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Royal Ballet School announces Summer Season

March 26, 2015

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Royal Ballet School announces Summer Season Choreographer Liam Scarlett returns to The Royal Ballet School to create new work for summer performances The School’s 2015 Summer Season at the Royal Opera House will include five performance in the Linbury Studio Theatre from 1 to 4 July and will culminate in a matinée performance on the […]

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Stars line the red carpet for the opening night of Birmingham Royal Ballet at the London Coliseum

March 20, 2015

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Guest, Director David Bintley, Elaine Paige, Soloist Maureya Lebowitz and Principal Dancer Joseph Caley

Stars line the red carpet for the opening night of Birmingham Royal Ballet at the London Coliseum IN THE COMPANY’S 25TH YEAR AND DAVID BINTLEY’S 20TH YEAR AS DIRECTOR   SERENADE/CARMINA BURANA Thursday 19 – Saturday 21 March 2015 London Coliseum Saint Martin’s Lane, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4ES Box Office: 020 7845 9300 or via the […]

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DAVID BINTLEY STEPS DOWN AS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL BALLET OF JAPAN

May 27, 2014

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DAVID BINTLEY STEPS DOWN AS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL BALLET OF JAPAN Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Director David Bintley will make his last trip to Tokyo this week as the Artistic Director of the National Ballet of Japan. David ends his reign in Tokyo with the re-staging of his production The Prince of the Pagodas […]

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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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Iain Mackay, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet

March 20, 2014

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Iain Mackay, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? My four year old son Oscar gets me out of bed every day of the week, usually around  7.30am and always with a smile on his face. He’s so funny and happy in the morning, […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET presents the LONDON premiere of THE PRINCE OF THE PAGODAS

March 18, 2014

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET presents the LONDON premiere performances of David Bintley’s THE PRINCE OF THE PAGODAS   The full-length ballet is one of the  closing highlights of the world-wide Britten 100 celebrations   Britten’s only full-length ballet score to be performed during the Britten 100 celebrations      Designs by Olivier award-winning and War Horse designer […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Miles Gilliver, Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

March 13, 2014

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Miles Gilliver, Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? The excitement of what opportunities the new week will bring, and knowing that I get to do what I love for a living in such an inspiring environment. And fair bit of coffee! If ballet chose […]

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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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‘Lost’ Kiss footage and ballet dancers in BBC Two and BBC Four Ballet Season

February 14, 2014

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‘Lost’ Kiss footage and ballet dancers in BBC Two and BBC Four Ballet Season   ‘Lost’ Footage of Sleeping Beauty’s Kiss rediscovered for BBC Ballet Season starring Margot Fonteyn Iconic dancer, Darcey Bussell, to talk about her ballet inspirations Never before seen footage of Symphonic Variations in association with the BFI for documentary Dancing in […]

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Houston Ballet Presents The American Premiere Of David Bintley’s Aladdin

December 27, 2013

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Houston Ballet Presents The American Premiere Of David Bintley’s Aladdin February 20 – March 2, 2014 Houston Ballet Tours The Production To Chicago March 22-23, 2014  Aladdin Is The First Work By Celebrated English Choreographer David Bintley To Enter Houston Ballet’s Repertoire HOUSTON, TEXAS – From February 20-March 2, 2014, Houston Ballet presents the North […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET presents the LONDON premiere performances of David Bintley’s THE PRINCE OF THE PAGODAS

July 23, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET presents the LONDON premiere performances of David Bintley’s THE PRINCE OF THE PAGODAS     The full-length ballet is one of the closing highlights of the world-wide Britten 100 celebrations   Britten’s only ballet score to be performed during the Britten 100 celebrations      Designs by Olivier award-winning and War Horse […]

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Top Birmingham schools unite for music and dance extravaganza

June 11, 2013

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Top Birmingham schools unite for music and dance extravaganza   Pupils from three Birmingham schools are to team up for a music and dance extravaganza.   Dance pupils from Elmhurst School for Dance will be accompanied by members of the Symphony Orchestra from King Edward VI High School for Girls and King Edward’s School for […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2013 SUMMER SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

May 8, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2013 SUMMER SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   Sir Peter Wright’s production of Coppelia David Bintley and Galina Sasova’s Giselle   Venue and booking information: Birmingham Hippodrome: Tickets: 0844 338 5000   Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to return to the Birmingham Hippodrome stage from 4 – 22 June.  The Company will perform […]

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The Royal Ballet Principal Leanne Benjamin to retire

April 4, 2013

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LEANNE BENJAMIN TO RETIRE AFTER 20 YEARS AS A PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH THE ROYAL BALLET After an outstanding 21 years dancing with The Royal Ballet, Principal Dancer Leanne Benjamin has announced her intention to retire in July 2013, at the end of the current season.  Her last performance will be in Tokyo on 10 July in […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S ALADDIN RECEIVES ITS UK PREMIERE AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME IN FEBRUARY 2013

January 16, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S ALADDIN RECEIVES ITS UK PREMIERE AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME IN FEBRUARY 2013   12 performances only of David Bintley’s magical version of the classic tale in Birmingham An Aladdin spring tour to Salford, Plymouth, Sunderland and London Coliseum follows Birmingham dates Tickets for Birmingham Hippodrome or 0844 338 5000 Birmingham Hippodrome performance dates: Friday […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S ALADDIN RECEIVES ITS UK PREMIERE

November 17, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S ALADDIN RECEIVES ITS UK PREMIERE AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME IN FEBRUARY 2013 12 performances only of David Bintley’s magical version of the classic tale in Birmingham An Aladdin spring tour 2013 to Salford, Plymouth, Sunderland and the London Coliseum follows Birmingham dates Birmingham Hippodrome performance dates: Friday 15 – Saturday 23 February 2013 […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S CINDERELLA BY DIRECTOR DAVID BINTLEY RETURNS TO BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

November 2, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S CINDERELLA BY DIRECTOR DAVID BINTLEY RETURNS TO BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   WITH CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED DESIGNS by JOHN MACFARLANE Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street, Southside, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 4TB Wednesday 21 November – Sunday 9 December 2012 Box Office: 0844 338 5000 Following its world premiere season in Birmingham in 2010 and subsequent Christmas Day BBC […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET | 2012 AUTUMN SEASON at SADLER’S WELLS

September 24, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET | 2012 AUTUMN SEASON at SADLER’S WELLS   THE COMPANY PERFORM TWO TRIPLE BILLS THE SEASON HIGHLIGHTS THE WORK OF ASHTON, BINTLEY, LANG, LAYTON and VAN MANEN Performances: OPPOSITES ATTRACT (Take Five / Lyric Pieces / Grosse Fuge) Tue 23 Oct at 7.30pm & Wed 24 Oct at 2pm and 7.30pm Autumn […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2012 SUMMER SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

May 23, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2012 SUMMER SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   David Bintley’s production of Far From the Madding Crowd A mixed bill Summer Celebration   Venue and booking information: Birmingham Hippodrome: Tickets: 0844 338 5000   Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to return to the Birmingham Hippodrome stage from 20 – 30 June.  The Company […]

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San Francisco Ballet Update

May 10, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet Update May 2011   SF Ballet Announces Repertory for Russian Engagement SF Ballet will present two performances at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow on June 29 and 30. On June 29, the repertory will include: a pas de deux from Christopher Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour, Helgi Tomasson’s Chaconne for Piano and […]

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