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Winners announced for RAD’s Genée Dance Challenge, judged by RAD President Darcey Bussell CBE

September 16, 2014

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Winners announced for RAD’s Genée Dance Challenge, judged by RAD President Darcey Bussell CBE in Antwerp on 14 September The winners are : Level 1 – Tara Morris, UK Level 2 – Alexandra Oliff, UK Level 3 – Lita Garcia, UK Level 4 – Mathias Van Geyt, Belgium   23 heat-winners from the UK, Belgium, Netherlands […]

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014 | The Professional Dancers

September 16, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014 | The Professional Dancers Aljaz Skorjanec Aljaz and his celebrity partner Abbey Clancy are the reigning Strictly Come Dancing champions. Born in Slovenia, Aljaz took to the dance floor at the age of five, enjoying success in his home country where he won 19 Slovenian championships in ballroom and Latin. For […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | The Professionals

September 10, 2014

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(C) BBC - Photographer: Ray Burmiston

Strictly Come Dancing | The Professionals Aljaz Skorjanec Aljaz and his celebrity partner Abbey Clancy are the reigning Strictly Come Dancing champions. Born in Slovenia, Aljaz took to the dance floor at the age of five, enjoying success in his home country where he won 19 Slovenian championships in ballroom and Latin. For over a […]

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The Royal Ballet receives the Royal Academy of Dance’s highest award during fundraising gala

September 8, 2014

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Kevin O'Hare (Director The Royal Ballet)_receives the QEII Award from Darcey Bussell (President Royal_Academy of Dance) and Luke Rittner (CEO of the R

The Royal Ballet receives the Royal Academy of Dance’s highest award during fundraising gala The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) has marked the 60th anniversary of presenting its highest honour – the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award (QEII Award) – to The Royal Ballet with a spectacular gala fundraiser. The RAD’s initial projection is that […]

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STRICTLY COME DANCING CELEBRITIES AND PROFESSIONAL PARTNERS REVEALED

September 7, 2014

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STRICTLY COME DANCING CELEBRITIES AND PROFESSIONAL PARTNERS REVEALED   After weeks of anticipation, the 15 Strictly Come Dancing celebrities have been paired with their professional partners who will guide them through every step on the ballroom floor. Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman announced each pairing at the Strictly Come Dancing 2014 premiere on BBC One […]

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014 | Every Sequin So Far

September 7, 2014

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Tim Wonnacott, Alison Hammond, Scott Mills, Judy Murray, Mark Wright, Pixie Lott, Jake Wood, Jenny Gibney, Thom Evans, Sunetra Sarker, Gregg Wallace, Caroline Flack, Simon Webbe, Frankie Bridge, Steve Backshall - (C) BBC - Photographer: Ray Burmiston

Strictly Come Dancing 2014 Ladies, Gentlemen and Children…. the Strictly Come Dancing class of 2014. Every Strictly sequin so far : Strictly News Strictly Come Dancing | Claudia & Tess Strictly Come Dancing 2014 | The Celebrities In Pictures Strictly Come Dancing 2014 Final Three Celebrities Confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014 Caroline Flack is […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Claudia & Tess

September 2, 2014

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Claudia Winkleman, Tess Daly - (C) BBC - Photographer: Ray Burmiston

Strictly Come Dancing 2014 | Claudia & Tess In Pictures With Bruce Forsyth stepping down from Strictly Come Dancing this year, the show will be presented by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman. Tess Daly The ever glamorous Tess Daly returns to co-present her twelfth series of Strictly Come Dancing. This year, Tess will have the role […]

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014 | The Celebrities In Pictures

September 2, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014 | The Celebrities Just released for publication, here are the new Strictly photographs of the class of 2014. TV Presenter and cookery judge Gregg Wallace is probably best known from his role on the hugely popular cookery challenge shows MasterChef, Celebrity MasterChef, MasterChef: The Professionals on BBC One and BBC Two. […]

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014

August 30, 2014

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Len Goodman, Darcey Bussell, Craig Revel Horwood, Bruno Tonioli - (C) BBC - Photographer: Ray Burmiston

Strictly Come Dancing 2014 – The Judges Strictly Come Dancing is back! The final line-up of celebrities for 2014 has been announced, and they are : Frankie Bridge, Judy Murray, Alison Hammond, Thom Evans, Simon Webbe, Mark Wright, Sunetra Sarker, Jake Wood, Steve Backshall, Scott Mills, Pixie Lott, Caroline Flack, Jennifer Gibney, Gregg Wallace and […]

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English National Ballet commission Cameron McMillan to create new work for Big Dance

July 8, 2014

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English National Ballet commission Cameron McMillan to create new work for Big Dance English National Ballet has commissioned award-winning choreographer, Cameron McMillan to create a new work for Big Dance in West London. The piece, Kinetic Echo – Our Dancing Selves, explores questions of online identity and self expression and will be performed at Westfield […]

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DARCEY BUSSELL AND THE MAYOR OF LONDON LAUNCH BIG DANCE 2014

July 2, 2014

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Darcey Bussell and the Mayor of London Boris Johnson warm up at City Hall in London for Big Dance 2014, 5–13 July.

