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SCOTTISH BALLET ANNOUNCES DANCER PROMOTIONS AND NEW APPOINTMENTS

June 5, 2016

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SCOTTISH BALLET ANNOUNCES DANCER PROMOTIONS AND NEW APPOINTMENTS Scottish Ballet is pleased to announce a series of dancer promotions and new appointments, made by Scottish Ballet CEO / Artistic Director Christopher Hampson. PROMOTIONS Bethany Kingsley-Garner and Constance Devernay have been promoted to Principal dancers. Bethany first joined Scottish Ballet in 2007 and was promoted to […]

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Scottish Ballet announces Christopher Hampson as new Chief Executive

June 30, 2015

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Scottish Ballet announces Christopher Hampson as new Chief Executive The Board of Directors of Scottish Ballet today announced the appointment of Christopher Hampson as its new Chief Executive. Christopher joined the company as Artistic Director in August 2012 and has been instrumental in developing the artistic vision of the Company. In March this year, he […]

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Scottish Ballet

March 30, 2015

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Scottish Ballet The Board of Scottish Ballet announces today, Monday 30 March 2015, that, for personal reasons, Cindy Sughrue, is stepping down from her role as Chief Executive / Executive Producer with immediate effect.   The Board would like to acknowledge the considerable contribution Cindy has made to Scottish Ballet and wishes her success in the […]

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Scottish Ballet presents the world premiere of Hansel & Gretel

October 29, 2013

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Scottish Ballet presents the world premiere of Hansel & Gretel   HANSEL & GRETEL World Premiere Tour Choreography Christopher Hampson / Music Engelbert Humperdinck / Design Gary Harris TOURING SCOTLAND, NEWCASTLE & BELFAST WINTER 13/14 This winter, unwrap a tasty new treat with the world premiere of Scottish Ballet’s fantastical Hansel & Gretel. This delightfully […]

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INVERNESS: THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO STAR ON STAGE WITH SCOTTISH BALLET

August 22, 2013

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INVERNESS: THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO STAR ON STAGE WITH SCOTTISH BALLET   Scottish Ballet is seeking young stars in Inverness to dance on stage with the professional company in the world premiere tour of Hansel & Gretel at Eden Court Theatre in January 2014.   Young dancers (boys and girls) aged 12 to 14 […]

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 – ‘Creative Spaces’ events announced

April 30, 2013

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 – ‘Creative Spaces’ events announced Creative Spaces Glasgow, a series of events in conjunction with the Genée International Ballet Competition 2013, will be presented by the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) on the weekend of 28–29 September at two Glasgow-based venues. The interesting assortment of events includes a book-signing with […]

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 – Tickets on sale and semi-finals judges announced

April 19, 2013

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 – Tickets on sale and semi-finals judges announced With only five months to go until competition begins, tickets have gone on general release for the semi-finals and Final of the prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition, taking place from 20-29 September 2013 in Glasgow. Matthew Cunningham, RAD Director of Marketing and […]

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013

March 14, 2013

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 RAD announces judging team and choreographer for Final Retired Principal ballet dancer Darcey Bussell CBE, Royal Ballet Director Kevin O’Hare and Scottish Ballet Artistic Director Christopher Hampson will judge the Final at this year’s Genée International Ballet Competition, to be held in Glasgow in September in association with the Royal Conservatoire […]

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Scottish Ballet’s A Streetcar Named Desire awarded a South Bank Sky Arts Award

March 12, 2013

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Scottish Ballet’s A Streetcar Named Desire awarded a South Bank Sky Arts Award   The Awards were presented today at a special ceremony held at The Dorchester hotel in London.  The Awards were televised and will be shown on Sky Arts 1 HD on Thursday 14 March at 9.30pm. Full information on the award winners and […]

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SCOTTISH BALLET presents DANCE ODYSSEYS

March 12, 2013

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SCOTTISH BALLET presents DANCE ODYSSEYS Edinburgh International Festival Festival Theatre Edinburgh Friday 16 – Monday 19 August 2013 Scottish Ballet invites Edinburgh International Festival audiences to experience dance differently this August with a four day journey into the curious, the conceptual and the most creative world of dance. Featuring world premieres, historical genre-changers, celluloid classics […]

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Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet attends Rural Retreat in the UK

