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MEN IN MOTION RETURN FOR TWO PERFORMANCES

November 20, 2013

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MEN IN MOTION RETURN FOR TWO PERFORMANCES AT THE LONDON COLISEUM January 2014 sees the return of the innovative show – Men In Motion, the brainchild of former Royal Ballet Principal, Ivan Putrov.  The show will return for two nights only at the London Coliseum with a new cast. Following in the footsteps of the […]

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English National Ballet announces Vadim Muntagirov in new star ranking Lead Principal

December 13, 2012

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English National Ballet announces Vadim Muntagirov in new star ranking Lead Principal  English National Ballet has awarded Vadim Muntagirov with a new Lead Principal title. This dancer accolade has been awarded to Vadim in recognition of his exceptional dance ability. Vadim Muntagirov said: “I am very happy to be promoted and thank you to Tamara […]

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English National Ballet | casting for The Sleeping Beauty

September 14, 2012

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English National Ballet | casting for The Sleeping Beauty Principal casting has been announced for English National Ballet’s Autumn tour of The Sleeping Beauty.  It will be the first chance for audiences to see new Artistic Director Tamara Rojo dancing with the company at the same time (she was previously a company dancer before leaving for The […]

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Ballet Gala | A DREAM OF AFRICA 2012

September 3, 2012

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A DREAM OF AFRICA 2012 Annual Ashanti Gala Presents Three World Premieres   Three specially created new ballets by Daniel Jones, Erico Montes and Nancy Osbaldeston will spearhead the fifth annual Dream of Africa Gala evening on September 30, in which Royal Ballet and English National Ballet dancers give their support to Ghanaian charity Ashanti […]

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English National Ballet return to the Lake | full casting announced

July 10, 2012

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English National Ballet return to the Lake Derek Deane’s Swan Lake makes a welcome return to the Coliseum for ten performances only during Summer 2012, offering visitors to London the chance to see this five star reviewed production. Dancing the lead role of Odette/Odile on opening night will be Daria Klimentová alongside Russian star Vadim […]

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Ballet dancer Sergei Polunin | A Man in Motion

January 28, 2012

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Men in Motion Sadlers Wells, London The Royal Ballet’s ex-principal dancer Sergei Polunin (you might have heard – he quit last week) takes to the Sadlers Wells stage with Ivan Putrov, Igor Kolb, Elena Glurdjidze, Daniel Proietto and Aaron Sillus for the aptly titled Men in Motion – which closes tomorrow. Men in Motion explores the beauty […]

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Ballet News | Dance GB – The UK’s three national dance companies create work and perform together for the first time in Summer 2012

October 24, 2011

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Dance GB – The UK‘s three national dance companies create work and perform together for the first time in Summer 2012 Tickets now on sale 19 – 23 June, Glasgow Theatre Royal 28 – 30 June, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff 4 – 8 July, big top tent in grounds of Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich ‘Dancers are the athletes […]

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English National Ballet is to perform at the Conservative Party Conference, as part of Jeremy Hunt’s address

September 30, 2011

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English National Ballet is to perform at the Conservative Party Conference, as part of Jeremy Hunt’s address English National Ballet is delighted to have been invited to dance at the Conservative Party Conference, on Monday 3 October in Manchester as part of Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s address. The performance will illustrate Jeremy Hunt’s comments on the […]

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Ashanti Ballet Gala

September 16, 2011

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 Ballet Gala in aid of Ashanti Development – A Dream of Africa A Dream of Africa is an annual charity gala in aid of Ashanti Development.  Please find below a gallery of images from the gala, held on Sunday evening in London. Photography throughout © Fotini Christofilopoulou. All Rights Reserved. No unauthorized reproduction. [nggallery id=17]

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Ballet Gala – Ashanti Development

September 8, 2011

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Ballet Gala – Ashanti Development The programme for Sunday’s Ballet Gala in aid of Ashanti Developoment is : Welcome by William Carslake Carnaval de Venise Pas de deux – Venus Villa & Fernando Montano                                 Still Moving Pas de Deux by Simon Rice – Hubert Essakow & Paul Liburd             Violin & Piano – Saint-Saens Havanaise                                                                      Frozen  Vanessa […]

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English National Ballet present Roland Petit’s Carmen at the London Coliseum

