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Les SAISONS RUSSES du XX1e SIECLE

April 18, 2013

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Les SAISONS RUSSES du XX1e SIECLE RETURNS to the LONDON COLISEUM – JULY 16TH-20TH 2013 following a triumphant Coliseum Diaghilev Festival debut in 2011 and four successful seasons in Paris at the Theatre des Champs Elysees Andris Liepa, former Bolshoi Ballet star turned ballet entrepreneur, is to return to the London Coliseum with his company Les […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Calvin Royal III, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre

January 1, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Calvin Royal III, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Monday is my day off. So it’s usually little motivation and more sleeping in! It’s my day to get the ‘chores’ done (laundry, groceries for the week, clean the house). If we’re […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Meaghan Grace Hinkis, First Artist, The Royal Ballet

July 11, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Meaghan Grace Hinkis, First Artist, The Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Eight am on a Monday morning, I am usually really looking forward to learning some new and exciting rep. The Royal Ballet has such a diverse repertory and each week we typically begin rehearsals for […]

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SAN FRANCISCO BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013 REPERTORY SEASON

April 10, 2012

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SAN FRANCISCO BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013 REPERTORY SEASON   HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE THE U.S. PREMIERE OF WHEELDON’S CINDERELLA, NEUMEIER’S NIJINSKY BY VISITING COMPANY HAMBURG BALLET, THE SF BALLET PREMIERE OF LIFAR’S SUITE EN BLANC, PLUS WORLD PREMIERES BY MCGREGOR, POSSOKHOV & RATMANSKY   SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, April 10, 2012—San Francisco Ballet, the oldest professional ballet company in […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Vlad Ilcenco, Corps de ballet, Het Nationale Ballet (Dutch National Ballet)

October 21, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Vlad Ilcenco, Corps de ballet, Het Nationale Ballet (Dutch National Ballet) What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?   On first thought I would say breakfast. On second thought I would say, the upcoming projects I’m working on. Why ballet ? Sometimes I ask myself the same question. Because, […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jessica Saund, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre

September 12, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jessica Saund, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? My motivation is; “Deep Art”, the fullest expression of human emotion, in all forms. I pursue it in everything I do. What are you looking forward to dancing in the new season ? […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Marijn Rademaker, Principal, Stuttgart Ballet

June 7, 2011

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 Cupcakes & Conversation with Marijn Rademaker, Principal, Stuttgart Ballet  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?  Why ballet ?  The love for ballet that I have. As a kid I loved to do sport, especially tennis and soccer. I also loved classical music. Ballet is a great combination of these two. With […]

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Russian Ballet Icons Gala – A tribute to Galina Ulanova

May 27, 2011

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Rehearsal of Sinatra Variations Tatyana Gorokhova, Igor Zelensky Photograph © 2011 Daniel Paul Jones Russian Ballet Icons Gala Tribute to Galina Ulanova London Coliseum 15th May 2011 Most of the audience (and the performers who are mostly students of students) hadn’t see Galina Sergeevna Ulanova dance live as this is just over the 100th anniversary […]

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National Ballet of Canada : Greta Hodgkinson Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Jerome Robbins’ Other Dances

April 6, 2011

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Greta Hodgkinson Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Jerome Robbins’ Other Dances June 15 – 19, 2011 April 5, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Jerome Robbins’ Other Dances has been added to the summer mixed programme to celebrate Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson’s 20th anniversary with the company. Other Dances […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Tobias Batley, First Soloist, Northern Ballet

May 24, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Tobias Batley, First Soloist, Northern Ballet

Cupcakes & Conversation with Tobias Batley, First Soloist, Northern Ballet Photograph :  Simon Lawson What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I really love my job so motivation isn’t usually a problem, but like anyone Monday mornings can be a struggle, depending on what sort of a weekend I have had. Monday […]

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