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English National Ballet | AD Tamara Rojo announces new season

September 24, 2012

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English National Ballet | AD Tamara Rojo announces new season  Tamara Rojo, the new Artistic Director of English National Ballet, today announced details of the company’s new season, talked about her vision for the company and introduced her new artistic team. Ecstasy and Death – 20th Century masterpieces including the company premiere of Jiř Kylián’s […]

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Ballet and Parkinson’s

January 5, 2012

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Ballet and Parkinson’s English National Ballet and scientists from Roehampton University, headed by Dr Sara Houston, a dance scholar and sociologist, are collaborating on Dance for Parkinson’s, a term of ballet classes for 40 people diagnosed with the disease to see whether there are beneficial effects relating to ballet in people with Parkinson’s. Dr Houston’s research […]

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English National Ballet and Roehampton University announce breakthrough research into the benefits of dance for people with Parkinson’s

June 6, 2011

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English National Ballet and Roehampton University announce breakthrough research into the benefits of dance for people with Parkinson’s “Dancing like this is helping me to get Mr. Parkinson’s out of the driving seat of my life.” “The ballet did make me urgently want to move more, and move better and hinted at how this might […]

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