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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire in Liverpool – Principal Casting

October 13, 2015

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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire in Liverpool – Principal Casting English National Ballet Le Corsaire Liverpool Empire Wednesday 18 – Saturday 21 November 2015 Performances at 7.30pm (mat at 2.30pm) Tickets: £11.90 – £43.90 Following its five-star premiere in 2013, English National Ballet’s production of Le Corsaire returns with performances at the Liverpool Empire from […]

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English National Ballet | Lest We Forget | Principal Casting

July 28, 2015

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English National Ballet | Lest We Forget Sadler’s Wells, EC1R Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 September 2015 Performances at 7.30pm (mat at 2.30pm) Tickets: £12 – £45 Tickets online or 0844 412 4300  After moving audiences and critics alike at its premiere in 2014, English National Ballet’s poignant reflection on the First World War, Lest We Forget […]

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English National Ballet | Choreographics Live

May 14, 2015

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Choreographics Live Saturday 20 June 2015 Performance at 2.15pm   English National Ballet’s platform for emerging dance makers, Choreographics, at Sadler’s Wells’ Lilian Baylis Studio on 19 and 20 June, will this year be live streamed for the first time, in partnership with ArtStreamingTV, on Saturday 20 June at 2.15pm.   As well as being […]

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English National Ballet’s Coppelia in Pictures

July 30, 2014

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English National Ballet’s Coppelia in Pictures English National Ballet recently completed a run of Coppélia at the London Coliseum, with debuts from Shiori Kase and Yonah Acosta.

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English National Ballet’s Coppelia In Pictures

July 23, 2014

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Laurretta Summerscales as Prayer in English National Ballet's Coppelia

English National Ballet’s Coppélia In Pictures English National Ballet’s production of Coppélia opens tonight at the London Coliseum, with Yonah Acosta and Shiori Kase both making debuts as Franz and Swanlida respectively. Both have recently been promoted – Acosta to Principal and Kase to First Soloist.

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English National Ballet Collaborates with the Royal College of Music

March 21, 2013

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English National Ballet Collaborates with the Royal College of Music   Choreographics, A Letter To … 3-4 May 2013                                                                                                     English National Ballet dancers turn choreographers when five of them get a chance to create new works in collaboration with students from the Royal College of Music. In a new partnership, Choreographics, A Letter […]

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Ballet News in rehearsal

October 4, 2012

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Ballet News | Photographs in rehearsal Martin Bell, ex-ballet dancer with Northern Ballet and now professional photographer, recently attended a ballet gala (in aid of Ashanti Development) rehearsal on behalf of Ballet News. Dancers from The Royal Ballet and English National Ballet performed or created pieces, including Begoña Cao and Nancy Osbaldeston from ENB and Camille Bracher from The Royal […]

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Ballet Gala | A DREAM OF AFRICA 2012

September 3, 2012

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A DREAM OF AFRICA 2012 Annual Ashanti Gala Presents Three World Premieres   Three specially created new ballets by Daniel Jones, Erico Montes and Nancy Osbaldeston will spearhead the fifth annual Dream of Africa Gala evening on September 30, in which Royal Ballet and English National Ballet dancers give their support to Ghanaian charity Ashanti […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Swan Lake

August 4, 2012

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Swan Lake Swan Lake English National Ballet London Coliseum Friday, August 3rd 2012 The Visa delays that led to Vadim Muntagirov and Daria Klimentová partnering each other on opening night in Derek Deane’s Swan Lake (in the round, at the Royal Albert Hall, when Polina Semionova couldn’t get her Visa in time), […]

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Tarzan Dan Exhibits

July 10, 2012

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Tarzan Dan Exhibits I’ve often featured Dan Freeman’s (aka Tarzan Dan) work and he has recently opened an exhibition which will run for the rest of this month.  I wanted to give you a bit of detail and Dan has snapped his photographs as they are hung in the exhibition for you to see. Tarzan Dan […]

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Ballet News World Exclusive | English National Ballet’s Crystal Costa in all-Canadian photo shoot

