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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2014

July 22, 2014

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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2014 To The Royal Ballet Reece Clarke Calvin Richardson Gina Storm-Jensen Grace Blundell Grace Horler   To Birmingham Royal Ballet Alexander Bird Edivaldo Souza da Silva   To Bavarian State Ballet Maud-Hélène Treille   To Stuttgart Ballet Adam Russell-Jones   To Royal Danish Ballet Drew Nelson Samuel Rees   […]

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American Repertory Ballet announces new Executive Director

July 16, 2014

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American Repertory Ballet announces new Executive Director   NEW BRUNSWICK and PRINCETON, NJ – American Repertory Ballet has named Vanessa Logan as its new Executive Director. Logan joins ARB from Boston Ballet, where she most recently served as Chief of Staff.   “During the past 5 years Vanessa has made tremendous contributions to Boston Ballet,” […]

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Houston Ballet’s Academy Presents Its 2014 Spring Showcase

April 9, 2014

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Houston Ballet’s Academy Presents Its 2014 Spring Showcase   Young Dancers Perform George Balanchine’s Masterwork Serenade for the First Time, Coached by Former Principal Dancer Leslie Peck   David Lichine’s Comic Gem Graduation Ball Returns to the Repertoire     HOUSTON, TEXAS - On Friday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 26 at 1:30 […]

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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY

February 1, 2014

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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY The directorate of de Theaterschool of the Amsterdam School of the Arts has appointed Jean-Yves Esquerre to become the new artistic director of the Dutch National Ballet Academy from 3 March 2014. Jan Zoet, director de Theaterschool: “I am proud that, together with […]

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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes

November 20, 2013

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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes and other digital video stores An unprecedented documentary showing the making and performance of excerpts from some of the most beloved classical ballet variations of all time : Don Quixote,  Flames of Paris,  Giselle,  The Nutcracker  and  Swan Lake. An international cast including Ashley […]

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Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet Hires Two New Talents And Announces Exciting Promotions to Mark Start of Dynamic Season

August 14, 2013

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Canada’s Royal   Winnipeg Ballet Hires Two New Talents And Announces Exciting Promotions to   Mark Start of Dynamic Season RWB Welcomes Soloist   Artjom Maksakov from Boston Ballet for 2013/14 Winnipeg, Manitoba –   André Lewis, Artistic Director of Canada’s   Royal Winnipeg Ballet, proudly announces that Artjom Maksakov, former Company dancer   with Boston […]

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Boston Ballet | Programme 2 in pictures

July 5, 2013

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Boston Ballet in Polyphonia. Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Boston Ballet | Programme 2 Tonight Boston Ballet present Programme 2 : The Second Detail/Polyphonia/Bella Figura at the London Coliseum. The dancers are : The Second Detail (William Forsythe) Paulo Arrias, Issac Akiba, Kathleen Breen Combes, Bo Busby, Dusty Button, Jeffrey Cirio, Lia Cirio, Sylvia Deaton, Lorna Feijóo, Joseph Hatti, Whitney Jensen, Misa Kuranaga, John Lam […]

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Serenaded by Boston Ballet

July 4, 2013

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Boston Ballet in Serenade. Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Serenaded by Boston Ballet Boston Ballet are in London for just one week, and one of the ballets they have brought with them is George Balanchine’s Serenade. You can see the company dance at the London Coliseum. There are more photographs of the company and booking details in my earlier feature on Serenade

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Boston Ballet tour to London in pictures

July 3, 2013

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Boston Ballet in Serenade. Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Boston Ballet tour to London in pictures Boston Ballet are currently in London for the first time in 30 years, accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Looking very strong in reherasal, the company bring mixed programmes to the London Coliseum this week. The dancers photographed are : Lia Cirio, Ashley Ellis, Misa Kuranaga, Nelson Madrigal and […]

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Boston Ballet Company head to London

July 3, 2013

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Boston Ballet Company head to London As Boston Ballet head into town for a hotly anticipated week of performances, here’s a round-up of my interviews with their dancers across the ranks, for Ballet News. Cupcakes & Conversation with Erica Cornejo, Principal, Boston Ballet Cupcakes & Conversation with John Lam, Soloist, Boston Ballet Cupcakes & Conversation with Sylvia […]

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BOSTON BALLET LONDON TOUR, JULY 2013

