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A Year On Pointe

December 31, 2014

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A Year On Pointe During 2014, across Ballet News’ media streams, photographs of pointe shoes taken in various locations throughout the year have been published, and they’ve proved so popular ! This is your chance to see them all together, here on the Ballet News website. If you’d like to follow Ballet News via other […]

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Ballet Backstage | Northern Ballet’s launch of The Great Gatsby part 2

February 21, 2013

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Hannah Bateman Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Ballet Backstage | Northern Ballet’s launch of The Great Gatsby part 2 Last night I published part one of the London launch of Northern Ballet’s preview of The Great Gatsby, coming your way in March. Today I want to highlight the dancer/actors of the company and these photographs showcase the drama, seduction and danger of the […]

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Ballet Backstage | Northern Ballet launches The Great Gatsby

February 20, 2013

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Martha Leebolt and Tobias Batley. Photograph Cheryl Angear

Northern Ballet launches The Great Gatsby with London preview There were diamonds on the tables, feathers in the air and a buzz in the crowd for the London launch of Northern Ballet’s new work, The Great Gatsby, which premieres in Leeds on Saturday 2nd March 2013. We were treated to three scenes from the ballet, […]

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English National Ballet | The story of a Swan Lake tutu

June 2, 2010

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Swan Lake and its iconic tutus Think of a traditional Swan Lake and then magnify the spectacle. English National Ballet’s in-the-round version has 60 swans gliding across the stage together – a traditional production might have only 20. For the busy wardrobe department, this makes a lot of work, and is one of the elements of […]

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