February 1, 2012

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Ballet News World Exclusive | English National Ballet’s Crystal Costa in all-Canadian photo shoot Recently, fellow Canadians Crystal Costa (First Soloist with English National Ballet) and Dan Freeman (Radio DJ and photographer) teamed up for a photoshoot like no other, and Ballet News was promised some exclusives ! Freeman explains, “working with Crystal was an experience […]

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Swan Lake : English National Ballet

March 24, 2011

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Laurretta Summerscales Swan Lake English National Ballet London Coliseum Wednesday, 23rd March 2011 Photography throughout : Helen Maybanks English National Ballet’s Swan Lake choreographed by Derek Deane (the ninth Swan Lake mounted by the company) begins with a Prologue telling the story of Princess Odette, who is kidnapped by Rothbart (half-man, half-bird) who turns her […]

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English National Ballet : Black & White

March 17, 2011

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Resolution Photography throughout : Helen Maybanks Black & White English National Ballet London Coliseum 16th March 2011 Five ballets in one hit make quite an impact – first-timers to the ballet will find something to love in this programme. Wayne Eagling’s Resolution, based on Mahler’s Rückert Lieder is a collection of five songs, beautifully and clearly […]

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English National Ballet’s Daria Klimentová & Vadim Muntagirov in rehearsal

March 15, 2011

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If you’ve been entranced by Agony & Ecstasy, the three-part documentary series following English National Ballet over the course of 2010, you might be surprised to discover that neither Romeo & Juliet nor The Nutcracker are currently being performed.  Instead they have innovatively scheduled, among others, a hint of Swan Lake (Black Swan pas de deux) and […]

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National Dance Awards – Finalists announced

November 5, 2010

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THE 11th ANNUAL NATIONAL DANCE AWARDS FINALISTS OF NATIONAL DANCE AWARDS 2010 ANNOUNCED The finalists of the Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards 2010 were announced today. The winners will be revealed on Monday 24 January 2011 at the awards ceremony in central London. The best male and best female dancer sections look particularly close this […]

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English National Ballet Emerging Dancer Award 2010

September 28, 2010

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This is the second year that English National Ballet have asked you to vote for your favourite company dancer, who will win the People’s Choice Award.  The Emerging Dancer Award winner is chosen by the company from a list of six nominees, who will be announced later this year.  If you vote, you will be entered into […]

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Ballet NEWS | English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer & People’s Choice Awards

February 27, 2010

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Regular readers will know that I have been reporting on the Emerging Dancer and People’s Choice Awards for a while now, as well as interviewing all but one of the nominees.  The results are in !  24 February 2010 for immediate release English National Ballet is delighted to announce that Anais Chalendard is the winner […]

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BALLET NEWS | English National Ballet, Northern Ballet & the Ballet NEWS competition winner

December 31, 2009

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NEW YEAR HONOURS Huge congratulations to Northern Ballet Artistic Director, David Nixon OBE. The New Year Honours list has been published today. ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET Emma Stanworth attending English National Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker Our recent competition winner, Emma Stanworth, attended a performance of ENB’s The Nutcracker.  Emma said afterwards “it was beautiful, utterly amazing! […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Venus Villa, First Artist, English National Ballet

December 1, 2009

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  Cupcakes & conversation with Venus Villa, First Artist, English National Ballet Venus Villa has been nominated for The Emerging Dancer Award, which is an annual competition for English National Ballet to recognise and nurture the phenomenal talent of their up-and-coming dancers. The Award encourages excellence and potential within the Company, with the winner being awarded a […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Esteban Berlanga, Soloist, English National Ballet

November 25, 2009

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Esteban Berlanga

Cupcakes & conversation with Esteban Berlanga, Soloist, English National Ballet Berlanga has been nominated in the OUTSTANDING MALE PERFORMANCE (CLASSICAL) category of the National Dance Awards.  The other nominees in this category are :  Tobias Batley / Northern Ballet, Esteban Berlanga / English National Ballet, Sergei Polunin /The Royal Ballet. Berlanga has also been nominated in […]

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