Tag Archives: Giselle

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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Photo: Amitava Sarkar

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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CAROLINA BALLET PRINICPAL DANCERS TO PERFORM IN BELGIUM

July 2, 2013

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CAROLINA BALLET PRINICPAL DANCERS TO PERFORM IN BELGIUM RALEIGH, NC —  Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce that principal dancers Margaret Severin-Hansen and Gabor Kapin have been invited to perform with the Royal Ballet of Flanders in Antwerp, Belgium for the 2013-2014 season.  “This is a great honour for these two wonderful dancers and a […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Pippa Moore, Premier Dancer, Northern Ballet

June 26, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Pippa Moore, Premier Dancer, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I must be hard wired after all these years of discipline and dedication; by 8am I’ve been up a while organising what needs to be done! If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it […]

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ROYAL BALLET LIVE CINEMA SEASON

June 25, 2013

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ROYAL BALLET LIVE CINEMA SEASON TICKETS ON SALE FOR 2013/14 SEASON Tickets for the entire ROH Live Cinema Season 2013/14 are now on sale. The 2013/14 Season sees the expansion of the ROH Live Cinema Season through a new partnership with Mr Wolf Presents which will build on the achievements of ROH Cinema to date and accelerate global […]

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La Sylphide: romantic ballet at its best

May 31, 2013

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Kevin Jackson and Madeleine Eastoe in La Sylphide. Photography Georges Antoni

La Sylphide: romantic ballet at its best Be swept away with fairies, witches and tutus in this lavish double bill Fall in love with the magic of ballet with La Sylphide. This sublime program brings you two heavenly ballets — Erik Bruhn’s La Sylphide and Marius Petipa’s Paquita – in a thoroughly enchanting double bill. La […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2013 SUMMER SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

May 8, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2013 SUMMER SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   Sir Peter Wright’s production of Coppelia David Bintley and Galina Sasova’s Giselle   Venue and booking information: Birmingham Hippodrome: Tickets: 0844 338 5000   Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to return to the Birmingham Hippodrome stage from 4 – 22 June.  The Company will perform […]

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Ballet News Limited Edition Collection

May 6, 2013

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Ballet News Limited Edition Collection | No.2 For my second collection of exclusive illustrations by Berenice Bercelli I have chosen drawings focusing on famous pas de deux’s that highlight some of the defining ballet moments so far during 2013. These illustrations are not prints – they are handmade and come in limited numbers, so it’s essential to […]

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PREMIERE NEW GISELLE TO CLOSE 15th ANNIVERSARY SEASON

April 29, 2013

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PREMIERE NEW GISELLE TO CLOSE 15th ANNIVERSARY SEASON RALEIGH, NC — Over the first fourteen seasons, artistic director Robert Weiss has choreographed many of the great classic ballets to fit his company, Carolina Ballet – such ballets as Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet – now he has taken on one […]

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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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Win Natalia Osipova’s Signed Pointe Shoes

April 5, 2013

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Natalia Osipova photograph : Helen Maybanks

Win Natalia Osipova’s Signed Pointe Shoes Would you like to be in with a rare chance of winning a pair of Natalia Osipova’s signed pointe shoes ? With her partner Ivan Vasiliev, Osipova has thrilled audiences on tour with The Mikhailovsky Ballet recently, dancing in Giselle, Don Quixote and Laurencia, when this photograph was taken. […]

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Happy Ballet Easter

March 31, 2013

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Happy Ballet Easter Happy Easter Ballet Newsers! If you have time over the holidays you might like to follow some of these links to features that perhaps you missed over the last week or so. First of all, there is Andre Uspenski’s wonderful photography book charting the dancer’s day at The Royal Ballet. Then there […]

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