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The Royal Ballet | Promotions and joiners have been announced for the 2016/17 Season

June 10, 2016

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The Royal Ballet | Promotions and joiners have been announced for the 2016/17 Season Director Kevin O’Hare has made the following promotions for the forthcoming Season: Alexander Campbell, Francesca Hayward, Ryoichi Hirano and Akane Takada have been promoted to Principal, the Company’s highest rank. Claire Calvert, Yasmine Naghdi and Beatriz Stix-Brunell are promoted to First Soloists. Matthew Ball […]

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From Student to Star : Benjamin Ella

August 6, 2009

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I am delighted to display a specially commissioned drawing by Sarah, an immensely talented artist, to introduce this latest interview series. Sarah’s brief was to depict the dancers’ progression from student to professional, and the resulting sketch perfectly represents that transition. From Student to Star is a series of interviews featuring Graduates as they begin […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet announces promotions

July 16, 2009

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15 JULY 2009 For immediate release Steven McRae becomes The Royal Ballet’s newest Principal in 2009/10 season promotions The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae has been promoted to Principal in the recent Company promotions. The Australian dancer joined the Company in 2004 after two years at The Royal Ballet School and has risen quickly through the […]

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Ballet NEWS | Royal Ballet School Graduates 2009

July 15, 2009

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In my review of The Royal Ballet School Summer Matinee Performance, I reported that every one of the 2009 Graduate year had been awarded a contract with a professional ballet company. Here is the full list of Graduates and where they are going : Ruth Bailey – The Royal Ballet Leticia Stock – The Royal […]

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