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The Sarasota Ballet performs Jewels, Balanchine’s Full-Length Masterpiece

November 30, 2016

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The Sarasota Ballet performs Jewels, Balanchine’s Full-Length Masterpiece Balanchine’s glorious Jewels provides a unique and exquisite treat for the holiday season with its beautiful and mesmerizing choreography and costumes. George Balanchine’s Jewels opens at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on December 16, marking the first time The Sarasota Ballet will perform Emeralds, Rubies and […]

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Sarasota Ballet Presents A Celebration of Two Worlds, Music and Dance

September 30, 2016

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Sarasota Ballet Presents A Celebration of Two Worlds, Music and Dance An elegant and thrilling evening of opera and ballet Bringing world-class performers to the Suncoast area, The Sarasota Ballet announced today they will hold the first annual Celebration of Two Worlds event on January 8, 2017 at the Sarasota Opera House.  This one-of-a-kind event […]

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Full West End casting announced for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

September 11, 2016

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Full West End casting announced for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Jane Asher, Haydn Oakley, Zoë Rainey, David Seadon-Young and Ashley Day join Broadway stars Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope in the Tony® Award-winning new musical Dominion Theatre from 4 March 2017 Full casting is announced for Christopher Wheeldon’s stunning reinvention of the Oscar® winning film (that starred Gene Kelly and […]

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Sarasota Ballet Announces Interim Managing Director and National Search

February 20, 2016

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Sarasota Ballet Announces Interim Managing Director and National Search Joseph Volpe, Retired GM of The Metropolitan Opera Named Interim Managing Director at The Sarasota Ballet Sarasota, FL (February 18, 2016) – The Board of Directors of Sarasota Ballet of Florida, Inc. announced Joseph Volpe, retired General Manager of The Metropolitan Opera and theater and management […]

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The Royal Ballet | After the Rain / Strapless / Within the Golden Hour in Pictures

February 18, 2016

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The Royal Ballet | After the Rain / Strapless / Within the Golden Hour in Pictures The Royal Ballet recently performed a triple bill of Christopher Wheeldon’s work, including the premiere of Strapless, a co-production with the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia.    

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THE ROYAL BALLET AND THE BOLSHOI THEATRE OF RUSSIA ANNOUNCE FIRST CO-PRODUCTION

February 14, 2016

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THE ROYAL BALLET AND THE BOLSHOI THEATRE OF RUSSIA ANNOUNCE FIRST CO-PRODUCTION   The Royal Ballet and the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia announce their first co-production. Christopher Wheeldon’s new ballet Strapless will receive its world premiere in London tonight and is part of an all Wheeldon mixed programme which includes After the Rain and Within […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Winter’s Tale Opens the 2015/16 Season

October 9, 2015

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The Winter’s Tale Opens the 2015/16 Season North American Premiere Principal Casting Announced Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the North American premiere of The Winter’s Tale by Christopher Wheeldon. The Winter’s Tale opens the 2015/16 season on November 14, 2015 at the Four Seasons […]

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Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet School Annual Performance 2015

July 13, 2015

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The Royal Ballet School Annual Performance 2015 The Royal Ballet School Royal Opera House Sunday, 12th July 2015 It’s easy to spot the dancers with the technical ability that allows them a certain freedom on stage. Their pointe shoes are silent. When dancers are nervous or uncertain, chances are they’ll keep their pointe shoes a little harder, and with that […]

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Dutch National Ballet | COOL BRITANNIA

May 13, 2015

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Dutch National Ballet | COOL BRITANNIA A programme of leading choreographers from England * world premiere by Associate Artist David Dawson * world premiere by Christopher Wheeldon * Dutch premiere of Chroma, by Wayne McGregor * 17 to 27 June 2015 in Dutch National Opera & Ballet * programme presented as part of the Holland […]

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The Autumn / Winter 2015 Season at Sadler’s Wells

May 5, 2015

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The Autumn / Winter 2015 Season at Sadler’s Wells The Autumn / Winter 2015 Season is on sale from Monday 11 May 2015 at 10am Sadler’s Wells and Lilian Baylis Studio Ticket Office: 0844 412 4300 The Peacock Ticket Office: 0844 412 4322   Dutch National Ballet LONDON COLISEUM Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella UK PREMIERE Wednesday […]

