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Strictly Come Dancing | The Week Before Blackpool

November 8, 2014

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Karen Hauer, Mark Wright - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | The Week Before Blackpool 10 couples remain Simon & Kristina opened the show with a Quickstep that “gave us plenty of razzle dazzle” (Bruno) and scored 33 Caroline & Pasha’s Waltz scored well but Caroline possibly had the most unflattering costume of the night (scored 31) Jake & Janette’s Rhumba left Craig […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Blackpool Week

November 16, 2013

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Natalie Gumede, Artem Chigvinstev - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Blackpool Week This week in Blackpool : the birthday boy achieved his highest score giant neon Begonias opened the show a cowboy with a cape mixed things up there were misbehaving maribous   Sophie & Brenda’s Quickstep earned high praise from Len, “you were flying around the floor. Absolutely spot on” […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Nancy Osbaldeston, Artist, English National Ballet

June 19, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Nancy Osbaldeston, Artist, English National Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Knowing I get paid to do what I love for a living. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you stick with it ? I would say […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2013-2014 Line-Up

April 26, 2013

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2013-2014 Line-Up PNB Box Office Opens for 41st season ticket sales on Monday, July 15 Special Offer: NO SERVICE FEES through July 31   September 2013 – June 2014 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, Washington 41st Season to feature two world premieres including a new work […]

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Strictly Come Dancing week 2

October 13, 2012

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Louis Smith, Flavia Cacace - (C) BBC - Photographer: Des Willie

Strictly Come Dancing week 2 Week 2 is where the dreaded eliminations kick in for the celebrities on Strictly Come Dancing, with the viewer vote and the dance-off. Someone will be leaving the show this weekend. Nicky & Karen take first honours this week, and they dance the Cha Cha Cha. Nicky had a rough time last week, […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with William Newton, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet

October 7, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with William Newton, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? All the roles I would love to have the opportunity to perform one day…are one of the few things that can persuade me to get up at 8am. Regrettably, I am not a morning person. […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS FANCY FREE TO CLOSE THE 2011-2012 SEASON

April 12, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS FANCY FREE TO CLOSE THE 2011-2012 SEASON   Jerome Robbins’ Fancy Free, Harald Lander’s Etudes, and Peter Martins’ Barber Violin Concerto Take The Stage at The Boston Opera House   Boston Ballet presents Fancy Free, a three-ballet program, May 10-20 at The Boston Opera House to bring the 2011-2012 season to a […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Week 4

October 22, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing | Week 4 It’s Strictly Saturday night, and are we in for a night of proper dancing this week ? Jason ‘The Midwife’ Donovan and Kristina kick off the show, quite literally, with the Paso Doble. Training looks tough but the routine is strong. I’d prefer Jason not to be blowing bubbles with […]

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Russian Ballet Icons Gala – A tribute to Galina Ulanova

May 27, 2011

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Rehearsal of Sinatra Variations Tatyana Gorokhova, Igor Zelensky Photograph © 2011 Daniel Paul Jones Russian Ballet Icons Gala Tribute to Galina Ulanova London Coliseum 15th May 2011 Most of the audience (and the performers who are mostly students of students) hadn’t see Galina Sergeevna Ulanova dance live as this is just over the 100th anniversary […]

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Russian Ballet Icons Gala at the London Coliseum – full casting

May 12, 2011

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The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2011 will bring together a dazzling cast of dancers and leading figures from the world of ballet. Arts promoters Ensemble Productions are proud to present this unique evening – believed to be the only centenary celebration of Galina’s life and the work taking place outside Russia of this scale – […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Tobias Batley, First Soloist, Northern Ballet

May 24, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Tobias Batley, First Soloist, Northern Ballet

Cupcakes & Conversation with Tobias Batley, First Soloist, Northern Ballet Photograph :  Simon Lawson What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I really love my job so motivation isn’t usually a problem, but like anyone Monday mornings can be a struggle, depending on what sort of a weekend I have had. Monday […]

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