Tag Archives: Carlos Acosta

Carlos Acosta’s Classical Selection | Casting and Repetory announced

July 3, 2013

2 Comments

Carlos Acosta

Carlos Acosta’s Classical Selection Carlos Acosta’s Classical Selection is at the London Coliseum from July 30 to August 4. Performances: Tuesday 30 – Saturday 3 August at 7.30pm; Sunday 4 August at 3pm (no performance Thursday 1 August) Tickets: £10 – £85 Ticket office: 020 7845 9300 or 0844 412 4300   One of the greatest male dancers […]

Continue reading...

ROYAL BALLET LIVE CINEMA SEASON

June 25, 2013

Comments Off

ROYAL BALLET LIVE CINEMA SEASON TICKETS ON SALE FOR 2013/14 SEASON Tickets for the entire ROH Live Cinema Season 2013/14 are now on sale. The 2013/14 Season sees the expansion of the ROH Live Cinema Season through a new partnership with Mr Wolf Presents which will build on the achievements of ROH Cinema to date and accelerate global […]

Continue reading...

English National Ballet announces 2014 season

June 10, 2013

Comments Off

Tamara Rojo & Akram Khan Photograph : Cheryl Angear

English National Ballet announces 2014 season This morning, amid the plush surroundings of the Penthouse Suite at The Dorchester Hotel in London, English National Ballet’s Artistic Director Tamara Rojo laid out her plans for 2014, which are a continuation of her clear vision for the company. Akram Khan was on hand today because, despite his […]

Continue reading...

Famous love story Queensland’s first Super Star

May 14, 2013

Comments Off

Famous love story Queensland’s first Super Star The Newman Government is delivering on a key Arts for All Queenslanders election commitment, with the announcement of the first Super Star project. Arts Minister Ian Walker said Queensland would be home to an exclusive season of the ballet Romeo and Juliet, featuring internationally acclaimed dancers.   “This […]

Continue reading...

Ballet News Limited Edition Collection

May 6, 2013

Comments Off

Ballet News Limited Edition Collection | No.2 For my second collection of exclusive illustrations by Berenice Bercelli I have chosen drawings focusing on famous pas de deux’s that highlight some of the defining ballet moments so far during 2013. These illustrations are not prints – they are handmade and come in limited numbers, so it’s essential to […]

Continue reading...

THE ROYAL BALLET TAKES ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, SWAN LAKE AND A GALA PROGRAMME TO JAPAN

April 19, 2013

Comments Off

THE ROYAL BALLET TAKES ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, SWAN LAKE AND A GALA PROGRAMME TO JAPAN   Friday 5 to Sunday 14 July 2013   The Royal Ballet returns to the Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo with three exciting programmes including the Asian premiere of Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Anthony Dowell’s production of […]

Continue reading...

English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo profiled

April 10, 2013

Comments Off

Tamara Rojo

English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo profiled I recently announced that Tamara Rojo will be profiled on The South Bank Show. Over an hour, the documentary attempts to get under the skin of English National Ballet’s latest Artistic Director, Tamara Rojo, as she takes on the dual role of artistic head and principal dancer. The programme comprises […]

Continue reading...

Natalia Osipova joins The Royal Ballet next season

April 8, 2013

7 Comments

Natalia Osipova joins The Royal Ballet next season

Natalia Osipova joins The Royal Ballet next season Natalia Osipova joins The Royal Ballet in the 2013/14 Season. Her first performances will be as Juliet in Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo & Juliet with Carlos Acosta. This follows a guest slot during the run of Swan Lake, also with Acosta. Director of The Royal Ballet Kevin O’Hare said “I’m delighted […]

Continue reading...

The Royal Ballet’s Olivia Cowley | #adayinthelifeofacorpsballerina

April 8, 2013

Comments Off

Olivia Cowley as Calliope in Apollo photographed by Cheryl Angear

The Royal Ballet’s Olivia Cowley | Pointe Shoes & Plasters There is nothing remotely glamorous about being a professional ballet dancer. As Olivia Cowley, a dancer in her 10th season with The Royal Ballet tells me, “people think it’s blisters but actually it’s not. It’s the nails, the bed of the nails, no matter how […]

Continue reading...

The Royal Ballet announces 2013/14 season

March 13, 2013

Comments Off

The Royal Ballet announces 2013/14 season Today saw the launch of Artistic Director Kevin O’Hare’s second season at The Royal Ballet, and he was characteristically understated but also quietly confident that as his first season is going very well – the company is selling almost all of the tickets it offers – and is excited about the new season. Has […]

Continue reading...

