Tag Archives: English National Ballet

Win Your Own Ballet Shoes Worth £160

June 26, 2014

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Win Your Own Ballet Shoes Courtesy of French Sole Earlier this year I reported that French Sole founder and designer Jane Winkworth, designed a limited edition shoe in aid of English National Ballet. The shoe is in a ballet pink quilted duchess satin with a matching silk cord trim and the bow is trimmed in […]

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Mara Galeazzi & Daria Klimentova headline international stars of ballet

June 23, 2014

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Daria Klimentova Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Mara Galeazzi & Daria Klimentova headline international stars of ballet HATCH HOUSE PRESENTS 5TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION INTERNATIONAL STARS OF BALLET AND DANCE SPECIAL GUEST STARS INCLUDE MARA GALEAZZI (ex-ROYAL BALLET) DARIA KLIMENTOVA (ex-ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET) ESTEBAN BERLANGA (SPANISH NATIONAL DANCE COMPANY) JORGE GARCIA, CINTIA DECASTELLI & DEBORA MAIQUES (BALLET BASEL) VITO MAZZEO & VICTORIA ANANYAN […]

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English National Ballet School | 25th Anniversary Summer Performances

June 17, 2014

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English National Ballet School | 25th Anniversary Summer Performances English National Ballet School is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. As we approach the end of our celebratory year we are delighted to announce that for this first time in our 25 year history we have graduating students joining all 5 UK ballet companies : English National Ballet, […]

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English National Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet in Pictures

June 11, 2014

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear

English National Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet in Pictures English National Ballet’s in-the-round version of Romeo & Juliet opens tonight, at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

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English National Ballet | Full casting for Romeo & Juliet

June 4, 2014

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English National Ballet | Full Principal casting for Romeo & Juliet Raymond Gubbay and the Royal Albert Hall present English National Ballet from June 11th-22nd with Derek Deane’s breath-taking production of Romeo & Juliet, the world’s greatest love story. Tamara Rojo and Carlos Acosta will perform in the lead roles accompanied by dancers, actors and […]

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Alban Lendorf to dance as Guest Artist in English National Ballet’s Coppélia

June 4, 2014

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Alban Lendorf to dance as Guest Artist in English National Ballet’s Coppélia Alban Lendorf, principal dancer at The Royal Danish Ballet, is to appear as Guest Artist in English National Ballet’s upcoming production of Coppélia when he will dance the role of Franz to Tamara Rojo’s Swanilda. Alban Lendorf, hailed by the New York Times […]

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Win a luxury overnight stay and tickets to English National Ballet’s production of Romeo & Juliet at the Royal Albert Hall

May 22, 2014

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Win a luxury overnight stay and tickets to English National Ballet’s production of Romeo & Juliet at the Royal Albert Hall     Win! – a pair of tickets, signed pointe shoes and a night at top London hotel The Gore Hotel, including a 3 course dinner Thursday 12th June (principal casting : Alina Cojocaru & Friedemann […]

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE EMERGING DANCER COMPETITION 2014

May 20, 2014

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE EMERGING DANCER COMPETITION 2014 English National Ballet is pleased to announce both Junor Souza and Alison McWhinney, as joint winners of the prestigious Emerging Dancer Competition 2014. Alison and Junor performed the pas de deux from Esmeralda. Junor, who performed Last Minute, also won the People’s Choice Award. […]

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English National Ballet’s First World War Premiere Danced beside National Portrait Gallery’s Vast War Paintings

May 15, 2014

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Anton Lukovkin from English National Ballet dances in front of ‘Naval Officers of World War I’ by Sir Arthur Stockdale Cope at the National Portrait Gallery (c) Jorge Herrera

English National Ballet’s First World War Premiere Danced beside National Portrait Gallery’s Vast War Paintings English National Ballet’s world premiere ‘In Parenthesis’ with the National Portrait Gallery’s massive full-length group portraits of First World War officers as a dramatic backdrop for Museums at Night English National Ballet will present a First World War themed world […]

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Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet

May 15, 2014

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet The expert, professional ballet dancers you see on stage today have been through rigorous, deliberate and repetitive training to become elite athletes. They keyword here is expert. ‘Expertise’ is defined in a study (1) as “the result of intense practice for a minimum of ten years.” Any sort of practice won’t do, either. The study […]

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Reactions14: Second Breath with English National Ballet

May 7, 2014

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Reactions14: Second Breath with English National Ballet   IWM North, part of Imperial War Museums, in Manchester 17 May 2014, 6.30pm – 9pm £10; booking essential online   IWM North presents Second Breath with English National Ballet to mark First World War Centenary   A unique, one-night-only performance by English National Ballet will be performed […]

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Blooming Tutus

April 29, 2014

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Prisca Bertoni photographed on location for Ballet News by Cheryl Angear

Blooming Tutus tutu ballet skirt, from Fr. tutu, alteration of cucu, infantile reduplication of cul “bottom, backside.” Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper It’s also the case that if you said ‘tutu’ in Hawaii, you’d be talking about your Grandmother; in New Zealand it’s a poisonous plant and Tutu de Feijão is a paste made of […]

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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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