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The Royal Ballet | Nadia Nerina retrospective exhibition

February 26, 2013

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Royal Ballet Artist Anna Rose O’Sullivan models acclaimed ballerina Nadia Nerina’s Fireworks costume. This costume from an unknown Kenneth MacMillan work (designed by Nicholas Georgiadis) will be displayed for the first time in a new retrospective exhibition at the Royal Opera House. Nadia Nerina: Principal Ballerina with The Royal Ballet 1947-1966 opens on 22 March and runs until August. Free admission.

The Royal Ballet | Nadia Nerina retrospective exhibition Acclaimed ballerina and pioneer of ballet on television celebrated in a retrospective exhibition: Nadia Nerina, Principal Ballet dancer with The Royal Ballet from 1947-1966 Royal Opera House, 22 March – 17 August 2013 Generously supported by the Philip Loubser Foundation  Nadia Nerina was a pioneer in the world […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Wu Fei-fei, Principal, The Hong Kong Ballet

February 25, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Wu Fei-fei, Principal, The Hong Kong Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?   Lots and lots of ballet rehearsals! Why ballet ? Ballet is the most beautiful dance genre in the world. What are you looking forward to dancing during 2013 & what are the big challenges likely […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Beatriz Stix-Brunell, Soloist, The Royal Ballet

December 20, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Beatriz Stix-Brunell, Soloist, The Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I’m fully ready to ‘get at it ‘on Monday. Sunday is my day off and I use it to fully decompress and recharge. Company class on Monday morning is the lead-in to a busy and […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Mireille Hassenboehler, Principal, Houston Ballet

August 8, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Mireille Hassenboehler, Principal, Houston Ballet  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? My son rises at 6:30!!! Seeing his sweet smiling face gets me going. When he is up and ready to go so must I. Why ballet? Can’t imagine life without it.  Placing my hand on the ballet […]

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Irek Mukhamedov joins the Schaufuss Ballet’s Award Winning Tchaikovsky Trilogy at the London Coliseum

March 20, 2012

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Irek Mukhamedov joins the Schaufuss Ballet’s Award Winning Tchaikovsky Trilogy at the London Coliseum 23 -28 July 2012   Olivier Award-winning choreographer, Peter Schaufuss, presents his powerful, innovative interpretation of three of Tchaikovsky’s immortal ballets – Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker and for this season, the prolific Tartar, Irek Mukhamedov, once entitled “best […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Joseph Phillips, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre

February 23, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Joseph Phillips, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? My passion for dancing has been my main motivation and drive ever since I can remember. Attending class is my favorite part of the morning it sets me up for the whole day. The […]

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The Ballet News Ballet Clinic

October 10, 2011

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Ballet News | Ballet Clinic For some time, the Ballet News Ballet Clinic has resided in the discussion tab on the Ballet News facebook page, but as I’ve been notified by facebook that it will soon remove this tool, and because we’ve had such a wealth of useful, practical information from teachers, dance students, ballet-goers, doctors […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Carlos Lopez, Soloist, American Ballet Theatre

August 19, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Carlos Lopez, Soloist, American Ballet Theatre Lopez has now left ABT and is freelancing. What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? It’s been a while that I haven’t had to think about that, because we usually rest on Mondays at ABT, but let’s say on Tuesdays, I’m motivated by […]

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Royal Ballet to pay tribute to Dame Alicia Alonso

October 11, 2010

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ROYAL BALLET TO PAY TRIBUTE TO ONE OF THE 20TH CENTURY’S GREATEST BALLERINAS On Friday 15 October 2010, The Royal Ballet will pay tribute to Dame Alicia Alonso, Founder and Director of the Nacional Ballet de Cuba. Dame Alicia will celebrate her 90th birthday later in the year, and in a special acknowledgment of her outstanding […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Itziar Mendizabal, Principal, Leipzig Ballet

May 21, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Itziar Mendizabal, Principal, Leipzig Ballet Itziar’s season at Leipzig Ballet finishes on 16th August and after a short holiday, she will join The Royal Ballet as a First Soloist. The Company don’t audition. Itziar’s Ballet Mistress gave a DVD of her work to The Royal Ballet’s Artistic Director – Monica Mason – […]

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Ballet NEWS | Breaking news – THE BOLSHOI CASTING FOR LONDON

March 11, 2010

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The casting for the Bolshoi Ballet’s London visit has just arrived : Photograph :  Damir Yusopov July 2010 Mon 19 Bolshoi Ballet 7.30pm Spartacus Ivan Vasiliev Nina Kaptsova 1st night Svetlana Zakharova Alexander Volchkov Tue 20 Bolshoi Ballet 7.30pm Spartacus Pavel Dmitrichenko Anna Nikulina Maria Alexandrova Yury Baranov Wed 21 Bolshoi Ballet 7.30pm Spartacus Mikhail […]

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Bolshoi Ballet in London @ The Royal Opera House this summer

March 11, 2010

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Victor Hochhauser presents THE BOLSHOI OPERA AND BALLET AT THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, COVENT GARDEN 19 July – 8 August 2010 Public booking opens 6 April 2010 www.roh.org.uk/bolshoi The Bolshoi Ballet will be returning to the Royal Opera House this summer.  Casting is yet to be announced (if you know the Company, you’ll know that […]

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