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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET RETRACE THE STEPS OF THE BARD AT SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHPLACE

February 10, 2016

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET RETRACE THE STEPS OF THE BARD AT SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHPLACE   This week, Birmingham Royal Ballet Director David Bintley and dancers from one of the UK’s most prolific dance companies took a step back in time retracing the steps of arguably the world’s most famous playwright as they visited the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2016 SPRING SEASON

February 6, 2016

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2016 SPRING SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   Two of Sir Frederick Ashton’s classic ballets pair up for a double bill; The Dream, and for the first time ever performed by Birmingham Royal Ballet, A Month in the Country A revival of Kenneth Macmillan’s Romeo and Juliet   Venue and booking information: Birmingham […]

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BALLET AND THE BARD IN BIRMINGHAM

January 12, 2016

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BALLET AND THE BARD IN BIRMINGHAM BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET MARKS 400 YEARS SINCE SHAKESPEARE’S DEATH with a world-class season of performance   February – October 2016   Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street, B5 4TB 0844 338 5000 The timeless drama and storytelling of Shakespeare’s plays have inspired generations of theatregoers across the globe for hundreds of […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET HOSTS DAY OF EXCITING NEW DANCE CREATIONS

January 12, 2016

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET HOSTS DAY OF EXCITING NEW DANCE CREATIONS   Birmingham Royal Ballet is preparing to host the inaugural event of the newly formed Midlands Dance Hub on Friday 15 January.   On Friday Birmingham Royal Ballet will welcome a varied selection of Midlands based dance practitioners and creators into its home studios for […]

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AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE with BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET and THE ROYAL BALLET SINFONIA

December 19, 2015

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AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE with BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET and THE ROYAL BALLET SINFONIA AT SYMPHONY HALL, BIRMINGHAM Compered by Birmingham Royal Ballet Director, David Bintley   Performance: Saturday 6 February at 7.30pm   Town Hall & Symphony Hall Ticket Office: 0121 345 0600 The Royal Ballet Sinfonia takes centre stage at Birmingham’s iconic Symphony Hall […]

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ORIGINAL CREATIVES & CAST REUNITE TO CELEBRATE THE SILVER ANNIVERSARY OF

November 30, 2015

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ORIGINAL CREATIVES & CAST REUNITE TO CELEBRATE THE SILVER ANNIVERSARY OF Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker   Until Sunday 13 December 2015   Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street, B5 4TB 0844 338 5000 On Friday 27 November 2015 Birmingham Royal Ballet opened its magical production of The Nutcracker once again on the Birmingham Hippodrome stage, 25 […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker

November 10, 2015

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker   Friday 27 November – Sunday 13 December 2015   Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street, B5 4TB Birminghamhippodrome.com, 0844 338 5000 In 1990, Sadlers Wells Royal Ballet travelled to the Midlands to become Birmingham Royal Ballet in what was described as “the arts coup of the decade”. In celebration of this […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet: 25 years of costume

September 17, 2015

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Birmingham Royal Ballet: 25 years of costume Birmingham’s iconic department store puts the spotlight on 25 years of classic costumes     House of Fraser, Corporation Street, Birmingham 28 September – 11 October 2015 FREE ADMISSION   This year, Birmingham Royal Ballet celebrate their 25 years in the city. During this time the company have […]

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THE BOTANIST LAUNCHES NEW COCKTAIL TO CELEBRATE BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 25th ANNIVERSARY

September 15, 2015

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THE BOTANIST LAUNCHES NEW COCKTAIL TO CELEBRATE BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 25th ANNIVERSARY Popular Birmingham bar, The Botanist is set to launch a limited edition cocktail to celebrate Birmingham Royal Ballet’s 25th anniversary.   Swapping the barre for the bar, Principal Dancer Jenna Roberts and Soloist Steven Monteith plus members of Birmingham Royal Ballet staff chose […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S OFFICIAL 25TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON

September 8, 2015

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S OFFICIAL 25TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   Swan Lake Monday 28 September – Tuesday 6 October 2015   Variations triple bill Theme and Variations/Kin./Enigma Variations Thursday 8 – Saturday 10 October 2015   Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street, B5 4TB Birminghamhippodrome.com, 0844 338 5000 Birmingham Royal Ballet, one of the worlds leading […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET IN BBC FOUR TELEVISION WORLD PREMIERE

