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English National Ballet | Akram Khan’s Giselle

September 29, 2016

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Akram Khan's Giselle for English National Ballet. Photo by Laurent Liotardo

English National Ballet | Akram Khan’s Giselle All photos by Laurent Liotardo. Cast features Alina Cojocaru and Cesar Corrales

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Sky partners with English National Ballet to commission virtual reality experience inspired by Akram Khan’s Giselle

September 29, 2016

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Sky partners with English National Ballet to commission virtual reality experience inspired by Akram Khan’s Giselle Sky, Europe’s leading entertainment company, has partnered with the UK’s leading touring ballet company English National Ballet to offer audiences a ground-breaking virtual reality piece inspired by Akram Khan’s Giselle. By combining a mixture of leading-edge technology, new choreography and […]

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English National Ballet | Akram Khan’s Giselle National Tour

September 8, 2016

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English National Ballet | Akram Khan’s Giselle National Tour Tuesday 27 Sept – Saturday 19 Nov 2016 Tickets: £10.75 – £58.15   Casting announced, Tamara Rojo, Alina Cojocaru, Fernanda Oliveira and Madison Keesler perform in the role of Giselle. Isaac Hernandez, James Streeter and Fernando Bufalá perform in the role of Albrecht. A new version […]

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Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer to perform leading role with The Australian Ballet

August 24, 2016

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Wellington, NZ. 30.06.2016. For The Royal New Zealand Ballet. Photo credit: Stephen A’Court. COPYRIGHT ©Stephen A’Court

Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer to perform leading role with The Australian Ballet Gisborne born, Pukekohe raised Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer Joseph Skelton will dance the leading role of Albrecht in The Australian Ballet’s production of Giselle in October as a guest principal artist.   “This is the first time a RNZB dancer has […]

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English National Ballet / Akram Khan’s Giselle Creative Team Update

August 12, 2016

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English National Ballet / Akram Khan’s Giselle Creative Team Update   Choreographer Akram Khan and composer Ben Frost have mutually agreed to part ways in the development of Akram’s reimagined Giselle for English National Ballet.   Musician and composer Vincenzo Lamagna, who recently worked on Akram’s Until the Lions, joins the creative team. He will […]

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English National Ballet, Manchester International Festival, and the Whitworth Art Gallery present:

August 12, 2016

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English National Ballet, Manchester International Festival, and the Whitworth Art Gallery present:   Artist Sundays: Akram Khan’s Giselle Takeover the Whitworth Art Gallery   Sunday 18 September 2016  To coincide with the world premiere of Akram Khan’s Giselle at The Palace Theatre, Manchester (27 Sept – 1 Oct), English National Ballet, Manchester International Festival and the […]

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English National Ballet | Akram Khan’s Giselle

July 15, 2016

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English National Ballet | Akram Khan’s Giselle National Tour Tuesday 27 Sept – Saturday 19 Nov 2016 Tickets: £10.75 – £58.15 One of the most anticipated dance events of 2016, English National Ballet presents the world premiere of Akram Khan’s Giselle at the Palace Theatre, Manchester from Tuesday 27 September – Saturday 1 October, before […]

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Ethan Stiefel’s quintessential Romantic ballet returns to the Royal New Zealand Ballet

July 12, 2016

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Lucy Green as Giselle in Giselle - credit Bill Cooper

Ethan Stiefel’s quintessential Romantic ballet returns to the Royal New Zealand Ballet The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s internationally acclaimed classic production of Giselle, created in Wellington by ballet superstars Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg, returns to New Zealand this August and September for a seven centre tour. The quintessential Romantic ballet has become a signature […]

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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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