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THE ROYAL BALLET SUMMER SEASON MAY – JUNE 2013 includes casting

March 15, 2013

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THE ROYAL BALLET SUMMER SEASON MAY – JUNE 2013 includes casting

THE ROYAL BALLET SUMMER SEASON MAY – JUNE 2013 RAVEN GIRL / SYMPHONY IN C Wayne McGregor / George Balanchine Conductor: Koen Kessels / Georges Bizet   Evening Performances at 7.30pm: Friday 24, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29 May, Monday 3 June, Saturday 8 June Matinee performances: Wednesday 29 May 2pm, Saturday 8 June 1.30pm Raven […]

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English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker casting

November 29, 2012

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English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker casting Casting for English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker for the London season at the Coliseum has been announced today. Casting in the following order : Clara – Prince – Nutcracker – Drosselmeyer December 12- Klimentova, Muntagirov, Forbat, Reimair 13 (matinee) – Oliveira, Gruzdyev, Forbat, Atymtayev 13 (evening) – Takahashi, Konvalina, Liotardo, Reimair 14(matinee)- […]

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The Royal Ballet casting | Debuts during Winter 2012/13

July 18, 2012

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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 […]

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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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The National Ballet of Canada | The Seagull Opens March 21 Principal Casting Announced

March 5, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Seagull Opens March 21 Principal Casting Announced March 5, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for John Neumeier’s brilliant adaption of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull. The Seagull opens March 21, 2012 at the Four Seasons Centre for the […]

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Royal Ballet cast changes

February 2, 2012

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Royal Ballet cast changes The Royal Ballet casting amendments, following the resignation of Sergei Polunin, are as follows : Thursday 9th February THE DREAM                                                Alina Cojocaru, Marcelo Gomes* (guest from American Ballet Theatre)   Saturday 10th March – Evening ROMEO AND JULIET                                 Lauren Cuthbertson, Federico Bonelli Saturday 17th March ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND                                          Lauren Cuthbertson, Federico Bonelli Monday 19th March ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND                                          Sarah Lamb, Steven McRae* Thursday 22nd March ROMEO AND JULIET                                 Lauren Cuthbertson, Federico Bonelli Monday 26th March ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN […]

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The Royal Ballet | Casting for Booking Period 2 | Winter 2011/12

October 3, 2011

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The Royal Ballet | Casting for Booking Period 2 | Winter 2011/12 If you are booking for any of the up-coming Royal Ballet productions, you’ll be well placed if you’ve studied the casting imformation. My choices ? Lauren Cuthbertson’s debut as Manon, partnered with Sergei Polunin who will also debut in the role of Des […]

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The National Ballet of Canada’s Romeo and Juliet Opens on November 16 with Elena Lobsanova and Guillaume Côté

September 7, 2011

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Alexei Ratmansky and Elena Lobsanova rehearsing Romeo and Juliet. Photo by Sian Richards.

The National Ballet of Canada’s Romeo and Juliet Opens on November 16 with Elena Lobsanova and Guillaume Côté September 7, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that First Soloist Elena Lobsanova and Principal Dancer Guillaume Côté will perform the title roles in the world premiere of internationally celebrated […]

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The Royal Ballet Period 4 casting

April 7, 2011

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Here are the details (rep & casting) for The Royal Ballet booking period 4, which is Summer 2011 : Ballo Della Regina 13, 16, 20 May Nuñez, Polunin* 14 mat, 19, 25 May Cuthbertson*, Bonelli* New McGregor casting tbc DGV : Danse À Grande Vitesse 13 May Benjamin, Hamilton, Yanowsky, Galeazzi, Watson, Avid, Underwood, Bonelli […]

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The Royal Ballet Principal cast change for Cinderella

November 9, 2010

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9 NOVEMBER 2010 PRESS INFORMATION PRINCIPAL CAST CHANGE Due to a foot injury Alina Cojocaru will be replaced in Cinderella on 20 and 24 November by Marianela Nuñez. Rupert Pennefather will dancing the role of the Prince as previously announced.

