residence at the V&A 17-30 October 2010 Between 17th and 30th October, you […]

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BALLET NEWS | Big Dance news plus Chanel & The Ballet Russes

April 26, 2010

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T-MOBILE BIG DANCE NEWS UPDATE • BIG DANCE AWARDS £50,000 TO INSPIRING DANCE PROJECTS ACROSS LONDON • SOUTHBANK CENTRE’S ‘DANCE ATLAS’ INSPIRES BIG WORLD DANCE • BIG DANCE SCHOOLS PLEDGE MOBILISES SCHOOLS ACROSS THE WORLD The T-Mobile Big Dance 2010 has awarded 50 grants to dance projects across the capital as part of its micro-grant […]

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Ballet NEWS | English National Ballet & The Ballet Russes with Chanel

June 17, 2009

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Apollo, Ballets Russes Thomas Edur and Agnes Oaks wear Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel in performance. Photo by Annabel Moeller.   Dying swan The Dying Swan, Ballets Russes Elena Glurdjidze wears her Chanel tutu. Photo by Annabel Moeller. The red carpet was (literally) rolled out last night.

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