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Strictly Come Dancing | Around The World

November 29, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing | Around The World Did you agree with the scoring this week ? Caroline and Pasha’s Charleston is top of the leader board with 39 points, with Darcey saying the dance was “amazing.” Was it ? Simon & Kristina danced a beautiful Waltz that was “fabulous” (Len) and “so fine, almost Princely” […]

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2014 FIFA World Cup | Boots Versus Pointe Shoes

June 25, 2014

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2014 FIFA World Cup Collides With Ballet Continuing the storied history of the boot that transformed the industry, Nike launches the new generation of the Mercurial to match the speed of today’s game. The new boot has been unveiled by Cristiano Ronaldo in Madrid.  The Superfly has been created to revolutionize speed.   Mercurial boots have always been synonymous with speed, and […]

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Ballet News

March 14, 2013

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Ballet News Just announced 16 year old Leticia Domingues from Brazil, 2013 Prix de Lausanne scholarship winner, will join The Royal Ballet School. Domingues studied at the Petite Danse School of Dance, Rio.   Watch Leticia :  

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The Royal Ballet in Brazil

February 12, 2013

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The Royal Ballet in Brazil

The Royal Ballet in Brazil The Royal Opera House is to expand international links with Brazil through performances, education work and skills training in the city in Rio de Janeiro later this month. A two day symposium links dance teachers, schools, professional dance companies and others from Rio, in a partnership with Theatro Municipal and the […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET’S NOCHE DE PASIÓN 2013 MARKS THE LAUNCH OF THE WASHINGTON BALLET’S LATINO SCHOLARSHIP FUND

February 1, 2013

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET’S NOCHE DE PASIÓN 2013 MARKS THE LAUNCH OF THE WASHINGTON BALLET’S LATINO SCHOLARSHIP FUND At TWB’s philanthropic event to be held, Friday February 9th at The Residence of the Brazilian Ambassador, the formation of a new scholarship will be announced.   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) announces the formation of The […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Tatiana Leskova : A ballerina at large

January 3, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | Tatiana Leskova : A ballerina at large Tatiana Leskova is one of the last surviving pupils of dancers from the golden age of the Imperial Russian Ballet; the daughter of exiled Russians whose mother, Helena, conceived her in Venice, Italy, and born in Paris in 1922. This biography, first published in Brazil and […]

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New work by disabled and deaf artists presented alongside the London 2012 Paralympic Games

August 21, 2012

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'Fusional Fragments' by Marc Brew with Dame Evelyn Glennie. Photographer Irven Lewis

New work by disabled and deaf artists presented alongside the London 2012 Paralympic Games   Last year Ballet News broke new ground : Ballet News presents a British Sign Language Interpretation for the first time I’d like to introduce you to Kelly Johnson, a Junior Trainee Sign Language Interpreter.  Kelly has, for the first time, interpreted […]

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The Royal Winnipeg Ballet participate in Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

July 29, 2012

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The Royal Winnipeg Ballet participate in Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival For the first time in nearly 50 years, Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet will be travelling to Massachusetts next week to participate in the 80th Anniversary of the famed Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival from August 1-5, 2012.   Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival served as the platform […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET AND TWB AND TWSB DANCERS WIN NUMEROUS AWARDS AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL DANCE COMPETITIONS

March 10, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET AND TWB AND TWSB DANCERS WIN NUMEROUS AWARDS AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL DANCE COMPETITIONS AURORA DICKIE AND JUNXIONG ZHAO WIN MEDALS AT THE BIANNUAL Cape Town International Ballet Competition (CTIBC) Alvin Tovstogray wins gold at tanzolymp 2012 The Washington School of Ballet (Twsb) Wins Outstanding School award While Twsb dancers win numerous […]

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The secret of Celisa’s success

September 15, 2010

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The secret of Celisa’s success

Even the clothes are wilting.  The air in the studio is languid and thick with endeavour.  Discarded tutus and dresses longer and thinner than pencils scatter the floor and droop earthwards. But not our star dancer.  Celisa Diuana, a corps de ballet dancer with The Royal Ballet, is trying to hit the photographer’s mark with a […]

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