May 27, 2011

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Roland Petit’s Carmen at the London Coliseum and the ballet maestro’s greatest works English National Ballet’s Summer season at the London Coliseum offers audiences a rare opportunity to see Roland Petit’s extraordinary work in London. Carmen exploded into the decorous world of British ballet at its premiere in 1949, with ballet lovers shocked by the […]

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Ballet meets couture fashion at Kensington Palace

May 20, 2011

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Ballet meets high fashion at Kensington Palace – English National Ballet launches designer tutu auction for its Summer Fundraising Party in June On 29 June 2011 English National Ballet will take over one of London’s most glorious outdoor settings, The Orangery, Kensington Palace, for an evening of breathtaking ballet, fabulous fashion and fundraising. The Company is […]

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English National Ballet’s Daria Klimentová and Vadim Muntagirov in rehearsals for Swan Lake

March 19, 2011

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Recently I published rehearsal photographs by Bex Singleton with Daria Klimentová and Vadim Muntagirov as they prepared for English National Ballet’s performances of Black & White. Here they rehearse Swan Lake, which opens at the London Coliesum on March 22nd and runs until 26th.  The casting is as follows : Tuesday 22nd March at 7:30pm Arionel […]

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Black Swan

March 18, 2011

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Elena Glurdjidze wears a Giles Deacon tutu designed for her in Black Swan Photography throughout : Helen Maybanks On the evening of the 19th March, English National Ballet’s Senior Principal Elena Glurdjidze will dance the Black Swan Pas de Deux in a tutu designed for her by Giles Deacon in association with Harpers Bazaar. The […]

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English National Ballet : Black & White

March 17, 2011

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Resolution Photography throughout : Helen Maybanks Black & White English National Ballet London Coliseum 16th March 2011 Five ballets in one hit make quite an impact – first-timers to the ballet will find something to love in this programme. Wayne Eagling’s Resolution, based on Mahler’s Rückert Lieder is a collection of five songs, beautifully and clearly […]

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English National Ballet’s Daria Klimentová & Vadim Muntagirov in rehearsal

March 15, 2011

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If you’ve been entranced by Agony & Ecstasy, the three-part documentary series following English National Ballet over the course of 2010, you might be surprised to discover that neither Romeo & Juliet nor The Nutcracker are currently being performed.  Instead they have innovatively scheduled, among others, a hint of Swan Lake (Black Swan pas de deux) and […]

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Black Swan pas de deux added to English National Ballet’s Black & White bill

February 23, 2011

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The Black Swan pas de deux has been added to English National Ballet’s up-coming Black & White bill (Resolution|Men Y Men|Vue de L’Autre|Suite en Blanc).  New details and casting are as follows : Black Swan Casting 16 March at 7.30pm – Erina Takahashi, Dmitri Gruzdyev 17 March at 7.30pm – Erina Takahashi, Dmitri Gruzdyev 18 March […]

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White Swan ? Black Swan ? Swan Lake.

February 16, 2011

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White Swan ?  Black Swan ?  Swan Lake.

Casting has been announced for English National Ballet’s version of Swan Lake at the London Coliseum next month.  Vadim Muntagirov, the First Soloist who has lead the company for the last few opening nights in a principal role, will not open this run of performances.  I suggested in my review of his last performance that it might […]

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Ballet NEWS | English National Ballet Swan Lake in-the-round

January 21, 2010

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Zvetlana Zakharova Photograph: Daria Klimentová  © English National Ballet Press Release Derek Deane’s breathtaking Swan Lake in-the-round returns to the Royal Albert Hall in June 2010 starring Polina Semionova and Vadim Muntagirov 9 – 18 June 7.30pm 12, 13, 19 June 2.30pm Raymond Gubbay and the Royal Albert Hall present English National Ballet at the […]

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BALLET NEWS | English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker, Elena Glurdjidze, Maria Engel, Royal Ballet dancers Darcey Bussell & Miyako Yoshida

November 27, 2009

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BALLET NEWS | English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker, Elena Glurdjidze, Maria Engel, Royal Ballet dancers Darcey Bussell & Miyako Yoshida

THE NUTCRACKER Please don’t forget that the exclusive competition I’ve been running in association with English National Ballet to win a pair of tickets to The Nutcracker this Christmas, as well as a pair of pointe shoes signed by Senior Principal Dancer Elena Glurdjidze, closes on Sunday 6th December 2009 at midnight GMT. Photo: Annabel […]

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