DARCEY BUSSELL AND THE MAYOR OF LONDON LAUNCH BIG DANCE 2014  GLASGOW, LONDON AND SYDNEY JOIN UP FOR BIG COMMONWEALTH DANCE   Big Dance Special Ambassador, Darcey Bussell, and Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, launched Big Dance 2014 today, Wednesday 2 July, at City Hall in London, with a warm up for this year’s Big Dance, […]

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Darcey Bussell exhibition at The Royal Ballet School

May 30, 2014

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Darcey Bussell exhibition at The Royal Ballet School An exhibition has been opened to mark the fifth anniversary of White Lodge Museum & Ballet Resource Centre, based at The Royal Ballet School in Richmond Park. Darcey Bussell: from Student to Star of The Royal Ballet tells the story of Darcey Bussell’s ballet career, from her days as […]

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GLASGOW, LONDON AND SYDNEY JOIN UP FOR BIG DANCE 2014

May 28, 2014

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GLASGOW, LONDON AND SYDNEY JOIN UP FOR BIG DANCE 2014   • DARCEY BUSSELL SPECIAL AMBASSADOR FOR THE BIG DANCE 2014   • GLOBAL BROADCAST FOR RAFAEL BONACHELA’S BIG COMMONWEALTH DANCE LINKING GLASGOW, LONDON AND SYDNEY   • 48 HOURS OF DANCE ACROSS ENGLAND FOR THE BIG DANCE WEEKEND   Big Dance, the world’s largest celebration […]

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Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet

May 15, 2014

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet The expert, professional ballet dancers you see on stage today have been through rigorous, deliberate and repetitive training to become elite athletes. They keyword here is expert. ‘Expertise’ is defined in a study (1) as “the result of intense practice for a minimum of ten years.” Any sort of practice won’t do, either. The study […]

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The Royal Academy of Dance is to present The Royal Ballet with the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award

May 12, 2014

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The QEII Award Photo by Royal Academy of_Dance

The Royal Academy of Dance is to present The Royal Ballet with the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award Date: Thursday 4 September 2014 Venue: Claridge’s Hotel, 49 Brook St, London W1K 4HR  The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) will award its highest honour – the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award (QEII Award) – to The […]

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The Genée International Ballet Competition and Genée Dance Challenge

April 9, 2014

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The Genée International Ballet Competition and Genée Dance Challenge The Royal Academy of Dance’s (RAD) flagship event, the Genée International Ballet Competition, will be held in the city of Antwerp, Belgium, in September 2014. Together with partners Royal Ballet Flanders, the Genée will, once again, prove to be one of the most exciting events on […]

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Darcey Bussell: from Student to Star of The Royal Ballet

April 2, 2014

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Darcey Bussell at White Lodge Museum with Jay Jolley, Acting Director of The Royal Ballet School. Photo: Brian Slater

Darcey Bussell: from Student to Star of The Royal Ballet A very special exhibition is being mounted this spring to mark the fifth anniversary of White Lodge Museum & Ballet Resource Centre, based at The Royal Ballet School in Richmond Park. Darcey Bussell: from Student to Star of The Royal Ballet will chart Darcey Bussell’s […]

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Tony Hall announces greatest commitment to arts for a generation

March 25, 2014

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Picture Shows: Director General, Tony Hall - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Tony Hall announces greatest commitment to arts for a generation Introduction Arts will take centre-stage across the BBC with a new topical strand taking audiences to music and arts events across the UK; a new digital offering; closer engagement with artists and institutions; more distinctive arts content across all the BBC’s outlets; and stronger leadership […]

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Darcey’s Ballerina Heroines

February 24, 2014

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Darcey’s Ballerina Heroines As courtesans, fashion icons, political pawns and international celebrities, the great ballerinas have played a multitude of roles both on and off the stage. They have moved from the courts of kings to stages around the globe, from the highs of public adoration to the lows of injury and scandal. But few […]

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Revel in the magic of ballet

February 20, 2014

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Ballet Season on BBC Two & BBC Four Revel in the magic of ballet, with this season of documentaries that includes footage never publicly seen before. Subscribe to Ballet News for the latest previews of each programme.

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