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Royal Academy of Dance Announces Prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition to be Streamed Live Due to Overwhelming Demand

November 16, 2016

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Royal Academy of Dance Announces Prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition to be Streamed Live Due to Overwhelming Demand The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is pleased to announce that the prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition Final at the Sydney Opera House on 11 December 2016 will be live streamed from Sydney Opera House online. Hosted by […]

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Record Number of Entrants to Compete in Genée International Ballet Competition

October 19, 2016

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Record Number of Entrants to Compete in Genée International Ballet Competition at Sydney Opera House in December 2016     97 international dancers from 14 nationalities to compete in prestigious international ballet competition in December 2016 Australian Dancer Steven McRae announced as Genée 2016 Ambassador A record number of 97 dancers from over 14 countries are set […]

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The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to announce that the Genée International Ballet Competition will return to Sydney in 2016.

December 14, 2015

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Genée 2015 contestants pose outside the Sydney Opera House marking the one year count down until it will host Genée 2016.

The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to announce that the Genée International Ballet Competition will return to Sydney in 2016. The prestigious competition’s last visit to Sydney in 2002 saw Australian dancer Steven McRae, now Principal at The Royal Ballet in London, awarded a gold medal. Also in 2002, the competition saw the […]

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Professional Ballet Dancer to Business Owner | Claudia Dean’s Sprezzatura

May 26, 2015

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Claudia Dean | Ballet Dancer to Business Owner Sprezzatura is the Italian word for nonchalance; the effortless art of making something difficult look easy. The sustained hard work needed to conceal the effort has been a hallmark of Claudia Dean’s training and professional ballet career. Claudia Dean graduated from The Royal Ballet School in August 2011, having moved to London […]

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12 ballet dancers make Genée International Ballet Competition 2014 Final

September 26, 2014

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12 ballet dancers make Genée International Ballet Competition 2014 Final The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) announces the Finalists of the Genée International Ballet Competition 2014, held in Antwerp, Belgium. 57 contestants from 11 countries, have been whittled down to 12 Finalists, all set to compete in the first Genée Final ever to be held […]

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Winners announced for RAD’s Genée Dance Challenge, judged by RAD President Darcey Bussell CBE

September 16, 2014

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Winners announced for RAD’s Genée Dance Challenge, judged by RAD President Darcey Bussell CBE in Antwerp on 14 September The winners are : Level 1 – Tara Morris, UK Level 2 – Alexandra Oliff, UK Level 3 – Lita Garcia, UK Level 4 – Mathias Van Geyt, Belgium   23 heat-winners from the UK, Belgium, Netherlands […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Steven McRae | The Royal Ballet’s Dancer In The Fast Lane

June 30, 2014

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Steven McRae | Dancer In The Fast Lane With photographs by Andrej Uspenski Andrej Uspenski, a dancer with The Royal Ballet, fills the gaps in his schedule by using his unique position to photograph his colleagues. For most dancers, looking at one photograph of themselves, let alone of book of them, is a task to be avoided, but the dancers of […]

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The Genée International Ballet Competition and Genée Dance Challenge

April 9, 2014

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The Genée International Ballet Competition and Genée Dance Challenge The Royal Academy of Dance’s (RAD) flagship event, the Genée International Ballet Competition, will be held in the city of Antwerp, Belgium, in September 2014. Together with partners Royal Ballet Flanders, the Genée will, once again, prove to be one of the most exciting events on […]

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Genée finalists get a place at Scottish Ballet for the Hansel & Gretel premiere season

November 20, 2013

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Genée finalists get a place at Scottish Ballet for the Hansel & Gretel premiere season   The Genée international Ballet Competition proves to be a great springboard for aspiring professional dancers once again. This year’s Genée, held in Glasgow, saw 58 candidates enter from 14 different countries. After a week of intensive training and competition […]

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013: Medallists announced

September 29, 2013

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013: Medallists announced The Royal Academy of Dance’s Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 has come to a spectacular close. 58 candidates from 14 different countries gathered in Glasgow from 20-29 September 2013 to endure nine days of intense training, sweat and stage fright in order to compete for the coveted gold, silver and bronze medals.After five days of coaching, followed by two days of Semi-finals, twelve finalists (nine female, three […]

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 – Tickets on sale and semi-finals judges announced

April 19, 2013

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 – Tickets on sale and semi-finals judges announced With only five months to go until competition begins, tickets have gone on general release for the semi-finals and Final of the prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition, taking place from 20-29 September 2013 in Glasgow. Matthew Cunningham, RAD Director of Marketing and […]

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Royal Academy of Dance’s Phyllis Bedells Bursary winner is announced

March 20, 2013

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winner Daniel Harrison with judges (l-r) Valerie Aitken, Ricardo Cervera and Elaine Holland. Photographer: Mark Lees.

