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FIRST LOOK: English National Ballet’s Giselle by Akram Khan

May 19, 2016

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English National Ballet’s Giselle by Akram Khan. Dancer Tamara Rojo Photographer Jason Bell

FIRST LOOK: English National Ballet’s Giselle by Akram Khan One of the greatest romantic ballets of all time, Giselle is Akram Khan’s first full length ballet and will see Academy-Award winning designer Tim Yip, known for his work on the hit film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, create the set and costumes, while composer Ben Frost will create […]

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The Australian Ballet Regional Tour hits the road, taking the romantic and ghostly production of Giselle to regional Victoria and New South Wales in 2016

April 27, 2016

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Artists of The Australian Ballet in Giselle. Photo by Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet Regional Tour hits the road, taking the romantic and ghostly production of Giselle to regional Victoria and New South Wales in 2016 Hearts will melt across regional Victoria and New South Wales when The Australian Ballet Regional Tour presents the quintessential classical ballet, Giselle. With the support of Principal Partner Telstra, The […]

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English National Ballet announces co-producers and UK tour dates for its new production of Giselle by Akram Khan

November 11, 2015

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English National Ballet announces co-producers and UK tour dates for its new production of Giselle by Akram Khan English National Ballet is proud to announce its new production of Giselle by Akram Khan, one of the most sought after choreographers working today, will be a co-production with Manchester International Festival and Sadler’s Wells. One of […]

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Royal New Zealand Ballet kicks off UK & Italy tour in Scotland tomorrow

October 27, 2015

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Royal New Zealand Ballet kicks off UK & Italy tour in Scotland tomorrow   The Royal New Zealand Ballet will open a major international tour in Scotland tomorrow (8.30am NZ time).  The eight centre tour will see the company perform in leading venues in the UK and Italy, including, for the first time, the Royal […]

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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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The Australian Ballet’s Year of Beauty is set to enchant Adelaide this winter

May 8, 2015

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Giselle, photography by Jeff Busby, and The Dream, photography by Daniel Boud

With ghostly spirits and magical woodlands, The Australian Ballet’s Year of Beauty is set to enchant Adelaide this winter South Australians will have the chance to see two magical ballet programs and peek behind the scenes of the national dance company, when The Australian Ballet returns to Adelaide in July. The beautiful tragedy of Giselle […]

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The Royal Ballet 2015/16 Season

April 16, 2015

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The Royal Ballet 2015/16 Season Four World Premieres headline The Royal Ballet’s 2015/16 season announcement. They are : a new production of Carmen by Carlos Acosta (though this is a one act ballet programmed alongside Liam Scarlett’s Viscera, Jerome Robbin’s Afternoon of a Faun and George Balanchine’s Tchaikovsky pas de deux), Liam Scarlett’s first full […]

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For the first time, The Australian Ballet’s critically acclaimed Giselle dances its way to Brisbane’s Riverstage

March 26, 2015

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Artists of The Australian Ballet in Giselle. Photography by Jeff Busb

For the first time, The Australian Ballet’s critically acclaimed Giselle dances its way to Brisbane’s Riverstage with the announcement of Telstra Ballet in the Gardens free outdoor performance on 29 May 2015 Following the renewal of its 30 year partnership with Telstra for a further three years, The Australian Ballet is thrilled to be heading […]

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The Australian Ballet’s Giselle: undying love and unearthly dancing combine in the ultimate Romantic ballet

December 22, 2014

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Madeleine Eastoe in Giselle. Photo by Dan Boud

The Australian Ballet’s Giselle: undying love and unearthly dancing combine in the ultimate Romantic ballet One of the world’s most heart-rending classics and oldest ballets in repertoire history will sweep audiences off their feet when The Australian Ballet opens its 2015 Melbourne season with the Romantic blockbuster Giselle. Maina Gielgud’s critically acclaimed production will return […]

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The Australian Ballet returns in 2015 with the ultimate Romantic ballet

November 21, 2014

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Madeleine Eastoe as Giselle. photo by Dan Boud

