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Alina Cojocaru & Johan Kobborg to guest star in The Australian Ballet’s Sydney season of Manon

March 3, 2014

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Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg in Manon from The Royal Ballet Tour of Japan 2013. Photo Kiyonori Hasegawa

International ballet stars Alina Cojocaru & Johan Kobborg to guest star in The Australian Ballet’s Sydney season of Manon Two of ballet’s brightest stars, Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg will join The Australian Ballet as guest artists this April for the Sydney season of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon. Cojocaru and Kobborg will dance in two performances: the evenings […]

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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY

February 1, 2014

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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY The directorate of de Theaterschool of the Amsterdam School of the Arts has appointed Jean-Yves Esquerre to become the new artistic director of the Dutch National Ballet Academy from 3 March 2014. Jan Zoet, director de Theaterschool: “I am proud that, together with […]

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Northern Ballet welcomes new dancers

July 17, 2013

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Northern Ballet welcomes new dancers   Northern Ballet welcomes five new dancers to the Company for the autumn season and bids farewell to seven popular dancers, well-known to Northern Ballet audiences.   Lucia Solari will join the Company as a Soloist. Originally from Italy, Lucia is currently at Hamburg Ballet.  Northern Ballet also welcomes to […]

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The Royal Ballet School Graduates | Class of 2013

July 14, 2013

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The Royal Ballet School Graduates 2013 This year the Graduate class of The Royal Ballet School have been awarded contracts as follows : To The Royal Ballet : Luca Acri, Annette Buvoli, Matthew Ball, David Donnelly, Anna Rose O’Sullivan, Marcelino Sambé (the latter two are already dancing with the company).   To Birmingham Royal Ballet […]

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World premiere for The Royal Ballet School’s End of Year Matinée on 14 July 2013 on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

April 26, 2013

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World premiere for The Royal Ballet School’s End of Year Matinée on 14 July 2013 on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.   Performance also features works by Maurice Béjart, Jiří Bubeníček and Valentino Zucchetti. A specially commissioned one-act ballet entitled La Destinée will be the centrepiece of The Royal Ballet […]

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Ballet Gala with The Royal Ballet’s Alina Cojocaru

March 20, 2013

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Ballet Gala with The Royal Ballet’s Alina Cojocaru Alina Cojocaru launched the fundraising for the Bucharest Hospice Appeal through her first gala for Hospices of Hope in May 2008, which was a sell-out performance. We are delighted that Alina has now offered to provide us with another unique evening as we approach the completion of this […]

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The Royal Ballet School announces World Premiere

March 8, 2013

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The Royal Ballet School announces World Premiere ballet World premiere for The Royal Ballet School’s end of year matinée on 14 July 2013 on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.   Performance also features works by Maurice Béjart, Jiří Bubeníček and Valentino Zucchetti.   A specially commissioned one-act ballet entitled La […]

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Ballet Chicago Recommends The Hamburg Ballet: Nijinsky

February 1, 2013

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NIJINSKY Ballett von John Neumeier

Ballet Chicago Recommends The Hamburg Ballet: Nijinsky Harris Theater Presents: Hamburg Ballet February 1 & 2, 2013 at 7:30pm The awe-inspiring Hamburg Ballet – considered one of the world’s greatest   companies – makes its Chicago debut at the Harris Theater, presenting the Chicago premiere of Nijinsky, by acclaimed American ballet dancer, choreographer and dancer John […]

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Mikhailovsky Theatre’s 180th Season Opened on 13 September

September 14, 2012

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Mikhailovsky Theatre’s 180th Season Opened on 13 September This season is dedicated to the build-up to a landmark date: the 180 year anniversary of the founding of the Mikhailovsky Theatre. This date will be celebrated in a year’s time, in autumn 2013. Vladimir Kekhman, the Mikhailovsky Theatre’s General Director, has been talking about the Theatre’s […]

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

August 17, 2012

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Sarah Van Patten and Pierre Francois-Vilanoba in Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour Erik Tomasson

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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Hamburg Ballet | “Prix Benois de la Danse” for Carsten Jung, Alina Cojocaru and Michel Legrand

May 23, 2012

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Carsten Jung at the Award Ceremony on May 22

