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Lauren Cuthbertson in new ballet by Ludovic Ondiviela

March 24, 2016

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Lauren Cuthbertson in new ballet by Ludovic Ondiviela Sliver of Sky is presented in association with Amnesty International UK Cast includes dancers from The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Rambert Royal Ballet Principal Lauren Cuthbertson leads dancers from The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet and Rambert, in a new ballet choreographed by Ludovic Ondiviela to […]

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English National Ballet – National Tour Principal Casting

September 22, 2015

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English National Ballet – National Tour Principal Casting English National Ballet Lest We Forget / Romeo & Juliet / Le Corsaire National Tour 8 September – 28 November 2015 Performance times and ticket prices vary Continuing its commitment to taking world-class ballet to audiences across the country, this Autumn English National Ballet presents three critically […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Coppelia

July 25, 2014

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Tamara Rojo as Swanhilde and Alban Lendorf performing as Franz in English National Ballet's Coppelia rehearsal at The Coliseum Theatre, London on July 23, 2014. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Coppélia English National Ballet Coppelia London Coliseum Thursday 24th July 2014 Coppelia is a light-hearted, sweet & charming ballet with plenty of laughter along the way. English National Ballet’s production is now entering its 30th year, and is still going strong despite it being short on today’s reality. The Principal […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Lest We Forget | English National Ballet

April 3, 2014

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Artistic Director and principle dancer Tamara Rojo & Fabian Reimair from English National Ballet rehearse Akram Khan 's new work: Dust, as part of a program entitled 'Lest We Forget' in commemoration of the start of World War I, at The Barbican Centre, London on March 15, 2014. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

Ballet News Reviews | Lest We Forget | English National Ballet Lest We Forget English National Ballet The Barbican, 2nd April 2014 Many evenings spent in the theatre are forgettable; either the music grates or the choreography is so-so. Not this one. Rarely, if ever, have I seen English National Ballet so together and, well, […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty

January 10, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty English National Ballet London Coliseum Wednesday, January 9th 2013 English National Ballet dance Kenneth MacMillan’s production of The Sleeping Beauty (after Marius Petipa), and MacMillan regarded it as the most important classical ballet. This company, especially Tamara Rojo, dance it with the required gravitas. Dressed in Nicholas […]

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Ballet News in rehearsal

October 4, 2012

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Ballet News | Photographs in rehearsal Martin Bell, ex-ballet dancer with Northern Ballet and now professional photographer, recently attended a ballet gala (in aid of Ashanti Development) rehearsal on behalf of Ballet News. Dancers from The Royal Ballet and English National Ballet performed or created pieces, including Begoña Cao and Nancy Osbaldeston from ENB and Camille Bracher from The Royal […]

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English National Ballet | AD Tamara Rojo announces new season

September 24, 2012

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English National Ballet | AD Tamara Rojo announces new season  Tamara Rojo, the new Artistic Director of English National Ballet, today announced details of the company’s new season, talked about her vision for the company and introduced her new artistic team. Ecstasy and Death – 20th Century masterpieces including the company premiere of Jiř Kylián’s […]

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English National Ballet | casting for The Sleeping Beauty

September 14, 2012

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English National Ballet | casting for The Sleeping Beauty Principal casting has been announced for English National Ballet’s Autumn tour of The Sleeping Beauty.  It will be the first chance for audiences to see new Artistic Director Tamara Rojo dancing with the company at the same time (she was previously a company dancer before leaving for The […]

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English National Ballet return to the Lake | full casting announced

July 10, 2012

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English National Ballet return to the Lake Derek Deane’s Swan Lake makes a welcome return to the Coliseum for ten performances only during Summer 2012, offering visitors to London the chance to see this five star reviewed production. Dancing the lead role of Odette/Odile on opening night will be Daria Klimentová alongside Russian star Vadim […]

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English National Ballet presents Nutcracker Suities

October 27, 2011

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English National Ballet hosts fundraising event at Queen Elizabeth Hall with Chelsea Ballet Schools on Friday 25 November 2011  English National Ballet is delighted to present an enchanting pre-Christmas extravaganza with star dancers and children from Chelsea Ballet Schools performing highlights from The Nutcracker. Nutcracker Suities Friday 25 November 2011 Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre […]

