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The Royal Ballet’s Frankenstein by Liam Scarlett

April 13, 2016

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The Royal Ballet’s Frankenstein by Liam Scarlett Today I wanted to highlight this Insight evening from The Royal Opera House ahead of the premiere of Frankenstein on Wednesday 4th May 2016. What I love about this particular footage, apart from the fact that it’s a decent length (over a hour), is the true insight into […]

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The Royal Ballet | After the Rain / Strapless / Within the Golden Hour in Pictures

February 18, 2016

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Strapless. Edward Watson, Matthew Ball and Natalia Osipova -®ROH, 2015. Photographed by Bill Cooper.

The Royal Ballet | After the Rain / Strapless / Within the Golden Hour in Pictures The Royal Ballet recently performed a triple bill of Christopher Wheeldon’s work, including the premiere of Strapless, a co-production with the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia.    

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The Royal Ballet | Carlos Acosta’s Carmen

October 29, 2015

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The Royal Ballet | Carlos Acosta’s Carmen This caught my eye on twitter the day after the premiere of Carlos Acosta’s new production of Carmen. The bareness of it made me laugh out loud : No polite way of putting this: #ROHcarmen is a disaster. Slap bang into the iceberg. No survivors. — Luke Jennings (@LukeJennings1) October 27, 2015 […]

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SCIENCE AND FAIRY-TALE: THE ROYAL BALLET’S RAVEN GIRL AND CONNECTOME

September 30, 2015

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SCIENCE AND FAIRY-TALE: THE ROYAL BALLET’S RAVEN GIRL AND CONNECTOME    Raven Girl / Connectome Tuesday 6 October – Saturday 24 October   The Royal Ballet presents an evening of contemporary ballet exploring themes of identity and science as Wayne McGregor’s Raven Girl and Alastair Marriott’s Connectome return to the Royal Opera House for their […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Raffaele Morra, Dancer & Ballet Master, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

July 28, 2015

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The Trocks as Odalisques (L-R Raffaele Morra Chase Johnsey Robert Carter) - photo credit Zoran Jelenic

Cupcakes & Conversation with Raffaele Morra, Dancer & Ballet Master, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (New York based, all-male, comedy ballet company Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, also known as The Trocks) What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Curiosity motivates me every Monday morning, just like any other day. If ballet chose […]

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Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet 14/15

November 4, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet 14/15 Rebranded for 14/15, The Royal Ballet Yearbook series returns with exclusive behind the scenes content. Introduced by Kevin O’Hare, The Royal Ballet’s Director, the yearbook covers a season preview and a visual look back at last season with Claudia Dean’s The Chosen One and some lovely images […]

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THE ROYAL BALLET TOURS TO MOSCOW, TAIPEI AND SHANGHAI | Casting

June 4, 2014

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THE ROYAL BALLET TOURS TO MOSCOW, TAIPEI AND SHANGHAI The Royal Ballet Tour – Moscow 17 – 22 June / Taipei 27 – 29 June / Shanghai 3 – 5 July   This summer The Royal Ballet will tour to Moscow, Taipei and Shanghai for the annual international tour. The Royal Ballet is delighted to […]

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Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet

May 15, 2014

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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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CLASSICAL CHOREOGRAPHY, JACK THE RIPPER, AND HIGH-SPEED ACTION COMBINE FOR AN EXHILARATING TRIPLE BILL AT THE ROYAL BALLET

March 24, 2014

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CLASSICAL CHOREOGRAPHY, JACK THE RIPPER, AND HIGH-SPEED ACTION COMBINE FOR AN EXHILARATING TRIPLE BILL AT THE ROYAL BALLET Serenade – George Balanchine Sweet Violets – Liam Scarlett DGV: Danse à grande vitesse – Christopher Wheeldon 14 – 26 May The ethereal choreography of George Balanchine’s atmospheric and emotionally subtle Serenade opens the Triple-Bill with a […]

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ROYAL BALLET WORLD PREMIERE: THE WINTER’S TALE BY CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON

March 13, 2014

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ROYAL BALLET WORLD PREMIERE: THE WINTER’S TALE BY CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON   Christopher Wheeldon’s latest work for The Royal Ballet is an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play The Winter’s Tale. Opening on Thursday 10 April, the ballet will also be screened live into cinemas around the world on Monday 28 April including more than 400 screens […]

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The Royal Ballet | Classic Ballet Box Set

