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The Sarasota Ballet is the first American company to perform two of Sir Frederick Ashton’s greatest ballets in its 25th Anniversary Season

August 4, 2015

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The Sarasota Ballet is the first American company to perform two of Sir Frederick Ashton’s greatest ballets in its 25th Anniversary Season Featuring the famed Enigma Variations and the timeless Marguerite and Armand Sarasota, FL (July 30, 2015) – Known for reviving ballets nearly lost and bringing Sir Frederick Ashton’s works back to America, The […]

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Ballet News Reviews | A Dancer in Wartime | Gillian Lynne

January 19, 2012

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Ballet News Reviews | A Dancer in Wartime | Gillian Lynne I received this book to review, before Christmas last year.  What with one thing and another : a ferocious workload before the holidays and then Christmas itself, I never even had the chance to pick it up. Until yesterday.  I can only say what […]

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The Royal Opera House | The Frederick Ashton Foundation

October 8, 2011

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Saturday 8 October 2011 LAUNCH OF  FREDERICK ASHTON FOUNDATION The Frederick Ashton Foundation is launched today, with the principal aim of perpetuating the legacy and work of the distinguished English choreographer. The Frederick Ashton Foundation is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity. It will be based at the Royal Opera House,Covent Garden. The […]

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The Royal Ballet | Casting for Booking Period 2 | Winter 2011/12

October 3, 2011

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The Royal Ballet | Casting for Booking Period 2 | Winter 2011/12 If you are booking for any of the up-coming Royal Ballet productions, you’ll be well placed if you’ve studied the casting imformation. My choices ? Lauren Cuthbertson’s debut as Manon, partnered with Sergei Polunin who will also debut in the role of Des […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Chi Cao, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet

April 17, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Chi Cao, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Not so much motivation, more like discipline. I know that to keep dancing at the level I want to I need to train hard. Why ballet? It’s a family thing I guess. My father was a […]

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The Royal Ballet Season details for 2011/12

April 13, 2011

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Today The Royal Ballet has announced it’s plans for Monica Mason’s final season as Artistic Director. Since 1987 Mason has been involved with the direction of the company to some degree, first as Anthony Dowell’s assistant, then Assistant Director, though Acting Director and finally in December 2002 as Director.  This year we have been told that there is […]

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