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English National Ballet’s Carmen with L’Arlésienne and Le Jeune Homme et la Mort

July 22, 2011

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English National Ballet Carmen | L’Arlésienne | Le Jeune Homme et la Mort 21st July 2011, London Coliseum Smokin’.  That’s how I’d describe English National Ballet’s Roland Petit triple bill this evening.  It’s a night where fast twitch muscle fibres rule. The style is new to the dancers, but you wouldn’t know it. They were on […]

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English National Ballet’s tribute to Roland Petit | Principal nightly casting

July 11, 2011

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English National Ballet’s tribute to Roland Petit at the London Coliseum English National Ballet perform three of Roland Petit’s ballets – Carmen with L’Arlésienne and Le Jeune Homme et la Mort, opening on 21st July 2011. Principal Nightly ballet Casting Carmen 21, 22, 23 July 7.30pm Carmen – Begoña Cao, Don José – Fabian Reimair […]

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English National Ballet casting for L’Arlésienne, Le Jeune Homme et la Mort & Carmen

July 6, 2011

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English National Ballet has announced casting for it’s upcoming triple bill opening at the London Coliseum on 21st July (until 24th July).  You will note some changes which have been made since the release of promotional material. L’Arlésienne Vivette will be performed by Elena Glurdjidize and Erina Takahashi Frederi will be performed by Vadim Muntagirov […]

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Designer tutus on the catwalk at English National Ballet

June 14, 2011

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English National Ballet | Couture ballet  Later this month English National Ballet will auction 9 tutus  made for their dancers by fashion designers. There were ten tutus, but for personal reasons Bruce Oldfield is no longer able to take part. Begoña Cao & her Bruce Oldfield tutu will be missed ! Ballet Tutus for auction Ballet and […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis and Friends

June 8, 2011

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Suffolk Dancer brings Royal Ballet & English National Ballet Stars to The Regent Theatre, Ipswich for the first time in almost 40 years It’s been a long time coming, but (drum roll)… Ladies, Gentleman & Children, Gary Avis treads the boards in his home town with his gala on behalf of The Hunger Project. After a […]

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English National Ballet present Roland Petit’s Carmen at the London Coliseum

May 27, 2011

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Roland Petit’s Carmen at the London Coliseum and the ballet maestro’s greatest works English National Ballet’s Summer season at the London Coliseum offers audiences a rare opportunity to see Roland Petit’s extraordinary work in London. Carmen exploded into the decorous world of British ballet at its premiere in 1949, with ballet lovers shocked by the […]

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Ballet meets couture fashion at Kensington Palace

May 20, 2011

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Ballet meets high fashion at Kensington Palace – English National Ballet launches designer tutu auction for its Summer Fundraising Party in June On 29 June 2011 English National Ballet will take over one of London’s most glorious outdoor settings, The Orangery, Kensington Palace, for an evening of breathtaking ballet, fabulous fashion and fundraising. The Company is […]

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English National Ballet’s Daria Klimentova & Vadim Muntagirov in Swan Lake

March 27, 2011

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I had so many photographs to choose from when writing my review of English National Ballet’s Swan Lake that I decided to split them into two.  Here is the second feature with 40 photographs of the company dancers. Daria Klimentova     Daria & Vadim    James Forbat & Max Westwell

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Swan Lake : English National Ballet

March 24, 2011

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Laurretta Summerscales Swan Lake English National Ballet London Coliseum Wednesday, 23rd March 2011 Photography throughout : Helen Maybanks English National Ballet’s Swan Lake choreographed by Derek Deane (the ninth Swan Lake mounted by the company) begins with a Prologue telling the story of Princess Odette, who is kidnapped by Rothbart (half-man, half-bird) who turns her […]

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English National Ballet : Black & White

March 17, 2011

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Resolution Photography throughout : Helen Maybanks Black & White English National Ballet London Coliseum 16th March 2011 Five ballets in one hit make quite an impact – first-timers to the ballet will find something to love in this programme. Wayne Eagling’s Resolution, based on Mahler’s Rückert Lieder is a collection of five songs, beautifully and clearly […]

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