Royal Academy of Dance’s Phyllis Bedells Bursary winner is announced Sixteen-year-old Briton Daniel Harrison has won the Phyllis Bedells Bursary ballet competition, held on Sunday 17 March 2013 at Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) headquarters. Named after Miss Phyllis Bedells, founding member and Vice-President of the RAD, this year’s internationally-recognised competition attracted 34 candidates, including […]

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New Zealand scoop three out of five medals at the Final of the Genée International Ballet Competition 2012

December 17, 2012

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New Zealand scoop three out of five medals at the Final of the Genée International Ballet Competition 2012 Recognised as one of the ballet world’s most prestigious competitions, the Final of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD’s) Genée International Ballet Competition, took place at the St James Theatre, Wellington, on Saturday 15 December, with the […]

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Twelve Ballet Dancers Make Genée International Ballet Competition Final

December 13, 2012

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Twelve Ballet Dancers Make Genée International Ballet Competition Final Twelve young dancers, ten female and two male, have been named as Finalists of the Royal Academy of Dance’s (RAD) prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition. In Wellington on Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 December, 71 Semi-finalists from all over the world competed against one another in […]

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Ballet News | Phyllis Bedells Bursary winner 2012 is announced

March 27, 2012

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Panel of judges, left-right Valerie Aitken ARAD, Lauren Cuthbertson and Marly Apoliano, with 2012 winner, Chisato Katsura Photo Mark Lees

Ballet News | Phyllis Bedells Bursary winner 2012 is announced Fifteen-year-old Chisato Katsura, has won the prestigious Phyllis Bedells Bursary, held on Sunday 25 March 2012 at Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Headquarters.   Named after Miss Phyllis Bedells, founding member and Vice President of the RAD, this year’s internationally-recognised competition attracted a record-breaking 40 […]

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Scottish Ballet appoint Christopher Hampson as new Artistic Director

November 1, 2011

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______________________________________________________________ PRESS INFORMATION From Scottish Ballet       strictly embargoed 10.30am 1 November 2011 ______________________________________________________________ CHRISTOPHER HAMPSON APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF SCOTTISH BALLET Zoe van Zwanenberg, Chair of the Board of Directors of Scottish Ballet, announced today the appointment of Christopher Hampson as Artistic Director designate. Ms van Zwanenberg said: “I’m delighted that Christopher will […]

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Ballet News | SOUTH AFRICA SCOOPS 2 BRONZE MEDALS AT THE 2011 GENEE

October 27, 2011

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SOUTH AFRICA SCOOPS 2 BRONZE MEDALS AT THE 2011 GENEE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENÉE INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION 2011  Recognised as one of the ballet world’s most prestigious competitions and the flagship event of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), the Genée International Ballet Competition, held at the Artscape Opera House on Sunday 9 October, finished […]

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Ballet News | The David Blair Memorial Trust winds up but support for South African ballet students continues with Royal Academy of Dance

October 23, 2011

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The David Blair Memorial Trust winds up but support for South African ballet students continues with Royal Academy of Dance  23 October 2011 The David Blair Memorial Trust has been wound up with Charity Commission consent by Trustees Stephen Lansley and Margaret Barbieri and the remaining funds of £4,400 handed over to the Royal Academy […]

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John Rhys Halliwell triumphs at 2011 Phyllis Bedells Bursary

March 30, 2011

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John Rhys Halliwell triumphs at 2011 Phyllis Bedells Bursary Sixteen-year-old Briton, John Rhys Halliwell, a finalist in the 2006 Fonteyn Nureyev Young Dancers Competition, has won the prestigious Phyllis Bedells Bursary held on Sunday 27 March 2011 at Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Headquarters.  Held in honour of Miss Phyllis Bedells, founding member and Vice […]

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BRITS SHINE AT GENÉE INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION 2010

November 22, 2010

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BRITS SHINE AT GENÉE INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION 2010 FRANCESCA HAYWARD AND SEAN BATES WIN SILVER MEDALS      21 November 2010, LONDON — Recognised as one of the ballet world’s most prestigious competitions and the flagship event of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) the Genée International Ballet Competition 2010 finished in top form, as […]

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