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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sanmarie Kreuzhuber, Soloist, South African Mzansi Ballet

February 15, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sanmarie Kreuzhuber, Soloist, South African Mzansi Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? It’s always a little hard to get going at the start of the working week! At South African Mzansi Ballet, we generally work a six day week and my day off is usually spent doing […]

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Famed International Dance Star José Manuel Carreño to Perform in Ballet San Jose’s DON QUIXOTE, Feb 15 and 17

February 5, 2013

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Famed International Dance Star José Manuel Carreño to Perform in Ballet San Jose’s DON QUIXOTE, Feb 15 and 17   Ballet San Jose has announced  the signing of famed international dance star José Manuel Carreño to perform the lead role of Basilio for BSJ’s company premiere of Don Quixote, staged by Wes Chapman after Marius […]

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Ballet Idaho | Don Quixote & Carmen

January 31, 2013

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Ballet Idaho presents Don Quixote & Carmen Friday, February 8, 2013 at 8 p.m. Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 8 p.m. Morrison Center   Don Quixote  “Will greed or love win in the end?” Music by Ludwig Minkus Choreography by Peter Anastos, after Petipa, Gorsky and Baryshnikov Costumes by David Heuvel (Costumes co-owned by Ballet […]

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Ballet san Jose presents Don Quixote

January 26, 2013

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Ballet San Jose Don Quixote. Alexsandra Meijer as Kitri. Photograph Chris Hardy

Ballet san Jose presents Don Quixote AT A GLANCE WHO: Ballet San Jose presents WHAT: Don Quixote WHEN: February 15-17, 2013 WHERE: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Boulevard (corner of Park Avenue) in downtown San Jose. WHY: This is a Ballet San Jose company premiere. Comedy, adventure and romance. A wonderful […]

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Ballet San Jose presents DON QUIXOTE, February 15-17, 2013

January 17, 2013

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Maykel Solas and Junna Ige rehearse in Ballet San Jose studios. Photo by Quinn Wharton

Ballet San Jose presents DON QUIXOTE, February 15-17, 2013     WHO: Ballet San Jose presents WHAT: Don Quixote WHEN: February 15-17, 2013 WHERE: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Boulevard (corner of Park Avenue) in downtown San Jose. WHY: This is a Ballet San Jose company premiere. Comedy, adventure and romance. […]

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Mikhailovsky Ballet’s London Tour | Casting

January 13, 2013

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Mikhailovsky Ballet’s London Tour | Casting

Mikhailovsky Ballet’s London Tour | Casting The Mikhailovsky Ballet begin an international tour to London on 26th March, at the London Coliseum. Casting is always subject to change but has been announced as follows : Giselle 26, 27, 28, 29 March 7.30pm Tue 26 Mar Natalia Osipova, Ivan Vasiliev Wed 27 Mar Polina Semionova, Marcelo Gomes Thu […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Calvin Royal III, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre

January 1, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Calvin Royal III, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Monday is my day off. So it’s usually little motivation and more sleeping in! It’s my day to get the ‘chores’ done (laundry, groceries for the week, clean the house). If we’re […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Lockett, Coryphée, The Australian Ballet

December 23, 2012

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The Narrative of Nothing (Infinity triple bill): photographer Jeff Busby, dancers Charles Thompson and Brooke Lockett

Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Lockett, Coryphée, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? (or Tuesday if that is the first day of your working week) Coffee! No it’s the excitement of beginning a new week fresh and the prospect of new challenges, new opportunities and potentially wonderful moments […]

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The Australian Ballet | Osipova & Vasiliev to dance Don Quixote

December 18, 2012

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Lana Jones and Daniel Gaudiello. Photo by Georges Antoni.