June 4, 2013

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BOSTON BALLET LONDON TOUR, JULY 2013   Company Debuts 50th Anniversary Performances At The London Coliseum Accompanied by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra   Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced the Company will visit London, 3 – 7 July 2013 for only six performances at the London Coliseum. The date marks the return of Boston Ballet […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet announces line-up for 2013-14 dance season

June 4, 2013

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The Hong Kong Ballet announces line-up for 2013-14 dance season Includes the International Première of The Dream of the Red Chamber Season’s programme also includes Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Ballet Classics for Children: Swan Lake, and Spring Ballet Delights 2014 The Hong Kong Ballet announces the exciting line-up for 2013-14 dance season, including a very […]

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Northern Ballet focuses spotlight on emerging and established international talent

April 15, 2013

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Northern Ballet focuses spotlight on emerging and established international talent Northern Ballet returns home in June with a showcase of outstanding emerging and established international choreography. The Company will perform a mixed programme at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre in its award-winning headquarters in Leeds from Wednesday 5 to Sunday 9 June.   Following […]

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Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s Laszlo Berdo hired as Artistic Director for Eglevsky Ballet

February 3, 2013

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Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s Laszlo Berdo hired as Artistic Director for Eglevsky Ballet   Central, Pa. (February 1, 2013) – Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Founding Artistic Director Marcia Dale Weary announced today that CPYB faculty member Laszlo Berdo has accepted the full-time position of Artistic Director for Eglevsky Ballet, Long Island. Mr. Berdo, a former […]

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Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet attends Rural Retreat in the UK

January 9, 2013

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Madeleine Onne, Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet, attends Rural Retreat in the UK <Hong Kong – 9 January 2012> At the beginning of January 2013, The Hong Kong Ballet’s Madeleine Onne was one of 28 Artistic Directors from the world’s foremost dance companies who attended the 10th Rural Retreat for dance leaders. The event, hosted […]

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Helen Pickett Appointed Resident Choreographer for Atlanta Ballet

November 14, 2012

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Helen Pickett Appointed Resident Choreographer for Atlanta Ballet ATLANTA – Impressive. Beautifully lyrical. Stunning. Strange and wonderful concoction. Unconventional. Clever. Whether describing one of her avant-garde works or simply summing up her unique movement style, words and phrases like these flow throughout the reviews of choreographer Helen Pickett. Atlanta Ballet’s Artistic Director John McFall discovered […]

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English National Ballet | AD Tamara Rojo announces new season

September 24, 2012

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English National Ballet | AD Tamara Rojo announces new season  Tamara Rojo, the new Artistic Director of English National Ballet, today announced details of the company’s new season, talked about her vision for the company and introduced her new artistic team. Ecstasy and Death – 20th Century masterpieces including the company premiere of Jiř Kylián’s […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 EXPANDED COMPANY ROSTER

August 15, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 EXPANDED COMPANY ROSTER   BOSTON, MA – DATE – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced the 2012-2013 Season roster, featuring 4 new Company members, 12 Boston Ballet II dancers and 9 internal promotions. The  Company and BBII returned to rehearsals at Boston Ballet’s studio headquarters on Monday, July 30 to […]

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HOUSTON BALLET AWARDED THE NEW YORK CHOREOGRAPHIC INSTITUTE FELLOWSHIP INITIATIVE GRANT TO SUPPORT CREATION OF A NEW WORK BY FIRST SOLOIST MELISSA HOUGH

August 4, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET AWARDED THE NEW YORK CHOREOGRAPHIC INSTITUTE FELLOWSHIP INITIATIVE GRANT TO SUPPORT CREATION OF A NEW WORK BY FIRST SOLOIST MELISSA HOUGH  Houston, Texas – Houston Ballet has been awarded a Fellowship Initiative grant from the New York Choreographic Institute, an affiliate of New York City Ballet, to support the development of new choreography […]

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HOUSTON BALLET LAUNCHES 2012-13 SEASON WITH MADAME BUTTERFLY IN SEPTEMBER 2012

July 9, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET LAUNCHES 2012-13 SEASON WITH MADAME BUTTERFLY IN SEPTEMBER 2012   Beloved Company Ballerina Amy Fote Returns to the Title Role, A Signature Work in Her Career Program opens with Clear, a Stellar Showcase for the Company’s Men   HOUSTON, TEXAS – From September 6-16, 2012, Houston Ballet opens its 2012-13 season with artistic director […]

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