September 19, 2013

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The Royal Ballet |THE CLASSIC BALLETS BOX SET Newly released this month, this DVD includes : Swan Lake Marianela Núñez, Thiago Soares, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Conductor: Valeriy Ovsyanikov The Nutcracker Miyako Yoshida, Steven McRae, Gary Avis, Iohna Loots, Ricardo Cervera, Artists of the Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Conductor: […]

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THE ROYAL BALLET TAKES ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, SWAN LAKE AND A GALA PROGRAMME TO JAPAN

April 19, 2013

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THE ROYAL BALLET TAKES ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, SWAN LAKE AND A GALA PROGRAMME TO JAPAN   Friday 5 to Sunday 14 July 2013   The Royal Ballet returns to the Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo with three exciting programmes including the Asian premiere of Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Anthony Dowell’s production of […]

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Natalia Osipova joins The Royal Ballet next season

April 8, 2013

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Natalia Osipova joins The Royal Ballet next season

Natalia Osipova joins The Royal Ballet next season Natalia Osipova joins The Royal Ballet in the 2013/14 Season. Her first performances will be as Juliet in Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo & Juliet with Carlos Acosta. This follows a guest slot during the run of Swan Lake, also with Acosta. Director of The Royal Ballet Kevin O’Hare said “I’m delighted […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet DVD

March 30, 2013

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The Royal Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet DVD Romeo Federico Bonelli Juliet Lauren Cuthbertson Mercutio Alexander Campbell Tybalt Bennet Gartside Benvolio Dawid Trzensimiech Paris Valeri Hristov Lord Capulet Christopher Saunders Lady Capulet Christina Arestis Escalus Prince of Verona Gary Avis Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Conductor Barry Wordsworth Choreography Kenneth MacMillan Recorded live at the […]

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THE ROYAL BALLET SUMMER SEASON MAY – JUNE 2013 includes casting

March 15, 2013

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THE ROYAL BALLET SUMMER SEASON MAY – JUNE 2013 includes casting

THE ROYAL BALLET SUMMER SEASON MAY – JUNE 2013 RAVEN GIRL / SYMPHONY IN C Wayne McGregor / George Balanchine Conductor: Koen Kessels / Georges Bizet   Evening Performances at 7.30pm: Friday 24, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29 May, Monday 3 June, Saturday 8 June Matinee performances: Wednesday 29 May 2pm, Saturday 8 June 1.30pm Raven […]

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Ballet News Previews : Imagine Dancing with Tititan

July 23, 2012

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Ballet News Previews : Imagine, Dancing with Tititan The Royal Ballet’s recent run of Metamorphosis : Titian 2012 is the subject of a documentary screened tomorrow evening as part of Imagine on BBC One. Going backstage to the start of the collaborative process instigated by out-going Artistic Director Monica Mason, the programme looks at each […]

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The Royal Ballet casting | Debuts during Winter 2012/13

July 18, 2012

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The Royal Ballet casting debuts during Winter 2012/13 Following the recently announced company promotions, there are some notable debuts in place during the Winter season at The Royal Ballet, which covers the period between November 2012 and April 2013, so here are the dates and details for your diary.  Public booking opens on 17th October 2012. Please note that listing […]

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The Royal Ballet cast changes for Prince of the Pagodas

May 30, 2012

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The Royal Ballet cast changes The Prince of the Pagodas opens at the Royal Opera House on Saturday 2nd June at 7pm. There have been a number of cast changes ahead of the premiere. Due to injury Lauren Cuthbertson is unable to dance the role of Princess Rose and will be replaced by Beatriz Stix-Brunell and […]

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Royal Ballet Live

March 28, 2012

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Royal Ballet Live | Highlights Last Friday, March 23rd, The Royal Ballet launched a first for them – Royal Ballet Live; a live streaming day showing daily class, rehearsals, interviews and an Insight Evening, with their media partner The Guardian. The trailer for Royal Ballet Live asked the question, “have you ever wondered what it takes […]

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Ballet News | Prix de Lausanne Gala

February 6, 2012

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Ballet News | Prix de Lausanne Gala in pictures To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the Prix de Lausanne organised a Gala performance on Sunday, February 5th, 2012, at 5 pm, with 25 artists, most of them prize winners. The programme consisted of : Aki Saito · Wim Vanlessen Sonate nº 5 · Choreography Maurice Béjart Music […]

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