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Big Ballet

February 1, 2014

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Big Ballet | New Channel 4 Documentary begins this week Big Ballet follows a troupe of plus size amateurs as they attempt to realise their dream of dancing Swan Lake. Rebellious ballet legend Wayne Sleep was the shortest dancer ever to make his debut on the Royal Ballet stage and now he wants to unlock […]

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English National Ballet to star in Channel 4’s Stand Up To Cancer

October 19, 2012

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English National Ballet to star in Channel 4’s Stand Up To Cancer It’s here – tonight, stars from television, music and film are coming together this week for “Stand Up To Cancer” – a unique new fundraising campaign on Channel 4. Joining forces with Cancer Research UK, Friday’s live fundraising event hosted by Davina McCall, Alan […]

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BIG DANCE ON TELEVISION AND ON SCREEN

July 6, 2012

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BIG DANCE ON TELEVISION AND ON SCREEN Big Dance and Channel 4 in association with BAFTA will release Big Dance Shorts, five specially commissioned short films made by rising young choreographers and film-makers, chosen by competition and made with the support of leading film luminaries. The films will be broadcast as part of the Random […]

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Ballet News suggests…

June 15, 2012

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Ballet News suggests… Random Act No 150 To Your Health by Keaton Henson, and starring Elizabeth Harrod (Mrs Steven McRae) Channel 4, Choreography – Marguerite Porter

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BIG DANCE AN INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON

May 14, 2012

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Londoners take part in finale of the T-Mobile Big Dance 2010 on July 10, 2010 in London, England. Today's 'Big World Dance', involving thousands of dancers, is the climax of over 850 dance events that have taken place in the captial over the last 9 days. The T-Mobile Big Dance 2010, is London's Legacy Trust UK programme led by the Mayor of London in partnership with Arts Council England.

BIG DANCE AN INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON ·      PARTNERSHIPS WITH OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES HOST CITIES BEIJING AND RIO UNVEILED ·      COUNTDOWN BEGINS TO BIG DANCE WEEK WITH HUNDREDS OF EVENTS ACROSS LONDON AND ALL OVER THE UK ·      OVER HALF A MILLION SCHOOLCHILDREN ACROSS THE GLOBE TAKE PART IN GUINNESS WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT The international programme […]

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Royal Ballet Live

March 28, 2012

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Royal Ballet Live | Highlights Last Friday, March 23rd, The Royal Ballet launched a first for them – Royal Ballet Live; a live streaming day showing daily class, rehearsals, interviews and an Insight Evening, with their media partner The Guardian. The trailer for Royal Ballet Live asked the question, “have you ever wondered what it takes […]

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Ballet stars Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev quit the Bolshoi

November 15, 2011

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Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev quit the Bolshoi There has been much wailing and nashing of teeth since Bolshoi Ballet dancers Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev announced that they are leaving their newly refurbished theatre for new creative challenges at the Mikhailovsky Theatre in St Petersburg. I’ve read the words ‘earth-shattering’ and ‘defection.’ Why ? Well, for starters […]

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