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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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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013 – 2014 SEASON

April 9, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013 – 2014 SEASON AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   UK premiere of David Bintley’s The Prince of  the Pagodas with scenery and costumes by War Horse designer Rae Smith Peter Wright’s The Nutcracker returns for  Christmas A mixed bill to celebrate the work of  choreographer Frederick Ashton includes a new revival of Les […]

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