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English National Ballet | She Said

February 4, 2016

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English National Ballet | She Said Sadler’s Wells Wednesday 13 – Saturday 16 April 2016 Performances at 7.30pm (mat at 2.30pm Tickets: £12 – £45 English National Ballet’s highly anticipated new triple bill dedicated to female choreography, She Said premieres this spring at London’s Sadler’s Wells from Wednesday 13 – Saturday 16 April She Said features […]

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Laurretta Summerscales promoted to Principal of English National Ballet

January 24, 2016

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Laurretta Summerscales as Prayer in English National Ballet's Coppelia

Laurretta Summerscales promoted to Principal of English National Ballet Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, has today (Sunday 24 January) announced that Laurretta Summerscales has been promoted to Principal of English National Ballet. Joining Laurretta on stage after her performance as Medora in Le Corsaire at the London Coliseum, Tamara Rojo announced the […]

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Ballet News Reviews | What Lies Beneath by Rick Guest

January 10, 2016

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What Lies Beneath

Ballet News Reviews | What Lies Beneath by Rick Guest With a foreword by Tamara Rojo, What Lies Beneath is a large photography book with dancers as its subject, by international photographer Rick Guest that aims to go beyond the immediately obvious. Guest explains, “I became obsessed with the grace and poise of these creatures […]

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New Year Honour for English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo

December 31, 2015

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Tamara Rojo & Akram Khan Photograph : Cheryl Angear

New Year Honour for English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, has been awarded a CBE for her services to ballet in the Queen’s 2016 New Year’s Honours. Of receiving a CBE, Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet said; “I am truly humbled to receive this honour. […]

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Flamingo Chicks dazzle Downing Street

November 27, 2015

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Flamingo Chicks dazzle Downing Street Flamingo Chicks dazzle Downing Street with a dance celebration to showcase #balletnotbarriers A flock of young dancers from the inclusive Flamingo Chicks dance school pirouetted their way into 10 Downing Street this week, trailing glitter, feathers and ribbons in their wake, to show Samantha Cameron and guests that ballet has […]

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English National Ballet announces co-producers and UK tour dates for its new production of Giselle by Akram Khan

November 11, 2015

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English National Ballet announces co-producers and UK tour dates for its new production of Giselle by Akram Khan English National Ballet is proud to announce its new production of Giselle by Akram Khan, one of the most sought after choreographers working today, will be a co-production with Manchester International Festival and Sadler’s Wells. One of […]

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Unique Gala of Spanish Dance and Dancers

November 10, 2015

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Unique Gala of Spanish Dance and Dancers   Thursday 26th November 2015 The Place, 17 Dukes Rd WC1H 9PY   The British-Spanish Society announces a unique Gala evening of Spanish dance and dancers featuring two world premieres and dancers from The Royal Ballet      To help celebrate its centenary year, the British Spanish Society […]

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English National Ballet and the Royal College of Music announce exchange of contracts for sale of Markova House

October 30, 2015

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English National Ballet and the Royal College of Music announce exchange of contracts for sale of Markova House   English National Ballet and the Royal College of Music announce today that they have exchanged contracts for the sale of Markova House, the current headquarters for English National Ballet in Jay Mews SW7.  The completion of […]

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English National Ballet and University of Roehampton announce second phase of breakthrough research into the effects of dance on people with Parkinson’s

October 27, 2015

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English National Ballet and University of Roehampton announce second phase of breakthrough research into the effects of dance on people with Parkinson’s A UK leader for Dance for Parkinson’s, English National Ballet has been working with people with Parkinson’s since 2010, the first major dance company in the UK to do so. Its national Dance […]

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Principal Casting: English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire at the London Coliseum

October 24, 2015

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English National Ballet's Le Corsaire. Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Principal Casting: English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire at the London Coliseum Le Corsaire London Coliseum Wednesday 13 – Sunday 24 January 2016 Performances at 7.30pm (mat at 2.30pm) Tickets: £14 – £79 Following its five-star premiere in 2013, English National Ballet’s production of Le Corsaire returns with performances at the London Coliseum from Wednesday 13 […]

