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Cupcakes & Conversation with Russell Ducker, Corps de Ballet, Corella Ballet

July 6, 2010

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  Cupcakes & Conversation with Russell Ducker, Corp de Ballet, Corella Ballet Today I had completely the scariest experience of my life; at least on a par with nearly drowning as a child.  So the calming influence of ‘Cupcakes & Conversation’ has never been more essential.  I’m delighted to bring you the charming, talented and […]

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Corella Ballet tour to New York update with Tracy Jones

May 8, 2010

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Tracy in Times Square, New York

Not long ago I interviewed Tracy Jones, who is a dancer with Corella Ballet in Spain. The Company were about to tour to the US for a week, performing at the New York City Centre. Their Artistic Director, Ángel Corella, was a Principal with American Ballet Theatre, and so very well-known to US audiences. In 2001, Spanish born Corella […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Nathalie Harrison, First Artist, The Royal Ballet

December 7, 2009

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Nathalie Harrison in Alastair Marriott’s Sensorium for The Royal Ballet, Photo : Andre Uspenski

Cupcakes & conversation with Nathalie Harrison, First Artist, The Royal Ballet Nathalie Harrison received a very well deserved promotion at the beginning of this season, and you can see her dancing at the Royal Opera House. What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Firstly a good cup of tea and during my brisk Bloomsbury […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Melissa Hamilton, First Artist, The Royal Ballet

September 1, 2009

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Melissa Hamilton Autograph

Cupcakes & conversation with Melissa Hamilton, First Artist, The Royal Ballet Melissa Hamilton has recently been promoted and you can see her dance the role of Mary Vetsera in Mayerling on Tuesday, October 27 at 7.30pm. (Please note that casting is subject to change). The Autumn season begins from 8th October at the Royal Opera […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet makes first historic visit to Cuba this summer

May 11, 2009

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Today The Royal Ballet has announced details of their summer tour – and their first visit to Cuba. What a thrill for the Habaneros to watch Frederick Ashton’s Voices of Spring and Thaïs pas de deux, among others. Manon will be another highlight, with Carlos Acosta and Tamara Rojo reprising their roles, but I’m surprised […]

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The Royal Ballet Season 08/09 announced today

March 19, 2008

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The new Royal Ballet season details have been announced today and I’m shocked by its sheer dullness. It looks as though it took a couple of minutes to throw together. Five straight repeats from the 07/08 season – Jewels, La Bayadere, Serenade, The Nutcracker and Dances at a Gathering. The top price for Swan Lake […]

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