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Darcey Bussell becomes President of the Royal Academy of Dance

May 14, 2012

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Darcey Bussell becomes President of the Royal Academy of Dance World-renowned Prima Ballerina Darcey Bussell CBE has been elected President of the Royal Academy of Dance, becoming only the fourth President in the organisation’s 92 year history. Darcey follows in the footsteps of Dame Antoinette Sibley who retired in April after 21 years in the […]

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Royal Academy of Dance President retires

June 28, 2011

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Press release 27 June 2011 Dame Antoinette Sibley DBE announces retirement as President of the Royal Academy of Dance   It is with regret that the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) announces that Dame Antoinette Sibley DBE has decided to retire as its President. Dame Antoinette’s Presidency has spanned a period of unprecedented growth and […]

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BRITS SHINE AT GENÉE INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION 2010

November 22, 2010

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ballet student on stage in tutu

BRITS SHINE AT GENÉE INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION 2010 FRANCESCA HAYWARD AND SEAN BATES WIN SILVER MEDALS      21 November 2010, LONDON — Recognised as one of the ballet world’s most prestigious competitions and the flagship event of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) the Genée International Ballet Competition 2010 finished in top form, as […]

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Ballet NEWS | The White Lodge Museum and Ballet Resource Centre

July 31, 2009

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tutus on display at The Royal Balelet School

Darcey Bussell visits the Museum in May 2009 – Photo: Patrick Baldwin At the heart of Richmond Park lies White Lodge, a 17th Century Royal Hunting Lodge which has been home to The Royal Ballet Lower School since 1955. The School is a surprisingly interesting local resource centre, and although a working School for the […]

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Ballet NEWS | Birmingham Royal Ballet – Natasha Oughtred

June 26, 2009

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dancer poses next to wisteria

Photo : Tamara Oughtred Regular readers will recall that I recently interviewed Natasha Oughtred from Birmingham Royal Ballet. Natasha mentioned that she would be dancing in, amongst other things, Galanteries & The Dream. Here is rehearsal footage of The Dream, where Natasha and the other dancers are being coached by Royal Ballet dancers Dame Antoinette […]

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