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International renowned dancer Alban Lendorf to star alongside Tamara Rojo in English National Ballet’s Coppélia

April 17, 2014

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International renowned dancer Alban Lendorf to star alongside Tamara Rojo in English National Ballet’s Coppélia   English National Ballet today reveals principal casting for the London performances of Coppélia, which includes the announcement of Guest Artist Alban Lendorf. He will partner Tamara Rojo in what promises to be a sensational partnership at London’s iconic London […]

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NATASHA KAPLINSKY TO HOST 2014 EMERGING DANCER COMPETITION ALONGSIDE NEW JUDGING PANEL

April 16, 2014

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NATASHA KAPLINSKY TO HOST 2014 EMERGING DANCER COMPETITION ALONGSIDE NEW JUDGING PANEL English National Ballet is pleased to announce the Emerging Dancer Competition 2014 will be hosted by Natasha Kaplinsky, with tickets now on sale. The Competition, generously supported in its fifth year by Talbot Hughes McKillop (THM), will be held on Monday 19 May […]

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Queensland Ballet’s Australian première of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo & Juliet

April 16, 2014

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Queensland Ballet’s Australian première of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo & Juliet 27 June – 5 July Lyric Theatre, QPAC A PAIR OF STAR CROSS’D LOVERS The centerpiece of Queensland Ballet’s Season 2014 is the Australian première of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s iconic Romeo & Juliet. The late Sir Kenneth MacMillan is one of the world’s most […]

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Queensland Ballet announces research into benefits of Dance for Parkinson’s

April 9, 2014

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Queensland Ballet announces research into benefits of Dance for Parkinson’s Queensland Ballet is undertaking research into its innovative new Dance for Parkinson’s pilot program to investigate the physical, social and emotional benefits that ballet and dance can have on people living with Parkinson’s disease (Parkinson’s). Queensland Ballet CEO Anna Marsden says, “Queensland Ballet is passionate […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Lest We Forget | English National Ballet

April 3, 2014

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Artistic Director and principle dancer Tamara Rojo & Fabian Reimair from English National Ballet rehearse Akram Khan 's new work: Dust, as part of a program entitled 'Lest We Forget' in commemoration of the start of World War I, at The Barbican Centre, London on March 15, 2014. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

Ballet News Reviews | Lest We Forget | English National Ballet Lest We Forget English National Ballet The Barbican, 2nd April 2014 Many evenings spent in the theatre are forgettable; either the music grates or the choreography is so-so. Not this one. Rarely, if ever, have I seen English National Ballet so together and, well, […]

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English National Ballet | Lest We Forget

March 24, 2014

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English National Ballet rehearses Akram Khan 's new work: Dust, as part of a program entitled 'Lest We Forget' in commemoration of the start of World War I, at The Barbican Centre, London on March 15, 2014. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

English National Ballet | Lest We Forget English National Ballet will premiere three new works next week at The Barbican in a quadruple bill Lest We Forget including George Williamson’s The Firebird. You can watch the trailer and the rehearsal process You can book tickets online   Full disclosure : English National Ballet is a Ballet News client

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Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo to dance together on closing night of English National Ballet’s Lest We Forget

March 20, 2014

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Tamara Rojo & Akram Khan Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo to dance together on closing night of  English National Ballet’s Lest We Forget Full principal casting announced English National Ballet today reveals full principal casting for Lest We Forget which includes the announcement that Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo will dance together on closing night (Saturday 12th April). This is […]

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English National Ballet | Dance Statement by Sweaty Betty

March 19, 2014

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Sweaty Betty collaborate with the English National Ballet For the second year running, the chic, performance-driven activewear of Sweaty Betty launches their new SS14 collection featuring a collaborative dance range with the prestigious English National Ballet. Inspired by traditional ballet with a contemporary urban edge, each piece in the Dance Statement line presents the perfect combination […]

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Kings Of The Dance

March 19, 2014

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Kings of the Dance. Ivan Vasiliev and Marcelo Gomes in KO'd (c)Gene Schiavone

Kings Of The Dance If you’re heading off to see Kings Of The Dance at the London Coliseum tonight, here’s a photo to capture the flavour of the evening. The current KINGS OF THE DANCE line-up showcases the incomparable Roberto Bolle from Teatro alla Scala, American Ballet Theatre’s reigning stars Marcelo Gomes and Ivan Vasiliev, Russia’s […]

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Akram Khan & Tamara Rojo In First Ever Performance Together For Lest We Forget