Hamburg Ballet | “Prix Benois de la Danse” for Carsten Jung, Alina Cojocaru and Michel Legrand John Neumeier’s most recent ballet Liliom was honoured with  three awards at this year’s “Prix Benois de la Danse”: Carsten Jung and Alina Cojocaru were awarded the “Dance Oscar” as best dancers for their interpretations of the leading roles […]

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THE HAMBURG BALLET – JOHN NEUMEIER CELEBRATES ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY

May 2, 2012

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THE HAMBURG BALLET – JOHN NEUMEIER CELEBRATES ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY The summer of 2013 marks the 40 th anniversary of THE HAMBURG BALLET let by John Neumeier as director and chief-choreographer. Reason enough to make the new season 2012/2013 a jubilee-season, spanning the vision from the very beginning to new outsets to the future: Join us […]

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SAN FRANCISCO BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013 REPERTORY SEASON

April 10, 2012

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SAN FRANCISCO BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013 REPERTORY SEASON   HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE THE U.S. PREMIERE OF WHEELDON’S CINDERELLA, NEUMEIER’S NIJINSKY BY VISITING COMPANY HAMBURG BALLET, THE SF BALLET PREMIERE OF LIFAR’S SUITE EN BLANC, PLUS WORLD PREMIERES BY MCGREGOR, POSSOKHOV & RATMANSKY   SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, April 10, 2012—San Francisco Ballet, the oldest professional ballet company in […]

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San Francisco Ballet Update

April 1, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet Update April 2012   Helgi Tomasson to be Celebrated by Dance/USA Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance, has announced that SF Ballet Artistic Director & Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson will receive its “2012 Honor” award. The conference will be held in San Francisco from June 27-30, and awards will be […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Russian Ballet Icons Gala

March 9, 2012

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Russian Ballet Icons Gala London Coliseum Sunday 4th March 2012 What a night. The thing about this Gala series is that you don’t get standard gala fare – Don Quixote, Swan Lake etc,. Galas can present the kind of difficulties that you don’t find in the standard repertory and arise out of a lack of rehearsal […]

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THE HAMBURG BALLET’s highlights until summer: Young Choreographers, The Little Mermaid, First Steps of the Ballet School, 38th Hamburg Ballet Days with Renku

March 5, 2012

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Hamburg, March 5th, 2012   THE HAMBURG BALLET’s highlights until summer: Young Choreographers, The Little Mermaid, First Steps of the Ballet School, 38th Hamburg Ballet Days with Renku   In the first half of 2012, the HAMBURG BALLET presents the current season’s second revival as well as young choreographers at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus theatre and […]

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The Royal Ballet | ROBERT BINET JOINS AS CHOREOGRAPHIC APPRENTICE

February 13, 2012

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ROBERT BINET JOINS THE ROYAL BALLET AS CHOREOGRAPHIC APPRENTICE The Royal Ballet is delighted to welcome Robert Binet as Choreographic Apprentice for the rest of the 2011/12 season.  Robert has been invited to take up his post with the Company after working with Wayne McGregor during ROH2’s choreographic lab, Dance Lines last year. Binet trained […]

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Hamburg Ballet’s director John Neumeier celebrates 70th birthday

January 17, 2012

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Hamburg Ballet’s director John Neumeier celebrates 70th birthday John Neumeier celebrates his 70th birthday // In 2013 Hamburg’s ballet director looks back at 40 years as head of THE HAMBURG BALLET   On February 24th, John Neumeier celebrates his 70th birthday. The director of THE HAMBURG BALLET was born in Milwaukee/Wisconsin (USA) in 1942. He […]

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The Australian Ballet | Paul DeMasson

January 13, 2012

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Fiona Tonkin and Paul DeMasson in Giselle 1986 Photo courtesy of The Australian Ballet

The Australian Ballet | Paul DeMasson The Australian Ballet is saddened to share the news of the passing of Mr Paul DeMasson, a former principal artist and ballet master with the company. He passed away yesterday after a short, aggressive illness. He was 57. The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David McAllister remembered Paul as a […]

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Hamburg Ballet | Alina Cojocaru to guest

October 20, 2011

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P R E S S   R E L E A S E     Hamburg, October 20th, 2011     Hamburg Ballet | Alina Cojocaru to guest Save the Date: World premiere of John Neumeier’s Liliom with music by Michel Legrand // December 4th Liliom, the first premiere of THE HAMBURG BALLET’s season 2011/2012, will […]

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