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The Royal Ballet’s Don Quixote

April 28, 2014

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The Royal Ballet’s Don Quixote Kitri Marianela Nuñez Basilio Carlos Acosta Don Quixote Christopher Saunders Sancho Panza Philip Mosley Lorenzo Gary Avis Gamache Bennet Gartside Espada Ryoichi Hirano Mercedes Laura Morera     Recorded live at the Royal Opera House in  October 2013. This was Carlos Acosta’s first venture directing one of ballet’s 19th century classics […]

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Strictly Come Dancing – The Show Stoppers

November 3, 2012

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Strictly Come Dancing – The Show Stoppers DVD New out on 26th November, Strictly Come Dancing – The Show Stoppers is a DVD with Strictly Come Dancing judges Len Goodman, Craig Revel Horwood and Bruno Tonioli look back over the past 9 series and personally select their best Strictly dances. Think of it as Strictly […]

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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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The Hong Kong Ballet – Annual Audition in New York

February 10, 2012

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The Hong Kong Ballet – Annual Audition in New York ***AUDITION RESCHEDULED TO 25 MARCH*** The audition previously scheduled on 19 February will now take place on 25 March 2012, 3.00 p.m.– 6.00 p.m. at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Joan Weill Center for Dance, 405 W. 55th Street (at 9th Avenue), New York, […]

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Ballet for Christmas | Happy Christmas everyone!

December 5, 2011

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Ballet for Christmas – Happy Christmas! Happy Ballet Christmas everyone! Here are some of my favourite treats for the holidays.  Enjoy – and don’t forget to share !!! Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was a big hit for The Royal Ballet and is now available on DVD starring Lauren Cuthbertson, Steven McRae and Sergei Polunin. One of the best […]

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The Royal Ballet | new DVD release

October 14, 2011

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The Royal Ballet releases a trio of Ashton works on DVD From October 31st, and just in time for Christmas presents, Opus Arte release three of Fredrick Ashton’s ballet’s : Les Patineurs/Scènes de ballet/Divertissements. The Divertissements include Darcey Bussell, Carlos Acosta, Leanne Benjamin, Tamara Rojo, Miyako Yoshida, Steven McRae & Jonathan Cope.

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The Royal Ballet | Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on DVD

October 3, 2011

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The Royal Ballet’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on DVD Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, featuring ballet dancers Lauren Cuthbertson and Sergei Polunin is now available on DVD (and in Blu-Ray format) :

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Opus Arte to release The Royal Ballet’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on DVD

May 31, 2011

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Opus Arte to release Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on DVD   Opus Arte today celebrated its tenth anniversary with the announcement that it is to release the highly anticipated DVD recording of The Royal Ballet’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon & featuring Royal Ballet Principal Lauren Cuthbertson in the title role. Release date : 26 […]

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San Francisco Ballet Announces National & International Broadcast of Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid, Plus Worldwide Blu-Ray & DVD Distribution

April 16, 2011

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San Francisco Ballet Announces National & International Broadcast of Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid, Plus Worldwide Blu-Ray & DVD Distribution John Neumeier’s acclaimed production to air nationally on Great Performances and internationally in European and Asian markets San Francisco Ballet—the oldest professional ballet company in America—has announced that it will record Hamburg Ballet Artistic Director and […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Cinderella on DVD now

April 12, 2011

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Today I’d like to recommend an excellent DVD choice – Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Cinderella. Starring Elisha Willis and Iain Mackay, the costumes and sets are sumptously sparkling.  Enjoy !

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Ballet NEWS | Merry Christmas everyone

December 22, 2010

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Wherever you are, here’s wishing you – Feliz Navidad Boas Festas e Feliz Ano Novo Bon Nadal i un Bon Any Nou! Gun Tso Sun Tan’Gung Haw Sun Kung His Hsin Nien bing Chu Shen Tan Nadelik looan na looan blethen noweth Glædelig Jul Vrolijk Kerstfeest en een Gelukkig Nieuwjaar! or Zalig Kerstfeast Jutdlime pivdluarit […]

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Ballet NEWS | TuTuMuch – 9 girls, 4 weeks, 1 dream. Review of documentary film about the audition process

May 18, 2010

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  TuTuMuch Directed by Elise Swerhone Co-Produced by Vonnie Von Helmolt & Merit Jensen Carr Anyone thinking that Summer School is another word for a holiday, probably doesn’t do ballet. The brutal truth is that for the nine subjects of this documentary about The Royal Winnipeg Ballet School summer session, they start off being just […]

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Ballet NEWS | La Danse : The Paris Opera Ballet

April 21, 2010

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La Danse : The Paris Opera Ballet Released in the UK on 23rd April 2010 Running time 159 minutes Still Photograph :  Soda Pictures La Danse is a film that goes everywhere at the Paris Opera Ballet, one of the world’s greatest companies. Seven ballets are used as the basis of the film, showing you […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet Swan Lake DVD

September 8, 2009

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Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake (The Royal Ballet) It’s unheard of for me to recommend a recording of a ballet performance but, as unlikely as it seems, there is very good reason to commend this one by The Royal Ballet to you. When the curtains go up, you are right there, in among the dancing, just hovering […]

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