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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016 – 2017 SEASON AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

May 23, 2016

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Principal Ballerina underwater displaying remarkable poise and grace in a performance for The Birmingham Royal Ballet's production of The Tempest. Directed by David Bintley

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016 – 2017 SEASON AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   The world premiere of David Bintley’s new ballet The Tempest, with a commissioned score by Sally Beamish Sir Peter Wright’s beloved classic The Nutcracker returns to the Hippodrome stage Bintley’s Cinderella enchants Birmingham audiences after an absence of five years A new ballet […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET and Aston Hall collaborate for Romeo and Juliet project

May 20, 2016

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET and Aston Hall collaborate for Romeo and Juliet project Young people of Birmingham have been putting on their dancing shoes and working with Birmingham Royal Ballet to come up with a very special performance based on William Shakespeare’s famous play Romeo and Juliet.   The Birmingham Royal Ballet Ambassadors are a group […]

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LEADING BALLET DANCERS AND RUGBY PLAYERS GIVE IT SOME WELLY IN SUPPORT OF THE RNLI

April 28, 2016

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LEADING BALLET DANCERS AND RUGBY PLAYERS GIVE IT SOME WELLY IN SUPPORT OF THE RNLI   Prima ballerinas and Premiership rugby players have been captured swapping their ballet pointes and rugby boots for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s yellow wellies to show support for Mayday, the lifesaving charity’s annual national fundraising campaign. Birmingham Royal Ballet […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET TO PERFORM AT SHAKESPEARE LIVE! FROM THE RSC

April 19, 2016

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET TO PERFORM AT SHAKESPEARE LIVE! FROM THE RSC Birmingham Royal Ballet Principal Dancers Elisha Willis and Tyrone Singleton will be making the short journey to Stratford-upon-Avon this week to take part in the BBC and Royal Shakespeare Company’s Shakespeare Live! From the RSC.   During 2016 Birmingham Royal Ballet are presenting seven […]

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Sadler’s Wells, The Lowry and Birmingham Hippodrome join forces in collaborative partnership

April 14, 2016

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Sadler’s Wells, The Lowry and Birmingham Hippodrome join forces in collaborative partnership Sadler’s Wells, The Lowry and Birmingham Hippodrome have formed a collaborative producing partnership, supported by funding from Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence fund, to develop and deliver an ambitious programme of high-quality large-scale dance. The Movement is a dynamic partnership between three […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016 – 2017 SEASON AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

April 12, 2016

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016 – 2017 SEASON AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   The world premiere of David Bintley’s new ballet The Tempest, with a commissioned score by Sally Beamish Sir Peter Wright’s beloved classic The Nutcracker returns to the Hippodrome stage Bintley’s Cinderella enchants Birmingham audiences after an absence of five years A new ballet […]

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The Royal Ballet School returns to Opera Holland Park for a spectacular series of performances

March 21, 2016

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The Royal Ballet School returns to Opera Holland Park for a spectacular series of performances   The School’s 2016 Summer Season will include four performances at Opera Holland Park with a finale on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, sponsored by Vacheron Constantin The programme will include new work created on students by […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET spring across the pond to celebrate virginia arts festival’s 20 years

March 11, 2016

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET spring across the pond to celebrate virginia arts festival’s 20 years Birmingham Royal Ballet Principal Dancers Nao Sakuma and Chi Cao, along with Principal Conductor Paul Murphy, will be making the journey to Norfolk, Virginia next month to take part in Virginia Arts Festival’s Spring for Dance Gala.   Since 2007, Birmingham […]

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DANCEWORKS INTERNATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY SUMMER SCHOOL INTENSIVE

March 5, 2016

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DANCEWORKS INTERNATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY SUMMER SCHOOL INTENSIVE JULY 18th – 29th 2016, AT DANCEWORKS STUDIOS, MAYFAIR, LONDON. This unique 10-day intensive is open to ballet students of all levels from 6-18 years. It will be taught by teachers of the very highest calibre, including Michaela DePrince (Dutch National Ballet and film First Position), Erico Montes […]

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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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