Don Quixote: A bravura classic with Spanish va-voom An aging knight, two fiery lovers, some gypsies and a whole lot of fun The Australian Ballet begins a year of masterpieces with a joyous, Spanish-flavoured ballet packed with tutus and lively dancing. Full of infectious charm and dynamic performances, Don Quixote is both a favourite of the dancers […]

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Telstra Ballet in the Bowl returns to Melbourne in 2013

December 13, 2012

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Photo by William Hall

Telstra Ballet in the Bowl returns to Melbourne in 2013 The Australian Ballet presents a FREE performance under a canopy of stars Photo by William Hall The Australian Ballet kicks off its 2013 Melbourne season with  the return of Telstra Ballet in the Bowl. It’s the first time in five years the event has been staged in […]

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South African Mzansi Ballet announces plans for 2013

December 5, 2012

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Angela Malan as Kitri in Don Quixote. Photographer: Susanne Holbaek

South African Mzansi Ballet announces plans for 2013 The founding of a new ballet company is a historic event and with the establishment in 2012 of the South African Mzansi Ballet (SAMB) this has been a landmark year for the entire SA ballet community. Highlight of 2012 was the first SA production of the classic, […]

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Cupcakes and Conversation with Yosvani Ramos, Principal, The Australian Ballet

November 21, 2012

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Rachel Rawlins and Yosvani Ramos Les Sylphides Photo Alex Makeyev

Cupcakes and Conversation with Yosvani Ramos, Principal, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I make myself a double espresso coffee every morning as soon as I wake up. Couldn’t function without it! Why ballet ? There’s nothing else I’d rather do. Who would you most like to dance […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sarah Kora Dayanova, Sujet, Paris Opera Ballet

October 31, 2012

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Grand Pas Classique Sarah Kora Dayanova et Cyril Chokroun

Cupcakes & Conversation with Sarah Kora Dayanova, Sujet, Paris Opera Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Everything seems possible within a very few minutes when I am going to the Opera, the class will begin : I do like to go to the barre to prepare my body to work […]

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Candice Adea, winner of the Helsinki International Ballet Competition joins The Hong Kong Ballet

October 29, 2012

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Candice Adea Photo Courtesy by USA International Ballet Competition

Candice Adea, winner of the Helsinki International Ballet Competition joins The Hong Kong Ballet <Hong Kong – 26 October 2012> Madeleine Onne, Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet, announces that Candice Adea, winner of the Helsinki International Ballet Competition 2012, joins the Company as a Soloist. Candice joins The Hong Kong Ballet from BalletPhilippines […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sasha De Sola, Soloist, San Francisco Ballet

October 10, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sasha De Sola, Soloist, San Francisco Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? My husband Josh! He is always there to love and encourage me and I am so grateful for that. I am also motivated by the prospect of working on any of the ballets that […]

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Royal New Zealand Ballet celebrates 60 years with 2013’s stunning line-up

October 4, 2012

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Royal New Zealand Ballet celebrates 60 years with 2013’s stunning line-up Award-winning international and local choreographers, an icon of New Zealand dance, a collaboration with Te Radar, a tour of heartland NZ, and a five city tour to China make up the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s 2013 programme: a year-long celebration of the RNZB’s 60th […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Fanny Gorse, Coryphée, Opéra national de Paris

September 28, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Fanny Gorse, Coryphée, Opéra national de Paris What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Monday morning, I need a latte and some music on my way to the Opéra. Then I find my best friend Allister at the same place at the barre and the week can start! […]

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Paris Opera Ballet join The Australian Ballet’s gala line-up!

September 20, 2012

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Artists of The Australian Ballet in Etudes. Photography by Georges Antoni

Paris Opera Ballet join The Australian Ballet’s gala line-up! The Australian Ballet are delighted to announce even more sparkling international guest artists for its 50th anniversary gala, which opens on October 31 at Arts Centre Melbourne for five performances only. The company’s actual 50th birthday is on Friday 2 November. The world-renowned Paris Opera Ballet will be […]

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Mikhailovsky Theatre’s 180th Season Opened on 13 September

September 14, 2012

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Mikhailovsky Theatre’s 180th Season Opened on 13 September This season is dedicated to the build-up to a landmark date: the 180 year anniversary of the founding of the Mikhailovsky Theatre. This date will be celebrated in a year’s time, in autumn 2013. Vladimir Kekhman, the Mikhailovsky Theatre’s General Director, has been talking about the Theatre’s […]

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Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote released on DVD | restored & remastered

September 9, 2012

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Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote released on DVD Warner Classics has restored and remastered in high-definition from the original film, Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote, with The Australian Ballet. There’s a rare chance to see Gailene Stock – now Director of The Royal Ballet School - dancing as one of Kitri’s Girlfriends, and a bonus section which contains, among […]

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