September 1, 2015

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET IN BBC FOUR TELEVISION WORLD PREMIERE   The King Who Invented Ballet: Louis XIV and the Noble Art of Dance and Birmingham Royal Ballet’s newest work The King Dances to be broadcast on BBC FOUR on Sunday 13 September at 8pm.   Birmingham Royal Ballet Director David Bintley is swapping the Birmingham […]

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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2015

July 15, 2015

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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2015   The class of 2015 who have graduated from The Royal Ballet School with contracts are : Chisato Katsura – The Royal Ballet Lukas Bjørneboe Brændsrød – The Royal Ballet Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme Harry Churches – The Royal Ballet Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme Leo Dixon – […]

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Programme announced for BIRMINGHAM WEEKENDER

July 6, 2015

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Awe-inspiring performances will entertain festival goers during Birmingham Weekender including Motionhouse dancers Martina Bussi and Alasdair Stuart -

Programme announced for BIRMINGHAM WEEKENDER   25 – 27 September 2015   Birmingham Weekender, a weekend of world-leading free outdoor performance, art and entertainment, is pleased to announce details of its ambitious, family-friendly festival programme for 2015.   In what is Birmingham’s largest arts festival, Birmingham Weekender features an awe-inspiring programme of events from hundreds […]

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25 Years of Ballet in Birmingham

July 6, 2015

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25 Years of Ballet in Birmingham DANCERS TAKE TO THE CITY’S STREETS TO CELEBRATE BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY   Birmingham Royal Ballet has unveiled two striking images featuring members of the world-renowned company in instantly recognisable locations around their home city of Birmingham as part of their ongoing 25th anniversary celebrations.   This year […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS 2015

June 29, 2015

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS 2015   At the end of the 2014/2015 season, Birmingham Royal Ballet is able to announce the following:   Mathias Dingman is promoted from First Soloist to Principal. Céline Gittens is promoted from Soloist to First Soloist. Yvette Knight is promoted from First Artist to Soloist. Karla Doorbar is promoted from […]

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FIRST LOOK | World Premiere of David Bintley’s The King Dances

June 17, 2015

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FIRST LOOK | World Premiere of David Bintley’s The King Dances     CARMINA BURANA/THE KING DANCES Wednesday 17 – Saturday 20 June   Birmingham Hippodrome, B5 4TB Online or 0844 338 5000 Tonight, will present the World Premiere of The King Dances, a brand-new production by Director David Bintley at their home venue of Birmingham Hippodrome.   […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES JAN TEO AS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE

June 15, 2015

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES JAN TEO AS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE   The Board of Directors at Birmingham Royal Ballet has announced the appointment of Jan Teo as its new Chief Executive. Ms. Teo has served as a member of the Birmingham Royal Ballet Board for the past two years and has long experience in corporate […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet & David Bintley unveil THE KING DANCES

June 3, 2015

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Birmingham Royal Ballet & David Bintley unveil THE KING DANCES   CARMINA BURANA/THE KING DANCES Wednesday 17 – Saturday 20 June   Birmingham Hippodrome, B5 4T 0844 338 5000 In just two weeks’ time Birmingham Royal Ballet, one of the world’s leading classical companies and the UK’s premiere touring ballet company, will unveil a brand-new […]

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Schools and companies chosen by the Prix de Lausanne 2015 prize winners

May 28, 2015

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Schools and companies chosen by the Prix de Lausanne 2015 prize winners The Prix de Lausanne is proud to announce the 2015 prize winner’s choices of Partner Schools and Companies : 1. Harrison Lee – Australia –  School chosen: Royal Ballet School – Scholarship offered by Fondation Leenards 2. Jisoo Park – South Korea – […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2015 SUMMER SEASON

May 19, 2015

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at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   David Bintley’s earliest work for the Company Carmina burana pairs up with his latest work, the world premiere of The King Dances     A revival of Bintley’s full length comedy Sylvia     Venue and booking information: Birmingham Hippodrome: Tickets: 0844 338 5000   Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to […]

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