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RWB PARTNERS WITH ICONIC INTERNATIONAL FASHION BRAND

August 30, 2013

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RWB PARTNERS WITH ICONIC INTERNATIONAL FASHION BRAND  CLUB MONACO FOR SPECTACULAR 2013/14 SEASON PHOTO SHOOT Winnipeg, MB – Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet is proud to announce the collaboration with international fashion brand Club Monaco for a stunning 2013/14 season look. The 26 dancers from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company were individually styled by the renowned […]

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TAMARA ROJO : Second Edition of the Santander Bank Foundation Award for Anglo-Hispanic Relations

April 11, 2013

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TAMARA ROJO : Second Edition of the Santander Bank Foundation Award for Anglo-Hispanic Relations The Principal dancer and Artistic Director of English National Ballet will receive the award on June 5th at the Spanish Embassy in London.   – The jury distinguished Tamara Rojo as a beacon of Spanish culture in the United Kingdom that combines both talent […]

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National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson Receives Citation from State of Rhode Island

October 19, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson Receives Citation from State of Rhode Island October 19, 2012 … Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson was honoured with a Citation from Lincoln D. Chafee, the Governor of the State of Rhode Island. One of the highest honours given by the state, the Citation was presented to Ms. […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOURING SCHEDULE FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON

August 23, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOURING SCHEDULE FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON   Houston Ballet Makes Second Appearance at The Chicago Dancing Festival on August 25th 2012 Houston Ballet returns to Ottawa, Canada October 18-20th, 2012 Houston Ballet II Invited to perform in Switzerland in February 2013     Houston, TX – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch […]

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Royal Academy of Dance Awards Day: an International Celebration for Student Graduation

August 16, 2012

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(L-R) Kerry Rubie, Dr Anne Hogan, Mayor of Wandsworth, Julia Farron OBE, Luke Rittner. Photo: Tempest Photography

Royal Academy of Dance Awards Day: an International Celebration for Student Graduation The annual Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Awards ceremony took place on Wednesday 11 July at St Mary’s Church, Battersea on the banks of the river Thames. The graduation was an international celebration with over 179 students and guests travelling from 32 countries […]

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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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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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Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer

June 15, 2012

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Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer Billed as “an exploration of the role of the male dancer, developed within classical ballet over the last century,” the welcome return of The South Bank Show puts the spotlight on three of the best male dancers who have made the biggest impact on ballet – Rudolf Nureyev, Mikhail Baryshnikov and […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | North American Premiere of Hamlet Begins June 1

May 22, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada | North American Premiere of Hamlet Begins June 1 Principal Casting Announced May 22, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Hamlet. Choreographed by Kevin O’Day, Hamlet makes its highly anticipated North American premiere on June 1 in Toronto, Canada […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Piotr Stanczyk, Principal, National Ballet of Canada

May 17, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Piotr Stanczyk, Principal, National Ballet of Canada Piotr will dance the title role in Hamlet, which makes its North American premiere on June 1 in Toronto, Canada at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. He will also perform in Chroma by Wayne McGregor, June 13 to 17, 2012.   […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER COMPANY TOUR TO FINLAND IN SEPTEMBER 2012 AT THE FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA

May 5, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER COMPANY TOUR TO FINLAND IN SEPTEMBER 2012 AT THE FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA   Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Resident Choreographer Jorma Elo, Both of Finland, Join Company for Debut Performances BOSTON, MA – April 16, 2012 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today that the Company will appear in […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Hamlet Makes North American Premiere on June 1

May 3, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada | Hamlet Makes North American Premiere on June 1

National Ballet of Canada | Hamlet Makes North American Premiere on June 1 Guillaume Côté, Piotr Stanczyk and Naoya Ebe Dance Hamlet May 3, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced Principal Dancers Guillaume Côté and Piotr Stanczyk and Second Soloist Naoya Ebe will dance the title role in […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS THE THIRD ANNUAL NEXT GENERATION PERFORMANCE AT THE BOSTON OPERA HOUSE

April 8, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS THE THIRD ANNUAL NEXT GENERATION PERFORMANCE AT THE BOSTON OPERA HOUSE   Featuring Boston Ballet School Pre-Professional Students and New England Conservatory’s Youth Philharmonic Orchestra   BOSTON, MA – April 6, 2012 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today the programming for the third annual Next Generation performance at The […]

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Ballet News World Exclusive | English National Ballet’s Crystal Costa in all-Canadian photo shoot

February 1, 2012

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Ballet News World Exclusive | English National Ballet’s Crystal Costa in all-Canadian photo shoot Recently, fellow Canadians Crystal Costa (First Soloist with English National Ballet) and Dan Freeman (Radio DJ and photographer) teamed up for a photoshoot like no other, and Ballet News was promised some exclusives ! Freeman explains, “working with Crystal was an experience […]

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National Ballet of Canada Principal Guillaume Côté Stars in Video Sensation Lost in Motion

January 30, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada Principal Guillaume Côté Stars in Video Sensation Lost in Motion January 30, 2012… The National Ballet Canada Principal Dancer Guillaume Côté choreographs and dances in the stunning online video sensation, Lost in Motion. Directed by Ben Shirinian, Lost in Motion has received over 310,000 hits in Canada and all over the […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Visits Five Schools in Toronto with Dance About

January 17, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada Visits Five Schools in Toronto with Dance About Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet Canada, today announced that Dance About will visit five schools in the Greater Toronto Area from January 17 through January 24. Part of the National Ballet’s outstanding outreach and education programme, Dance About reaches […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Romeo and Juliet Principal Casting Announced

November 4, 2011

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Romeo and Juliet Principal Casting Announced Ballet Talk with Author James Neufeld 300 Alumni Attend Opening Performance Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the world premiere of Romeo and Juliet by internationally acclaimed choreographer Alexei Ratmansky. Romeo and Juliet opens The National Ballet of Canada’s […]

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Ballet News | SOUTH AFRICA SCOOPS 2 BRONZE MEDALS AT THE 2011 GENEE

October 27, 2011

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SOUTH AFRICA SCOOPS 2 BRONZE MEDALS AT THE 2011 GENEE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENÉE INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION 2011  Recognised as one of the ballet world’s most prestigious competitions and the flagship event of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), the Genée International Ballet Competition, held at the Artscape Opera House on Sunday 9 October, finished […]

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Ballet Victoria | Ballet Rocks

September 24, 2011

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ballet Rocks: from classic Bach to classic Floyd Ballet Victoria’s season opener rocks its way through British Columbia September 19, 2011  | Victoria, BC, Canada This season, Ballet Victoria’s artistic director Paul Destrooper wanted to showcase the versatility of his company’s dancers by having them perform many different styles of dance set […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kit Holder, First Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

September 18, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kit Holder, First Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Coffee and music.  And another coffee. Why ballet? I was rubbish at football!  I have always loved music and dancing is a natural response.  To work with live music every day is one of my […]

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