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Dancing in the Blitz : How WW2 made British Ballet

February 26, 2014

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(L-R) in Les Sylphides, circa 1939. Robert Helpmann, Margot Fonteyn - (C)

Dancing in the Blitz : How WW2 made British Ballet     As part of the BBC’s Short Ballet Season, Dancing in the Blitz : How WW2 made British Ballet describes how the onset of war isolated Britain and its small ballet companies, which were then given the chance to shine through adversity. From 1939 […]

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OLIVIER AWARDS WITH MASTERCARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

April 29, 2013

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Marianela Nunez collects her Olivier Award 2013

OLIVIER AWARDS WITH MASTERCARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED The winners of the most prestigious event in the UK theatrical calendar, the 37th Olivier Awards with MasterCard, were announced tonight (28 April 2013) at a glamorous ceremony at London’s Royal Opera House in front of a packed audience of illustrious guests including award presenters Kim Cattrall, Tom Hiddleston, […]

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Royal Academy of Dance | a weekend conference on Dance and Lifelong Wellbeing

February 17, 2013

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Darcey Bussell in her dressing room

Royal Academy of Dance | a weekend conference on Dance and Lifelong Wellbeing London: 26-28th April 2013 The Royal Academy of Dance announce details of their conference which will bring together leading experts in dance, health, community arts and education to explore the ways in which dance can enhance lives. The conference will combine interviews, presentations, panel discussions, […]

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Ballet News Reviews | A Dancer in Wartime | Gillian Lynne

January 19, 2012

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ballet books

Ballet News Reviews | A Dancer in Wartime | Gillian Lynne I received this book to review, before Christmas last year.  What with one thing and another : a ferocious workload before the holidays and then Christmas itself, I never even had the chance to pick it up. Until yesterday.  I can only say what […]

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