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The Royal Ballet Season 2014/15

March 31, 2014

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The Royal Ballet Season 2014/15 The Royal Ballet 2014/15 season has three world premieres (with only one likely to be classical)  including a new full length ballet by Wayne McGregor, a new one act ballet from Liam Scarlett in November alongside Kim Brandstrup’s Ceremony of Innocence, and one by Hofesh Shechter. Carlos Acosta’s Don Quixote returns […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Victoria Sibson, Soloist, Northern Ballet

June 4, 2013

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Victoria Sibson as Lady de Winter in Northern Ballet's Three Musketeers Photo by Merlin Hendy

Cupcakes & Conversation with Victoria Sibson, Soloist, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? First days of the week are really difficult so I would have to say that knowing you’re not the only one going through it makes you feel better! The motivation to want to start maybe new […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Semi-Final

December 15, 2012

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Dani Harmer, Vincent Simone - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing week 11 This is the week where 5 become 4, but only after each couple take to the floor to dance twice. Dani and Vincent open the semi final with their American Smooth, which has a Foxtrot base. Vincent tips a wish into the fountain and Dani approaches in a gorgeous rose […]

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Ballet Chicago’s The NutcrackerKicks Off the Holiday Season!

December 13, 2012

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Ballet Chicago’s The NutcrackerKicks Off the Holiday Season! Ballet Chicago celebrates its   25th Anniversary Season with its annual presentation of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago on December 15-16 and   December 21-23. This beloved ballet tells the story of young Marie who   receives a magical Nutcracker doll […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOURING SCHEDULE FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON

August 23, 2012

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Connor Walsh and Artists of Houston Ballet photo Ron McKinney of Art Institute of Houston

HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOURING SCHEDULE FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON   Houston Ballet Makes Second Appearance at The Chicago Dancing Festival on August 25th 2012 Houston Ballet returns to Ottawa, Canada October 18-20th, 2012 Houston Ballet II Invited to perform in Switzerland in February 2013     Houston, TX – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch […]

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Ballet Chicago recommends The Paris Opera Ballet at the Harris Theater this Summer!

June 21, 2012

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Ballet Chicago recommends The Paris Opera Ballet at the Harris Theater this Summer! THE FRENCH ARE COMING! Don’t miss the Chicago debut of the Paris Opéra Ballet launching its national tour, June 26-July 1, at the Harris Theater in Millennium Park! The world’s finest ballet company will offer two programs that they have never previously […]

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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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Yuriko Kajiya, Soloist, American Ballet Theatre

March 6, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Yuriko Kajiya, Soloist, American Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Work on whatever ballet/role I’m working at the time and make more progress. What are you looking forward to dancing this year ? I have a première of Giselle coming up on March 25th in […]

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New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre stars honour David Fernandez

January 18, 2012

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Joaquin De Luz and David Fernandez in rehearsal

BALLET NEWS WORLD EXCLUSIVE DAVID FERNANDEZ, CHOREOGRAPHER, DANCER, MASTER TEACHER TO BE HONORED WITH AN EVENING OF HIS WORK FEATURING STARS FROM NEW YORK CITY BALLET AND AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012 Some Dance Company: A David Fernandez Celebration to Take Place at El Museo Del Barrio’s El Teatro Some Dance Company: A David Fernandez Celebration was […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Week 3 | Broadway

October 15, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing | Broadway Week Anita Dobson and Robin Windsor Photograph : BBC Pictures For the first ever Broadway week on Strictly, the show opens with a group black and gold number including all of the celebrities. Tess Daly promises plenty of razzle and dazzle.  Let’s see! It’s curtain up! I bet Nancy wishes […]

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