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The Royal Ballet 2015/16 Season

April 16, 2015

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The Royal Ballet 2015/16 Season Four World Premieres headline The Royal Ballet’s 2015/16 season announcement. They are : a new production of Carmen by Carlos Acosta (though this is a one act ballet programmed alongside Liam Scarlett’s Viscera, Jerome Robbin’s Afternoon of a Faun and George Balanchine’s Tchaikovsky pas de deux), Liam Scarlett’s first full […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Selected for Wallace Foundation Audience-Building Initiative

April 15, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Selected for Wallace Foundation Audience-Building Initiative $565,000 earmarked for research and development   Pacific Northwest Ballet has been selected for the New York-based Wallace Foundation’s Building Audiences for Sustainability effort – a  new, six-year, $52-million initiative aimed at developing practical insights into how exemplary performing arts organizations can successfully expand their audiences, […]

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The Sarasota Ballet Celebrates Ballet History in 2014-2015 Season Finale

April 10, 2015

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The Sarasota Ballet Celebrates Ballet History in 2014-2015 Season Finale Honoring Vaslav Nijinsky, the Company pays tribute to The Ballets Russes SARASOTA, FL (April 2, 2015) –The Sarasota Ballet ends the 2014-2015 Season with a retrospective paying tribute to The Ballets Russes and the famed male dancer, Vaslav Nijinsky. The program featuring Michel Fokine’s Les […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Tours to Nation’s Capital

April 3, 2015

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Tours to Nation’s Capital Six Performances at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre April 9 – 12, 2014 The National Ballet of Canada returns to the National Arts Centre in Ottawa with the internationally acclaimed Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by choreographer Christopher Wheeldon. Following a successful sold-out run in Toronto, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland […]

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Royal Ballet School announces Summer Season

March 26, 2015

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Royal Ballet School announces Summer Season Choreographer Liam Scarlett returns to The Royal Ballet School to create new work for summer performances The School’s 2015 Summer Season at the Royal Opera House will include five performance in the Linbury Studio Theatre from 1 to 4 July and will culminate in a matinée performance on the […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Returns to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. with the US Premiere of The Winter’s Tale

March 9, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada Returns to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. with the US Premiere of The Winter’s Tale Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that the company will tour The Winter’s Tale to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., January […]

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The Sarasota Ballet Restructures Administrative Staff by Creating an Expanded Development Department

February 9, 2015

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The Sarasota Ballet Restructures Administrative Staff by Creating an Expanded Development Department Ballet Company strengthens resources by hiring two new employees   SARASOTA, Fla. – February 9, 2015 – The Sarasota Ballet announced today that Janet K. Ginn has joined the staff as Development Director to further expand the financial foundation of the Company.  The […]

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Dutch National Ballet’s Cinderella returns in December

October 28, 2014

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Dutch National Ballet’s Cinderella returns in December * Christopher Wheeldon’s version of the most popular fairytale in the world returns to the Dutch National Ballet * Performances from 12 December 2014 until 1 January 2015 in Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam Cinderella, the magical ballet by choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, returns for a run of […]

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BALLETBOYZ DEBUT APPEARANCE AT THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE

September 11, 2014

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BALLETBOYZ DEBUT APPEARANCE AT THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE September 16th-27th LINBURY STUDIO THEATRE   BalletBoyz are to present theTalent 2014 in a brand new triple bill at the Linbury Studio Theatre in September as part of Deloitte Ignite 2014, the contemporary arts festival curated by The Royal Ballet and Minna Moore Ede of the National Gallery. […]

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Colorado Ballet presents Shakespearian classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream

August 19, 2014

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Colorado Ballet presents Shakespearian classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream   DENVER – Colorado Ballet opens its 54th season with A Midsummer Night’s Dream, September 26-October 5, 2014 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.  The production features choreography by Christopher Wheeldon and a score by Felix Mendelssohn, performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra and the […]

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