January 9, 2013

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Madeleine Onne, Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet, attends Rural Retreat in the UK <Hong Kong – 9 January 2012> At the beginning of January 2013, The Hong Kong Ballet’s Madeleine Onne was one of 28 Artistic Directors from the world’s foremost dance companies who attended the 10th Rural Retreat for dance leaders. The event, hosted […]

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New Zealand scoop three out of five medals at the Final of the Genée International Ballet Competition 2012

December 17, 2012

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New Zealand scoop three out of five medals at the Final of the Genée International Ballet Competition 2012 Recognised as one of the ballet world’s most prestigious competitions, the Final of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD’s) Genée International Ballet Competition, took place at the St James Theatre, Wellington, on Saturday 15 December, with the […]

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Scottish Ballet’s founding Artistic Director commemorated

November 28, 2012

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Claire Robertson and Owen Thorne in Peter Darrell’s Cheri. Photograph by Alan Peebles.

Scottish Ballet’s founding Artistic Director commemorated BBC Scotland will be showing a special ArtWorks documentary to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Scottish Ballet founding Artistic Director Peter Darrell’s death on BBC Two Scotland, Tuesday 4 December. Scottish Ballet dancers Claire Robertson and Owen Thorne rehearse and perform a section of Darrell’s Cheri exclusively for this […]

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Northern Ballet | Exciting new dance in Leeds

September 30, 2012

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Northern Ballet | Exciting new dance in Leeds Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre hosts an innovative programme of exciting ballet and contemporary dance this season. A combination of brand new work and renowned pieces from established to emerging talent make this season unmissable. Northern Ballet’s Ugly Duckling is a must. From 29 October – 02 […]

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SCOTTISH BALLET UNVEILS PLANS UNDER NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR | Royal Ballet’s Kristen McNally to choreograph

September 12, 2012

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Claire Robertson and Daniel Davidson in William Forsythe’s Workwithinwork. Photograph by Andrew Ross.

SCOTTISH BALLET UNVEILS PLANS UNDER NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR At a press conference held today, 12 September 2012, at Scottish Ballet headquarters in Glasgow and online to media across the world, Chief Executive Cindy Sughrue and incoming Artistic Director Christopher Hampson unveiled forthcoming plans and aspirations for the future of the company. “As Scotland’s national dance […]

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Northern Ballet | Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre announce new season of dance, comedy and music

July 5, 2012

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Northern Ballet | Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre announce new season of dance, comedy and music   Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre is excited to announce a superb new season of dance, comedy and music for autumn 2012. The Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre is situated inside Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre’s home on […]

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Northern Ballet | Perpetual Motion Mixed Bill

February 9, 2012

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Northern Ballet | Perpetual Motion | Mixed Bill premiered tonight Northern Ballet opens its spring tour with Perpetual Motion, the Company’s first programme of short dance pieces performed at its award-winning headquarters. Tonight saw the premiere of Northern Ballet’s Premier Dancer Kenneth Tindall’s choreographic debut – Project #1. The Mixed Bill continues until 18th February […]

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Northern Ballet in Perpetual Motion at Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

January 25, 2012

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Northern Ballet in Perpetual Motion at Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre Northern Ballet opens its spring tour with Perpetual Motion, the Company’s first programme of short dance pieces to be performed at its award-winning headquarters. Performances will take place from 9 – 18 February in the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, in Northern Ballet’s centre […]

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Northern Ballet announces Spring 2012 tour

December 23, 2011

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Northern Ballet announces Spring 2012 tour Northern Ballet will be bringing fairytale magic, Japanese beauty and the roaring twenties to theatres across the UK this Spring. The spring tour will open with Perpetual Motion, the Company’s first programme of short dance pieces in their new home, at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre in Leeds […]

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Scottish Ballet appoint Christopher Hampson as new Artistic Director

November 1, 2011

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______________________________________________________________ PRESS INFORMATION From Scottish Ballet       strictly embargoed 10.30am 1 November 2011 ______________________________________________________________ CHRISTOPHER HAMPSON APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF SCOTTISH BALLET Zoe van Zwanenberg, Chair of the Board of Directors of Scottish Ballet, announced today the appointment of Christopher Hampson as Artistic Director designate. Ms van Zwanenberg said: “I’m delighted that Christopher will […]

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