An ethereal masterpiece: The Australian Ballet returns in 2015 with the ultimate Romantic ballet One of the world’s most heart-rending classics and oldest ballets in repertoire history will sweep audiences off their feet when The Australian Ballet returns in 2015 with the Romantic blockbuster, Giselle. Maina Gielgud’s critically acclaimed production will return for the first […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet Spectacular

October 22, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet Spectacular Ballet Spectacular. Quite a title to live up to, and the good news is that this book is a delight. Beautifully put together without overloading young readers, this book acts as a guide to all things ballet. Its glossy production is perfect for the lavish photography as you begin […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOURING SCHEDULE FOR 2014-15 SEASON

September 20, 2014

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOURING SCHEDULE FOR 2014-15 SEASON   Houston Ballet Makes Debut in Detroit with Performances of Giselle November 1-2, 2014   Company Returns to Canada, Performing Stanton Welch’s La Bayadère in Calgary and Edmonton in Spring 2015   Houston Ballet II Performs Mixed Rep in Durham, NH September 23, 2014   Houston, TX […]

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Vail International Dance Festival 2014

August 4, 2014

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Misa Kuranaga (Boston Ballet) performs an excerpt from Bournonville's Kermesse in Bruges on the second International Evening of Dance program at the 2014 Vail International Dance Festival.

Vail International Dance Festival 2014

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET presents Giselle

April 24, 2014

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET presents Giselle May 30-June 8, 2014 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109 SEATTLE, WA – Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal’s radiant reconstruction of Giselle drew international accolades when it premiered in 2011. (“A Giselle of exceptional interest. The production is rich in detail, both intelligent and […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet presents Giselle

April 3, 2014

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Pacific Northwest Ballet presents Giselle                         Libretto: Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Théophile Gautier Music: Adolphe Adam, with additional music by Friedrich Burgmüller, Ludwig Minkus, and Cesare Pugni Choreography: Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, and Marius Petipa, with additional choreography by Peter Boal Staging: Peter Boal Choreography Reconstruction: Doug Fullington […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Bronte Kelly, Royal New Zealand Ballet

February 11, 2014

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RNZB dancers in Bronte Kelly and Helio Lima in Don Quixote pas de deux TOWER Tutus on tour - credit Evan Li

Cupcakes & Conversation with Bronte Kelly, Royal New Zealand Ballet From Queensland, Australia, Bronte started dancing at the age of four and went on to train at The Australian Ballet School. She joined Royal New Zealand Ballet at the start of 2011 and recent highlights include appearing in Balanchine’s Who Cares?, performing the title role in […]

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Cupcakes and Conversation with Qi Huan, the Royal New Zealand Ballet

January 29, 2014

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Qi Huan in Final Dress - one of three short ballets in NYC

Cupcakes and Conversation with Qi Huan, the Royal New Zealand Ballet  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? When I wake up in the mornings, I don’t usually think too much. I just quickly wash up, get something to eat and go to work! If ballet chose you, as many dancers say […]

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The Royal Ballet | Natalia Osipova as Giselle

January 20, 2014

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Natalia Osipova as Giselle. © ROH / Bill Cooper 2013

The Royal Ballet | Natalia Osipova & Carlos Acosta in Giselle Natalia Osipova, now a Principal dancer with The Royal Ballet, has danced the title role in Giselle before – notably with the Bolshoi and the Mikhailovsky Ballet. Here was her debut with The Royal Ballet, with Carlos Acosta as Albrecht.         […]

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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes

November 20, 2013

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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes and other digital video stores An unprecedented documentary showing the making and performance of excerpts from some of the most beloved classical ballet variations of all time : Don Quixote,  Flames of Paris,  Giselle,  The Nutcracker  and  Swan Lake. An international cast including Ashley […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS GISELLE

September 19, 2013

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS GISELLE One of the World’s Most Famous 19th-Century Romantic Ballets WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) opens its 2013.2014 Season with what is described as one of the most famous ballets of all time, Giselle. The production opens with a preview October 30 and runs October 31 through November 3, […]

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