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Strictly Come Dancing | Around The World

November 29, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing | Around The World Did you agree with the scoring this week ? Caroline and Pasha’s Charleston is top of the leader board with 39 points, with Darcey saying the dance was “amazing.” Was it ? Simon & Kristina danced a beautiful Waltz that was “fabulous” (Len) and “so fine, almost Princely” […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sarah Van Patten, Principal, San Francisco Ballet

August 17, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sarah Van Patten, Principal, San Francisco Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? If Monday is the start of a new ballet then it’s always exciting to see what will be created. I love seeing what can evolve from nothing. I’m also always excited, not only by the […]

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London 2012 Festival presents Olympic inspired programme for the London 2012 Olympic Games

August 1, 2012

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London 2012 Festival presents Olympic inspired programme for the London 2012 Olympic Games   Antony Hegarty, Meera Syal, Laurence Clark, Thomas Heatherwick, Olafur Eliasson, Richard Long, Susan Philipsz, Laurie Anderson, Mark Rees, Una Stubbs, Michael Ball, Gillian Keith, Sir James Galway, Rankin, Martin Parr, Yoko Ono, Mary McCartney, Tania Bruguera, Mike Pearson, and The Wooster Group are among […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Max Westwell, Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

November 24, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Max Westwell, Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Not a lot! But by 8.30am the challenge to improve, learn new skills and be part of something exciting is good motivation. Why ballet? Because it’s a beautiful way of portraying emotion. Who would you most […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jin Yao, Principal Dancer of The Hong Kong Ballet

November 15, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jin Yao, Principal Dancer of The Hong Kong Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?  My love for ballet and knowing that there are always new and exciting things that await you every day. Why ballet ? The beauty of it is irreplaceable in my heart! What […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Maia Makhateli, Principal, Dutch National Ballet

June 17, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Maia Makhateli, Principal, Dutch National Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? I’m not really fond of Monday mornings. I find it quite hard to get out of my bed in the morning and I guess it’s just the routine that makes me wake up and go to […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Carling Talcott, Corps de ballet, Royal Danish Ballet

May 15, 2011

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    Cupcakes & Conversation with Carling Talcott, Corps de ballet, Royal Danish Ballet       What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning?  As any of my friends or family (or strangers who have had the misfortune to encounter me before 11am) will tell you, I am not a morning person. My […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Natalia Kremen, Artist, English National Ballet

February 10, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Natalia Kremen, Artist, English National Ballet  You can see Natalia performing Suite en Blanc as part of Black & White with English National Ballet at the London Coliseum from 16 – 19 March.  Tickets £10 – £50. The performance dates are : Wednesday 16 March at 7.30pm, Thursday 17 March at […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Christine Shevchenko, Corps de ballet, American Ballet Theatre

November 16, 2010

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  Cupcakes & Conversation with Christine Shevchenko, Corps de ballet, American Ballet Theatre Christine Shevchenko was born in Odessa, Ukraine where she was chosen to train in rhythmic gymnastics and ballet at an Olympic School. At the age of eight, she moved to the United States and spent the next nine years studying at Pennsylvania […]

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Onassis Cultural Centre opens to house dance

October 6, 2010

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Onassis Cultural Centre-Athens

ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTRE OPENS IN ATHENS IN NOVEMBER 2010 WITH MAJOR INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE The Onassis Cultural Centre will open in Athens in November 2010, providing an important new cultural space for the city and the first public facility for The Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation. Two days of celebrations in early December for invited […]

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