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The Washington Ballet | Shakespeare Without the Words

February 3, 2016

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The Washington Ballet | Shakespeare Without the Words Stephen Mills’ Hamlet – A Company Premiere Featuring Music by Philip Glass The Washington Ballet (TWB) premieres Hamlet March 23- April 3 at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. Set to the spellbinding music of Philip Glass, Hamlet redefines this tragic Shakespeare classic and the limits of dance […]

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Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol and The Three Musketeers to be staged on two sides of the globe this autumn

June 10, 2014

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Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol and The Three Musketeers to be staged on two sides of the globe this autumn Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol and The Three Musketeers are to be staged by The Royal New Zealand Ballet and Alberta Ballet on opposite sides of the globe this autumn. The two companies are working […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Victoria Sibson, Soloist, Northern Ballet

June 4, 2013

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Victoria Sibson as Lady de Winter in Northern Ballet's Three Musketeers Photo by Merlin Hendy

Cupcakes & Conversation with Victoria Sibson, Soloist, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? First days of the week are really difficult so I would have to say that knowing you’re not the only one going through it makes you feel better! The motivation to want to start maybe new […]

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Northern Ballet welcomes ten new dancers for next season

June 29, 2012

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Northern Ballet welcomes ten new dancers for next season   Northern Ballet welcomes ten new dancers to the Company for the autumn season and bids a sad farewell to three popular dancers, well-known to Northern Ballet audiences.   Five additions to the corps de ballet include Jessica Cohen from California and a graduate of the […]

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Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer

June 15, 2012

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Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer Billed as “an exploration of the role of the male dancer, developed within classical ballet over the last century,” the welcome return of The South Bank Show puts the spotlight on three of the best male dancers who have made the biggest impact on ballet – Rudolf Nureyev, Mikhail Baryshnikov and […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Robert Stephen to Dance Hamlet

May 31, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada | Robert Stephen to Dance Hamlet Opening Night Ballet Talk Features Choreographer Kevin O’Day and Composer John King Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that First Soloist Robert Stephen will dance the title role in Hamlet on June 2, 7 at 2:00 pm and […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | North American Premiere of Hamlet Begins June 1

May 22, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada | North American Premiere of Hamlet Begins June 1 Principal Casting Announced May 22, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Hamlet. Choreographed by Kevin O’Day, Hamlet makes its highly anticipated North American premiere on June 1 in Toronto, Canada […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Opens Doors to The Gretchen Ross Production Centre

May 17, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada Opens Doors to The Gretchen Ross Production Centre FREE Tours,  May 26 & 27 May 17, 2012… The National Ballet of Canada invites the public for a rare opportunity to tour The Gretchen Ross Production Centre on Saturday, May 26, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Sunday, May 27, 10:00 am […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Hamlet Makes North American Premiere on June 1

May 3, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada | Hamlet Makes North American Premiere on June 1

National Ballet of Canada | Hamlet Makes North American Premiere on June 1 Guillaume Côté, Piotr Stanczyk and Naoya Ebe Dance Hamlet May 3, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced Principal Dancers Guillaume Côté and Piotr Stanczyk and Second Soloist Naoya Ebe will dance the title role in […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Torontonian Evan McKie Guests and Makes Hometown Debut in The Sleeping Beauty

February 16, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada | Torontonian Evan McKie Guests and Makes Hometown Debut in The Sleeping Beauty   February 15, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Rudolf Nureyev’s landmark production of The Sleeping Beauty which opens the Winter Season on March 10, 2012 […]

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Ballet stars Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev quit the Bolshoi

November 15, 2011

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Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev quit the Bolshoi There has been much wailing and nashing of teeth since Bolshoi Ballet dancers Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev announced that they are leaving their newly refurbished theatre for new creative challenges at the Mikhailovsky Theatre in St Petersburg. I’ve read the words ‘earth-shattering’ and ‘defection.’ Why ? Well, for starters […]

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Northern Ballet’s compelling ballet Hamlet returns to the Yorkshire stage

August 10, 2011

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Northern Ballet media release For Immediate Release Compelling ballet Hamlet returns to the Yorkshire stage   Northern Ballet’s widely-acclaimed production of Hamlet returns to theatres in Yorkshirethis autumn with performances at the West Yorkshire Playhouse on 9 – 17 September and Sheffield Lyceum Theatre on 20 – 24 September. Created by Northern Ballet’s Artistic Director David […]

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Northern Ballet | Fantastical fairytales for Autumn/Winter

June 24, 2011

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Northern Ballet media release For immediate release 24th June 2011 Fantastical fairytales, iconic Egyptians, Shakespearian tragedy and seasonal cheer from the Northern Ballet this Autumn / Winter Northern Ballet will bring a mix of seasonal cheer and gripping tragedy to theatres across the UK with its autumn and winter 2011 tour, which will see the […]

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Sugar Plum moments with Martha Leebolt, Premier Dancer with Northern Ballet

May 22, 2011

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Sugar Plum moments with Northern Ballet Principal, Martha Leebolt I’m comparing toes with Cleopatra, a.k.a. Martha Leebolt, and it’s caught me slightly by surprise. How many prima ballerinas do you know who would, unprompted, whip off their shoes and show you their feet ? Leebolt’s are strong & tiny, with no discernable marks from a […]

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National Ballet of Canada’s 60th Anniversary Season announced

February 7, 2011

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World Premiere of Romeo and Juliet by Alexei Ratmanksy Opens 60th Anniversary Season Hamlet by Kevin O’Day – North American Premiere! Special Events in 2011/12 February 7, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the 60th anniversary season which features a new full-length production of Romeo and Juliet by Alexei […]

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