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The Royal Ballet promotions 2012

July 11, 2012

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Promotions, joiners and leavers for The Royal Ballet’s 2011/12 season   The Royal Ballet’s Ryoichi Hirano and Alexander Campbell have been promoted to First Soloists in the recent Company promotions. Ryoichi, 28 from Japan, joined The Royal Ballet in 2002 and was promoted to Soloist in 2008.  Sydney-born Alexander, 25, joined the Company as a […]

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Ashanti Ballet Gala

September 16, 2011

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 Ballet Gala in aid of Ashanti Development – A Dream of Africa A Dream of Africa is an annual charity gala in aid of Ashanti Development.  Please find below a gallery of images from the gala, held on Sunday evening in London. Photography throughout © Fotini Christofilopoulou. All Rights Reserved. No unauthorized reproduction. [nggallery id=17]

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Ballet Gala in aid of The Honeypot Charity reviewed

November 8, 2010

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Ballet Gala in aid of Honeypot Charity Britten Theatre November 7th 2010 Galas can be tricky.  You could have presenters to introduce each piece, which the audience can tire of; you can choose standard gala fare which again, can put people off, or you can be bold and brave.  Mara Galeazzi did just that when […]

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The Royal Ballet casting – Booking Period 2

November 8, 2010

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Carlos Acosta as Siegfried Tamara Rojo as Odette in Swan Lake Act IV photo Johan Persson

  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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Behind the scenes with Royal Ballet dancer Celisa Diuana as she rehearses for Ballet Gala

November 1, 2010

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Last weekend, Celisa Diuana found time during her incredibly busy schedule to arrange her third rehearsal for one of three ballet’s she will dance for the Ballet Gala in aid of the Honeypot Charity on November 7th.  I recently interviewed Diuana and published a behind-the-scenes snapshot of the photo shoot which accompanied the piece.  The […]

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Latest casting for charity Ballet Gala on November 7th

October 28, 2010

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This wonderful ballet Gala night has been arranged to support the Honeypot charity, which is a great cause.  Honeypot provides respite holidays and on-going outreach support to young carers and children at risk.  All of the dancers have been rehearsing on their day off – usually only a Sunday – to bring this fabulous collection of […]

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BREAKING BALLET NEWS – unmissable Ballet Gala next month

October 13, 2010

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On Sunday November 7th, a collection of your favourite ballet dancers are getting together in London to dance in aid of charity. You may remember Celisa Diuana from my recent interview and photoshoot, with this video from behind the scenes : I’m pleased to be able to announce that Celisa will be dancing several pieces […]

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LATEST Ballet NEWS – Royal Ballet La Bayadere new release & more

September 26, 2010

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photograph of DVD cover of La Bayadere

Early next year see’s the much anticipated release of The Royal Ballet’s La Bayadere, starring Carlos Acosta and Tamara Rojo.  It’s available for pre-order via Opus Arte, or you can wait until it becomes available via other retailers such as Amazon.  Worth the purchase price just for those two, there is also the utterly sublime […]

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Behind the scenes with The Royal Ballet’s Celisa Diuana

September 19, 2010

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Celisa Diuana is a corps de ballet dancer with The Royal Ballet in London’s Covent Garden.  I’ve published a series of behind the scenes video clips, taken during the photo/fashion shoot which took place recently.  If you’ve missed any of the earlier features in this series, you can read my pre-season interview with Celisa – […]

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Backstage at The Royal Ballet part 2

September 19, 2010

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Recently I organised a fashion/photo shoot with Royal Ballet dancer Celisa Diuana, to accompany her pre-season interview which I published last week.  Diuana is a corps de ballet dancer with the company, and once the season starts next month she will be on-stage practically every night.  You can also see her dance White Couples in […]

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Behind the scenes photoshoot at The Royal Ballet

September 17, 2010

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So, what does go into producing great photographs on a ballet + fashion shoot ? I promised you I’d upload some videos from my recent photo shoot with Royal Ballet corps de ballet dancer Celisa Diuana, and here is the first one !  Un-edited, deliberately, the aim is to give you a glimpse of the […]

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The secret of Celisa’s success

September 15, 2010

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The secret of Celisa’s success

Even the clothes are wilting.  The air in the studio is languid and thick with endeavour.  Discarded tutus and dresses longer and thinner than pencils scatter the floor and droop earthwards. But not our star dancer.  Celisa Diuana, a corps de ballet dancer with The Royal Ballet, is trying to hit the photographer’s mark with a […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet dancers in ‘A Dream of Africa’

September 14, 2009

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I recently gave you preliminary details of the rep & casting for the ‘A Dream of Africa’ Gala, a charity Gala night taking place in a fortnight, and featuring dancers from The Royal Ballet. I can now fill in some more of the gaps and this is what you can look forward to if you […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Celisa Diuana, Artist, The Royal Ballet

August 14, 2009

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Cupcakes & conversation with Celisa Diuana, Artist, The Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Everyday gives you new challenges. These challenges give me motivation to start the week every Monday morning. Who would you most like to dance with ? Among all male ballet stars, Carlos Acosta is definitely […]

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