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The Royal Ballet Principal Leanne Benjamin to retire

April 4, 2013

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LEANNE BENJAMIN TO RETIRE AFTER 20 YEARS AS A PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH THE ROYAL BALLET After an outstanding 21 years dancing with The Royal Ballet, Principal Dancer Leanne Benjamin has announced her intention to retire in July 2013, at the end of the current season.  Her last performance will be in Tokyo on 10 July in […]

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HOUSTON BALLET CELEBRATES THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING

February 12, 2013

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The Rite of Spring. Charles-Louis Yoshiyama. Photo: Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET CELEBRATES THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING   Stanton Welch Creates a New Staging of The Rite of Spring, Featuring Designs by Indigenous Australian artist Rosella Namok Acclaimed Choreographer Edwaard Liang Creates His First Commissioned Work for Houston Ballet to Music by Ezio Bosso Program Also Features Houston Ballet Premiere of […]

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Icons: a triple bill of works that shaped The Australian Ballet

June 8, 2012

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Kathleen Gorham and Barry Kitcher in The Display

Icons: a triple bill of works that shaped The Australian Ballet Seminal moments from the 60s, 70s and 80s The Australian Ballet celebrates its origins with a season of pivotal ballets from its formative years. Icons will showcase a triple bill of works commissioned over three decades: The Display, Gemini and Beyond Twelve. Icons opens in Melbourne […]

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San Francisco Ballet School Associate Director Lola de Avila to step down

March 8, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet School Associate Director Lola de Avila to step down Current SF Ballet School Trainee Principal Patrick Armand Named Successor SAN FRANCISCO—March 8, 2012—Following a distinguished, cumulative thirteen-year tenure as San Francisco Ballet School associate director, Lola de Avila will be stepping down in late August to oversee the full-time operation of the Maria de […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Mourns Alexander Grant

October 3, 2011

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The National Ballet of Canada Mourns Alexander Grant Former Artistic Director Dies at 86 October 3, 2011… The National Ballet of Canada mourns the death of Alexander Grant, Artistic Director from 1976 to 1983, who passed away on Friday, September 30 in London, England at the age of 86. Alexander Grant and David Scott. Photo […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis and Friends

June 8, 2011

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Suffolk Dancer brings Royal Ballet & English National Ballet Stars to The Regent Theatre, Ipswich for the first time in almost 40 years It’s been a long time coming, but (drum roll)… Ladies, Gentleman & Children, Gary Avis treads the boards in his home town with his gala on behalf of The Hunger Project. After a […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Performs in London, England at Sadler’s Wells in April 2013

April 11, 2011

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The National Ballet of Canada Performs in London, England at Sadler’s Wells in April 2013 Romeo and Juliet plus The Four Seasons and Emergence April 11, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that the company will perform in London, England at Sadler’s Wells. The National Ballet will perform […]

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