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

December 20, 2012

Comments Off

ballet dancer on royal ballet stage

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 […]

Continue reading...

The Royal Ballet’s Fernando Montano nominated for Personality of the Year

November 26, 2012

4 Comments

two ballet dancers

The Royal Ballet’s Fernando Montano nominated for Personality of the Year The Royal Ballet’s Fernando Montano has been nominated for a prestigious Latin-UK  (LUKAS) award – Personality of the Year. LUKAS is the world´s first ever awards ceremony to recognise the contribution of Britain´s one million Latin American, Spanish and Portuguese residents. It is a […]

Continue reading...

Cupcakes and Conversation with Yosvani Ramos, Principal, The Australian Ballet

November 21, 2012

Comments Off

Rachel Rawlins and Yosvani Ramos Les Sylphides Photo Alex Makeyev

Cupcakes and Conversation with Yosvani Ramos, Principal, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I make myself a double espresso coffee every morning as soon as I wake up. Couldn’t function without it! Why ballet ? There’s nothing else I’d rather do. Who would you most like to dance […]

Continue reading...

Sadler’s Wells Spring 2013 Season

November 14, 2012

Comments Off

rtha Leebolt & Tobias Batley as Daisy & Gatsby in David Nixon's The Great Gatsby. Photo Jason Tozer.

Sadler’s Wells Spring 2013 Season The Spring 2013 season at Sadler’s Wells is on sale, and there are some treats in store. The National Ballet of Canada will dance Alexei Ratmansky’s Romeo & Juliet from Wednesday 17th-Sunday 21st April, with tickets from £12 to £45. The London Children’s Ballet present The Secret Garden, choreographed by […]

Continue reading...

Carlos Acosta masterclass with Michael Parkinson

October 1, 2012

Comments Off

Carlos Acosta and Michael Parkinsin

Carlos Acosta masterclass with Michael Parkinson Carlos Acosta recorded a materclass with Michael Parkinson earlier this year. I attended the filming at Sky studios in May and if you follow the link you can read my backstage reportage. Acosta performs three times and in between, talks to Michael Parkinson about his life and career. Michael […]

Continue reading...

Ballet News Reviews | Darcey Bussell : A Life in Pictures

September 3, 2012

1 Comment

Darcey Bussell in her dressing room

Darcey Bussell : A Life in Pictures Darcey Bussell needs no introduction.  Known throughout the ballet world and far beyond its structured borders, Bussell defines what it is to combine very rare talent with exxceptionally good manners : in other words, a prima ballerina and a really lovely lady to boot. Putting together this photographic memoir, partly so […]

Continue reading...

Ballet News Previews : Imagine Dancing with Tititan

July 23, 2012

Comments Off

Titian painting

Ballet News Previews : Imagine, Dancing with Tititan The Royal Ballet’s recent run of Metamorphosis : Titian 2012 is the subject of a documentary screened tomorrow evening as part of Imagine on BBC One. Going backstage to the start of the collaborative process instigated by out-going Artistic Director Monica Mason, the programme looks at each […]

Continue reading...

THE ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES GUEST ARTISTS FOR 2012/13 SEASON

July 19, 2012

2 Comments

Sergei Polunin

THE ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES GUEST ARTISTS FOR 2012/13 SEASON Principal of the Mikhailovsky Ballet, Natalia Osipova, will make her Royal Ballet debut in Swan Lake later this year. She will join the Company for three performances on 10, 13 and 25 October, dancing alongside regular Royal Ballet Principal Guest Artist Carlos Acosta. Tamara Rojo and […]

Continue reading...

The Royal Ballet casting | Debuts during Winter 2012/13

July 18, 2012

Comments Off

dancer in high split jump

The Royal Ballet casting debuts during Winter 2012/13 Following the recently announced company promotions, there are some notable debuts in place during the Winter season at The Royal Ballet, which covers the period between November 2012 and April 2013, so here are the dates and details for your diary.  Public booking opens on 17th October 2012. Please note that listing […]

Continue reading...

The Royal Ballet | Metamorphosis: Titian 2012

July 17, 2012

Comments Off

ballet dancers on stage

The Royal Ballet | Metamorphosis: Titian 2012 Currently in rep at the Royal Opera House, Metamorphosis: Titian 2012 is a unique collaboration set up by the Royal Ballet’s out-going Artistic Director Monica Mason as a bold way of looking to the future of dance (though she is not actually ‘leaving’ and will return next season part time as a […]

Continue reading...