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International renowned dancer Alban Lendorf to star alongside Tamara Rojo in English National Ballet’s Coppélia

April 17, 2014

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International renowned dancer Alban Lendorf to star alongside Tamara Rojo in English National Ballet’s Coppélia   English National Ballet today reveals principal casting for the London performances of Coppélia, which includes the announcement of Guest Artist Alban Lendorf. He will partner Tamara Rojo in what promises to be a sensational partnership at London’s iconic London […]

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The Royal New Zealand Ballet brings Coppélia to life

March 14, 2014

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RNZB - Sir Jon Trimmer Lucy Green in Coppelia

The Royal New Zealand Ballet brings Coppélia to life   Prepare to be captivated, when the curtain rises on Coppélia next month, this much-loved comic ballet will capture the hearts of the whole family. Hilarity ensues when a beautiful life-sized automaton is mistaken for a real girl, but rest assured true love is at the […]

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Dancing in the Blitz : How WW2 made British Ballet

February 26, 2014

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(L-R) in Les Sylphides, circa 1939. Robert Helpmann, Margot Fonteyn - (C)

Dancing in the Blitz : How WW2 made British Ballet     As part of the BBC’s Short Ballet Season, Dancing in the Blitz : How WW2 made British Ballet describes how the onset of war isolated Britain and its small ballet companies, which were then given the chance to shine through adversity. From 1939 […]

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English National Ballet My First Ballet: Coppélia

February 12, 2014

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English National Ballet My First Ballet: Coppélia   My First Ballet: Coppélia 5 April – 25 May 2014, Peacock Theatre, London and on tour PRESS PERFORMANCES: Tuesday 8th April 2pm and 7pm Concept and Direction: George Williamson Choreography: George Williamson, after Ronald Hynd Musical Director: Gavin Sutherland Design: David Walker with additional costumes by Wizzy […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Bronte Kelly, Royal New Zealand Ballet

February 11, 2014

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RNZB dancers in Bronte Kelly and Helio Lima in Don Quixote pas de deux TOWER Tutus on tour - credit Evan Li

Cupcakes & Conversation with Bronte Kelly, Royal New Zealand Ballet From Queensland, Australia, Bronte started dancing at the age of four and went on to train at The Australian Ballet School. She joined Royal New Zealand Ballet at the start of 2011 and recent highlights include appearing in Balanchine’s Who Cares?, performing the title role in […]

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Royal New Zealand Ballet announces 2014 line up

October 15, 2013

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Royal New Zealand Ballet announces 2014 line up 61 performances in New Zealand and a four centre US tour The Royal New Zealand Ballet today announced the company’s 2014 season, opening in January with performances in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Minneapolis and New York. Following the US tour, the RNZB will present three New Zealand […]

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Queensland Ballet presents beautiful, breathtaking ballet in 2014

September 30, 2013

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Queensland Ballet presents beautiful, breathtaking ballet in 2014   Artistic Director Li Cunxin has assembled a collection of world-class choreographers, artists and designers from around the world for Queensland Ballet’s Season 2014.   The Company’s mainstage season includes three beautiful, breathtaking ballets: the world première of Greg Horsman’s brand new Coppélia in April; the Australian […]

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CAROLINA BALLET PRINICPAL DANCERS TO PERFORM IN BELGIUM

July 2, 2013

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CAROLINA BALLET PRINICPAL DANCERS TO PERFORM IN BELGIUM RALEIGH, NC —  Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce that principal dancers Margaret Severin-Hansen and Gabor Kapin have been invited to perform with the Royal Ballet of Flanders in Antwerp, Belgium for the 2013-2014 season.  “This is a great honour for these two wonderful dancers and a […]

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AUDITION FOR SOUTH AFRICAN MZANSI BALLET’S 2014 GRADUATE PROGRAMME ON 12TH OCTOBER

July 1, 2013

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Ballet News World Exclusive illustration by Noemi Manalang

AUDITION FOR SOUTH AFRICAN MZANSI BALLET’S 2014 GRADUATE PROGRAMME ON 12TH OCTOBER Auditions for the South African Mzansi Ballet’s 2014 Graduate Programme will be held on Saturday, October 12th at 10h00 at the SAMB studios, Joburg Theatre, Hoofd Street, Braamfontein. For any post-matric aspiring dancer, the SAMB Graduate Programme is a dream year, offering a […]

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Roland Petit’s Coppélia starring Sergei Polunin opens at the London Coliseum in one month

June 13, 2013

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Roland Petit’s Coppélia starring Sergei Polunin opens at the London Coliseum in one month In one months’ time, The Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet brings Roland Petit’s 1975 version of one of the world’s most well-known and charming ballets, Coppélia, to the London Coliseum for the first time this July, with music from the English National Ballet […]

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English National Ballet announces 2014 season

June 10, 2013

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Tamara Rojo & Akram Khan Photograph : Cheryl Angear

