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English National Ballet Fouette @ The Festival

July 18, 2013

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English National Ballet Fouette @ The Festival Last week, in the gardens of Buckingham Palace, English National Ballet performed for The Queen at the Coronation Festival Gala. The Festival was organised by the Royal Warrant Holders Association, whose members supply goods or services to The Queen, her husband or her eldest son. The Queen’s Coronation […]

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English National Ballet @ Buckingham Palace

July 13, 2013

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Picture by Ashley Bingham. Picture taken at the Coroation Festival. Buckingham Palace,

English National Ballet @ Buckingham Palace On Friday night English National Ballet performed Tempus, a newly commissioned piece by George Williamson for the Coronation Festival Gala, held in the Gardens of Buckingham Palace. The Festival was arranged by the Royal Warrant Holders; companies who have supplied the Queen, her husband or her eldest son for at […]

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET TO PERFORM AT CORONATION FESTIVAL

May 1, 2013

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET TO PERFORM AT CORONATION FESTIVAL

ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET TO PERFORM AT CORONATION FESTIVAL English National Ballet will take part in three Gala performances in the grounds of Buckingham Palace as part of the Coronation Festival in July. The Company will perform Tempus  a specially commissioned piece paying tribute to Her Majesty The Queen  and the incredible era of change during […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty

January 10, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty English National Ballet London Coliseum Wednesday, January 9th 2013 English National Ballet dance Kenneth MacMillan’s production of The Sleeping Beauty (after Marius Petipa), and MacMillan regarded it as the most important classical ballet. This company, especially Tamara Rojo, dance it with the required gravitas. Dressed in Nicholas […]

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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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Tarzan Dan Exhibits

July 10, 2012

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Tarzan Dan Exhibits I’ve often featured Dan Freeman’s (aka Tarzan Dan) work and he has recently opened an exhibition which will run for the rest of this month.  I wanted to give you a bit of detail and Dan has snapped his photographs as they are hung in the exhibition for you to see. Tarzan Dan […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Torontonian Evan McKie Guests and Makes Hometown Debut in The Sleeping Beauty

February 16, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada | Torontonian Evan McKie Guests and Makes Hometown Debut in The Sleeping Beauty   February 15, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Rudolf Nureyev’s landmark production of The Sleeping Beauty which opens the Winter Season on March 10, 2012 […]

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The National Ballet of Canada’s Winter Season Features Three Full-Length Ballets

January 18, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada’s Winter Season Features Three Full-Length Ballets Evan McKie, Zdenek Konvalina, Bridgett Zehr and Matjash Mrozewski Guest La Fille mal gardée is Dedicated to Alexander Grant January 18, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet Canada, today announced that the 60th anniversary celebrations continue this Winter Season with four guest […]

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English National Ballet announces promotions

July 21, 2011

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English National Ballet Promotions 2011/2012  No surprises that Vadim Muntagirov has been promoted from First Soloist to Principal dancer. He joined in 2009 and, despite his youth and inexperience, he has been dancing Principal roles on press nights for some time. He has formed a strong dance partnership with Senior Principal Daria Klimentová. Similarly, Yonah Acosta’s technique was […]

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National Ballet of Canada : Bridgett Zehr and Zdenek Konvalina Appointed Guest Artists in 2011/12 Season

May 4, 2011

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Bridgett Zehr and Zdenek Konvalina Appointed Guest Artists in 2011/12 Season May 4, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Principal Dancers Zdenek Konvalina and Bridgett Zehr will become Guest Artists in the 2011/12 season. Mr. Konvalina and Ms. Zehr will continue to perform with the National Ballet […]

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National Ballet of Canada : Highly Anticipated North American Premiere of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Opens June 4

April 21, 2011

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Highly Anticipated North American Premiere of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Opens June 4 Jillian Vanstone, Sonia Rodriguez and Heather Ogden Cast as Alice April 21, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that First Soloist Jillian Vanstone and Principal Dancers Sonia Rodriguez and Heather Ogden will perform the lead […]

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National Ballet of Canada : Canadian Premiere of Russian Seasons by Alexei Ratmansky

March 18, 2011

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National Ballet of Canada : Canadian Premiere of Russian Seasons by Alexei Ratmansky

Canadian Premiere of Russian Seasons by Alexei Ratmansky Presented with Apollo and Theme and Variations March 23 – 27, 2011 March 16, 2011… The National Ballet of Canada presents the Canadian premiere of Russian choreographer Alexei Ratmansky’s Russian Seasons, featuring a score by his compatriot, Leonid Desyatnikov. Russian Seasons is presented on a mixed programme […]

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National Ballet of Canada announces Principal casting for Don Quixote

March 2, 2011

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 Don Quixote Principal Casting Announced March 9 – 13, 2011 Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced principal casting for Don Quixote onstage March 9 – 13, 2011 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. The opening performance on March 9 at 7:30 pm will feature Principal Character […]

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The National Ballet of Canada’s The Nutcracker, Principal casting announced

December 1, 2010

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The Nutcracker 15 Glorious Years! Principal Casting Announced December 1, 2010… The National Ballet of Canada’s The Nutcracker celebrates its 15th anniversary as Toronto’s favourite holiday tradition. Created by James Kudelka in 1995, The Nutcracker is set in 19th-century Russia and takes audiences on a magical journey through the glittering world of the Snow Queen […]

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Canadian Premiere of Wayne McGregor’s Chroma – & casting

November 2, 2010

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Canadian Premiere of Wayne McGregor’s Chroma Presented with Serenade and Emergence November 24 – 28, 2010 November 1, 2010… The National Ballet of Canada presents the Canadian premiere of acclaimed British Choreographer Wayne McGregor’s Chroma, featuring a score by British composer Joby Talbot which includes unique orchestrations of three songs by The White Stripes. Chroma will […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Bridgett Zehr, Principal, National Ballet of Canada

October 22, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Bridgett Zehr, Principal, National Ballet of Canada Bridgett will dance the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy in James Kudelka’s The Nutcracker. Known for extraordinary musicality and willowy limbs, Bridgett combines a delicate innocence with lyrical grace and steely technique, making her an critic and audience favourite. She recently made her debut […]

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National Ballet of Canada – Eight Debuts in Cinderella

October 18, 2010

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Eight Debuts in Cinderella November 11 to 20, 2010 October 7, 2010… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Cinderella, which includes eight debuts. Cinderella is onstage November 11 – 20, 2010 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. The opening performance on November […]

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BALLET NEWS WORLD EXCLUSIVE

August 14, 2010

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Tarzan Dan. I’m sure his name is no accident – it takes a certain amount of daring and dexterity to capture images of dancers in the studio, but to photograph them in inhospitable places, out of context and definately out of everyone’s comfort zone, with the weather against you ?  Well, that takes an intrepid explorer with charm to […]

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