March 11, 2014

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Akram Khan & Tamara Rojo In First Ever Performance Together For Lest We Forget                           Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo are set to perform in an unmissable first, for this World Premiere, which opens at the Barbican on 2 April 2014. Further Principal […]

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SADLER’S WELLS PLAYS LATITUDE FESTIVAL 2014

March 7, 2014

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SADLER’S WELLS PLAYS LATITUDE FESTIVAL 2014 Sadler’s Wells presents a diverse programme of dance on the Waterfront Stage at Latitude Festival on Saturday 19 – Sunday 20 July 2014 that compliments both Sadler’s Wells’ and Latitude’s artistic vision, appealing to audiences of all ages and reflecting Sadler’s Wells’ reputation for presenting world class dance in […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Good Swan, Bad Swan : Dancing Swan Lake

February 25, 2014

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Artistic Director and Lead Principal dancer of English National Ballet, in her dressing room preparing to dance the dual role of Odette/Odile in Swan Lake. Tamara Rojo - (C) BBC - Photographer: Arnaud Stephenson

Good Swan, Bad Swan : Dancing Swan Lake Why is Swan Lake still being danced more than 100 years after it was created ? What is its appeal for audiences and for dancers of today ? These are some of the questions that Tamara Rojo, Principal dancer and Artisitc Director of English National Ballet, attempts to […]

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Darcey’s Ballerina Heroines

February 24, 2014

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Darcey’s Ballerina Heroines As courtesans, fashion icons, political pawns and international celebrities, the great ballerinas have played a multitude of roles both on and off the stage. They have moved from the courts of kings to stages around the globe, from the highs of public adoration to the lows of injury and scandal. But few […]

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Masterclass with English National Ballet’s Daria Klimentova

February 22, 2014

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Masterclass with Daria Klimentova 02 Mar 2014 10:30 – 12:30 Celebrating Dance 2014 – a fundraising day for the Frank Freeman Scholarship fund. In 2012 I reported on an excellent master class held by RAD with Royal Ballet Principal Steven McRae, and at the time some of you expressed an interest in attending – either to participate […]

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FRENCH SOLE FOR ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET

February 18, 2014

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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, a charity Jane has closely supported in recent years. The shoe is in a ballet pink quilted duchess satin with a matching silk cord trim and the bow is trimmed […]

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‘Lost’ Kiss footage and ballet dancers in BBC Two and BBC Four Ballet Season

February 14, 2014

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‘Lost’ Kiss footage and ballet dancers in BBC Two and BBC Four Ballet Season   ‘Lost’ Footage of Sleeping Beauty’s Kiss rediscovered for BBC Ballet Season starring Margot Fonteyn Iconic dancer, Darcey Bussell, to talk about her ballet inspirations Never before seen footage of Symphonic Variations in association with the BFI for documentary Dancing in […]

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English National Ballet My First Ballet: Coppélia

February 12, 2014

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English National Ballet My First Ballet: Coppélia   My First Ballet: Coppélia 5 April – 25 May 2014, Peacock Theatre, London and on tour PRESS PERFORMANCES: Tuesday 8th April 2pm and 7pm Concept and Direction: George Williamson Choreography: George Williamson, after Ronald Hynd Musical Director: Gavin Sutherland Design: David Walker with additional costumes by Wizzy […]

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Royal Ballet & English National Ballet dancers in Bilateral UK-Russia Year of Culture 2014

February 5, 2014

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Matthew Golding (c) Vladimir Cherenkov

Royal Ballet & English National Ballet dancers in Bilateral UK-Russia Year of Culture 2014 Bilateral UK-Russia Year of Culture 2014 will be marked in Olympic Sochi with the performance of the principal dancers with the Royal Opera House and the English National Ballet. On February 8, 2014, the Olympic Sochi will welcome famous guests from […]

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Daria Klimentová farewell performances in Romeo & Juliet at the Royal Albert Hall

February 3, 2014

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Daria Klimentova Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Daria Klimentová farewell   performances in Romeo & Juliet at the Royal Albert Hall English National Ballet’s Lead Principal retires after 18 years Vadim Muntagirov joins her as Romeo for farewell performance     Daria Klimentová, English National Ballet Lead Principal and one of the most respected and accomplished stars of classical ballet, has announced […]

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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY

February 1, 2014

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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY The directorate of de Theaterschool of the Amsterdam School of the Arts has appointed Jean-Yves Esquerre to become the new artistic director of the Dutch National Ballet Academy from 3 March 2014. Jan Zoet, director de Theaterschool: “I am proud that, together with […]

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