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English National Ballet announces The Dance Within Us, a new residency at Tate Liverpool

October 20, 2015

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English National Ballet announces The Dance Within Us, a new residency at Tate Liverpool To coincide with performances of its award-winning production Le Corsaire at Liverpool Empire from Wednesday 18 – Saturday 21 November, English National Ballet announces The Dance Within Us, a programme of ambitious projects, including live performance work, which takes place beyond […]

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English National Ballet’s Nutcracker | Principal Casting

October 15, 2015

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Ballet News, Nutcracker, Christmas, London

English National Ballet’s Nutcracker | Principal Casting English National Ballet’s acclaimed production of Nutcracker returns to the London Coliseum this Christmas from Wednesday 16 December 2015 – Sunday 10 January 2016. Following a hugely successful run in 2014 when over 70,000 audience members made it part of their holiday celebrations, this version by Wayne Eagling […]

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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire in Liverpool – Principal Casting

October 13, 2015

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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire in Liverpool – Principal Casting English National Ballet Le Corsaire Liverpool Empire Wednesday 18 – Saturday 21 November 2015 Performances at 7.30pm (mat at 2.30pm) Tickets: £11.90 – £43.90 Following its five-star premiere in 2013, English National Ballet’s production of Le Corsaire returns with performances at the Liverpool Empire from […]

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English National Ballet announces Caroline Thomson is to step down as Executive Director

October 6, 2015

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English National Ballet announces Caroline Thomson is to step down as Executive Director English National Ballet today announces its Executive Director, Caroline Thomson, is to step down from her role by April 2016.  Caroline, who joined English National Ballet in 2013, will become a member of its Board once a new Executive Director is in […]

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English National Ballet – National Tour Principal Casting

September 22, 2015

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English National Ballet – National Tour Principal Casting English National Ballet Lest We Forget / Romeo & Juliet / Le Corsaire National Tour 8 September – 28 November 2015 Performance times and ticket prices vary Continuing its commitment to taking world-class ballet to audiences across the country, this Autumn English National Ballet presents three critically […]

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The Washington Ballet Announces New Dancers, Promotions

August 19, 2015

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The Washington Ballet Announces New Dancers, Promotions   WASHINGTON, D.C. -The Washington Ballet has announced the addition of seven new Company members, three new apprentices and five new Studio Company members for the 2015-2016 season, making up the largest Company and Studio Company the organization has known to date. This illustrious collaboration of artists represents […]

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English National Ballet | Lest We Forget | Principal Casting

July 28, 2015

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English National Ballet | Lest We Forget Sadler’s Wells, EC1R Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 September 2015 Performances at 7.30pm (mat at 2.30pm) Tickets: £12 – £45 Tickets online or 0844 412 4300  After moving audiences and critics alike at its premiere in 2014, English National Ballet’s poignant reflection on the First World War, Lest We Forget […]

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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2015

July 15, 2015

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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2015   The class of 2015 who have graduated from The Royal Ballet School with contracts are : Chisato Katsura – The Royal Ballet Lukas Bjørneboe Brændsrød – The Royal Ballet Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme Harry Churches – The Royal Ballet Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme Leo Dixon – […]

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English National Ballet announces promotions and new joiners for the 2015/2016 Season

July 14, 2015

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English National Ballet announces promotions and new joiners for the 2015/2016 Season Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, has today announced promotions within the Company and details of new joiners for the 2015/2016 season. Alison McWhinney, James Streeter, and Max Westwell have been promoted to Soloist. Cesar Corrales has been promoted to Junior […]

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FRENCH SOLE FOR ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET

June 28, 2015

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear Photography

FRENCH SOLE FOR ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET French Sole founder and designer, Jane Winkworth, has designed a limited edition shoe in aid of English National Ballet, an arts charity Jane has closely supported in recent years. The shoe is a classic French Sole style, the “Henrietta” in a fitting ballet pink glitter, with a silver leather […]

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