English National Ballet announces 2014 season This morning, amid the plush surroundings of the Penthouse Suite at The Dorchester Hotel in London, English National Ballet’s Artistic Director Tamara Rojo laid out her plans for 2014, which are a continuation of her clear vision for the company. Akram Khan was on hand today because, despite his […]

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La Sylphide: romantic ballet at its best

May 31, 2013

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Kevin Jackson and Madeleine Eastoe in La Sylphide. Photography Georges Antoni

La Sylphide: romantic ballet at its best Be swept away with fairies, witches and tutus in this lavish double bill Fall in love with the magic of ballet with La Sylphide. This sublime program brings you two heavenly ballets — Erik Bruhn’s La Sylphide and Marius Petipa’s Paquita – in a thoroughly enchanting double bill. La […]

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Roland Petit’s Coppélia starring Sergei Polunin

May 28, 2013

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Roland Petit’s Coppélia starring Sergei Polunin

Roland Petit’s Coppélia starring Sergei Polunin The Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet debuts Coppélia at the London Coliseum 6 performances only Thursday 11 to 14 July 2013 The Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet brings Roland Petit’s 1975 version of one of the world’s most well-known and charming ballets, Coppélia, to the London Coliseum for the first time this July, with music from the English National […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2013 SUMMER SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

May 8, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2013 SUMMER SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   Sir Peter Wright’s production of Coppelia David Bintley and Galina Sasova’s Giselle   Venue and booking information: Birmingham Hippodrome: Tickets: 0844 338 5000   Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to return to the Birmingham Hippodrome stage from 4 – 22 June.  The Company will perform […]

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The Royal Ballet | Nadia Nerina retrospective exhibition

February 26, 2013

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Royal Ballet Artist Anna Rose O’Sullivan models acclaimed ballerina Nadia Nerina’s Fireworks costume. This costume from an unknown Kenneth MacMillan work (designed by Nicholas Georgiadis) will be displayed for the first time in a new retrospective exhibition at the Royal Opera House. Nadia Nerina: Principal Ballerina with The Royal Ballet 1947-1966 opens on 22 March and runs until August. Free admission.

The Royal Ballet | Nadia Nerina retrospective exhibition Acclaimed ballerina and pioneer of ballet on television celebrated in a retrospective exhibition: Nadia Nerina, Principal Ballet dancer with The Royal Ballet from 1947-1966 Royal Opera House, 22 March – 17 August 2013 Generously supported by the Philip Loubser Foundation  Nadia Nerina was a pioneer in the world […]

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HOUSTON BALLET II ANNOUNCES TOURING TO SWITZERLAND AND TORONTO IN SPRING 2013

January 31, 2013

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HOUSTON BALLET II ANNOUNCES TOURING TO SWITZERLAND AND TORONTO IN SPRING 2013   HOUSTON, TX – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch announces Spring 2013 touring schedule for Houston Ballet II. On Saturday, February 2, Houston Ballet II dancers will perform excerpts from Stanton Welch’s neoclassical work, A Dance in the Garden of Mirth, at […]

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Candice Adea, winner of the Helsinki International Ballet Competition joins The Hong Kong Ballet

October 29, 2012

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Candice Adea Photo Courtesy by USA International Ballet Competition

Candice Adea, winner of the Helsinki International Ballet Competition joins The Hong Kong Ballet <Hong Kong – 26 October 2012> Madeleine Onne, Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet, announces that Candice Adea, winner of the Helsinki International Ballet Competition 2012, joins the Company as a Soloist. Candice joins The Hong Kong Ballet from BalletPhilippines […]

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San Francisco Ballet | FREQUENT SF BALLET COLLABORATOR AND TONY AWARD WINNING DESIGNER MARTIN PAKLEDINAZ HAS DIED

July 9, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet | FREQUENT SF BALLET COLLABORATOR AND TONY AWARD WINNING DESIGNER MARTIN PAKLEDINAZ HAS DIED   SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Monday, July 9, 2012–Frequent SF Ballet collaborator and celebrated costume designer Martin Pakledinaz died on Sunday, July 8, at the age of 58, after a long illness. Pakledinaz, known for his work on Tony […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2012 INTERNATIONAL TOUR to GRANADA

June 9, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2012 INTERNATIONAL TOUR to GRANADA Two performances only at the 61st INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND DANCE Peter Wright’s COPPÉLIA and a triple bill including Director David Bintley’s TAKE FIVE   Birmingham Royal Ballet will close its 2011/12 season with two spectacular outdoor performances at the Teatro del Generalife in Granada next […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON INCLUDING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE NEW NUTCRACKER

March 26, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON INCLUDING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE NEW NUTCRACKER   Boston Ballet’s thrilling season of dance features The Sleeping Beauty, Coppélia, Balanchine classics, a Jorma Elo world premiere, and an all Kylían program   BOSTON, MA – March 26, 2012 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today the programming for […]

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