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Ballet News Previews | The South Bank Show – Ballet Black

July 6, 2016

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Ballet News Previews | The South Bank Show – Ballet Black Here’s a charming opportunity to get to know Ballet Black a little better. The company was founded in 2001 by Royal Academy of Dance and Durham University graduate Cassa Pancho, and provides a vital platform for young, aspiring dancers of black and Asian descent. It was felt […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS 2015

June 29, 2015

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS 2015   At the end of the 2014/2015 season, Birmingham Royal Ballet is able to announce the following:   Mathias Dingman is promoted from First Soloist to Principal. Céline Gittens is promoted from Soloist to First Soloist. Yvette Knight is promoted from First Artist to Soloist. Karla Doorbar is promoted from […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Aladdin

March 21, 2013

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Nao Sakuma as Princess Badr al-Budur and Cesar Morales as Aladdin - Bill Cooper

Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Aladdin Birmingham Royal Ballet Aladdin London Coliseum Wednesday, 20th March 2013 Bedazzled, with bells on. That’s how you’ll feel if you watch Birmingham Royal Ballet’s spectacular Aladdin, choreographed by David Bintley, with its sumptuous costumes by Sue Blane (yes, some of them had snakes wound around their torsos), a crescent moon, […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet Spring Passions

March 14, 2012

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Daphnis and Chloë Elisha Willis as Chloë and Iain Mackay as Daphnis photo Bill Cooper

Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet Spring Passions Spring Passions – Daphnis and Chloë/The Two Pigeons Birmingham Royal Ballet London Coliseum Tuesday, 13th March 2012 For every saucepan, there’s a lid. But how they became separated and what happens along the way, well, that’s a whole ballet.  So it is with The Two Pigeons. […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet | La Fille mal gardée

October 21, 2011

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Birmingham Royal Ballet |La Fille mal gardée  Sadlers Wells, London Thursday, 20th October 2011 The Wayward Daughter (the Fille of the title) with a very strong will; that’s what you have with Nao Sakuma as Lise. This is the oldest ballet still in existance, and these performances by Birmingham Royal Ballet are dedicated to the […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet end of season annoucements 2011

July 11, 2011

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS JULY 2011 At the end of the 2010/2011 Season, Birmingham Royal Ballet announces the following: Marion Tait is appointed Assistant Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet.  Following a celebrated and award-winning career as Principal dancer with Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet and Birmingham Royal Ballet, Tait became the company’s Ballet Mistress in 1995. […]

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