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The Royal Ballet announces 2013/14 season

March 13, 2013

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The Royal Ballet announces 2013/14 season Today saw the launch of Artistic Director Kevin O’Hare’s second season at The Royal Ballet, and he was characteristically understated but also quietly confident that as his first season is going very well – the company is selling almost all of the tickets it offers – and is excited about the new season. Has […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet star Carlos Acosta in feature film debut

June 18, 2012

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Carlos Acosta in feature film debut | The Day of the Flowers Gorgeous, gorgeous authentic Cuban music percolates through the speakers, performed by A Band Apart (El dia de las flores session). British made (and funded) The Day of the Flowers follows two Scottish sisters leading very disparate lives but with a clue to follow, as they roar off to the airport in a vintage […]

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Ballet News | Summer Jones | A Discovery Disowned

March 8, 2012

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Summer Jones | A Discovery Disowned Last year I featured a film that Summer Jones, choreographer and mathemetician, made with Monica Pelfrey, a ballet dancer with Los Angeles Ballet, called Ballet Continuous. The pair worked at the famous Salk Institute in San Diego to fuse ballet, maths and architecture. Now the collaboration has resulted in a new […]

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The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th Anniversary Celebrated at NFB Mediatheque

February 17, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th Anniversary Celebrated at NFB Mediatheque Dance on Film and Archival Display February 21  – 29, 2012 February 17, 2012… To celebrate The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th anniversary season the NFB Mediatheque will present a week-long series of dance on film, February 21 – 29, 2012. The series will launch […]

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Ballet News does Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2012

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Ballet Valentine’s Day Last year for Valentine’s Day I published an exclusive on-location photoshoot with Daria Klimentova and Vadim Muntagirov. This year’s treats are more material – on this day of gift-giving – a gorgeous collection of things that seem to hit the perfect note for Valentine’s Day without being mushy or quaint. Probably the first, […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jason Lam

November 20, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jason Lam, Professional Dancer (with Sydney Dance Company, Opera Australia, Tasdance, Tasmanian Ballet, Melbourne Ballet and independently), dance teacher, Freelance consultant, designer, filmmaker and artist, Director of design collective, Kaboom Studios.    Jason is a diverse artist; as a performer he received a ‘Foot in the Door’ Grant from the Australia Council, […]

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