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The No.1 Most Popular Ballet Product on Ballet News

October 12, 2015

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The No.1 Most Popular Ballet Product on Ballet News. Ever Hands down, the most popular product I’ve ever written about here on Ballet News is the Bloch Warm-up Bootie. They are worn by dancers, dance students and people across the planet because they are light, soft and very warm. I always describe them as little […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Laura Hidalgo, Principal, Queensland Ballet

August 4, 2015

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Laura Hidalgo Photographer, David Kelly

Cupcakes & Conversation with Laura Hidalgo, Principal, Queensland Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? I just recently moved to Australia so everything motivates me at the moment. The excitement of working in a new place is something that gets me right out of bed. Getting to know my colleagues, the sun […]

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A BLOCH DOUBLE BILL

January 21, 2014

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Juliet Burnett & Daniel Gaudiello, The Australian Ballet

A BLOCH DOUBLE BILL Bloch Announces Ambassadors for 2014 We are pleased to announce that two artists from The Australian Ballet will join the ranks as Bloch Ambassadors in 2014. Juliet Burnett and Daniel Gaudiello will be the Australian contingent in an international line-up of Bloch elite, including Polina Semionova and Sarah Lamb.* Bloch is […]

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Bloch Warm-Up Boots | New Colours

December 20, 2013

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Bloch Warm-Up Boots | New Colours Since I first recommended Bloch’s warm-up boots, I’ve had requests for different colours – especially pink. The boots are so popular that I’ve recently included them in my Christmas Edit. Well, today is a good news day and I can report that new colours have been added to the […]

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The Ballet News Christmas Edit

December 6, 2013

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The Ballet News Christmas Edit The Royal Ballet’s Lauren Cuthbertson is an ambassador for the Pandora charm bracelet seen in the above photograph. Symbolising meanings that enable women to express their true inner self and beliefs, the collection of 24 sterling silver charms feature symbolic materials, colours and patterns that represent key values such as joy, […]

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Ballet News Selects… an outfit for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations this weekend

May 28, 2012

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Ballet News Selects… an outfit for the Diamond Jubilee This weekend the celebrations for HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee will really take off – and it’s a long weekend here in the UK. The Thames River Pageant on Sunday 3rd of June promises to be a highlight, and street parties are being organised up and down the land, but […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Rachael Walsh, Principal Dancer, Queensland Ballet

February 16, 2012

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ballet dancer on stage

Cupcakes & Conversation with Rachael Walsh, Principal Dancer, Queensland Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? The aroma of espresso coffee and my two energetic puppies waiting for their morning walk help me out of bed early, but it’s my work that continues to motivate me each day. The work is varied […]

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Spring/Summer Ballet Wear

April 8, 2011

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three pairs of flip flops

It’s time to ditch the black and grey in favour of summer brights in the studio. Here’s a selection of ballet wear to cheer you and your fellow dancers in time for class.  Bloch Ref: Z0979 Bloch’s very soft knitted acrylic tube £15.50 Freddy Ref: 34976RB Freddy’s luxe 100% cotton sweat top has The Royal Ballet logo […]

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Ballet shoes – Bloch warm ups

February 23, 2011

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Bloch warm up boots in purple blue and red

Ballet Shoes | Bloch Warm-Up Boots Today I want to highlight the versatility of Bloch’s warm-up boots, worn by professional dancers and dance students the world over. It’s not only dancers who wear them – they are the warmest slippers you can imagine and perfect for lounging at home in. I’m often asked what dancers […]

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Ballet School – behind the barre

November 11, 2010

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dancer in tutu

English National Ballet School | Behind the barre This year I am following two English National Ballet School (ENBS) students; one in the first year and one in the third (graduate) year. The latest available Ofsted inspection report (2008) gave the three year National Diploma in Professional Dance (classical ballet) an ‘outstanding’ grade.  The report […]

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Bloch & Backstage on Swan Lake

August 30, 2010

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dancer in Swan Lake tutu backstage

Your recent Backstage Pass to Swan Lake revealed a gallery of images taken backstage at the Royal Albert Hall in June while English National Ballet danced their in-the-round production. Some of the images were featured in YOU magazine on Sunday 22nd August.  Dancer Silvia Aiuvalasit featured inside the cover, wearing her ‘space boots’ to keep her […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sophie Fletcher, Principal, Melbourne Ballet Company

August 3, 2010

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dancer headshot wearing black leotard

cupcakes courtesy of the Primrose Bakery, supporters of BALLET NEWS Cupcakes & Conversation with Sophie Fletcher, Principal, Melbourne Ballet Company (this month, Sophie moves to The National Theatre in Prague). What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Funnily enough, I have always found Monday’s the best day of the week – I […]

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