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The Royal Ballet casting – Booking Period 2

November 8, 2010

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  The Royal Ballet repertory for Period 2 | Winter 2010, with casting, is as follows.  Regular readers will already know Celisa Diuana, and I have highlighted her name as it appears in the casting for Les Patineurs – I hope you will be able to see her on Christmas Eve ! Cinderella 20 | 24 […]

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Royal Ballet latest casting

October 26, 2010

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The following casting is subject to change, and represents 24th January – 18th June 2011 *donates a debut in the role Rhapsody|Sensorium|’Still Life’ at the Penguin Cafe March 16 (Wed) 7.30pm Cojocaru*, McRae*|Benjamin, Nuñez*, Whitehead, Pennefather|McNally*, Kish*, Hay*, Watson*, McRae*, Yanowsky*, Avis* March 17 (Thurs) 7.30pm Morera&, Polunin*|Galeazzi, Hamilton, Gartside, Avis|Filpi*, Hirano*, Scarlett*, Underwood*, Kay*, […]

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English National Ballet cast change – Max Westwell

October 15, 2010

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English National Ballet cast change – Max Westwell

I recently featured Max Westwell, who is due to debut as Romeo next week.  Due to changes in the cast, Max will now debut as Romeo in Southampton on Thu 21 October at 2pm and not as originally planned 23 October. There are other cast changes and I will bring these to you as soon as […]

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BREAKING BALLET NEWS – Bolshoi announce major cast changes ahead of their London tour

July 13, 2010

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Ivan Vasiliev in Spartacus Photography throughout :  Damir Yusupov Victor Hochhauser presents THE BOLSHOI BALLET at the Royal Opera House Monday 19 July – Saturday 14 August 2010 REVISED CASTING 13.07.2010 Svetlana Zakharova has had to withdraw from the Bolshoi Ballet season at the Royal Opera House due to a hip injury.   The revised casting […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS JUNE 2010

July 12, 2010

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Mathias Dingman MEDIA RELEASE: 12 July 2010 BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS JUNE 2010 At the end of the 2009/2010 Season, Birmingham Royal Ballet is able to announce the following: Promotions: Momoko Hirata is promoted from Soloist to First Soloist. Steven Monteith is promoted from First Artist to Soloist. Mathias Dingman is promoted from Artist to […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet Period 1 latest casting

July 1, 2010

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Period 1 is your first chance to see some of the new joiners on the Covent Garden stage for the first time – Kish & Mendizabal in Theme and Variations and Winter Dreams respectively, as well as seeing the newly promoted dancers, notably Polunin to Principal. Also back on the Covent Garden stage after a […]

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Ballet NEWS | Breaking news – THE BOLSHOI CASTING FOR LONDON

March 11, 2010

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The casting for the Bolshoi Ballet’s London visit has just arrived : Photograph :  Damir Yusopov July 2010 Mon 19 Bolshoi Ballet 7.30pm Spartacus Ivan Vasiliev Nina Kaptsova 1st night Svetlana Zakharova Alexander Volchkov Tue 20 Bolshoi Ballet 7.30pm Spartacus Pavel Dmitrichenko Anna Nikulina Maria Alexandrova Yury Baranov Wed 21 Bolshoi Ballet 7.30pm Spartacus Mikhail […]

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Ballet NEWS | Royal Ballet cast changes

February 17, 2010

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17 FEBRUARY 2009 THE ROYAL BALLET PRINCIPAL CAST CHANGES BOOKING PERIOD 2/3 ROMEO AND JULIET Saturday 6 March (evening) Edward Watson will be replacing Federico Bonelli in the role of Romeo to partner Mara Galeazzi in the role of Juliet. Friday 12 March & Tuesday 16 March Tamara Rojo will be replacing Lauren Cuthbertson in […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet casting update, Yevgenia Obraztova to Guest

October 16, 2009

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Royal Ballet changes to casting are not unusual, however I wanted to let you know about two significant changes, confirmed by the press office, for upcoming performances at The Royal Opera House. Lauren Cuthbertson will not dance any of her scheduled performances due to ill health.  She will be replaced in The Sleeping Beauty by Mariinsky First Soloist […]

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